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Prior, Fitschen join council race

SODC director, environmental advocate to challenge on Gardner, McLennan, Patterson Sylvie Paillard spaillard@squamishchief.

No power means no home for Britannia Beach man

Problems for Britannia Beach resident Harry Sanders began in 2004 and two years later the 81-year-old war veteran is without power and unable to live in the trailer he calls home. As a former employee of the B.C.

Squamish council splits on Ashlu vote

Debate continues in Squamish over a proposed independent power project (IPP) in the Ashlu River.

Downtown to get recycling depot back

Downtown residents will finally get the recycling depot many have demanded for over a year - but not without a little controversy.

Postal code change won't cost District taxpayers

A long enough grace period for new postal codes to take effect for Squamish residents will prevent wasted stationary and extra costs to taxpayers.

Bill 30 passes third reading

Opposition MLAs last week repeatedly sided with the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) and its call for a regional energy plan as they opposed provisions of legislation that would remove the authority of local governments to zone for independ

'Purple Palace' cleared out

After years of neighbourhood complaints over noise, violence and drugs, innumerable RCMP raids resulting in arrests for possession of drugs and stolen property, and unsightly premises fines resulting in trucks of garbage being hauled away, the so-cal

Fleeing motorcyclist caught on train tracks

Railway tracks helped police catch a suspect on a motorcycle last Friday (May 12). RCMP noticed an unlicensed motorcycle traveling in the Industrial Park at 3:30 p.m. The motorcyclist fled when the officer attempted to pull him over.

Council to review BIA bylaw

Squamish council voted Tuesday (May 16) to review a bylaw passed earlier this month approving a controversial downtown Business Improvement Area (BIA) in downtown Squamish.

Vancouver-area climber falls to her death at Chek Canyon

A 59-year-old Port Coquitlam climber fell to her death on Mother's Day Sunday (May 14) at Chek Canyon up Conroy Forest Road. Lois Ann Nordstrom of Port Coquitlam fell approximately 35 metres at about 3 p.m.
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