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Wagon Wheel residents warned of changes

Trailer park landowner looking to redevelop John French Chief Staff Writer Residents of the Wagon Wheel Trailer Park are starting to look for new accommodations after getting a letter from the park owner that indicates eviction notices will be handed

Bob would have been proud

A couple of surprise visitors to the 2004 Squamish Triathlon gave the event even more meaning than it has already developed in the past seven years.

Fire ban lifted; caution still urged

Squamish is relatively safe from forest fires for now, thanks to some recent cool, wet weather, but the danger is still quite high for both urban interface fires and forest fires within the area.

MP, Liberals agree on wind

Conservative MP John Reynolds and the federal Liberals don't agree often - but they do agree that wind energy has potential.

Police investigate alleged sexual assault on child

Crown Counsel reviewing RCMP report John French Chief Staff Writer Squamish RCMP are investigating a Squamish man for allegations of sexually touching a child and charges may soon be laid. Cpl.

Development cost charges changing

After staying at the same rate for more than 10 years, the District of Squamish is finally updating its charges to developers for building in Squamish. The local Development Cost Charges (DCC) bylaw is under a microscope.

Celebrating our parks

They enrich our lives with natural beauty and provide us with space to relax and enjoy all that they have to offer, so why not celebrate them? They're Canada's parks, and we have some of the nicest in the world right here in our backyard.

Fence gets some international flair

On Monday (July 12), more than 35 international students from 27 different countries stopped in Squamish on Day 12 of their 30-day trip across Canada to help beautify the community.

Developer's phone survey making waves

A telephone survey of Squamish residents had members of Squamish Council and the Sea to Sky University (SSU) project team buzzing last week. The Chief learned that Merrill and Ring (M&R) commissioned the survey.

Festival bears fruit

What the Olympics are to sports, the B.C. Provincial Music Festival is to music. Four talented young people from Squamish and Pemberton recently journeyed to Victoria to represent Howe Sound for the first time.
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