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ABOUT TOWN: All-candidates' meeting Monday

The Squamish Chamber of Commerce is hosting an All-Candidates' Meeting for the West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast riding on Monday (June 21) at the Sea to Sky Hotel from 7 to 9 p.m.

ELECTION 2004: Pollster criticizes Wilson's claim of North Shore supremacy

West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast Liberal candidate Blair Wilson is claiming a poll shows his party leading the Conservatives by 17 percentage points in their North Shore stronghold.

ELECTION 2004: Reynolds doing less local campaigning

In an apparent show of confidence, incumbent Conservative MP John Reynolds is splitting more of his campaigning time this election between his West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast riding and the rest of the country.

Dead bear found floating in Blind Channel

A dead bear is causing a stink for Squamish residents who live along the Mamquam Blind Channel. About two weeks ago, a black bear was found tied to a tree near Marina Estates and was reported to provincial Conservation Officers.

Teaching and learning

For the past six months, students at Brackendale Elementary have been going to Japan on a regular basis. No, not literally - but as part of their international education in learning about different cultures of the world.

Attempted murder charge against Lewis withdrawn

The book has closed abruptly on a severe beating that left a Squamish man close to death last summer. Cory Jacob Lewis, 21, was charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault following the beating on Sept.

Wal-Mart OK with second vote

Supporters, opponents debate at public info meeting John French Chief Staff Writer For a short time, the meeting designed to educate local residents on a rezoning application in the Squamish business park turned into an argument between local Wal-Mar

Royal Hudson restoration fund gets $100,000 boost from feds

The start of repair work on the Royal Hudson took a major step forward with the approval of a generous grant from Western Economic Diversification Canada (WEDC) in April.

Anderson Beach a mess

The tranquil quiet of the scenic Upper Squamish area was shattered last weekend. Residents in the area say the peaceful valley was also turned into a rowdy party place the weekend before.

Gas-throwing youth gets probation, community service in Chapman death

On the night of July 20, 2002, a young Squamish resident made a decision that led this week to a judge ordering the convicted youth to do 100 hours community work service and two years of probation.
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