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REFERENDUM 2005: Squamish has .500 record on recent spending votes

The last four times the District of Squamish went to the people for an opinion on a borrowing bylaw, the voters said yes twice.

Hwy. 99 update

There are no Hwy. 99 closures currently scheduled through February. In the coming week of Feb.

Torch passes to Murphy at 2010 countdown party

Squamish's Keegan Murphy is taking the podium Saturday (Feb. 12) in what he hopes will be foreshadowing for his Olympic dreams in 2010.

Persephone School focuses on arts

Nestled back in the woods of the Paradise Valley is a school. There are no hallways, lockers, gymnasiums, multiple classrooms, overhead projectors or computers.

School district looks at enhancement program for 'gifted' students

There are students who do well in school. There are students who do poorly. And there is a group of students considered gifted who are going to be given a chance to develop their skills.

POLICE BRIEFS: Bosley's robbery suspect arrested

The Squamish RCMP arrested a woman on Jan. 3 in connection with the hold-up of the Bosley's Pet Food store back in October. Days after the robbery Cpl.

Former local pleads guilty to sex assault against teen in 1970s

1 year house arrest, community service for 66-year-old man By Matthew Wild and John French A former Squamish resident was sentenced at Vancouver Supreme Court Wednesday (Feb. 9) for indecently assaulting a teenager 30 years ago.

MUM'S THE WORD: Romance among the diapers

A dozen roses. A diamond ring. These are two of the standard consumer demands put upon our loving spouses each Feb. 14. Despite my opposition to join the masses, I do insist on a card each year.

Squamish-Whistler bus passes scrapped

The Sea to Sky Transit service linking Squamish and Whistler has proven so popular officials have had to stop selling monthly passes. But the change means some commuters will be paying nearly twice the amount to get to and from work on the bus.

Aid mission to Sri Lanka takes off

Four Squamish residents are in the tsunami-ravaged island nation of Sri Lanka this week getting a better understanding of what needs to be done to help rebuild Squamish's adopted village of Wanduruppuwa.
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