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Writing and photography workshops Celebrate 2010

Jane Emerick Special to The Chief The Squamish Public Library, in conjunction with the Whistler Arts Council, will be hosting a series of events for the Celebration 2010 this weekend.

About town

Spring is just around the corner and the Squamish Gardeners' guest speaker on Monday (Feb. 20) at 7 p.m. is Cloanne Morasse at the Squamish Public Library.

Hemlock planted for herring

Heidi VanLith Special to The Chief The Squamish Streamkeepers will be installing clusters of hemlock into the Mamquam Blind Channel, Saturday (Feb. 18) to attract herring to spawn in the waterway. At approximately 10 a.m.

Still going strong

In addition to a need for activities that involve both physical activity and brain stimulation, a good social network is strongly advised for when one retires.

MP plans 'digital' office here

Heidi VanLith Special to The Chief Faced with representing the largest riding in Canada, West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country Liberal MP Blair Wilson has announced a plan to set up "digital constituency offices" beginning with a pilot pro

Council members go to Torino Winter Games

Sylvie Paillard spaillard@squamishchief Council for the District of Squamish made a last minute decision Wednesday (Feb. 8) to send councillors Patricia Heintzman and Mike Jenson to the Torino Winter Games Feb. 10 to 26.

New garbage totes hit doorsteps

Steven Hill shill@squamishchief.com All this week, Carney's Waste Systems was dropping items off at residents' doorsteps rather than picking them up.

Council adopts new format

Sylvie Paillard spaillard@squamishchief.com The District of Squamish implemented a new format for meetings. Council now begins the meeting at 6 p.m. with items closed to public. Following the closed meeting, a recess is held between 6:45 p.m.

Housing unaffordable for much of population

Sylvie Paillard spaillard@squamishchief.com The District of Squamish needs to act now if there is to be any affordable housing in Squamish's future, states a District-commissioned report entitled Squamish Affordable Housing Strategy.

Residents oppose development

Sylvie Paillard spaillard@squamishchief.com A proposed Brackendale development received some strongly worded protest during a variance permit hearing Tuesday (Feb. 7).
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