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A million-dollar land sale

There has yet to be a million-dollar home sold in Squamish, but that doesn't mean land isn't going for the hefty price tag. In October 2004, a 2.94 acre property on Government Road listed by One Percent Realtor David Langlois sold for $1.25 million.

Massive photo donations swell archives of Heritage Park

The West Coast Railway Heritage Park is expanding its archives thanks to a generous donation.

Bracing for the worst

Paradise Valley residents placed on flood evacuation alert as new storm system moves in John French The memory of October 2003 is haunting residents this week as floodwaters in the Squamish Valley rose this week.

Amenities bylaw vote set for Feb. 26

Voting day in Squamish is set for on Feb. 26, as Squamish council wants to know how much support there is for the idea of spending $20 million on recreation and amenities. A single referendum question will be put to residents on that date.

Support available for Alzheimer caregivers

Marcie Philips watched her husband Art Plant turn from an adult into a child. Plant was diagnosed with Alzheimer disease in January 1997. After his diagnosis and as time progressed, his behavior changed as it often does with Alzheimer patients.

Creating a New Eden

While the world focuses on the tragedy in Southeast Asia and Squamish rallies to help a village in the tsunami zone, Ueli Liechti is just returning from his continuing mission to help build a better life for villagers in South America.

Tea, Scrabble and literacy

National Family Literacy Day is Thursday (Jan. 27), but events are being held in Squamish all week long.

ABOUT TOWN: Fundraiser impresses

Hats off Squamish - you did it! The Waves of Compassion concert fundraiser and silent auction last Saturday raised over $46,000 for the Humanity Village project for the Tsunami survivors.

No money here for tsunami planning

Mayor Ian Sutherland is trying to find out why Squamish wasn't included on the list of more than 70 coastal towns, villages and regional districts in B.C.

Council rejects call for judicial inquiry into 2003 flood

A call for an independent judicial inquiry into the October 2003 flooding in Squamish was squelched by Squamish council Tuesday (Jan. 18). Coun.
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