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Pot smuggling case set over

A Squamish man and two other B.C. men who pleaded guilty to charges related to the smuggling of marijuana across the U.S. border have had their sentencing hearing set over until April 14.

Grant-in-aid denied

Steven Hill [email protected] A grant-in-aid request from the Howe Sound Ladies Fastpitch league was turned down Tuesday (March 7) by council members.The request of $629.

Whistler enviro group eyes regional IPP study

David Burke Whistler Question A Whistler-based environmental group is seeking municipal funding for a study that the group's leaders hope will help provide unbiased information on the impacts of wide-scale independent power project (IPP) development

Museum tenant to be evicted

Jane Emerick Special to The Chief A tenant renting a house from the BC Mining Museum will soon be looking for a new place to live. The B.C.

Finger-licking flutes

Heidi VanLith Special to The Chief When asked to create an edible musical instrument that could play "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" in the key of G, with a C note at precisely 256 hertz, the Howe Sound Secondary physics students rose to the challenge

Book bags for booster shots

Allan Bishop Special to the Chief The Squamish Public Library has teamed up with the Health Unit to promote BC's Books for Babies initiative.

Our eyes and ears in Torino

Denise Imbeau Special to the Chief Prior to experiencing Torino and the 2006 Winter Olympics I had no concept of what the Olympics would mean for Squamish, or really what the Olympics were all about.

Torino trip to air on Cable 10

Coun. Patricia Heintzman Special to The Chief There is no better teacher than experience. There is no better way to effectively communicate than by shaking a hand, looking someone in the eye and hearing passion in a voice.

Over 50 and loving it

Heidi VanLith Special to The Chief In Squamish there are women over 50 with real "hattitutde". They are carefree and frivolously gallivant in the streets in packs wearing purple and red, having a "hoot".

About Town

After weeks of rehearsals, the large cast of the musical My Favourite Broadway is ready to take to the stage for the first eight performances beginning tonight (March 3) at the Eagle Eye Theatre at 7:30 p.m.
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