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Ex-RCMP officer cleared of charges

Matthew Wild Special to The Chief A retired Squamish police officer has been cleared of all charges of wrongdoing nearly a year after being accused of fabricating evidence and obstructing justice.

Wind: Squamish's new energy source?

During the summer months, the windsurfers and kite boarders know how reliable the strong moving air is around Squamish. Most days in the warm months, the daily inflow winds kick in once the heating action of the morning sun warms the land.

Business break-ins up significantly in 2003

In an unusual move, S/Sgt. Cliff Doherty and Sgt. Colin Worth met with Squamish Council this week and gave council an update on police operations.

Way Out Women shred the snow

Start your engines, the women are ready to roar. After a hugely successful 2003 campaign to raise money and awareness for breast cancer research, the Way Out Women (WOW) are back in the snowmobile saddle again.

ABOUT TOWN: May you be with the Force tonight

All Star Wars fans will want to be at the Eagle Eye Community Theatre tonight (Jan. 23) for The One Man Star Wars Trilogy with Charles Ross.

Clean bill for Nexen site

The District of Squamish officially acquires 71 acres of waterfront land this Tuesday (Jan. 27) - and the land has been declared clean and ready to build on.

Thomas steams into Heritage Park

Squamish will become the home of another very famous - and really useful - steam engine this spring. The West Coast Railway Heritage Park (WCRHP) is pleased to announce that Thomas the Tank Engine is coming in June 2004.

Province looks for Hwy. 99 partner

It's the biggest highway contract in the history of the province. The B.C. Liberals are looking for a private partner that can create the design of the upcoming $600-million upgrade to Hwy.

Help needed for Olympics

The Squamish Olympic Coordinating Committee wants some input. The committee is holding a special forum on Thursday (Jan. 29) to listen to residents.

2003 best-ever year for real estate market

Despite a weak finish, Squamish had its hottest year ever in real estate in 2003, according to statistics from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV).
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