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ABOUT TOWN: AA Roundup this weekend

The regular monthly distribution of groceries from the Squamish Food Bank will take place on Wednesday (Aug. 11) from 12 noon to 1 p.m. at the Elks' Hall on Second Avenue.

Britannia contaminated soil going back into Jane Basin

Trucks are hauling contaminated soil from the former Britannia Mine up into the mountains of Britannia Beach without a hint of the environmental concerns of the past.

Evictions start at Britannia

Five trailers issued notice by Mining Museum as redevelopment begins John French Chief Staff Writer Eviction notices went out to the first residents in Britannia Beach recently as a result of planned new development in the waterfront community.


In the life of a professional lumberjack, being on prime time television isn't something you'd bet the farm on - unless, of course, your name is Wade Stewart.

SQUAMISH DAYS LOGGERS SPORTS: This competitor's in a different world

He certainly stands out in a sport dominated by burly North Americans, Aussies, Kiwis, Norwegians and Swedes.

Bears getting too brave at campgrounds

It's been the deadliest week in recent memory for bears in the Squamish Valley. In the past week, five bears were destroyed because they repeatedly became a risk to campers in the Alice Lake and Dryden Creek campgrounds.

Making them smile

You can see them smile as soon as they walk off the bus. Greeted by the sight of 99 shining Harley Davidsons and 20 sparkling hot rods, 70 of B.C.

ABOUT TOWN: Squamish Days ready to roll

It takes much hard work behind the scenes, including many meetings, to ensure the annual Squamish Days Loggers Sports weekend goes off without a hitch.

Councillors frustrated with university

Coun. Raj Kahlon lost his trust in the Sea to Sky University (SSU) project this week.

Fire ban back on as temps soar

The cool weather didn't last for long, and as a result the forests are in increased danger of catching fire once again.
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