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Local buys first SSU lots

The first homes in Squamish's new university neighbourhood should be under construction some time after April of next year. The leaders of the not-for-profit Sea to Sky University (SSU) signed a deal with First Cambridge Capital Inc.

ABOUT TOWN: Exercise your right to vote

After the past few weeks of electioneering, the candidates and the rest of Canadian voters will head to the polls on Monday, June 28 to cast their votes in the federal general election.

Block R proposals floated

Visions of hundreds of new homes, green space, trail networks and a new seniors' centre downtown came before Squamish council this week.

Make it, bake it, grow it

If you can make it, bake it, or grow it, you're more than welcome to be a part of the new and improved Squamish Farmers' Market this summer season starting Saturday (June 26).

Canada Day events

CANADA DAY celebration at Pavilion Park and Stan Clarke Park, downtown Squamish, 9 a.m.- 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 1. Family fun activities including races and ribbons. OFFICIAL FLAG RAISING CEREMONY at Stan Clarke Park, 11 a.m.

Olympic celebration starts this summer

The Vancouver Winter Olympics may be six years away, but Squamish's first steps towards hosting the youth of the world in 2010 are being taken this summer.

Britannia Beach residents like rezoning plan

Consensus isn't achieved very often in Britannia Beach. But at a public hearing on Wednesday (June 16) residents agreed that a zoning bylaw proposed for the community is acceptable.

Test puts out water call

It is going to be the hottest Test of Metal ever - and that means the riders will need your help.

Ashlu power project faces obstacle

Efforts by local residents to block a controversial run-of-the-river hydroelectric project appear to be working.

The total package

It must seem like déjà vu for three Howe Sound Secondary School Grade 12 students.
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