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District unhappy with wind tower plan

171-foot tower proposed for Estuary John French Chief Staff Writer A race to tap the wind appears to be under way in Squamish. Squamish's potential as a place where the wind can be converted to electricity has Ledcor Power Inc.

ABOUT TOWN: Take a Journey for Sight Sunday

The eighth annual Journey For Sight Walk gets under way at the West Coast Railway Heritage Park on Sunday (May 16). This annual event is sponsored by the Squamish Lions Club and members are hoping for a good turnout. Registration begins at 9 a.m.

Your road is their office

At seven o'clock in the morning, when Bel Contracting foreman Bill Kuhn was on his way to work, he experienced a situation that has happened too many times along the highway this year.

Diver drowns at Porteau Cove

A life was lost Wednesday (May 12) at Porteau Provincial Park and critics of the federal government are saying rescue efforts were hampered by the lack of a rescue hovercraft in the Lower Mainland.

Forestry workers encouraged to fight back

Union leader Darrell Wong didn't hold anything back at a public meeting aimed at mobilizing forestry workers against the provincial Liberals.

Taps haven't run dry -- yet

Beer drinkers who prefer swilling favorites such as Labatt's Blue and Molson Canadian will have to look at switching brands because of a beer distributors strike in the Lower Mainland. About 300 employees of Brewers Distributor Ltd.

Making the right choices

Ten years ago, John Westhaver made a bad choice. He decided to get into the car of a friend who was driving way too fast. The driver failed to negotiate a corner travelling 140 km-h, spun out of control and crashed.

Port Authority opposes waterfront concept plan

After some minor changes, Squamish Council endorsed the Squamish Downtown Waterfront Concept Plan this week - despite the opposition of the Squamish Port Authority.

Deal won't save food workers' jobs

Members of the Hospital Employees Union (HEU) have returned to their jobs at Squamish General Hospital and Hilltop House, but are not happy with the union's decision to strike a last-minute agreement with the provincial government.

ABOUT TOWN: Win one for Mom at raffle

The annual spring sale and Mother's Day raffle sponsored by the Women's Auxiliary to the Squamish General Hospital will be held Saturday (May 8) from 9 a.m. to noon at St. John's Anglican Church (behind the Sea to Sky Hotel).
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