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Residential tax rate set 26% lower than last year

Squamish Council is working towards a budget that compared to last year will represent a zero per cent increase in municipal taxes but council members saw first-hand that some people will see tax increases.

Trial ordered in snowmobile tragedy

Details of the events leading up to the death of a noted snowmobile rider will be unveiled in B.C. Supreme Court.

Highway retail good for downtown, says EDO

Downtown merchants heard from a high-powered lineup at the Squamish Town Centre Association's annual general meeting Wednesday (April 28) - including a surprising message from Squamish's Economic Development Officer.

Greeting the dawn chorus

Have you noticed something happening in the backyards, the parks and the natural spaces of Squamish? A presence so familiar in our community and in this landscape that we seem to take it for granted at this time of year? This "something" is the oldes

Fired RCMP member has Squamish tie

A young Squamish man who was recruited by the RCMP had a potentially great policing career ahead of him. But today, Satnam Dhaliwal's work with the police force is basically over after he admitted he made some bad decisions.

Earth Day 2004: What will they find this year?

Celebrate Earth Day at the seventh annual Brohm Lake Clean-Up Sunday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everyone is welcome to take part both as spectators and volunteers.

ABOUT TOWN: Fallen workers honoured Sunday

Each year a National Day of Mourning for workers killed and injured on the job is commemorated. This Sunday (April 25) the community of Squamish is invited to attend this special service at 10:45 a.m.

Council drafts zero increase budget

Public info meeting Tuesday at Muni Hall John French Chief Staff Writer Mayor Ian Sutherland said he wanted a zero per cent budgetary increase and this week Squamish council made it happen.

Pickets possible at SGH

Unionized workers in the health sector served strike notice Thursday (April 22).

One lucky kid

Shane Bennett didn't have a very good Easter weekend despite that fact that got to ride in a helicopter and a speeding ambulance.
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