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Lifeguard heroes get medals

Two brave Brennan Park Recreation Centre workers are getting lifesaving awards later this month. In two separate incidents six months apart the two individuals were involved in water rescues.

Film, discussion for International Women's Day

What allows one person to see what nobody else can see? That's one of the questions that will be asked as Squamish celebrates International Women's Day this Tuesday (Mar. 9) at the Squamish Public Library.

Women's Centre rally to protest funding cuts

Across British Columbia women's centres are bracing for Mar. 31. On that date the provincial government will stop funding the Howe Sound Women's Centre (HSWC) and other similar centres across the province.

1% cut proposed for DOS budget

The wrangling has begun in earnest over the District of Squamish's 2004 budget, with several ideas to boost revenue and cut expenses floating about. Mayor Ian Sutherland suggested at council's budget meeting Tuesday (Mar.

100 new lots for Britannia Beach

Britannia Bay Properties Inc. has taken the next big step in its efforts to make significant development changes in Britannia Beach.

Making the right choices

Peer pressure can weigh heavy on the shoulders of today's youth, and making right choices involving drugs and alcohol can be difficult.

Another facelift for downtown?

Merchants, property owners surveyed John French Chief Staff Writer It is time once again for a revitalization of the downtown. That is the feeling of many in Squamish as it was more than a decade since the last revitalization initiative downtown.

ABOUT TOWN: Hot Jazz & Tapas tonight

This evening (Mar. 5) Capilano College presents the third annual Hot Jazz & Tapas at the Eagle Eye Theatre from 7 to 10 p.m. It will feature musicians Kate Hammett-Vaughn and Steve Maddock, New Orleans-style food, and a silent auction.

From sticks to stones

James Pereira has been creating art from nature all his life. Now he's living both. Pereira, the 35-year-old artist in residence at the Brackendale Art Gallery (BAG), uses several different types of rock to carve his unique stone sculptures.

Council wades into Mooroof debate

Squamish's most controversial roofing system was the topic of a lengthy debate at the most recent regular meeting of council. The debate centred on the roof designed by Moore Enviro Systems. A handful of homes in Squamish have the roofing system.
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