Episode 14: Farewell to Nexen Beach; work on the Spit and Gem Jewellers

As crews dismantle the old structures on the oceanfront, we take a tour and a deep dive into the history of Nexen (now Newport) Beach. Coun. Eric Andersen provides some historical background.

Also, a quick overview of what's happening at the Squamish Spit.

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Finally, an institution in Squamish is closing. Our editor talks about what's happening at Gem Jewellers — and how you can say goodbye.

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The 1914 railway and steamship ferry docks - 1915 photo. - Submitted/Eric Andersen

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Remains of the 1914 railway and steamship ferry docks, on the west side of Newport Beach. - Submitted/Eric Andersen

 

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