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Andrew  Hughes

Andrew Hughes

Andrew Hughes is a reporter with The Squamish Chief.

While originally from the U.S., he has lived in Squamish since the end of 2016. He is a recent graduate of the Master of Journalism program at the University of British Columbia, during which he interned at The Squamish Chief. Before becoming a full-time reporter here, he worked in current affairs for CBC in Vancouver.

When he’s not working, you can find him looking for secret benches in the woods or losing at board games to his wife and friends.

Recent Work by Andrew

Places to catch the Super Bowl in Squamish

Places to catch the Super Bowl in Squamish

A number of businesses have already posted their offerings for the big game on Feb. 12.
Rain expected this weekend, Squamish

Rain expected this weekend, Squamish

A wind warning has been issued for the southern parts of Howe Sound. Considerable risk of avalanche in the alpine north of Vancouver and on Sunshine Coast.
Sea to Sky's Stoke Sisters hosts more backcountry adventure opportunities for women

Sea to Sky's Stoke Sisters hosts more backcountry adventure opportunities for women

I like to see Stoke Sisters as a community that offers empowerment to be a safe and independent backcountry user,’ writes the founder.
Squamish Multicultural Day returns to Totem Hall

Squamish Multicultural Day returns to Totem Hall

After a virtual event in 2022, the celebration returns in person to Totem Hall on Feb. 11.
Twenty businesses participate in the Squamish Hot Chocolate Festival

Twenty businesses participate in the Squamish Hot Chocolate Festival

The festival has the most participants this year and runs from Feb. 3 to 20.
Opinion: Man's life more important than you being on time

Opinion: Man's life more important than you being on time

'I am begging you not to blame these people. I am begging you to treat everyone with the dignity that they deserve, even in their lowest moments.'
Squamish Community Learning program looking for tutors

Squamish Community Learning program looking for tutors

The tutors need to be 19 years or older and commit about two to four hours per week.
New yarn and fibre store opens downtown

New yarn and fibre store opens downtown

‘A big part of why I opened a physical store was so that I could provide a place to congregate,’ says the owner of Sweet Threads.
Squamish increases rentals, but vacancy rate stays low

Squamish increases rentals, but vacancy rate stays low

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation released its rental market data. By its data, the $1,770 average rental price in Squamish is the highest average among the regions it collected data from.
Despite drop in sales, Squamish home prices increase in 2022

Despite drop in sales, Squamish home prices increase in 2022

Prices are currently lower than the 2022 peak, says chief economist of the British Columbia Real Estate Association.
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