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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

Squamish council endorses three priority heritage actions

Squamish council endorses three priority heritage actions

As part of the overall approval for the heritage strategy, initial actions intend to identify First Nations’ land use to inform heritage conservation.
Squamish food beat: Pink Tuna Café brings traditional Mexican cuisine

Squamish food beat: Pink Tuna Café brings traditional Mexican cuisine

Owner says the team hopes to bring a variety of dishes with a ‘punch of flavour’ to locals.
ICYMI: Developing Squamish: Five-storey mixed-use building in downtown clears a hurdleI

ICYMI: Developing Squamish: Five-storey mixed-use building in downtown clears a hurdleI

By a 4-1 vote, council opted to move a project at Cleveland and Winnipeg to be considered for three readings at a regular business meeting.
ICYMI: Squamish council cleans up waste bylaw, adding construction activities

ICYMI: Squamish council cleans up waste bylaw, adding construction activities

Council approved updating the solid waste bylaw to state that construction activities need three-stream waste separation, in order to clear up any confusion.
ICYMI: Reel Rock 18 comes to Squamish’s Eagle Eye Theatre

ICYMI: Reel Rock 18 comes to Squamish’s Eagle Eye Theatre

Proceeds from the two-night climbing film viewing will go to Canadian Adaptive Climbing Society.
ICYMI: Check out some Family Day weekend activities in Squamish

ICYMI: Check out some Family Day weekend activities in Squamish

Looking for something fun to do this Family Day weekend? Take a peek at some of these local activities.
ICYMI: Led Zeppelin tribute band to rock Squamish in March

ICYMI: Led Zeppelin tribute band to rock Squamish in March

Headed by musicians from across the Sea to Sky, A Whole Lotta Led will take the stage at Trickster’s Hideout on March 2.
ICYMI: Squamish's HSPAA to host Loved and Lost 2 concert

ICYMI: Squamish's HSPAA to host Loved and Lost 2 concert

On March 2, Howe Sound Performing Arts Association will host local musicians covering recently deceased artists.
Squamish may soon have harsher penalties for short-term rental non-compliance

Squamish may soon have harsher penalties for short-term rental non-compliance

Council members direct staff to pursue bylaw amendments increasing fines up to $3,000 and defining short-term rental as less than 90 days.
Cybertip warns of sextortion risks with phone app Wizz

Cybertip warns of sextortion risks with phone app Wizz

Canada's tip line for reporting online sexual exploitation of children says they've received over 180 reports concerning Wizz since 2021.
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