How District Can Silence the Shrieking CN Trains

CN The shrieks and the squeals of the CN trains that manage to disturb half the town's sleep may just be a thing of the past. But there is a catch: Money.

Maps Now Available for a New Squamish Trail

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Maps for the Turtle Trail will be available soon in key locations in the community.

Brackendale Residents Want Better Road Safety for Kids

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Brackendale residents are asking the district to improve road safety for kids in the neighbourhood by installing stop signs on Depot Road to slow traffic or add speed bumps.

Squamish Local Miranda Miller is Downhill Mountain Biking World Champion

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Be proud, Squamish ! Squamish local Miranda Miller is the new downhill mountain biking world champion. She scored the gold medal at the elite downhill title at the mountain bike world championships.

Squamish Mayor Gets a Pay Raise

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Squamish Mayor will take home $5,000 dollars more this year as council voted to increase the salary to bring it at par with Lower MainlandRead More

Oceanfront Developer Insists Tax Break Should Continue

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The Squamish Oceanfront developer wants tax holidays on SODC lands to continue even as council prepares to discuss on Tuesday how and if the exemptions granted in 2015 could be repealed. Staff is warning council to let the exemptions stay as they fear taking away the exemptions could bring legal action from the developer.

Squamish RCMP Issue $1150 Wildfire Tickets at Porteau Cove and Valley Drive

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Squamish RCMP and Squamish Fire attended to a fire call off Valley Drive in Squamish and at Porteau Cove, where those flouting the ban were ticketed $1150.

Walk to Fight Animal Cruelty on September 16

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The annual walk, benefiting the BC SPCA Sea to Sky Branch, will be held at O’Siyam Pavilion & Junction Park, 37980 Cleveland Ave., Squamish, on Saturday Sept. 16 from 11 a.m. with the walk starting at 3 p.m. Participants will be able to enjoy fantastic entertainment, activities, community vendor booths, and vegetarian food options.

Squamish Transit Improvements: Frequent Trips, Better Sunday and Holiday Service

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Effective September 5, BC Transit is introducing several new changes to Squamish Transit, including more bus trips, frequent service, and more buses on the road on Sunday and holidays. The new changes also include a simplified fare structure that includes all children 12 and under boarding for free.