Developer Plans to Retain Trails on Cheema Lands

merrill LUMBERJACK, Roller Coaster, and the Covenant are just some of the trails that could be retained and a few new ones built as an early plan to integrate a widely used trail network with inevitable residential development in Garibaldi Highlands.

Large Housing Development Proposed in Downtown 

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DISTRICT of Squamish has received a rezoning application for a large development proposal that would include three separate five-story buildings with 142 condo units and 2,000 feet of commercial space, along with 34 unit float homes on Mamquam Blind Channel.

COs Look for Information on Bear Killing

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You can call the Report All Poachers and Polluters hotline at (RAPP) at 1-877-952-7277 to report any information you may have on the April 20 shooting death of the bear in Garibaldi Highlands.

The Killer Median of Highway 99

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There is a seemingly innocuous element on Highway 99 that can cause serious injury and even death — the lack of concrete barriers that divide the Highway 99.

Hendrickson Fields Gets New Lights this Saturday

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The Squamish Slo Pitch Association (SSPA) and the District of Squamish will team up on Saturday night to officially turn on the new field lights at Hendrickson Fields.

WLNG and Guangzhou Gas Group Sign LNG Agreement

Woodfibre LNG Project Rendering June 2014

Woodfibre LNG Limited announced today that its Singapore-based affiliate Woodfibre LNG Export Pte Ltd. (Woodfibre LNG Export) has signed an agreement with Guangzhou Gas Group Co., Ltd (Guangzhou Gas Group) concerning potential LNG offtake of 1 mtpa of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) for 25 years starting in 2020.

Small Timber Fire Contained; Mop Up Underway

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The small timber fire that began Saturday evening is completely contained and fire crews are on mop up stage. Mop-up occurs after a fire, or any part of a fire, is controlled.

Let’s Start to Think Like a Tourist in Squamish

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Many enhancements to tourism in Squamish don’t need big money but mere attention to nuance and detail. Signs, like the one above, are either not properly visible or they are marred by graffiti.

Rockfall Investigative Story Shortlisted for National Journalism Award

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The Squamish Reporter has been shortlisted for one of Canada’s most prestigious journalism awards. Here’s what got buried under the rock’, a cover story published in the June 1, 2015 issue has been shortlisted for the Canadian Association of Journalism award.