DOS plans second phase of wayfinding signs

District of Squamish is working on the second phase of wayfinding signs in the community. Staff is currently working on phasing plan that will prioritise where the “year two” signs will be installed and which signs will get priority.

District Looking to Introduce ‘Conditions’ for Airbnb Landlords

If you are offering short term rentals or planning to do so, be prepared to hear from District of Squamish. The local government is planning on bringing some regulation to the short term rentals in order to protect rental housing.

Tree damages vehicle on Mamquam Road

Squamish RCMP received several complaints of fallen trees following a windstorm in the District of Squamish this past weekend.

A new music fund in town, thanks to Meg Fellowes and Squamish Community Foundation

Former councillor Meg Fellowes has entrusted the Squamish Community Foundation to establish a music fund to promote music education in the community.

Brackendale Community Association Faces Closure

The community association still exists and unless it is taken over by new leadership, it will be dismantled. If no one comes forward by March 31, BOATA will cease to exist.

Police charge local man in downtown Squamish robberies

A 40-year old local man has been charged by the local RCMP for robberies in downtown Squamish. The man remains in custody and his first court appearance is in North Vancouver court at the end of February. His name won’t be released until then, police said.

Bob Cheema to hold off on fencing property

Developer Bob Cheema said he will put the fencing around his land in Garibaldi Highlands on hold after talking to representatives of Squamish Off-Road Cycling Association (SORCA).

Downtown Squamish gets a new summer event

The Squamish Street Market is setting up shop over three blocks and two parks in the heart of downtown Squamish for four Sundays, once a month from June to September 2018.

District finds stash of hash in Brackendale, plans to take action

District of Squamish officials are asking the council to initiate legal action on a homeowner who had been illegally growing marijuana in a home in Brackendale. 

Police urge caution following theft at Garibaldi Provincial Park

Squamish RCMP is urging the public to be vigilant about their belongings as weather improves and more people get out to enjoy the local provincial parks.

Large infractions noted in school zones: Squamish RCMP

Squamish RCMP is notifying the public to be aware that the speed limit in schools zones is 30 km/h, following a large number of infractions noted by the police recently.  

In tragedy’s aftermath, Indo-Canadians discover a new community

The compassion shown by Squamish for the accident victims has given Indo-Canadians a new perspective on the idea of community.

Act Promptly on Illegal Camping: Squamish Trail group

A local trail group is calling upon land managers from the Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource operations to act promptly to ensure illegal camping and dumping sites are thoroughly removed and remediated.