District to Purchase New Snow Removal Machine

snow removal The district of Squamish is buying a new snow removal in December that would be handy if the snow turned out to be as bad as it was this past season.

Expect Delays in Paradise and Squamish Valley Traffic on Nov 16

traffic-delays

Paradise Valley and Squamish Valley traffic will encounter delays on Thursday, November 16, 2017 due to urgent CN rail maintenance just south of the Cheakamus River bridge at mile 46.9 on the Squamish Valley Road.

Squamish Brewery Honoured at BC Beer Awards

Team photo at BCB Awards

Backcountry Brewing of Squamish won numerous awards in some of the mostly hotly contested categories at BC Beer Awards.

Province Gives $116,500 to Squamish for Economic Development

District of Squamish

The District of Squamish and its partners Squamish Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Squamish are the recipients of provincial funding to support local economic development initiatives.

Cougar Alert Sounded After Big-Cat Sighting in Garibaldi Highlands

Cougar

The cougar was spotted on Montrose Way and also on Jura Crescent heading towards Perth Drive.

Police Seek Man in Suspicious Incident in Valleycliffe

RCMPMAIN2

Squamish RCMP were called to the area to investigate a report of a suspicious male who had allegedly approached a 10 year old girl, on a trail at the end of Clark Drive.

A Crazy Real Estate Market in Squamish: Condo Prices Surge 31 Per Cent Over Last Year

downtown-pic

The most recent real estate report for Squamish shows that an average detached house costs $970,100, an average townhouse $669,400, and an average condo $445,800. These are year over year price increases of 19.5 per cent, 10.4 per cent, and 31 per cent respectively – pretty crazy.

Citizens Want Council Support for Garibaldi Estate Park

park

Garibaldi Estate resident Kaija Belfry Munroe wants the district to consider funding a Dynamo Apollo Spinner as part of the phase 2 expansion of the park.

Council Defers Decision on Oceanfront Tax Exemptions

sodcMAIN

Why didn’t the council tie the Oceanfront tax exemptions to the downtown tax exemptions conclusively ? It’s a question that council conventionally avoided by deferring the discussion on the Oceanfront tax exemption to a later time.