Councillors Go Behind the Scenes in New Video Series

District of Squamish As part of BC's Local Government Awareness Week, three newest District of Squamish Councillors Jason Blackman-Wulff, Karen Elliott and Peter Kent took it upon themselves to learn first-hand what really goes on behind-the-scenes.

Library to Open Extra Five Hours Starting June 1


The Squamish Public Library will soon be open five more hours a week to serve the community. Beginning June 1, the library will open at 11 am on Monday to Thursday and remain open until 8 pm.

Coastal Ford Grand Opening on May 28


Coastal Ford in Squamish is celebrating the grand opening of their new facility at 1120 Commercial Place on Thursday, May 28, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Natural Weathering Caused Squamish Chief Rockfall: Geotech Report

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The Squamish Chief rock fall on April 19 is being attributed to natural physical weathering processes, according to a geological report commissioned by the district. Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO – Mandy Jensen

I SAY…You can change your relationship with money


Let’s get really real about what money means and how it affects the world we live in. Some may think it’s strange that money is a subject near and dear to my heart.

Stawamus Elementary School Wins National Prize


Local teacher Sarah Hain’s grade 3 and 4 class from Stawamus Elementary School will receive a $4,000 prize for their school and a $1,000 donation to the British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA) as the Most Points Prize winners of the Classroom Energy Diet Challenge (CEDC).

Quest University Names New President


Quest University Canada has named Dr. Peter Englert as its fourth president and vice-chancellor succeeding Dr. David Helfand who is stepping down from his position after seven years. Dr. Englert will assume his new role and join the Quest community starting August 1, 2015.

Breaking the Cancer Curse

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These Squamish residents, young as well as old, have proved with their courage and resilience that cancer is not invincible.

How the Terminals Fire United Squamish


Bev and Jens Hansen were standing in the backyard of their Second Ave home when a noxious smell came wafting in the air. Almost immediately they knew what it was—something was burning. It was a familiar smell. A few years ago, their house had caught fire and they knew the smell of something burning—noxious and suffocating.