Scott Wengi to Run for Council

Wengi Scott Wengi, a golf professional employed at the Squamish Valley Golf Course, announced his bid for Squamish council today.

Auli Parviainen to Run for Mayor

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Auli Parviainen has announed her bid to run for mayor in the upcoming local elections on Nov. 15.

‘It’s Been a Great Start to the Gondola’: Trevor Dunn

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No other tourism venture has taken our town to such soaring heights as the Sea to Sky Gondola. It has brought generous and positive press attention to Squamish, and has emboldened locals to think of themselves as a tourism destination in itself, not just a pit stop on the way to Whistler. Gagandeep Ghuman spoke to Trevor Dunn about the public response to the gondola and plans for the future.

Squamish Thanksgiving Food Drive Nets 8,200 Pounds of Food

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More than 50 volunteers visited some 4,564 homes and collected more than 8,200 pounds of non-perishable food for the Squamish Food Bank as part of the BC Thanksgiving Food Drive.

Judge Orders Aqua Developers to Pay $24 Million to BMO

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A BC Supreme Court judge has ruled in favour of Bank of Montreal (BMO) and ordered the Aqua developer to pay the bank $24 million, as well as interest owing from March 2013.

A Question Gnaws at Them: What Happened to Jodi ?

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Her family has made peace with the fact that they won’t see Jodi Henrickson ever again, but a question gnaws at them every day: What happened to her?

Fortis Plans a $350 Million Pipeline for Woodfibre LNG

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FortisBC plans to construct a new natural gas pipeline that will course its way from Coquitlam through Squamish to the LNG site. The construction will start in 2016, and the project is expected to cost Fortis $350 million.

Stephen Fryer to Run for Council

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Stephen Fryer, a Squamisher by birth and a vice-president of Squamish Minor Hockey, announced his bid for Squamish council.

In Lily’s Garden, a Mother’s Memory Blooms

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For the world that walks through it and stops to admire, Lily’s Garden is well-maintained public park run by the District of Squamish. For Ruth Fenton–and her 11 siblings– it’s a passage to childhood and to memories of mom, Lily Carson, the woman whose name the garden has immortalized.