Council Allows Backyard Chickens in Squamish

Mark and Brandy Willmot's son, Aidan, holds the chicken the family says will stay at their home.

On May 20, council amended the bylaw to allow backyard chickens, a decision that will bring joy and unease depending on your perspective.

An Epic Year for Brackendale Eagle Count


For the first time in eight years, the final count came back in four digits. Volunteers counted 1617 eagles, double the numbers of eagles spotted last year.

Leaving Squamish to Get Ahead


They have thought about it for six years and they are finally doing it. Brad Parker and Lauren Coutts are leaving Squamish and moving to Ontario.

Carrying Capacity Study Needed for the Chief


As spring gives way to summer, a familiar spectacle will unfold in Squamish: Droves of locals and tourists will make a beeline for our famed icon, Squamish Chief.

Arc’teryx Retail Store Opens on June 7 in Whistler


North Vancouver based outerwear manufacturer and retailer Arc’teryx will open its first flagship retail store in Whistler.

Sea to Sky Gondola and MEC Strike Partnership


The Sea to Sky Gondola and Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) have struck a new partnership, with all gondola staff wearing MEC-brand technical apparel.