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The on-call two person ambulance crew dispatched to last week's pedestrian accident took 19 minutes to respond. The 61-year-old woman died and according to several sources, one of the paramedic's pagers did not go off; which resulted in a delay in getting to the scene of the accident.
A young woman smokes Marijuana while watching Tokyo Police Club at the Squamish Valley Music Festival in Squamish, British Columbia on August 9, 2014. A young woman smokes Marijuana while watching Tokyo Police Club at the Squamish Valley Music Festival in Squamish, British Columbia on August 9, 2014.
Technology company The Linde Group has been awarded a contract to provide engineering and procurement services for a 2.1 million tonnes per annum natural gas liquefaction plant for Woodfibre LNG Limited, a subsidiary of energy resources development company Pacific Oil & Gas . The Woodfibre LNG Project will be located in the District of Squamish near Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
File photo Squamish comedian Kelly Dyer recently signed with Yuk Yuk's Canada. Dyer will host another comedy night at the Livingroom on Sept.
File photo The District of Squamish is going to install pedestrian controlled cross walks on Loggers Lane beside the O'Siyam Pavilion Park this month. File photo The District of Squamish is going to install pedestrian controlled cross walks on Loggers Lane beside the O'Siyam Pavilion Park this month.
22. file photo TV personality and contractor extraordinaire Mike Holmes will conduct inspections on residential houses in Crumpit Woods in Squamish Monday, Sept. 22. The star of Holmes on Homes - Mike Holmes - is hitting town to tour new homes selected to be a part of his Holmes Approved Homes program.
Removing liability issues from the backs of landowners' with mountain bike trails running through their properties would help secure the future of biking in the community, the president of Squamish's largest mountain biking group says. In 2011, the District of Squamish unveiled its Trails Master Plan.
On April 28, a Squamish traffic services officer responded to a report of two sports cars travelling at excessive speeds - possibly street racing - on Hwy 99 near Cleveland Ave, at approx. 11 a.m. The officer located both vehicles travelling northbound on Hwy 99 near Garibaldi Way weaving and driving dangerously.
Submitted photo Local band Lovecoast plays a fundraiser at the Royal Canadian Legion on Sept. 13 and kicks off their western Canada tour in Squamish on Nov. 8. Submitted photo Local band Lovecoast plays a fundraiser at the Royal Canadian Legion on Sept.
New higher speed limit rates are coming into force in the Whistler area after a province-wide safety and speed review last July. Changes to Sea to Sky Highway speed limits include: 80 km/h to 90km/h from Eagle Ridge interchange, Horseshoe Bay to south of the Stawamus River Bridge near Squamish, 80 km/h and 90 km/h to 100km/h from north of Depot Road, Squamish to Function Junction, 80 km/h to 90km/h from Whistler Heliport Road to Pemberton Boundary and 90 km/h to 100km/h from the Pavillion Lime Plant east of Lillooet to the Highway 97 junction.
The Coast to Cascades Grizzly Bear Initiative is rallying support for government action to save the threatened local grizzly bear populations. It wants the province to begin writing grizzly bear recovery plans, as outlined in the Sea to Sky Land and Resource Management Plan , approved in 2008.
Hannah and Derek Vandenbrink of Langley were among those who attended the True North Fraser Bluegrass Festival at the Albion Fairgrounds this past weekend. The three-day-long event, in its second year in Maple Ridge, had its beginning in Chilliwack.
PHOTO BY John French/The Squamish Chief Members of the Britannia Beach fire department are getting trained up to handle medical emergencies.
Updated: Fri Sep 12, 2014 08:24 pm
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