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18 hrs ago | Coast Reporter

Howe sound needs plan for the present

For two years there has been plenty of talk about a comprehensive land-use and marine management plan for Howe Sound.

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Related Topix: Canada

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Squamish Chief

Land use, transit tied together: experts

A traffic counter records a car as it makes its way up Skyline Drive. Last year the District of Squamish conducted a traffic study in the area.

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Related Topix: Canada

The Richmond Review

Metro Vancouver's menu of garbage-burning sites shrinks

A proposed Duke Point site for a future Metro Vancouver garbage incinerator appears dead after Nanaimo city council unanimously rejected the proposal.

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Pique News Magazine

Squamish's Verbeek and Sweeney debut LOVECoast at WSSF

Scott Verbeek has already travelled a considerable distance from the early days of his musical career, as a prodigal teenage lead guitarist from Don Ross Secondary School in Squamish.

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Related Topix: Canada, Berklee College of Music, North America, World News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Madison Publishing

Yoga teacher chooses picturesque Pemberton for training

Pemberton's Kula Wellness Centre will soon become a temporary sanctuary for Julia McCabe's Pemberton Yogic Studies, a 200-hour yoga teacher-training program.

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Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, Home Gardening, Home, Canada, Huntington Beach, CA

Pique News Magazine

Darcy Turenne takes first in the 72hr. Filmmaker Showdown

THE WIN Darcy Turenne's winning film, The Trip, tells the story of Shelley, a young woman dejectedly trail running through a forest when she comes across a handy bag of hallucinogens.

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Related Topix: Canada

Squamish Chief

Vehicles, boat targeted

The recent rash of vehicle break-ins and thefts from vehicles continued in the Squamish area last week as a total of seven were targeted - one of the floating variety.

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Related Topix: Canada

Squamish Chief

SVMF anticipates selling out

Squamish Valley Music Festival organizers anticipate tickets to the Aug. 10 evening performances including rapper Eminem will sell out.

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Related Topix: Canada, Celebrities, Eminem, Rap

Squamish Chief

Big band sound hits BAG

The 18-member Sea T Sky Big Band brings swing, jazz, R&B and more to the Brackendale Art Gallery on Saturday, April 26 at 8 p.m. The 18-member Sea T Sky Big Band brings swing, jazz, R&B and more to the Brackendale Art Gallery on Saturday, April 26 at 8 p.m. It's been three years since Michael Perkins first held rehearsals to form the Sea T Sky Big ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Big Band, Jazz, Canada,

Madison Publishing

Whistler - wins' Earth Hour

Fairmont Chateau Whistler guests use a bike-powered blender to make fruit smoothies as part of Earth Hour events in Whistler.

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Related Topix: Canada

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Vancouver Sun

B.C. exempts ski resorts, sweet natural gas plants from environmental reviews

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Canada

Fri Apr 11, 2014

North Shore News

Violent spree brings more jail time for sex offender

A man who went on a spree of violent attacks in July and August of 2009 has been sent to jail for more than nine years - on top of the four he's served - and deemed a long-term offender.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

North Shore News

Locals line up to speak on pipeline

Three North Shore governments, two First Nations and two citizens groups received the OK to address the National Energy Board before it makes a decision on Kinder Morgan's application to nearly triple the capacity of its Trans Mountain pipeline to Burrard Inlet.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News

Coast Reporter

Recycler ties MMBC to incinerator plans

The owner of Gibsons' award-winning waste recovery centre says Multi Material BC will not only put recyclers like him out of business and nail consumers with new fees, but could ultimately spell the end of zero waste efforts in the province by feeding Metro Vancouver's garbage incinerators.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Pique News Magazine

Bringing grizzlies back from the brink

A Night with Grizzlies Ecologist Chris Morgan describes his work on bears in four continents amid the evening's wider talk about the issue of the threat of the regional extinction of grizzlies on Whistler's doorstep.

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Squamish Chief

SSAR key in - miracle' rescue

A team from Squamish Search and Rescue and a doctor from Lions Bay who specializes in treating hypothermia patients played key roles in what's being called a "miracle" recovery of a Vancouver-area woman who was found unresponsive in Garibaldi Provincial Park near Squamish last week.

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Squamish Chief

Students to celebrate Aboriginal Awareness Day

Sea to Sky Corridor students are pulling together for the second annual Aboriginal Awareness Day.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Canada

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Pemberton and Squamish music festivals set to square off this summer

Here's a selection of top photos by the many talented photographers posting their images to Instagram under the hashtag #vancouverisawesome.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

Squamish Chief

Trailer, raft stolen from hotel parking lot

On Friday , Squamish RCMP received a report that a raft and trailer were stolen from the parking lot of a hotel in the 40000 block of Tantalus Road.

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Related Topix: Canada

Squamish Chief

Experts question B.C.'s promise to - clean' LNG

Matt Horne, B.C.'s regional director for the Pembina Institute - an organization that advocates for clean energy solutions through research, education and consulting - talks to a crowd at Quest University on Tuesday, April 8. Matt Horne, B.C.'s regional director for the Pembina Institute - an organization that advocates for clean energy solutions ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Canada, Environment, Science

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