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The B.C. Coroners Service has identified the man who fell to his death on a mountain near Squamish, B.C., on Saturday. Twenty-nine-year-old Michael Taylor, of Victoria, B.C., was hiking and climbing with a friend, hoping to summit the 2,025 metre peak of Sky Pilot Mountain that day.
An Australian man has fallen more than 300 metres to his death while climbing a glacier on Canada's Sky Pilot Mountain. The 29-year-old was not an experienced mountaineer and was not wearing a helmet, Squamish Search and Rescue manager Katy Chambers told the Pique Newsmagazine.
Rick Hansen welcomed The Countess of Wessex to the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Sunday for a tour showcasing ground-breaking innovations in spinal cord injury care and research. Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:15 am
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