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Andrew  Hughes

Andrew Hughes

Andrew Hughes is a reporter with The Squamish Chief.

While originally from the U.S., he has lived in Squamish since the end of 2016. He is a recent graduate of the Master of Journalism program at the University of British Columbia, during which he interned at The Squamish Chief. Before becoming a full-time reporter here, he worked in current affairs for CBC in Vancouver.

When he’s not working, you can find him looking for secret benches in the woods or losing at board games to his wife and friends.

Recent Work by Andrew

Sea to Sky's Garibaldi, Meager remain high volcanic threats, according to recent research

Sea to Sky's Garibaldi, Meager remain high volcanic threats, according to recent research

Co-author says Squamish should only worry about eruption the same as they would for other natural hazards in the region.
ICYMI: Tribunal sends FortisBC pipeline permit back to regulator so resident can submit concerns

ICYMI: Tribunal sends FortisBC pipeline permit back to regulator so resident can submit concerns

Permit goes back to the BC Energy Regulator so Squamish resident can submit concerns about the pipeline project that crosses her property underground.
Woodfibre LNG floatel permit headed to Squamish public hearing

Woodfibre LNG floatel permit headed to Squamish public hearing

In a unanimous vote, District of Squamish council sends temporary use permit for floatel to April 23 public hearing with a location to be determined.
ICYMI: Squamish couple troubled by ICBC and trucking contractor’s response after car crash

ICYMI: Squamish couple troubled by ICBC and trucking contractor’s response after car crash

A couple involved in a Sea to Sky Highway crash with a FortisBC contractor is dismayed by the care they’ve received since the incident. ICBC and contractor Surerus Murphy say they are following up to address their concerns.
Updated: Paradise Trails submits development permit application to District of Squamish

Updated: Paradise Trails submits development permit application to District of Squamish

A news release from Paradise Trails says the company has submitted a development permit application to the District of Squamish.
Woodfibre LNG floatel to come before Squamish council

Woodfibre LNG floatel to come before Squamish council

Council will schedule a public hearing and decision date after initial meeting regarding temporary use permit for worker accommodation
Have a ball: Two more off-leash dog areas expected this year, says DOS

Have a ball: Two more off-leash dog areas expected this year, says DOS

Off-leash dog areas at Squamish’s Brennan Park and in Brackendale are expected to open this year.
Cybertip warns of sextortion risks with phone app Wizz

Cybertip warns of sextortion risks with phone app Wizz

Canada's tip line for reporting online sexual exploitation of children says they've received over 180 reports concerning Wizz since 2021.
CapU and District of Squamish sign memorandum of understanding

CapU and District of Squamish sign memorandum of understanding

CapU president Paul Dangerfield and Squamish Mayor Armand Hurford sign MOU at a ceremony on Feb. 8.
What to do if I find a bat in my blinds?

What to do if I find a bat in my blinds?

BC Community Bat Program seeking data from folks who have or haven’t found bats in outdoor roll-up blinds or awnings.
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