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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

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.
ICYMI: Check out some Family Day weekend activities in Squamish

ICYMI: Check out some Family Day weekend activities in Squamish

Looking for something fun to do this Family Day weekend? Take a peek at some of these local activities.
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.
Updated: District of Squamish sells property to Vancouver Coastal Health

Updated: District of Squamish sells property to Vancouver Coastal Health

According to the minutes of a recent special business meeting, the District has agreed to sell 42000 Loggers Lane to VCH for $17.49 million.
Woodfibre LNG marine transit plan sparks debate among Squamish council

Woodfibre LNG marine transit plan sparks debate among Squamish council

Council members discussed different avenues of collaboration with WLNG, as the project approaches the construction phase.
WLNG, FortisBC public feedback events to be finalized in 2024

WLNG, FortisBC public feedback events to be finalized in 2024

Squamish council received project updates for the Woodfibre LNG and FortisBC projects at its final 2023 meeting; no date was given for public engagement events yet.
Squamish’s Matthews West takes on Port Alberni project

Squamish’s Matthews West takes on Port Alberni project

The developer behind Oceanfront Squamish will develop the Somass Lands in the Vancouver Island city.
EAO approves FortisBC Squamish work camp size increase for Eagle Mountain Pipeline

EAO approves FortisBC Squamish work camp size increase for Eagle Mountain Pipeline

The Environmental Assessment Office says this change allows for all workers to reside at the camp to help reduce negative impacts on Squamish.
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