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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 Stoke Sisters hosts more backcountry adventure opportunities for women

Sea to Sky's Stoke Sisters hosts more backcountry adventure opportunities for women

'I like to see Stoke Sisters as a community that offers empowerment to be a safe and independent backcountry user,’ writes the founder.
Twenty businesses participate in the Squamish Hot Chocolate Festival

Twenty businesses participate in the Squamish Hot Chocolate Festival

The festival has the most participants this year and runs from Feb. 3 to 20.
Search for missing Britannia Beach man ends tragically

Search for missing Britannia Beach man ends tragically

Ryosuke Motoike was recently found deceased. Police say they will not be releasing any other information at this time.
Court denies province's appeal to reject Greengen lawsuit

Court denies province's appeal to reject Greengen lawsuit

Following a seven-year delay, lawsuit over Squamish-area hydropower project will go to trial.
Federal government announces funding to local non-profit

Federal government announces funding to local non-profit

Sea to Sky Community Services to receive about $135,000 for upgrades to Pemberton Food Bank.
Without cash injection, Squamish Constellation Festival unlikely in 2023

Without cash injection, Squamish Constellation Festival unlikely in 2023

‘The Squamish Constellation Festival has never needed an angel more,’ says co-founder.
Real estate TV show casting in the Sea to Sky

Real estate TV show casting in the Sea to Sky

'Quartier Recherché' is seeking French-speaking people looking for a new home for spring filming in Squamish and Whistler.
Squamish Spit removal played no part in downtown coastal flooding event, according to experts

Squamish Spit removal played no part in downtown coastal flooding event, according to experts

Numerous experts say there was no impact on the Dec. 27 flooding from the removal of the Spit.
Brackendale Winter Eagle Count flies back to Squamish

Brackendale Winter Eagle Count flies back to Squamish

The 2023 count saw 916 eagles in total this year, the most since 2019.
Squamish pub owner's appeal dismissed by Employment Standards Tribunal

Squamish pub owner's appeal dismissed by Employment Standards Tribunal

Tribunal dismisses appeal to a ruling that found the Shady Tree Pub liable for about $10,000 to seven ex-employees.
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