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- CA SQPL 20-037
The actual Indian spelling of Stawamus is STA-a-mus and is a variant of Squamish and means "birthplace of the winds". Pioneers often used "Stamish" instead of "Stawamus". The name refers to the Indian reserve at the mouth of the Squamish River (Reserve #24), the Stawamus River, the area drained by it and the "Chief".
Squamish Public Library, Squamish Files: Place Names.
- CA SQPL 20-036
- October 1981
On October 28, 1981, 4 vehicles plunged into a creek after debris flow had destroyed the M Creek Bridge on the Squamish Highway during heavy rains. 9 people died including Tammi Lee Boscariol, daughter of Squamish residents William and Anne Boscariol, and her boyfriend William Stewart Short.