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Week of April 1, 1982

Photographs including but not limited to skiing; sledding; reading; children cooking; Peter Alder; The Questionnaires; musicians playing; Whistler Village; disabled skiers;
Appears in April 1, 1982 issue:
02-252-7. Pg. 3. Caption: Sliding snow brought down this 60-foot glum at the east end of the Sports Centre.
02-252-15. Pg 6. Caption: [top] Disabled skier is loaded on the Blackcomb triple lift in his sits with his instructor.
02-252-19. Pg. 6. Caption: [bottom] Tethered to his instructor, this sticker practices a hard left turn.
02-252-31. Pg. 7. Caption: Peter Alder
02-252-54. Pg. 8. Caption: [top left] Mikey Culwell, Logger, Alpine Meadows.
02-252-43. Pg. 8. Caption: [top middle] Heather Macleod, Deli Clerk, Alta Vista resident.
02-252-40. Pg. 8. Caption: [top right] Min Carter, Waitress, Alta Vista resident.
02-252-45. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom left] Frank Switzer, Bartender, Gondola area resident.
02-252-44. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom middle] Harry Carman, Unemployed, Adventures West resident.
02-252-49. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom right] Paul Roche, Unemployed, Alpine Meadows resident.
02-252-2. Pg. 11. Caption: Karen Wylie, Tony Logue, Stephanie Sloan and Cris Simpson work on Ukranian Easter egg dyeing (Pysanky) which is being done at noon hour at the Myrtle Philip School under the direction of Mrs. Pauliuk Epplett.
02-252-?. Pg, 12. Caption: The night life is the right life, especially with a musical treat, whether it be from the inimitable Charlie Doyle and Rocco at ALMA's talent night ...
02-252-36. Pg. 13. Caption: ... or the rocking' R&B rhythms of the Questionnaires at Myrtle Philip School.
02-252-?. Pg. 17. Caption: Bookworms Unite! Take a peek at Ted Nebbeling and Jan Holberg's new bookstore in Forget-Me-Nots. With a great selection of both classics, best-sellers and magazines, there's definitely something that will catch your eye.

Week of April 10, 1980

Photographs including but not limited to views and helicoptering around Black Tusk; ski races; mountain views; winter; Construction; ski race podium; construction; skiing; chairlift line-ups; World Cup Freestyle Championship; children
Appears in April 17, 1980 issue:
02-121-72. Pg. 5. Caption: READY FOR ACTION! Southwestern Contracting equipment stands ready to start another week on the Resort Centre excavation.
02-121-2. Pg. 8. Caption: Black Tusk as viewed from the South.
02-121-11. Pg. 9. Caption: B.C. Tel and B.C.R. towers on the west bluff of the Black Tusk.
Appears in the April 10, 1980 issue:
02-121-190. Pg. 1. Caption: W.M.S.C.'s Mike Carney from Squamish carves a turn in the Bob Parsons Memorial downhill race held on Whistler on April 1st. Results story on Page 5.
02-121-97. Pg. 2. Caption: Editor's Assistant B.J. (Brad) Cooper.
02-121-107. Pg. 5. Caption: Bob Parsons race winner Jamie Parsons, (right_ with him is Blair Gillespie of Vernon & WMSC's Rob Lahti.
02-121-29. Pg. 6. Caption: The roof beams of the new Blackcomb daylodge show the shape of the building.
02-121-66. Pg. [12] or back cover. Caption: WORM"S EYE VIEW of the new drugstore and office building in the town centre. This building should be one of the first to be finished this summer.

Week of April 11, 1979

Photographs including but not limited to Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau's visit to Whistler Mountain; Skiing; Winter construction; freestyle skiing; Grouse Mountain Vancouver; the Posie Shoppe
02-014-33 on pg. 1. Caption: Prime Minister Trudeau a the bottom of the Olympic Run after a hard day's ski-ing on Whistler.
02-014-01 appears in April 18, 1979 issue on pg. 10 [L]: Caption: Don't look too closely! Highways crews work on a "suspended" section of the Cheakamus Canyon highway held up by logs.
02-014-26 on pg. 10. Caption: Some of the crumpled railcars and twisted track at the scene of the B.C.R. derailment.
02-014-52 on pg. 12. Caption: Champion Eaves exhibits fine form during the Labatt's World Cup Freestyle Aerials at Grouse.
02-014-10 on pg. 17. Caption: Highlands Mall and the Highlander Hotel as seen from the new Highway #99.
02-014-46 on pg. 20. Caption: The interior of the Highlands Mall showing the tropical plants in the mall itself.

Week of April 11, 1983

Photographs including but not limited to evening event; office; portraits; construction in Whistler Village; Mouton Cadet Spring Festival at Whistler Mountain; ski race; awards; chairlift; cutting down a tree; Blackcomb and Whistler Mountain signage; podium; skiers; construction of 19 Mile Creek Bridge
Appears in April 14, 1983 issue:
02-316-13. Pg. 1. Caption: A gift of two mountains was presented to Washington Governor John Spellman (right) by Mayor Mark Angus (second from right) during his tour of Whistler last week. Washington hopes to develop its Early Winters Resort and several top delegates including (left) Senator Alan Bluechel, Mrs. Jeanne Erlichmann Bluechel and Mrs. Irene Spellman.
02-316-21. Pg. 3. Caption: Mark Sager ... in the running for Williams' job.
02-316-14. Pg. 5. Caption: Geoff Power (left) and Don Willoughby (right) ... the long-time components of Willpower Enterprises.
02-316-49. Pg. 7. Caption: [Village]
02-316-191. Pg. 8. Caption: CKNW talk-show host Gary Bannerman (left) was given the royal WRA tour of Whistler Saturday, April 9 by resort association executive president Earl Hansen. Bannerman was gathering background material for an upcoming show which will feature Whistler.
02-316-167. Pg. 9. Caption: As soon as the snow left the ground, workers for Interwest Construction of Vancouver got cracking on the preliminary work for the foundation of 19 Mile Creek Bridge. The span, to be completed by summer, will bridge the gap in Alpine Meadows on Valley Drive.
02-316-228. Pg. 11. Caption: Do hostesses during the mostesses? Whistler Mountain's team of helpful ladies salut the visitors and participants at Mouton Cadet's Spring Festival held April 9, 10 and 11. Top row (l-r) Jacques Reck, Heather Steward. Bottom row (l-r) Cathy Rousseau, Lyndsey MacDonald, June Paley, and Jan Haldimand had a smile for everyone this snowy Sunday.
02-316-175. Pg. 12. Caption: Municipal parks worker Wayne Flann gets rid of some dead wood at Alpha Lake Park. Crews are readying some of the facilities in the park such as the tennis courts and picnic area, in time for summer visitors.
02-316-35. Pg. 14. Caption: [left] Karen Petrus, Village Employee, Whistler Cay.
02-316-41. Pg. 14. Caption: [middle] Cindy Brown, Whistler Mountain Ticket Checker, Emerald Estates.
02-316-33. Pg. 14. Caption: [right] Nancy Davies, Village Shop Owner, Whistler Cay Heights.
02-316-73. Pg. 15. Caption: [left] First place winners in the Mouton Cadet Spring Festival held April 9, 10, 11 on Whistler Mountain. (l-r) Dave Murray, Nancy Smith, Jim Parsons, Toby Shale. Back row Xavier deEizaguirre of Mountain Rothschild and Werner Schonberger, president of Featherstone & Co.
02-316-79. Pg. 15. Caption: [right] Andre Schwarz gets a little help from his friend during a presentation on "motion and movement" -- the Canadian approach to ski instruction "at the CSIA Spring Festival at Delta Mountain Inn Monday, April 11. Schwarz is the chairman of the national technical committee for the CSIA.

Week of April 12, 1984

Photographs including but not limited to singing; landscapes; interiors; Lakeside Beach; High Hand band; receiving trophies and awards; dancing; weightlifting; band playing; speeches
Appears in April 12, 1984 issue:
02-358-9. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] Parts of Mt. Whistler Lodge still stand nearly intact on the shore of Alta Lake. The main building is now on its last foundations but close by are a few old log cabins one part of the fishing lodge, which finally was condemned in the mid-70's after a 30-year career as a popular destination for city dwellers.
02-358-23. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] Iain Harris, President of Air B.C.
02-358-49. Pg. 8. Caption: Will the Real Inspector Hound please stand up? Or at least not fall over when you're run into by a semi-paralyzed invalid from Canada. A lighter moment wheeled into the current Howe Sound Drama Club production featured at Brackendale Art Gallery April 13 and 15.
02-358-68. Pg. 11. Caption: The Pumphouse at Whistler Creek Lodge is the place to be for pumping iron in Whistler. The club, which anyone can join, boasts a wide variety of barbells, dumbbells and more modern exercise machines, such as the one Pierre Taillefer was working out on Sunday. Membership costs $30 a month, with a discount for the six-month membership.
02-358-75. Pg. 15. Caption: Terri Schlingloff of Whistler grabbed a spot on the Women's Freestyle Team over the weekend after taking third place in her specialty at the National Freestyle Championships held at Sunshine Village near Banff. Schlingloff was the top B.C. skier in the events and earned her national team spot in the moguls competition. She placed behind Lucy Barma and Meredith Gardner. Ann Fraser took fourth place. Schlingloff will join the European World Cup tour in December and may have a spot on the Europa Cup tour as well.
02-358-33. Pg. 18. Caption: John Robinson holds the trophy awarded to the Winterhawks by Howe Sound Men's Hockey League President Tom Russell for winning this year's championship. The awards banquet, held in The Chief-tain Hotel in Squamish last Saturday, also saw Winterhawk Brian Ayearst pick up awards for Best Defenceman of the Year and Most Valuable Player in the Playoffs. Rick Rosser, from Triple C, received the High Scorer and Most Valuable Player Award for regular season play. Exporter Garth McCreedy was awarded the Most Sportsmanlike Player while John Hunter's picked put the Most Sportsmanlike Team Award. Triple C also received an award for finishing the season in first place and Exporter Darren Doak picked up the award for Rookie of the Year.
Appears in April 5, 1984 issue:
02-358-82. Pg. 1. Caption:
02-358-98. Pg. 3. Caption: [left]
02-358-78. Pg. 8. Caption: [middle]
02-358-80 Pg. 8. Caption: [right]
02-358-111. Pg. 9. Caption:

Week of April 12, 1984

Photographs including but not limited to ski fashion show; balloons; bus; band playing; drinking at evening event; dancing
Appears in April 12, 1984 issue:
02-365-2. Pg. 1. Caption: Is it Zelda or is it Debbie Gerlach? A hit of both, actually. Debbie was an entrant in last Thursday's Gong Show at Dusty's and nearly made it to the end of her musical routine before unsympathetic judges struck the gong. The winner was Boy Dave, who played his part wearing just regular clothes.

Week of April 13, 1981

Photographs including but not limited to band playing; musicians; voting; typewriter
Appears in April 16, 1981 issue:
02-124-20. Pg. 1. Caption: Nancy Greene-Raine takes to the polls April 11 with help from Pat McMillan.
02-124-5. Pg. 3. Caption: Joe Cannon, with his personality-plus, gave the Question this comment on life during his April 10 show at the Brass Rail. His flexible voice worked its way masterfully around tunes from Bob Dylan to Gordon Lightfoot to Elvis the Pelvis. Cannon has quite a remarkable way with audiences, not to mention photographers.
02-124-29. Pg. 5. Caption:
See also 02-138 for more photo captions from April 16, 1981.

Week of April 13, 1981 [2]

Photographs including but not limited to smoking on the beach; mountain views; car accidents; sitting on a couch; construction
Appears in April 16, 1981 issue:
02-138-34. Pg. [20] or back cover. Caption: (L-R) John Simmie, James McCue and Monica Niederlich of Miss Pauliuk's class at Myrtle Philip Elementary School ham it up for Easter.
See also 02-124 and 02-141 for more photos and captions.

Week of April 13, 1981 [3]

Photographs including but not limited to Blackcomb buildings; car accidents; children's activities; group photos; skiing Blackcomb Mountain; chairlift
Appears in April 16, 1981 issue:
02-141-23. Pg. 9. Caption: Nonie Bredt, 6, of Miss Pauliuk's class at Myrtle Philip Elementary School tells the world what spring means to her. Spring is nice. Spring is flowers blooming. Spring has bees.
02-141-27. Pg. 17. Caption: Gord Voncina of Whistler directs traffic around Dept. of Highway vehicles that are doing their annual spring cleaning of the ditches along Highway 99.

Week of April 15, 1982

Photographs including but not limited to roads; cars; garbage; construction; meal at restaurant; firemen; awards; skiers; lift line-ups; Gondola Village mountain camping; party; Garibaldi relocation project; torched remains of Garibaldi Lodge; Whistler Cable TV; B.C. Tel; Easter Back Bowl Downhill; Cheakamus Canyon project
Appears in April 15, 1982 issue:
02-250-3. Pg. 1. Caption: [bottom] All that remains today is a charred pile of debris. The lodge was torched by the provincial government after no bids were received on the building. It is one of the victims of the Garibaldi relocation project implemented by the province because of the threat of the barrier.
02-250-88. Pg. 3. Caption: [top left] Firemen had a smokey fight when they first arrived on the scene.
02-250-130. Pg. 3. Caption: [top right] Jim Dawson of Whistler Cable T.V. takes a look over blueprints while B.C. Tel workmen hang new cable in the Gondola area.
02-250-47. Pg. 8. Caption: [top left] Pat Kelly, Real Estate Agent, Whistler Cay Resident.
02-250-152. Pg. 8. Caption: [top middle] Diane Robb, Waitress, Gondola Area Resident.
02-250-53. Pg. 8. Caption: [top right] Denver Snider, Mons towing, Emerald Estates.
02-250-56. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom left] Don Willoughby, Businessman, Alpine Meadows.
02-250-50. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom middle] "Fast" Eddy, Union Construction Worker, Alta Vista.
02-250-149. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom right] Susan Nielsen, Bookkeeper, Whistler Cay resident.
02-250-78. Pg. 9. Caption: [top] A round of applause and a bouquet of flowers were Race Secretary Joan McCulloch's reward for a year of hard work. Owen Carney, Alpine Chairman, (Centre) made the presentation.
02-250-110. Pg. 9. Caption: [bottom] Michell Brown and Doug Smith hold up the Price Waterhouse Trophy, which they won in junior skiing competition at Blackcomb Mountain on Sunday.
02-250-7. Pg. 11. Caption: The latest development in the Cheakamus Canyon project is the diversion which carries vehicles through the rock cut (Centre) rather than around one of the most dangerous corners on Highway 99 (right).
02-250-21. Pg. 16. Caption: [bottom] Some Whistler residents could do with a few lessons in tidiness and cooperation. This scene at the Mons garbage compactor tells a story.
02-250-39. Pg. 17. Caption: [Building on a dream]
02-250-134. Pg. 21. Caption: This prefab housing appeared Thursday, April 8 at the Gondola base area. No occupants were discovered.

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