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Week of April 29, 1982

Photographs including but not limited to snow activities; cars; limbo at Caribbean Night at L'Apres; art; tennis; mountain views; Whistler Realty; skiing; chairlift; McConkey Cup skiing; town planning public hearing;
Appears in April 29, 1982 issue:
02-243-12. Pg. 5. Caption: Sowing so he'll reap, Resort Municipality of Whistler maintenance man, Brian Sandercock prepares the turf for summer.
02-243-63. Pg. 6. Caption: Red Feather. Two in the late series of the Tomlinson's stone lithographs have just arrived in Whistler and are now on display at Inge's Gifts and Crafts. Red Feather, pictured above, marks Olga Tomlinson's return to using children as subjects for her exquisitely rendered works. Her husband Ray has released a very striking but uncharacteristic edition, Great Blue Heron. The Tomlinsons, who work out of their studio in the Cariboo, are now one of the eight Canadian lithographic studios registered with the Tamarind Institute at the University of New Mexico.
02-243-4. Pg. 7. Caption: Survivors of the April blizzards, these crocuses stand proudly in Whistler Village.
02-243-65. Pg. 8. Caption: [top left] Jim Crichton, Carpenter, Property owner in Alpine Meadows.
02-243-82. Pg. 8. Caption: [top middle] Barry Johnston, Social Psychologist, Property owner in Alpine Meadows.
02-243-87. Pg. 8. Caption: [top right] David Kirk, Whistler Village Sports/ Whistler Creek Ski Shop, Property owners in Alta Vista.
02-243-77. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom left] Charlie Doyle, Commercial Artist, Property owner in MDC.
02-243-72. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom middle] Mark Sadler, Contractor/Developer, Multiple commercial & residential property owner.
02-243-71. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom right] Drew Meredith, Real Estate Agent, Property owner in Alta Vista.
02-243-106. Pg. 10. Caption: A zing of a fling gets the frisbee airborne by four year-old Justin Adams. Justin and his friends have had plenty of perfect frisbee weather with winter's retreat over the past week.
02-243-117. Pg. 11. Caption: After a day on the mountain, a little recovery is in order. A siesta helps revive tired muscles.
02-243-133. Pg. 12. Caption: Skiers on Whistler enjoyed the sun as much as the runs Sunday. Stacy Davert from Everett Washington absorbs a few rays between trips down the mountain.
02-243-30. Pg. 13. Caption: Two contestants go under the pole during Friday's Caribbean night held at L'Apres. Micheal Chidley limboed his way to Mexico taking first place in the competition.
02-243-25. Pg. 16. Caption: [top] Youngsters give it their best during an end-of-the-season match held at Myrtle Philip School grounds.
02-243-8. Pg. 16. Caption: [bottom] The creator of Snowball, Doug Calder, takes a break in the sunshine, during the first Snowball match held at Whistler.
02-243-120. Pg. 17. Caption:: [top] Competitor heads down course in Whistler Ski Club spring slalom.
02-243-23. Pg. 17. Caption: [bottom] Its a foil in the new all-Canadian game of Snowball.
02-243-113. Pg. 18. Caption: [bottom] The Spring is Sprung -- Walter Wallgram plays an early season game of tennis at the Inside Out Tennis Club at JB's while there is still snow on the back court.
02-243-53. Pg. 21. Caption: Val Wong gets down to some serious limboing at Caribbean Night. Wong's style won her first prize in the women's competition an a heli-skiing trip.

Week of December 23, 1982

Photographs including but not limited to Paul and Jane Burrows; children drinking hot chocolate; ski gear; opening Christmas presents; children in costume for Christmas play; "Christmas Around the World" school event; post office;
Appears in December 23, 1982 issue:
02-287-23. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] Publisher Paul Burrows and his wife Jane prior to a well-earned visit to the Caribbean.
02-287-44. Pg. 8. Caption: Nick Gibbs, Stoney's chef, went all out with his culinary talents and produced this appetizing creation from a 40 lb. salmon donated by the Grocery Store. It was part of a huge "indoor picnic" for participants in the All Cal Winter Carnival.
02-287-15. Pg. 10. Caption: No, this young man is not a practitioner of the latest foot fetishes. He's fitting WMSC General Manager Peter Alder with a new pair of boots from McConkey's Ski Shop. (By the way, Peter's old boots were just that -- old. They fastened with laces.)

Week of February 14, 1983

Photographs including but not limited to helicopter; chairlift; skiing on Whistler Mountain; portraits; band playing; shoveling snow in front of the Liquor Store; bathroom; collapsed house; John Paine; planning meeting; dinner event; The Delta Mountain Inn; car accidents; ski race; firemen; Doug & the Slugs
Appears in February 17, 1983 issue:
02-325-111. Pg. 1. Caption: [top] Buildings collapsed like houses of cards, and cars were thrown like toys about the streets when the village of lIons Bay was battered by a wall of water surging down the normally tiny Alberta Creek. After the wave had passed, two people were left dead, five were injured and dozens were forced to leave their homes.
02-325-162. Pg. 1. Caption: [bottom] See Caption above.
02-325-140. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] Dr. Kindree (right) points out some of the options at Friday's transportation meeting.
02-325-15. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] Canada's Governor-General Ed Schreyer (second from right) hit the slopes of Whistler Mountain Tuesday, Feb. 17. Both he and Mrs. Schreyer received some tips from Bob Dufour (left) and Dave Murray (right) while enjoying their five-day vacation.
02-325-152. Pg. 6. Caption: After serving 65 pancake breakfasts at Stoney's Saturday, Feb. 12 these hungry Rotarians sat down to a feast of their own. (Left to right) Richard Heine, Brian Brown, Floyd Elmer Friesen, Paul Burrows, Jeff Wuolle and John Paine help raise hundreds of dollars for Rotary.
02-325-97. Pg. 7. Caption: A sound "like someone dropping a huge sheet of metal" turned out to be an explosion which destroyed cubicle number three in the women's washroom of the Longhorn Pub Thursday, Feb. 10. A similar explosive device was used to blow up a garbage can in the Longhorn Saturday, Feb. 12 and a 31-year-old New Westminster man, Clifford Michael Balkwilll, has been charged with use of a dangerous explosive in connection with the second incident. The explosives, known as "fish salutes" are manufactured for anglers to scare seals away from their prey.
02-325-64. Pg. 8. Caption: Happy to accept the first reservation at Crystal Lodge, manager Sjaan Dilalla books in two families for opening night Friday, Feb. 18. Twenty-nine of the lodge's 46 rooms will open this weekend.
02-325-48. Pg. 9. Caption: The Japanese version of Johnny Carson was being filmed at Blackcomb Mountain Monday, Feb. 14. Akio Kobayashi, a T.V. personality and Sachiko Sakulay, an actress, are on Willie Whistler's right and Miss Ski Japan, Yukali Yamada and host Tommy Yakota stand on his left.
02-325-81. Pg. 10. Caption: Visiting the Wet Coast from Ottawa these skiers gave in to the weather Friday, Feb. 11 just before Whistler Mountain closed. (Left to right) Scott and Jessie Marshall and Linda & Doug Saunder went looking for dryer pasttimes.
02-325-141. Pg. 12. Caption: [left] Jon Paine, Structural Engineer, Emerald Estates.
02-325-146. Pg. 12. Caption: [middle] Mike Cleven, Musician, Emerald Estates.
02-325-103. Pg. 12. Caption: [right] Art Reid, Professional Engineer, North Vancouver.
02-325-161. Pg. 13. Caption: Jim and Marilyn Mead ... communication is the answer.
02-325-42. Pg. 15. Caption: Let's get Springfit! Adult Education classes in fitness continue with instructors (left to right) Debi Mitchell, Jan Alsop and Shelley Cerasaro. These ladies will take you through a vigorous program of warm-ups, aerobic workouts, calisthenics and stretching. See adult ed news for times.

Week of October 25, 1984

Photographs including but not limited to portraits; Paul Burrows; David Murray; Felix Belychek; Gary Athans; Glen Wurtel; Lorne Borgal; Gondola Village Construction; helicopter; mountain views; fire; firefighters; waterfall and river rapids; small airplane crash; Rotary Club; Susan Musgrave poetry reading
Appears in October 25, 1984 issue:
02-411-B-2. Pg. 1. Caption: Burning debris coming out of a chimney at this Drifter Way house started a fire that caused an estimated $50,000 damage according to Whistler's fire chief Lindsay Wilson. The blaze was reported at 9 p.m. Monday and was brought under full control within 45 minutes. At the time, no one was in the house, which belongs to Kelly Fairhurst.
02-411-A-32. Pg. 5. Caption: The Canadian National Ski Team added $2,500 towards training more World Cup Winners through funds raised at Whistler Mountain's Mouton Cadet Spring Festival this year. Dave Murray, director of skiing for Whistler Mountain, presents the cheque to (l-r) national team members Felix Belzyck, Chris Kent and Gary Athans. New men's coach Glenn Wuertele was also on hand at the Vancouver Ski Show where the cheque was presented. National team members such as Todd Brooker, Dee Dee Haight, Rob Boyd, Mike Carney, Wade Chritie, as well as Belzyck and Athans will also be at the Oct. 31 ski team benefit at Dusty's in Whistler.
02-411-C-14. Pg. 6. Caption: The water looks frozen but that's still a few weeks away. It's a long exposure that fools the eye in the photo taken Saturday on the Cheakamus River just north of the Cheakamus Canyon. But winter is coming, and on the top of nearby mountains over a metre of snow has fallen and shows no signs of melting.
02-411-B-25. Pg. 7. Caption: The Baxter Group's condole development in the gondola area is just the beginning, and planners are now deciding how work in the rest of the area will proceed.
02-411-C-11. Pg. 8. Caption: Members of the Whistler Rotary Club are raising money for their programs this fall by selling firewood. Working Saturday to fill remaining orders are, left to right: Bill Wallace, Don MacLaurin, Bob Brown, Paul Burrows, Richard Heine, Brian Brown, Sid Young and a visiting Rotarian from New Zealand.
02-411-B-19. Pg. 11. Caption: Lorne Borgal, president of Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation, introduced a slide presentation celebrating the 20th year of incorporation for the firm at the Granville Island Hotel Thursday. A reception preceded and followed the catchy slide show attended primarily by members of the ski industry in Vancouver.
02-411-C-32. Pg. 15. Caption: [right] At right, Whistler Volunteer firemen prepare to enter a burning house in Alpine Meadows Monday night. It was also a test for the fire department's new command procedure, which chief Lindsay Wilson says worked well under pressure.

Alta Lake Community Club Minutebook 1951-1983

Minutebook for meetings of the Alta Lake Community Club from 1951-1985. Subjects discussed include holiday parties and dances, the purchasing of a projector, hosting films, Girl Guides and Cubs, memorial benches, the purchasing of a snowplow, logging, moving the Alta Lake School flagpole, fire safety, postal service, roads, Robbie Burns Night, fishing derbies, art lessons, theatre, Myrtle Philip's birthday, the Squamish Youth Choral, Blackcomb Ski Club, Rainbow Mountain ski hill, the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, TV's coming to the Whistler valley, building the Whistler Mountain Ski Club building, the formation of a ski club, the Mountain Rescue Group, Mount Whistler Lodge, Alta Lake Ratepayers Association, building a new school, physical education classes on the mountain, Cypress Lodge, donation to the Garibaldi Olympic Development Association, Highland Lodge, the Logger's Sports Day Parade, seasons passes for children, square-dancing, and badminton.

Saturday, November 7, 1981 Page A1/A13

The front page of the Weekend Sun from Vancouver on Saturday, November 7, 1981. A two page article entitled "'Aspen North' : Everything's There But Snow" about the first season after the Village was built. It also covers foreign interest in Whistler, housing prices, resort development, and overcrowding.

Paul Burrows Fonds

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  • [1970-1985?]

Photograph of Paul Burrows' A-frame house, in which he first published the Whistler Question newspaper.

Paul Burrows

Paul Burrows in top hat and tails. A previous finding aid suggests that the picture was taken at Ascot, England.

Week of June 12, 1980

Photographs including but not limited to Paul Burrows; Sid Young; party; car accidents
Appears in June 12, 1980 issue:
02-110-18. Pg. 5. Caption: Jack and Ann Bright (left) tack the task of opening one enormous gift. Graeme O'Neill and Brenda Dunbar look on. Photo in picture behind Jack Bright was presented by group of well-wishers after the Bright's decision to leave the valley at the end of June.
02-110-28. Pg. 12. Caption: Work on the golf course as seen from the bluffs where the building lots are situated.
02-110-26. Pg. [16]. Caption: [left] All that remains of '77 Ford pickup after it left the road early Saturday (June 7) morning.

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