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1980-1999

Photographs of Whistler's municipal council (Pat Carleton, Kris Shoup, Sid Young, Terry Rodgers, Mark Angus, Doug O'Mara), Ski Esprit, the Vancouver Ski Team, Umberto's Cup Airline Challenge ski race, Ken Wesman paintings, the opening of Le Gros (Pascal Tiphine's restaurant), Whistler Village, catskiing, a party at Roundhouse Lodge celebrating the opening of its new deck, the opening of The Keg restaurant, the Longhorn Saloon & Grill, portraits, group portraits, the fire department outside the Fire Hall, paramedics and emergency services, trampolining at Adventures West for Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp, sailing and canoeing on Alta Lake, avalanches, signs, Peak Chair, Whistler Bowl, street entertainment in Whistler Village, Whistler Peak, Crystal Ridge, Crystal Ridge Hut, and Whistler Express Gondola.

Negatives 090-126

Photographs of "SKI Whistler Mountain' brochures from Garibaldi Lifts Ltd., duty schedule, correspondence, beach volleyball on the mountain, Pat Carleton launching the first chair at the opening of Blackcomb Mountain, an excavator, portraits, village construction, Rob Boyd, Sid Young, and ski racing.

Negatives 567-573

Photographs of Whistler Mountain employees, and Pat Carleton launching the first chair on the opening day of Blackcomb.

Prints 051-058

Photographs of the cover of Skier's Magazine for September/October 1963 showing Willy Schaeffler and Franz Wilhelmsen at Whistler Mountain, the village during construction, Mayor Pat Carleton opening Blackcomb Mountain for business at 9am on Thursday, December 4, 1980 (He cut the ribbon attached to a chair on Lift #2 with a chainsaw), Pat Carleton giving the first chair of skiers on Blackcomb a push, Franz Wilhelmsen and Jim McConkey posing at Whistler Mountain with a few others, Late construction stages of Tyrol Lodge, and a kids ski camp on Whistler Mountain.

Week of April 6, 1981

Photographs including Myrtle Philip; Pat Carleton; Lorne Borgal; dinner event; Alpine Whistler Mountain; dancing; chairlift; children's activities; horseback riding; dogs; Alpha Lake Village; MacGregor Pacific Realty Ltd.; construction; Vale Inn; Whistler Vale Hotel
Appears in April 9, 1981 issue:
02-135-84. Pg. 1. Caption: Chamber of Commerce secretary Jenny Busdon presents the scroll to Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation President Franz Wilhelmsen.
02-135-3. Pg. 3. Caption: [left] Kristi King and Garth Leyshon head out from Whistler on their way to Squamish.
02-135-3. Pg. 3. Caption: [right] Garth does some necessary 'shoe repair' in the Myrtle Philip parking lot.
02-135-92. Pg. 8. Caption: [top] Haebler & Co. workman makes a minor modification to the Whistler Resort Centre with a jackhammer.
02-135-68. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom] New smiling face at the Whistler Post Office -- Barbara Jennings sorts the mail.
02-135-52. Pg. 9. Caption: And the snow keeps falling. The view from the Little Red Chair last week.
02-135-73. Pg. 13. Caption: Members of the Advisory Parks & Recreation Committee at the Saturday Public Meeting -- Chairman Trev Roote is addressing the meeting.
02-135-71. Pg. 14. Caption: Garbage dumped into the stream off Rainbow Drive in Alpine Meadows. (See Notes from All Over).
02-135-22. Pg. 15. Caption: Kay and Pat Carleton enjoy a toast from the goblets given to them at a surprise party on April 3 to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary.
02-135-90. Pg. 16. Caption: The new snow on Blackcomb provides a pleasing backdrop to the Whistler Village plaza.
02-135-1. Pg. 18. Caption: [bottom] Getting ready for a toast to the newlyweds!
02-135-77. Pg. [20]. Caption: SURPRISED BY THE SNOW -- This early blooming Daffodil was a surprised as skiers were by the unusual April snowstorm this week.

Week of December 11, 1979

Photographs including but not limited to skiing; Chamber Dinner Dance; Pat Carleton; Kay Carleton; Leo Verstraete; speeches; roads
Appears in December 12, 1979 issue:
02-067-60. Pg. 1. Caption: Whistler Gondola Parking Lot almost deserted due to the heavy rains on Sunday, December 9.
02-067-33. Pg. 3. Caption: Dave Cathers proudly holds the "Citizen of the Year" plaque awarded to him during the December 7th Chamber Dinner/Dance.
02-067-30, 17, 25. Pg. 4. Caption: Chamber Dinner/Dance scenes: (above) President Drew Meredith makes presentations to Information Centere staff (l-r) Evelyn Cullen, Linda Satre and Laura McGuffin; (Centre) Land Company representatives (l-r) Terry Minger, Cesare Gianna, Neil Griggs and Judy Minger.
[Bottom] Herb Capozzi addresses the Chamber Dinner/Dance.
02-067-62, 65. Pg. 5. Caption: Flooding in Alta Vista -- Ann and Dave Ricardo stand in front of their home (left), while Bill Wallace attempts to clear a culvert on Archibald Way (Below).
02-067-20. Pg. 6. Caption: Diane Alder and Franz Wilhelmsen at the Chamber of Commerce Dinner/Dance.
02-067-22. Pg. 6. Caption: A smiling couple! Catby & Bob Ainsworth at the dance.
02-067-37. Pg. 14. Caption: 25 visiting Rotary students who came to Whistler for the weekend.
02-067-51. Pg. 14. Caption: Rotary hosts entertain visiting students at the pot-luck dinner at Myrtle Philip School.
02-067-54. Pg. 15. Caption: Saturday night driver gets well-parked on the blue side.
02-067-29. Pg. [16] or back cover. Caption: Mayor Carleton reads oath of office to incoming Chamber officers (l-r) Vice-President Michael D'Artois, President Drew Meredith, secretary Jenny Busdon.

Week of December 11, 1980

Photographs including but not limited to opening day on Blackcomb; Hugh Smythe; Pat Carleton; skiing; fire; chairlift; liquor store; cars; High Forest Properties
02-151-27. Pg. 1. Caption: [middle] telephone workers patch up the burned cables the next day as the hall remnants still burn.
02-151-17. Pg. 1. Caption: [bottom] Chainsaw-wielding Mayor Pat Carleton cuts the ribbon on the first Blackcomb Mtn. Chair.
02-151-46. Pg. 3. Caption: Icicles hang down from the roof of Blackcomb Lodge after the recent cold spell.
02-151-9. Pg. 4. Caption: All smiles -- Jean McEwan receives her award from Capilano College Principal Paul Gallagher as Ross Smith looks on.
02-151-23. Pg. 7. Caption: The 18 foot cake prepared by Gourmet for the opening of Blackcomb Mountain.
02-151-115. Pg. 8. Caption: Powder hound enjoys the deep under lift 4 on Blackcomb last week.
02-151-125. Pg. 9. Caption: 1980 Citizen of the Year, Chamber of Commerce President Drew Meredith.
02-151-62. Pg. 11. Caption: [no caption provided]
02-151-73. Pg. 12. Caption: Kelly Maxwell passes a box of oranges to driver Sonny King while Matt Satre packs two into the school.
02-151-105. Pg. 12. Caption: [portrait of Ski-ed on Blackcomb; repeates] Jose (Pepo) Hanff.
02-151-55. Pg. 13. Caption: [top] while the shelves start to fill up in the new Whistler Liquor Store.
02-151-67. Pg. 13. Caption: [bottom] Managers Dennis Lamarche and Glen Holdner stock shelves (liquor store).
02-151-92. Pg. 14. Caption: [top] One of the happy table groups at the Chamber of Commerce Dinner.
02-151-88. Pg. 14. Caption: [bottom] Bracketed by two attractive ladies -- Graeme O'Neill enjoys the Chamber of Commerce Dinner Dance with his wife Deanna (left) and Thuy Nguyet.
02-151-38. Pg. 16. Caption: Constable Fred Pinnock (left) and Corporal Larry Killaly are Whistler's newest members of the RCMP detachment here.
02-151-119. Pg. [20]. Caption: The first chair up Blackcomb -- President Hugh Smythe loads the first skiers up the lift on December 4 while others wait to get up into the untracked snow.

Week of December 6, 13, 1978

Photographs including but not limited to Alpine Building at Whistler Mountain; Skiing; Chairlifts; Lodge; Myrtle Philip School; dinner event; Squamish RCMP; T-bar bowl; Red Chair; car accident; Ridge Run; Pat Carleton; logging truck accident; municipal skating rink;
Photographs 040-056 show the Citizen of the Year ceremony with Drew Meredith, Wendy Meredith, Pat Carleton, and Grace McCarthy present.

December 13, 1978 issue:
02-028-20. Pg. 1. Caption: New Whistler Council elect share a joke with Judge S.M. Toy. Alderman Horsey, Judge Toy, Mayor Carleton, Alderman Young, and Alderman Raine. Missing was Alderman Watson.
02-028-11. Pg. 3. Caption: Only at Whistler -- local top-hatted chimney sweep at work in the snow!
02-028-24. Pg. 4. Caption: The new municipal skating rink recently constructed adjacent to the school.
02-028-22. Pg. 8. Caption: New district staff members of the Squamish R.C.M.P. detachment, Cst. C. Doherty and Cst. R.W. Krenz.
02-028-26. Pg. [12] or back cover. Caption: Whistler skiing December, 1978 style. Making a few turns at Rainbow!
December 6, 1978 issue:
02-028-08. Pg. 1. Caption: The T-Bar bowl with the "Little Red" Chair in the foreground. Saturday Dec. 2/78.
02-028-42. Pg. 3. Caption: Municipal 4X4 tries to get motorist out of ditch on Thursday.
02-028-02. Pg. 3. Caption: The new service building on the top of Whistler Mountain. The "Little Red" Chair runs past it.
02-028-06. Pg. 6. Caption: The Rotary Exchange students on the steps of the Roundhouse.
02-028-60. Pg. 8. Caption: All smiles! John Howells (left) receives the Citizen of the Year award from Paul Burrows while Drew Meredith looks on.
Pg. 9-10 are missing.
02-028-37. Pg. 11. Caption: Low cost housing! The Blue Goose now located in Whistler Village!
02-028-43. Pg. 13. Caption: Thursday was not a good day for some! On the left, Squamish Freightways truck tangles with the school sign.
02-028-35. Pg. 13. Caption: While the concrete curbing on the right was taken out by persons unknown early on Thursday morning.
02-028-27+38. Pg. 14. Caption: Mrs. Lawrence presents awards to Shylo Mekerson (left) and Andy Naylor while they proudly display their posters.
02-028-05. Pg. [16] and back cover. Caption: The Way It Is -- View from the Roundhouse looking towards a rather bare Ridge Run on Whistler. Saturday, Dec. 3/1978.

Week of February 22, 1982

Photographs including but not limited to army helicopter; Squamish; Whistler Fire Hall; cross-country skiing; Dave Murray retirement party at Myrtle Philip School; Crazy Canuck; ski race; chairlift; Shell Cup; Search and Rescue Squadron 422 from Comrox; Krazy Kanucks presented with a 'superskier' cartoon after Shell Cup; Creekside Husky and tow truck
Appears in February 25, 1982 issue:
02-220-143 Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] Diana Pooke -- Shell Cup Co-ordinator for Shell Canada.
02-220-20. Pg. 4. Caption: The first test run of the fire department's late addition proved it could be instrumental in putting out high level fires such as the one at Whistler Village Inn Jan. 13.
02-220-10. Pg. 9. Caption: Mayor Pat Carleton greets Federal Fitness Minister Gerald Regan and family when they visited Whistler on Feb. 19.
02-220-79. Pg. 11. Caption: Dave Murray (left) is congratulated by Canadian National Ski Team coach John Ritchie at a reception for the retiring nine-year veteran.
02-220-5. Pg. 12. Caption: Search and Rescue Squadron 422 from Comox dropped into Whistler last week for a mountain rescue training session.
02-220-120. Pg. 13. Caption: Dave Irwin
02-220-166. Pg. 13. Caption: Todd Brooker
02-220-179. Pg. 13. Caption: Bob Lahti
02-220-89. Pg. 15. Caption: Dave Murray displays his giant card made by Isobel McLaurin.
02-220-54. Pg. 16. Caption: A group of young beavers, dreams of downhill racing in their heads, in attendance at Dave Murray's reception.
02-220-148. Pg. 19. Caption: Mike Carney, winner of the 1981 Canadian Juvenile Championships, 15-year old Mike Carney of Squamish was one of the many young competitors hoping to get a chance at pitting themselves against the likes of Murray and Podborski.
02-220-137. Pg. 22. Caption: [top left] Mark Angus, Contractor, Gondoal Area resident
02-220-127. Pg. 22. Caption: [top middle] Shannon Wells, Secretary at McConkey's Ski Shop, White Gold resident
02-220-129. Pg. 22. Caption: [top right] Grant Balmer, Service Manager at Blackcombe Sports, Alpine Meadows resident
02-220-140. Pg. 22. Caption: [bottom left] Dave MacPhail, Plumbing Inspector, Alpine Meadows resident
02-220-125. Pg. 22. Caption: [bottom middle] Amy Shoup, Clerk at Whistler Creek Ski Shop
02-220-138. Pg. 22. Caption: [bottom right] Trudi Alder, Contractor, Nesters resident
02-220-58. Pg. 25. Caption: Andy Marynowski of Shell Canada presents the 'Crazy Kanucks' with a 'superstore' cartoon after the Shell Cup was cancelled on Feb. 22.
02-220-190. Pg. 28. Caption: A parking attendant's dream ... This giant tow truck pulled into town the other day -- and quickly pulled out again, much to the relief of nearby parking violators.
02-220-151. Pg. 30. Caption: Canada's answer to Leroy Neimann. Ken F. Wesman, formerly of West Vancouver and now of Calgary, had a little time on his hand and managed in two months to come up with eight dynamic oil paintings of the Canadian National Ski Team. Shell Canada purchased the entire collection and present two of the canvasses (complete with fresh, sticky surfaces) to Dave Murray and Dave Irwin. From Whistler Wesman will head back to Calgary and start work on a 3x8' montage for the 1988 Winter Olympics.

Week of February 8, 1982

Photographs including but not limited to Whistler Chair; Whistler Mountain; Rotary Club; Willie Whistler skiing; Whistler Village; restaurant; dining; Zarra performing belly-dancing; Greek Night at L'Apres; construction; skiing; ski race; Pacific Western Pro Tour; cultural dance; ski gear; bagpipes; signs; Opening of North side of the lifts on Whistler Mountain; Cariboo Marathon; Community Club Burns Dinner; opening of Hofbrauhaus
Appears in February 18, 1982 issue:
02-222-23. Pg.
Appears in February 11, 1982 issue:
02-222-72. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] Crews scramble on the former roof of Whistler Village Inn as debris is removed.
02-222-56. Pg. 8. Caption: [top left] Kris Shoup Robinson, Municipal Clerk, Alpine Meadows Resident.
02-222-2. Pg. 8. Caption: [top middle] Larry Killaly, RCMP, Alpine Meadows Resident.
02-222-63. Pg. 8. Caption: [top right] Irene Chalmers, Tax Clerk, Emerald Estates Resident.
02-222-38. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom left] Doc Fingers, Musician, Vancouver Resident.
02-222-3. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom middle] Lorraine Humphries, RCMP Secretary, Squamish Resident.
02-222-40. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom right] Jim Scribner, Carpenter, Whistler Cay Resident.
02-222-119. Pg. 9. Caption: 'Chieftain o' the pudding' race! Clare Liard addresses the haggis at the Community Club Burns Dinner Feb. 6.
02-222-20. Pg. 12. Caption: Dogcatcher Geoff Playfair who is having a busy time with the Whistler strays.
02-222-32. Pg. 13. Caption: Belly Up! Zarra performs the ancient art of belly dancing for an appreciative Phillip Wilhelmsen during Greek night at L'Apres Friday, Feb. 5. A full house showed up to sample the traditional Greek buffet.
02-222-97. Pg. 14. Caption: Greek ... Vancouver's Hellenic dancers perform at L'Apres' Greek Night on Feb. 5.
02-222-118. Pg. 15. Caption: Piper Don Ross leads the parade of the haggis which is proudly carried by Clare Liard -- this was the scene at the Community Club Burns Dinner.
02-222-47. Pg. 19. Caption: Kent Thornton of Tapley's Pub soaks up few rays while catching up on a little news during Whistlers recent sunny spell.
02-222-57. Pg. 26. Caption: Bratwurst, beer and Bavarian atmosphere were predominant during the grand opening of the Hofbrauhaus on the weekend Feb. 5-7.

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