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Kokanee Valley Race Series Poster 2013/2014

A Kokanee Valley Race Series Poster from 2013/2014. Features a large K representing Kokanee and a skier in the background. Lists the race season dates and the registration information and sponsors at the bottom.

Blabcomb - Vol. IV, Issue 2 - Dec. 24, 1990

  • YANISIW-01-02-002
  • File
  • December 24, 1990
  • Part of CJ Yanisiw

Issue of Blabcomb - Blackcomb Mountain's staff newsletter - from December 24, 1990. Articles include:

  • 7th Heaven
  • Christmas Cheer
  • Club Couloir
  • Ski Finders
  • Parawest Paragliding
  • Ski Esprit
  • Blackcomb X-mas Parties, 1990
  • Here's to our employees
  • Blackcomb Ski Club
  • It's not called the Living Centre for nothing
  • What's new in Real Estate?
  • Staff Housing Update
  • For Sale
  • Note from North Shore Credit Union

CJ Yanisiw

  • YANISIW
  • Fonds
  • 1990-1995

Fonds consists of Whistler/Blackcomb newsletters from the early 1990s and documents and maps relating to alpine skiing World Cup events held at Whistler Mountain between 1993 and 1995.

Week of February 28, 1985

Photographs including but not limited to band playing; skiing on Whistler Mountain; ski racing; Molson World Downhill; Rob Boyd; podiums; dinner; portraits; drinking; Girl Guides of Canada anniversary; Delta Mountain Inn's Waiter's Race; Export "A" Cup race; Doug and the Slugs
Appears in February 25, 1985 issue:
02-376-54. Pg. 1. Caption: [top] Jack Demidoff points to the spot where he and his hoe smashed through the ice on Nita Lake.
02-376-101. Pg. 2. Caption: [bottom] (Below) Blasting and clearing is underway on a new trail connecting Alpha Lake and Wayside Park on Alta Lake, close to the spot where Demidoff and his 25-tonne hoe fell through the ice.
02-376-37. Pg. 5. Caption: Skateboarder Harry Hovatha of Victoria does a 360 aboard his Austrian-made Swingbo, a skateboard on skis that sells for about $400 and was recently introduced to the Canadian market. Hovatha was with a group of skateboarders who visited Whistler last week on a promotional tour. But they couldn't use Whistler Mountain lifts because of provincial lift regulations.
02-376-95. Pg. 6. Caption: [top] The Girl Guides of Canada celebrated its 75th anniversary Friday, Feb. 22. Called Thinking Day, it represents one of the most important days in the years for guides as it commemorates the birth of Olave, Lady Baden-Powell, the founder of Girl Guides, and her husband Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouts. Whistler's 18 sides, led by Debbie O'Mara, celebrated Friday with a brief service in the Skiers' Chapel followed by a Pot Luck Dinner.
02-376-39 Pg. 9. Caption: Export "A" Cup racers mulled around the time board Wednesday to find out how they placed in the downhill. Almost everyone was surprised when unheralded Steven Lee from Australia emerged as the victor. See story page 10.
02-376-54. Pg. 10. Caption: Rob Boyd.
02-376-82. Pg. 11. Caption: The Baxter Group's Gondola Village has sprouted up like mushrooms at the gondola base during the past four months. Cranes continue to put the finishing touches to 245 units included in the project.

Week of March 15, 1984

Photographs including but not limited to 1984 World Cup ski racing; portraits; art; skiers; medal presentations for Men's Downhill; drinking; Willie Whistler; buffet; group photos; cleaning up after ski event; band playing outdoor concert; heli-skiing; helicopter interior; aerial views of the mountains; Billy Johnson; small airplanes; Pemberton Airport; buses; signing autographs; chefs preparing dinner buffet; men in costumes dancing; ski gear; gambling; Molly Boyd and the Children's Choir; Todd Brooker; Rob Boyd; dancing and acting; Serge Lang; DJ; outdoor inflatables and balloons; Hans Rammellmueller; Fischer ski tech for Podborski; Blackcomb Mountain; Expo 86 banner and parade; Whistler Conference Centre construction; marching band; party with hats; reading; Winterfest
Appears in March 15, 1984 issue:
02-361-45. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] Several thousand people travelled from the gondola base to Whistler Village Sunday to see downhill winners Bill Johnson (U.S.), Helmut Hoeflehner (Austria) and Pirmin Zurbriggen (Switzerland) receive their soapstone sculptured trophies.
02-361-490. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] Here she is, Winterfest Queen Barbara Chomos. She was selected from a field of eight competitors last Wednesday and is here crowned by Elandra Demidoff of Studio 83.
02-361-396. Pg. 6. Caption: [top] Standing room only was no exaggeration both Friday and Saturday night in the festival tent as Doug & The Slugs put on their best side for Winterfest. Both nights sold out, and estimates are that 2,000 danced their way through the tent Saturday.
02-361-409. Pg. 6. Caption: [bottom] Another first in Canada! And it happened right here in Whistler! Yes. Mayor Mark Angus was seen issuing his own gag order Saturday night behind the scenes of the Grand Ball. Despite the efforts of Umberto Menghi, Angus insisted that restraint was necessary.
02-361-529. Pg. 8. Caption: A playful Expo Ernie floats high and might above all the excitement in the Village Square beer garden Thursday. After a magnificent Voodoo jet fly-past, Expo Ernie and hundreds of others paraded down to Mountain Square for the official opening ceremonies.
02-361-552. Pg. 9. Caption: One of the silent workers of the World Cup circuit, Fischer ski rep Peter Heenen prepares downhill racing skis Saturday for the following day's race.
02-361-25. Pg. 10. Caption: [top middle] Wendy Balmer, Liquor Store employee, Alta Vista.
02-361-353. Pg. 11. Caption: Hans Loschl serves but a few plates of antipasto for the 116 guests at Saturday's Grand Ball in Myrtle Philip School. Diners paid $125 each for the five-course dinner, with proceeds going to help defray Winterfest Society expenses.
02-361-439. Pg. 21. Caption: Todd Brooker, along with the rest of the Canadian downhill team, visited Myrtle Philip School last Wednesday, and in between signing autographs Brooker gave a short speech.

Week of January 12, 1982 [3]

Photographs including but not limited to Labatt's World Cup Freestyle Championships podiums; Blackcomb Mountain; Willie Whistler; municipal beautification of Whistler Village; Mike Hampton; apres drinking; hot air balloon; Willie Whistler snowman; ALSC half marathon cross-country
Appears in January 14, 1982 issue:
02-229-14. Pg. 1. Caption: A Cheerful Canadian Winner. And the winner is ... Marie Claude Asselin of Quebec! The best women's freestyler on the slopes got a hand from Willie Whistler to take her rightful place on centre stage.
02-229-35. Pg. 3. Caption: Ruth Lotzkar
02-229-33. Pg. 4. Caption: [Geoff Olson, newest staff member at Whistler Printing and Publishing].
02-229-71. Pg. 7. Caption: [right] Nancy Greene Raine of Blackcomb and Terry Burns of Labatt's applaud combined men's champions (l - r) 1st place - Frank Beddor, USA; 2nd place -- Rick Bowie Canada; 3rd Place B. Bolesky USA.
02-229-41. Pg. 8. Caption: [top left] Roger Simmie, Ski Tech at Blackcombe Sports, Resident of Alpine Meadows.
02-229-43. Pg. 8. Caption: [top middle] Debby O'Hanley, Clerk at Carlsberg's, Resident of Brio.
02-229-47. Pg. 8. Caption: [top right] Rolly Horsey, Former Alderman, Resident of Alta Vista.
02-229-44. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom left] Dave Buchan, Real Estate Agent for Macaulay Nicolls Maitland, Resident of Whistler.
02-229-49, Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom middle] John Carter, Manager of Tantalus Lodge, Resident of Tantalus Lodge.
02-229-51. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom right] Steve Foan, Co-owner of Whistler Creek/Village Sports, Resident of Vancouver.
02-229-84. Pg. 10. Caption: [Pierre Trudeau and Michael Maloney at the Mountain House]
02-229-78. Pg. 13. Caption: Terry Burns of Labatt's chats with Franz and Annette Wilhelmsen at the Labatt Freestyle reception at the Mountain House.
02-229-96. Pg. 14. Caption: Hot stuff -- the Pemberton Red Devils came up with this beautiful downhiller to walk away with $300 and a shared first place victory. Shot glasses of fuel rested on the skier's back.
02-229-93. Pg. 15. Caption: Up, up and away! Hot air balloon takes off from Whistler Village.
02-229-82. Pg. 19. Caption: Pierre Trudeau and Rick Bowie in the Mountain House on January 8 at the Labatt's reception.

Isobel MacLaurin

Series consists of material from Arts Whistler relating to the career and works of local artist Isobel MacLaurin.

Photo Album of Isobel MacLaurin's Paintings

Photo album contents related to local Whistler artist, Isobel MacLaurin. Items in the file include:

001: 9.5 x 13.5 cm colour photograph showing a "B.C. Rivers Day” mural. Caption: "Presently, I'm painting another 4' x 6' mural for the Burnaby municipality. Above is (1) of (4)."
002: 9.5 x 13.5 cm colour photograph showing a mural of a grizzly bear and salmon. Caption: "One of six murals for the B.C. Institute of Technology."
003: 15 x 10.2 cm colour photograph showing a floral wall mural. Caption: "One of two floral murals at the entrance to Chateau Whistler's Wildflower Restaurant." (WA_1986_083_05_001_001_003)
004: 10.1 x 15.1 cm colour photograph showing a mural of bears at a golf course. Caption: "2 of 10 paintings Whistler Golf Club."
005: 15 x 10.1 cm colour photograph showing Isobel MacLaurin standing beside a mural of a golfer. Caption: "2 of 10 paintings Whistler Golf Club."
006: 9.5 x 13.5 cm colour photograph showing Isobel MacLaurin painting a mural of fish in a lake. Caption: "These paintings are so new, they will be on (1) Blackcomb (2) Chateau Golf Course."
007: 11.8 x 10.1 cm colour photograph showing Isobel MacLaurin holding up a painting of a golf course. Caption: "These paintings are so new, they will be on (1) Blackcomb (2) Chateau Golf Course."
008: Newspaper article, “A Prime Minister’s Christmas,” with a sketch of the Skier’s Chapel by Isobel MacLaurin.
009: Card with colour painting of the Skier’s Chapel by Isobel MacLaurin.
010: 10.2 x 15.1 cm colour photograph of people with the Skiier's Chapel in background. Marked "Pierre T. 1968."
011: Thank-you card with a drawing of Myrtle Philip c. 1919 on front (signed Isobel MacLaurin, 1987) and information about Myrtle on back.
012: Page about Isobel MacLaurin from Whistler Winter/Spring 1994 magazine.

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