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Week of May 23, 1983

Photographs including but not limited to skiing; running; cycling; Great Snow Earth Water Race; canoeing; limbo at Caribbean Night; band playing; podium; Whistler Village; Whistler Mountain; drinking; paragliding; the beach; dancing; helicopter; baseball; gambling; cars; Whistler Health Planning Society; clowns; children's bike rodeo
Appears in May 26, 1983 issue:
02-308-201- Pg. 1. Caption: [left] Moments of madness
02-308-232. Pg. 1. Caption: [right] Moments of madness
02-308-293. Pg. 1. Caption: [middle] Moments of madness
02-308-72. Pg. 2. Caption: This fleecy rider just stopped in for a while to observe the scene at the Great Snow, Earth, Water Race. While master checked out some of the canoe action down by the river, moot-mutt stayed with the steed.
02-308-117. Pg. 3. Caption: "Team X" (Experimental?) tried out its stuff on the Great Snow, Earth, Water Race course May 22 for the first time and left many an experienced squad in its wake. Matt White, Cindy Hamilton, Lynda Hicks, Brent Muddy, and Lee Vogel hope to be back next year to defend their title.
02-308-178. Pg. 5. Caption: [left] Constable Richard Guay, the latest recruit to Whistler RCMP detachment. Guay, a native of Quebec worked most recently for the RCMP in Surrey.
02-308-249. Pg. 5. Caption: [right] This is what remains of a car driven by Mickey Taylor of Vancouver after it skidded off Highway 99 near the High Forest turnoff. Taylor and his passenger Warren Jones were injured in the accident and Whistler RCMP have charged Taylor with dangerous driving.
02-308-239. Pg. 6. Caption: [left] Katherine & Kristine Berry, Grade one students, Burnaby.
02-308-243. Pg. 6. Caption: [middle] Joe Bowes, Consultant, Vancouver.
02-308-245. Pg. 6. Caption: [right] Frank Stoltmann, Businessman, West Vancouver.
02-308-79. Pg. 7. Caption: Rod be limber, Rod be quick. Rod Harman was the lowest under the limbo stick at Carribbean Night III held at Stumps May 21. But the fate of the grand prize, a pair of Spalding kids, has yet to be determined. Lowest lady under the stick was Julie Lazarowica.
02-308-312. Pg. 8. Caption: [top] Chefs, firemen and even. E.T. turned out at the bike decorating contest Saturday with some fantastically creative ideas. Most Original: Christopher Forrest, on a fire truck complete with hose. Funniest: Stephanie Simpson as The Egg. Prettiest: Melanie Busdon as Miss Strawberry Shortcake. Here, Jake Eby revs up his Cessna.
02-308-4. Pg. 8. Caption: [middle] Sports fans turned out in droves to dig through the used equipment at Blackcomb Ski Club's sports swap during May Day Madness. The $1000 raised from sales will go towards building a club facility.
02-308-255. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom] Gambling may be losing its popularity at Whistler, but these gals would disagree. (L to R) Bev Wylie, Penelope Domries, Barbara Tysick, Margaret Dedeluk and Cathie "Victorian" Greenwood had a gay old time tending bar at Casino Night Sunday. All proceeds go to Whistler Emergency Services.
02-308-190. Pg. 9. Caption: [top] They're off to a Le Mans start for the Eighth Annual Snow, Earth, Water Race in Whistler May 22.
02-308-25. Pg. 9. Caption: [middle] but many of the contestants weren't feeling so chipper by the time they reached the bottom of the hill.
02-308-55. Pg. 9. Caption: [bottom] Though the temperatures verged on scorching, you can rest assured the couple below didn't take their plunge intentionally.
02-308-286. Pg. 10. Caption: Jeff Wuolle serves up pancakes to some of Whistler's finest flatfeet Saturday morning. Being served are (left to right) Constables Steve Davidson, Richard Guay, Rocky Fortin and Gord Simms. Rotary netted $231 for its pancake sales.
02-308-262. Pg. 14. Caption: Pumping your arm in a slightly different way than usual volunteer nurses and board members from Whistler Health Planning Society tested blood pressure for a small donation at their booth in Whistler Village during the long weekend. Treasurer Kathie Hicks (left) reported the society made $99 and lots of new friends during the weekend. Diana Safrick (right) was one of four nurses on the scene during the weekend.

Week of March 7, 1983

Photographs including but not limited to portraits; Stephani Sloan; Jim McConkey; gondola; ski gear; skiers; chairlift; cross-country skiing; band playing; Snowcat; downhill skiing; acrobatics; alphorn; alcohol; apres ski race drinking; man on crutches; Whistler and Blackcomb staff; Doc Fingers and the Gortex Blues; Foot in the Door playing at the Canadian Telemark Team Benefit
Appears in March 10, 1983 issue:
02-322-169. Pg. 1. Caption: M. Robert Gourdin, North American sales rep for Moet et Chandon and Hennessy Cognac, topped off this $24,000 tower of Baccarat crystal glasses with a few bottles of bubbly during a special presentation at Delta Mountain Inn March 3. And how to open a bottle of champagne on such a special occasion? Why, with a Napoleonic sabre, of course.
02-322-26. Pg. 2. Caption: Lands, Parks and Housing Minister Tony Brummet (center) was given the royal tour of Whistler March 4 and 5. Brummet was escorted to the top of both Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains Saturday by Hugh Smythe, President of Blackcomb Skiing Enterprises (left) and Franz Wilhelmsen, President of Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation (right) Said Brummet of the development he saw there: "Amazing!".
02-322-158. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] At it again! Blackcomb and Whistler Mountain staff squared off for the second round (actually there's been far more than two rounds guzzled in this competition) at their boat races March 2.
02-322-120. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] Gaudy poles alone Highway 99 disturbed the tranquil view of some motorists. The stripes, which are a plastic mesh and not paint, will be removed by B.C. Hydro soon.
02-322-129. Pg. 5. Caption: A new sound wafted through the air of Whistler Village Saturday, Mar. 5 thanks to Otto Baumann and his Alp horn. The horns were originally designed to call cattle home or signal to nearby neighbours. Baumann, 25, a native of Lucern Switzerland, made this horn himself. It measures 12 feet in length.
02-322-177. Pg. 6. Caption: [left] Now you see it, now you don't. The WRA has recently invested $13,000 in this amazing piece of collapsible technology which can be used to set up an eye-catching display booth on Whistler in minutes. It's a traveller's delight, for when not extended to its full 12'x20' display size, it neatly collapses into a three ft. tube which weighs less than 30 lbs. -- including the photos. Here Village Coordinator Bob Wick demonstrates the full range of versatility of this latest creation from Silicon Valley.
02-322-181. Pg. 6. Caption: [right] See caption above.
02-322-151. Pg. 8. Caption: Paulette Bibeau gives a lift to Jay Hirabayashi in Jazz Duet.
02-322-85. Pg. 10. Caption: Doc Fingers and the Gortex Blues Band kept the crowd on their feet on the Canadian Telemark Team Benefit, Stunday, Mar. 6 at Bullets Cabaret. (L-R) Robin Ferrier, Doc Fingers and Jack Lavin belt it out for the full house. Not shown is Ferrier's crutch -- supporting his ankle, broken Mar. 4 scant days before the telemark racing season really gets underway.
02-322-101. Pg. 12. Caption: The cat disgorges its cargo -- seven powder hounds and one photographer prepare for the descent.
02-322-62. Pg. 13. Caption: [left] Craig Barker -- the man to talk to about telemark skiing.
02-322-68. Pg. 13. Caption: [right] Barkers eases through the crucial point in the telemark turn.
02-322-8. Pg. 14. Caption: [left] Colin Pitt-Taylor, Chef, Function Junction.
02-322-10. Pg. 14. Caption: [middle] Nigel Woods, Contractor, Alpine Meadows.
02-322-16. Pg. 14. Caption: [right] Stephanie Sloan, Ski Instructor, Westside Road.
02-322-72. Pg. 16. Caption: Foot in the Door titillates the tele markers at the Canadian Telemark Team Benefit held at Bullets Cabaret Sunday, Mar. 6 (L-R) Mark Schnaidt, Craig Barker, Charlie Doyle and Rocco Bonito helped the team net $500 toward sending the team to races in Colorado.

Week of February 1, 1983

Photographs including but not limited to Budget rental cars; Armchair Books; dinner event with band; cross-country skiing race; portraits; CKVU film crew; eating at a restaurant; The Keg re-opening; driving; Blackcomb; S. F. U. Clansmen Invitational ski racing; chairlift; Bartosik; National Collegiate Ski Association Division Meet; "Whistler 200" dinner at Delta Mountain Inn; Whistler Hay and Sleigh Rides; Tacoy Ride band playing
Appears in February 3, 1983 issue:
02-328-69. Pg. 1. Caption: CKVU talk show host Laurier LaPierre rolled into Whistler Friday, Jan. 28 with his T.V. crew to compile and updated report on the crown corporation takeover at Whistler. At Beau's Restaurant, LaPierre interviewed (l to r) Roy Ferris (hidden), Mike Widger, Geoff Power and Glenda Bartosh for the opinions on Whistler and its future. The segment will be aired on the Vancouver Show Friday, Feb. 4.
02-328-111. Pg. 2. Caption: Judy Fosty ... "Even if we make a little bit of money, it's a start."
02-328-106. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] Like a bridge over troubled waters the Culliton Creek span begins to edge its way towards the southbank. Scheduled for completion this spring, the bridge will take a big kink out of Highway 99 when it is finished.
02-328-49. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] Tom Blake .. Snowmass Resort Association president.
02-328-125. Pg. 6. Caption: Overall winners in the National Collegiate Ski Association Division Meet, UBC ski club accept awards after the competition Sunday, Jan. 30. John Bartosik photo.
02-328-14. Pg. 8. Caption: Every drum roll means a winner at Whistler Mountain Ski Club's "Whistler 200" dinner Saturday, Jan. 29 in Delta Mountain Inn.
02-328-116. Pg. 9. Caption: Whistler's first piece of fire fighting equipment a 1962 International complete with 1,200 gallon tank, at its new home in the Village of Pemberton. Pemberton Fire Chief Milt Fernandez said the thank truck will round out fire services in the area, where water delivery is a problem.
02-328-163. Pg. 10. Caption: Whistler Hay and Sleigh Rides trundle through Whister Village most afternoons. Pick up a lift from The Stables behind the Public Safety Building. John Bartosik photo.
02-328-28. Pg. 11. Caption: Tacoy RIde lured listeners to the dance floor with their original reggae numbers at the Longhorn Pub Jan. 25-29.
02-328-36. Pg. 12. Caption: Paula Brown of Pacific Lutheran University, first place finisher in women's 7.5km cross-country race in the inter-collegiate competition held at Whistler Jan. 28, 29 and 30. Brown dashed around the course in 31:49.
02-328-87. Pg. 13. Caption: Brian Moran, Ken Till, Bob Elliott and John Grills outside the soon-to-be-opened Whistler Keg.
02-328-64. Pg. 16. Caption: [left] Warren Borden, Shipwright, North Vancouver.
02-328-63. Pg. 16. Caption: [middle] Keith Dalley, Lift Maintenance Supervisor, Whistler Mountain, White Gold.
02-328-53. Pg. 16. Caption: [right] Frank Thiessen, Professional Pilot, Alpine Meadows.
02-328-95. Pg. 18. Caption: Getting into the swing of things, this youngster shows style and stamina during an outing on Whistler's Lost Lake trail system.

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.

World Cup and Calgary Promotion/Red Chair

Photographs depicting people watching a ski race, Red Chair, scenic views, and mascots. Two rolls of film are printed on the contact sheet, but only one set of negatives is present (originally labelled "Red Chair").

1970s

Slide film of Armchair glacier, repairing a tread on a Snowcat, the top of the T-Bar gun platform, John Hetherington in Ski Patrol uniform, Tokum Corners, Kayaking on Alta Lake, a Halloween Party, sailing on Alta Lake, Wayside Park, the River of Golden Dreams, a marijuana plant, Highway 99, and more.

Ski Whistler Pamphlet

A Ski Whistler pamphlet from 1970. The front panel has the Ski Whistler logo and a photograph of skiers riding a chairlift. The back panels contain a Whistler accommodation guide, a listing of dining facilities, a map of how to get to Whistler and instructions for access via road, rail, ship, air, bus and car rental services. An inside spread is a map of Whistler Mountain's ski runs which indicates the difficulty of each run. In the middle of the pamphlet is a large Ski Whistler spread that gives an overview of Whistler Mountain's ski facilities and village amenities, and 12 photos of skiers and locations on the mountain.

The Vancouver Sun

Newspaper articles from the Vancouver Sun about real estate development in Whistler, as well as a water main break affecting the residents of Alta Lake Road.

The Magazine

A full page article from The Magazine newspaper on Sunday, February 21, 1982 on page three. The article is entitled "Now here's the $24- million question: Will the world be wowed by Whistler?" The article previews the World Cup Downhill race featuring the Crazy Canucks, the promotion of Whistler as a world class resort, and the real estate development taking place in Whistler Village.

Sunday February 21, 1982 Page 3

A full page article from The Magazine newspaper on Sunday, February 21, 1982 on page three. The article is entitled "Now here's the $24- million question: Will the world be wowed by Whistler?" The article previews the World Cup Downhill race featuring the Crazy Canucks, the promotion of Whistler as a world class resort, and the real estate development taking place in Whistler Village..

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