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Week of April 5, 1984

Photographs including but not limited to baseball; dinner; housing; wood stove; portraits
Appears in April 5, 1984 issue:
02-359-38. Pg. 3. Caption: [right] With the Whistler Valley Housing Society's 20-unit project at the gondola near completion, potential renters had a chance Thursday and Friday to see what they'll get. Another open house is set for this Saturday afternoon.
02-359-46. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] Gordon Skelton.
02-359-8. Pg. 14. Caption: You know spring is definitely here when Tapley's A's start their annual tryouts.
02-359-27. Pg. 17. Caption: Whistler's Gourmet Club met for yet another Epicurean celebration Saturday. Members of the five-year-old club were treated to a six-course (not to mention many rounds of hot saki) Japanese meal prepared by this month's hosts Ted Nebbeling and Jan Holberg. The club tucks in together once a month, and has sampled the cuisine of just about every country on the globe. Left to right are: Ted Nebbeling, Judy Grant, Doug Schull, Laurie Vance, Jan Homberg, Lance Fletcher, Buffy and Nigel Woods, Drew Meredith, Judy Fletcher, Mike Vance, Jan Simpson, Peter Grand and Wendy Meredith.

Week of January 26, 1984

Photographs including but not limited to putting on ski boots; art; skiing; tennis; portraits; Whistler Mountain World Downhill course; railway tracks; Brandywine Falls; sledding; Ego Bowl; Canadian-American Fire and Police Winter Carnival; Dusty's
Appears in January 26, 1984 issue:
02-371-54. Pg. 1. Caption: After a spell of cold weather, Brandywine Falls was surrounded by icicles and ice last Friday. After a hike made difficult by hard, crusty snow, the beauty of the falls in Brandywine Provincial Park is well worth the visit.
02-371-14. Pg. 6. Caption: Eric Munis gets a helping hand from his dad, Larry, near Whistler's Village lifts Sunday. Eric, 5, said the skiing was "fine". Dad and son headed home to Oak Harbor, Washington after four days of skiing here in Whistler.
02-371-10. Pg. 7. Caption: With more than 26 cm of snow covering the valley Sunday morning, Whistler breathed a sigh of relief at the first major snowfall of the year. Skiers were schussing down into the village and one was even taking a rest from the day's activities in front of Carlton Lodge.
02-371-34. Pg. 8. Caption: [left] Al McElwee, Tow Truck Driver, Emerald Estates.
02-371-33. Pg. 8. Caption: [middle] Nell Den Duff, Housewife, White Gold.
02-371-31. Pg. 8. Caption: [right] Pam Adams, Housewife, Alta Vista.
02-371-6. Pg. 9. Caption: My studio is an old converted power station. It's all that's left of Woodcock, B.C., a deserted northwestern railroad town. Living there in the middle of the Coast Mountains is quite a contrast to growing up in Windsor and Detroit, where I watched the city consume the landscape. The writer is Carl Chaplin, a commercial artist cum visionary artist who flirts with imagery of nature as much as imagery of the apocalypse. He insists that a nuclear holocaust will destroy the world as we know it within two years. He also insist the powers of nature and imagination. His work is currently on display at Whistler Art Gallery in the Wedgeview Building (till Jan. 29), and the lobbies of Crystal Lodge and The Keg.
02-371-12. Pg. 11. Caption: Salomon Canada Representative Stuart Rempel tries out one of his firm's new SX91 ski boots on Gael booth, co-owner of Abominable Sports on Georgia with her husband Ron. Salomon was in town earlier this week displaying its 1984 models.
02-371-76. Pg. 14. Caption: More than 60 skiers took part in the first Super Molstar race of the year on Whistler Mountain's Ego Bowl Saturday. Two more races are planned for the season on Feb. 18 and March 4. The unique race regulations ensures that all competitors, no matter what skill level, have a chance to win.

Week of January 19, 1984

Photographs including but not limited to band playing; portraits; art; gambling; bonfire; building the World Downhill course; handicapped ski centre; medics; reading; The Delta Mountain Inn
Appears in January 19, 1984 issue:
02-372-40. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] Terry Redmond, 41, became the Whistler Resort Association's new general manager Sunday, Jan. 15. Redmond comes from Westours Inc., a Seattle-based firm specializing in tourist and resort business, where he was vice-president in charge of marketing. Redmond is married with two children and as he becomes familiarized with the WRA and Whistler, Drew Meredith, interim executive director, will slowly become less involved in the day-to-day running of the association.
02-372-14. Pg. 8. Caption: [left] Doreen Williams, Mom, Port Coquitlam.
02-372-13. Pg. 8. Caption: [middle] Richard Young, Janitor, New Westminster.
02-372-16. Pg. 8. Caption: [right] Sharon Middlekamp, Realtor, Vancouver.
02-372-2. Pg. 9. Caption: Folksinger Valdy played to packed houses at Dusty's Salooon Friday and Saturday nights and is warming up to a Canada-wide tour and relax of his first album in three years.

Week of January 12, 1984 [2]

Photographs including but not limited to skiing; shuttle bus; portraits
Appears in January 12, 1984 issue:
02-375-41. Pg. 6. Caption: [left] Wendy Sayers, Student, Whistler (part-time).
02-375-35. Pg. 6. Caption: [middle] Karl Asche, Student, Vancouver.
02-375-52. Pg. 6. Caption: [right] Longbean Brassard, Brain Surgeon, Calgary.

Week of December 20, 1984

Photographs including but not limited to crowds in Whistler Village in winter; car accident; portraits; group photo; skiers; icicles; chairlift; drinking; restaurant interior; children sitting on Santa's lap; man reading 'Sea to Sky Country'; buffet dinner; Whistler Mountain Ski Club group photos; choir singing; North Shore Community Credit Union; Orphan's Monday Benefit at Club 10; Alta Lake Community Club; Sunshine Jim; Pika's Restaurant official opening; Vox Humana Choir
Appears in December 20, 1984 issue:
02-385-130. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] People might have complained about long line-ups at the credit union, but until Sunday heat was never a problem. But Sunday, the day the North Shore Community Credit Union moved across the square to its new, 1,300 sq. ft. premises, John Hunan of Whistler (right) found himself in a chilly line-up behind Danny Meier and David Monteith (left) of North Vancouver. Actually, it's a bogus lone-up: the bureau shown, as well as an 8,500 fund safe and other banking equipment had to be moved by truck from the old location to the new. Carpenters and electricians worked nearly around the clock Sunday and Monday to be ready for business as usual Tuesday. They made deadline.
02-385-138. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] Ross Smith from Nasty Jack's carves up a turkey at Club 10's benefit for Orphans Monday. More than 40 people turned out for the event featuring a buffet dinner catered by Nasty Jack's with all proceeds going to the Vancouver Fire Department's Orphans Fund.
02-385-13. Pg. 6. Caption: Drew Meredith
02-385-29. Pg. 6. Caption: Norm Trottier
02-385-18. Pg. 6. Caption: Arv Pellegrin
02-385-25. Pg. 6. Caption: Colleen Wuolle
02-385-17. Pg. 6. Caption: Michelle Harris
02-385-27. Pg. 6. Caption: Jan Simpson
02-385-15. Pg. 6. Caption: Don Wensley
02-385-21 Pg. 6. Caption: Chris Moore
02-385-20. Pg. 6. Caption: Pat Kelly
02-385-91. Pg. 7. Caption: Five-year-old Paul Vance shares Santa's knee with his brother, six-month-old John.
02-385-122. Pg. 14. Caption: John Bartosik, publisher/photographer of Sea to Sky Country.
02-385-97. Pg. 15. Caption: Sunshine Jim entertained about more than 100 Whistler youngsters Saturday afternoon before the kids were visited by Santa Claus. Sunshine Jim sang a series of songs including Scooter the Car and Porky the Raccoon who, even though traditional enemies, became friends. The event was sponsored by the Alta Lake Community Club and was held in the Myrtle Philip School lunchroom.
02-385-104. Pg. 19. Caption: Michele Bertholet is the head chef at Pika's (pronounced Peeka's), Whistler Mountain's new restaurant adjacent the Roundhouse. The facility, which is licensed to seat 400 persons, had its official opening Friday. The 8,300 sq. ft. restaurant, designed by architect Lee Bruch and engineer Jon Paine, cost about $600,000 to construct including more than $150,000 in kitchen equipment. Bertholet and his staff will now be able to provide freshly baked pastries, rolls and buns daily as well as hearty meals such as Baron of Beef and chili. As well, the new restaurant features a custom sandwich bar. Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation named the restaurant Pika's, a small rock rabbit commonly found through the high alpine regions of North America, after a contest that drew 300 entries. Whistler residents Ms. Lori Mitchell and Mr. Peter Pritt were the winners and will split the grand prize so that each will receive $100 as well as a $50 gift certificate from Dusty's Cantina. Coincidentally, the name also fits a former mountain resident of a slightly larger form: Jessica Hare. Jessica lived in Whistler Mountain's alpine residence for four of her five years and gained the nickname Pika.
02-385-120. Pg. 24. Caption: [left] Wendy von der Porten, Physician, Vancouver/Whistler.
02-385-118. Pg. 24. Caption: [middle] John Matthews, Businessman, Hawaii
02-385-117. Pg. 24. Caption: [right] Tom Handford, Carpenter, Sooke, B.C.
02-385-99. Pg. 27. Caption: Pika's (pronounced Peeka's) was officially opened Friday as Whistler Mountain unveiled its newest mountaintop restaurant. The two-level facility, which will feature light entertainment in the afternoon, is licensed to seat 400 skiers. Dressed in white in the centre are some of PIka's kitchen staff.
02-385-67. Pg. 28. Caption: A winter scene at Jordan Creek in Alpha Lake Park.
02-385-9. Pg. 29. Caption: Blackcomb Mountain Staff
02-385-155. Pg. 31. Caption: Vox Humana, an a capella choir group from Vancouver, entertained only 33 people Saturday evening at the Delta an event organized by Whistler Community Arts Council. Whistler Visitors and residents missed out on a stellar performance by the group as they performed Spanish, Latin, and traditional Christmas carols. One of the highlights of the evening included the touching rendition of a carol written by a Vancouver woman who's child died on Christmas.

Week of July 26, 1984

Photographs including but not limited to swim race; Whistler Village; pub interior; portraits; pipeline construction; bikes; bike race; running race; children eating ice cream; Junior Triathlon; Whistler Triathlon
Appears in July 26, 1984 issue:
02-394-90. Pg. 1. Caption: Yes, the water was a bit cool Sunday morning for the first leg of the Junior Triathlon in Lost Lake. For a complete listing of results see page 8.
02-394-134. Pg. 5. Caption: For thirsty triathletes competing in 27+ weather Saturday, watermelons in Village Square were a needed source of water for dehydrated competitors.
02-394-5. Pg. 6. Caption: One more puff's enough. Jeff Summerville got off to a good start in the Junior Triathlon July 22. Summerville finished first in the boys 11-12 division. He finished his swim, run and bicycle ride in a time of 22:04.
02-394-118. Pg. 7. Caption: A competitor in the Whistler Triathlon executes a quick switch over from swimming to biking in the race held July 21.
02-394-10. Pg. 8. Caption: [top] (Above) More than 40 young triathletes competed in the Junior Triathlon Sunday with 16-year-old Herman Sangha finishing the fastest in a time of 37:36.
02-394-143. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom] (Left) Master of Ceremonies Tom Thomson talks to Glenn Carlsen, the winner of Saturday's 57 km Molson Lite Whistler Triathlon organized by the Alta Lake Sports Club.
02-394-65. Pg. 12. Caption: If the hydro's going in to the new municipal hall, can the staff be far behind? Construction is advancing quickly as the staff at Function Junction tidy their decks in anticipation of the move back to the village scheduled for mid August.
02-394-128. Pg. 14. Caption: [left] Jacqueline Thong, Grade 2, Surrey, B.C.
02-394-130. Pg. 14. Caption: [middle] Erin & Kim Jette, Kindergarten, Richmond B.C.
02-394-124. Pg. 14. Caption: [right] Aron Bylund, Grade 3, Trail, B.C.
02-394-138. Pg. 16. Caption: Sue Davies takes a breather after Saturday's 57 km Triathlon. Davies, a full-time criminology student at Simon Fraser University, finished 14th overall and first in Open Women with a time of 2:53:29.

Week of June 14, 1984

Photographs including but not limited to portraits; roof; car wash; houses; swimming naked; repairing broken wooden bridge; golf course maintenance; baseball; Rainbow Ski area
Appears in June 14, 1984 issue:
02-401-B-31. Pg. 1. Caption: No-one skis anymore at the former Rainbow Ski area just off Highway 99 between Alpine Meadows and Emerald Estates but at one time it was the only place in Whistler open for night skiing. The ski jump was built by volunteers in the mid-1970s but a few winters of low snowfalls in the valley forced owners to shut-down operations in the 1979-80 season.
02-401-A-12. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] Kids, cars and parents turned out Saturday for a car wash and bake sale that netted over $200 for the school's parent/teacher group. Police-cars, a fire truck and a whole flotilla of private vehicles stopped for spring cleaning.
02-401-A-22. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] Three locked-out truckers picketed The Grocery Store in the village. Tuesday, preventing other union members from bringing supplies to the store. Picketing trucker Dayton MacKenzie said they are protesting their employer's decision to use "scab" drivers for food deliveries. Employer Slade and Stewart LTd. has locked out, Vancouver employees, and other employees in B.C. are on strike as of Tuesday. Grocery Store owner Geoff Power was unavailable for comment at press time.
02-401-C-9. Pg. 6. Caption: Emergency Services (last year called Tri-Services) overcame a mid-game spurt by the team from CItta to post a 17-12 victory on Monday in Whistler Beer League slo-pitch softball league action. Emergency Services now has a sparkling record of three wins and no losses.
02-401-B-5. Pg. 7. Caption: An Alpine Paving crew was hard at work last Wednesday paving the mini golf course just behind L'Apres at the gondola. Whistler Mountain hopes to have the Tattersfield and Associates designed course ready for operation by Saturday, June 16, but promise to definitely have it ready for play by the following weekend. Eighteen holes will cost players $2.
02-401-A-25. Pg. 8. Caption: [left] Jean Jacques Finel, Hotel clerk, Vancouver.
02-401-A-27. Pg. 8. Caption: [middle] Craig Barker, Security Patroller, Nesters.
02-401-A-29. Pg. 8. Caption: [right] Charlotte Sherriff, Ski Patroller, Tapley's Farm.

Week of May 31, 1984

Photographs including but not limited to portraits; pianist playing in Whistler Village; construction; sea plane and canoeing on Alta Lake; biking in Whistler Village; baseball; children at the beach; opening of North Shore Community Credit Union; NSCCU staff
Appears in May 31, 1984 issue:
02-403-B-1. Pg. 1. Caption: Movers managed to transport the 5,300 lb. safe into the new credit union office in Village Square Monday after they also shifted the 4,500 lb. night deposit vault. North Shore Community Credit Union is all set for its Saturday opening.
02-403-C-22. Pg. 1. Caption: Tony Hoar, Canadian and international BMX president.
02-403-C-3. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] A true adventurer, Briton Paul Claxton passed through Whistler last Wednesday on the first leg of a solo cycling expedition to Alaska by gravel road. Clayton, 21, is an Oxford physics graduate on leave from his research job, and says his 3,000 mile trip, leading to the brink of the Arctic Ocean, is the first of its kind. The determined cyclist is ready for anything. Last Tuesday he wheeled his custom built, $1,400 10-speed into the Daisy Lake campground where he spent the night under a picnic table. His only real worries, however, are bares and the man-eating Canadian mosquito.
02-403-C-28. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] Kelly Norton doesn;t like holding the tail of an 18 1/2" Rainbow Trout that her dad, David, caught early Sunday Morning. Kelly's brother Michael doesn't seem to mind though. Mr. Norton is wondering, however, if there's any more fish like the one he caught still in Alta Lake. He says it's the largest he's seen in years.
02-403- B-5. Pg. 8. Caption: Myrtle Philip School students got an unexpected gift this week when the Whistler Corporate Cup Association, a conglomeration of local businesses and organizations, donated the proceeds of this year's Corporate Cup to the school. Principal Bob Daly (right) accept a $1,549.75 cheque from Jeff Wuolle and Laurie Vance.
02-403-A-2. Pg. 11. Caption: When sworn-in as Justice of the Peace within a few weeks, Nick DiLalla should be familiar with most of the procedure necessary to execute the duties. Dialler is right now studying various legal material that will guide his decisions when asked by RCMP to issues search warrants, or when conducting show-cause hearings for remanded prisoners as well as issuing summonses and subpoenas. Several months ago appeared before a board of examiners including Vancouver Alderman Harry Rankin, and recently was informed that he's wanted for the job.While DiLalla is not sure exactly why he was chosen, he has voiced a strong concern for upholding the rights of citizens.
02-403-C-14. Pg. 15. Caption: Sunday was one of the first real days of spring this year and the Myrtle Philip School diamond was the scene for a local fastball game between Pemberton Legion and the Whistler squad. Whistler lost, however, 13-5 to the Pemberton team.
02-403-A-11. Pg. 16. Caption: [left] Hugh Hancock, Marketing manager, Alpine Meadows.
02-403-A-10. Pg. 16. Caption: [middle] Sid Young, Travel agent, Alpine Meadows.
02-403-A-13. Pg. 16. Caption: [right] Bob Hufsmith, Unemployed, Alpine Meadows.
02-403-A-8. Pg. 21. Caption: Singer Paul Ciechanowski, hired by the Whistler Resort Association for summer village entertainment, opened the season Saturday in Village Square.

Week of May 17, 1984

Photographs including but not limited to construction; houses; children; portraits; Don Goodall; Myrtle Philip; sewers; drinking at cabin; horses; speeches
Appears in May 17, 1984 issue:
02-405-A-3. Pg. 1. Caption:It will be 70 years to the day Friday that Myrtle Philip first set foot in the Whistler area. Mrs. Philip, who just celebrated her 93rd birthday March 19, and her husband arrived in what later became the community of Alta Lake in 1914 and soon built Rainbow Lodge, which served as a fishing lodge on Alta Lake. Last Monday, Grade 5 students from Myrtle Philip School, named in honor of Whistler's pioneer in 1976, gathered around Mrs. Philip at her home on the shores of Alta Lake.
02-405-C-5. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] Bill Donnelly, at-large director.
02-405-C-6. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] Russ Shepherd, lodgings director.
02-405-A-14. Pg. 8. Caption: [left] Peter Porteous, Waiting Unit, Brio.
02-405-A-21. Pg. 8. Caption: [middle] Don Goodalll, Unemployed, Whistler.
02-405-A-19. Pg. 8. Caption: [right] Megan Moore, Hotel employee, Alta Vista.
02-405-C-11. Pg. 9. Caption: Leaping horses, Batman! It's Bob Warner getting warmed up with his trusty steed for another season of trail riding at Whistler which starts this Thursday. This year Layton Bryson is running his operation from new stables at Mons.

Week of April 19, 1984

Photographs including but not limited to portraits; mountain biking; woman dressed as a doctor on crutches; band playing; Whistler Village at night; caboose train car; Eric Whyte; skiers with trophies
Appears in April 26, 1984 issue:
02-409-A-13. Pg. 13. Caption: BMX racing is catching on in popularity everywhere, and Whistler is no exception. Andrew Roberts and Michael Paul, both Myrtle Philip School students, love the sport and have even constructed their own bumps so they can get a little air time even when not skiing. An official BMX track may be opening soon in Whistler.
Appears in April 19, 1984 issue:
02-409-C-30. Pg. 1. Caption: [left] Mac Campbell.
02-409-B-26. Pg. 1. Caption: [right] A full moon Sunday coincided with Palm Sunday, one week before Easter. Whistler will be celebrating Easter this year in dozens of ways, including church services, ski races, egg hunts, a kids' concert by Valdy Sunday, as well as the season's first weekend of golf.
02-409-B-11. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] Caboose 1836 rolled into Whistler last Tuesday and was promptly lifted off the B.C. Rail track onto an abandoned sidetrack at the Sabre Trucking yard at Mons. Once refurbished the caboose becomes the new home of the Chamber of Commerce Information Centre. The Chamber purchased the old car at the bargain basement price of $1,500.
02-409-C-3. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] After just eight months managing 76-room Tantalus Lodge, Hugo and Giselle Stam were chosen over 49 other hotels in the U.S. and Canada as Managers of 1983-84. The award was presented in Bellevue, Wash. at an awards banquet April 6. Hotels were judged in five areas: service, congenial staff, cleanliness, hospitality and letters from guests. The secret, say Hugo and Giselle , is teamwork. Having operated their own hotel in Europe for 12 years, and being involved in the hospitality industry most of their lives, they see hospitality as an attitude, and hotel management as a people-oriented business. And, Giselle adds, without the help of their sons Hugo Jr. and Roger, things would be a lot harder. But before they embark on a summer outdoors tour program a trip to Hawaii is on Giselle and Hugo's agenda. The trip is part of the Managers award, presented by Marketing Plus Corporation of Bellevue.
02-409-B-20. Pg. 11. Caption: Cst. Russ Morrison is the newest addition to the Whistler RCMP detachment, replacing Cst. Richard Guay who recently left for Ottawa. Morrison has been in the police force for 15 years and recently was posted in Kamloops for six years. Morrison, 35, has also worked in Surrey, Dawson City, Whitehorse and the most northernly town in the Yukon, Old Crow. Morrison doesn't ski but plays hockey and baseball and enjoys fishing, hunting, curling and golf. There is no time limit on his posting here so he could be around for a while, but he hasn't formed a definite impression of Whistler. "First impressions never make any difference," he said, "Every place is what you make it."
02-409-B-29. Pg. 15. Caption: The Bedrock Allstars rocked the Brass Rail last week with their tunes. Keyboard player Bob Muckle and guitarist David Osborne, comprise the duet and are based in Vancouver.
02-409-A-28. Pg. 16. Caption: [left] Jeff Clarke, Lift Operations Manager, Green Lake.
02-409-A-27. Pg. 16. Caption: [middle] Janice Shene, Publicist, Winnipeg.
02-409-A-24. Pg. 16. Caption: [right] Anne Rieboldt, Substitute Teacher, Marquette, Michigan.
02-409-C-18. Pg. 17. Caption: Rev. Chuck Gibson spoke to about 25 men at last Saturday's Men's Breakfast in Delta Mountain Inn. Rev. Gibson, who was joined by his daughter Cara, told the group that informal breakfasts were spreading throughout the world and provided a format where Christian men could meet on a regular basis outside the church. The breakfast was sponsored by Whistler Community Church.
02-409-C-13. Pg. 18. Caption: [left] Jane Brandon and
02-409-C-9. Pg. 18. Caption: [right] Eric Wight were the winners this year in the Valley Championship Series held on Blackcomb.

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