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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 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 March 16, 1981

Photographs including but not limited to Myrtle Philip's Birthday; Joel's Restaurant; Tapley's; Russell's; Stoney's; Club 10
Appears in March 19, 1981 issue:
02-132-7. Pg. 1. Caption: [top] Myrtle Philip just before her 90th Birthday
See also 02-
Appears in March 12, 1981 issue:
02-132-22. Pg. 1. Caption: [top] More Sunshine shots -- the Whistler Village businesses enjoy the outdoor crowds on yet another sunny weekend. From the top -- Tapley's
02-132-32. Pg. 1. Caption: [middle] -- Stoney's
02-132-16. Pg. 1. Caption: [bottom] -- Russell's.

Week of December 23, 1982 [2]

Photographs including but not limited to Myrtle Philip; children singing in costume; buffet
Appears in December 23, 1982 issue:
02-305-34. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom]
02-305-21. Pg. 11. Caption: [top]
02-305-10. Pg. 11. Caption: [bottom left]
02-305-26. Pg. 12. Caption:

Week of June 7, 1984

Photographs including but not limited to Class of 1984 Pemberton graduation; portraits; dismantled chairlift; Peter Alder; Myrtle Philip; choir; clarinet players
Appears in June 7, 1984 issue:
02-402-C-12. Pg. 1. Caption: The venerable Myrtle Philip drew the winning ticket Thursday in a draw for a Molson World Downhill poster signed by the Canadian downhill team. Assisted by Glen Rusted (right), Whistler's grandmother chose Bill Carson's ticket. That's Carson to the left. Proceeds from the draw went to the Whistler Singers, which performed Thursday at the elementary school accompanied by the students. The show, which ended in a standing ovation for orchestrator Molly Boyd, featured musical performances by the kids on recorder, guitar and ukulele.
02-402-A-4. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] Whistler's branch of the North Shore Community Credit Union open Friday, just two months after it was approved. By 11 a.m. Friday a line-up was formed, and on Saturday the credit union had 150 new members. Credit union President Susan Burdak (left) spoke to the crowd at Saturday's official opening.
02-402-A-26. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] Thirty-one students graduated from Pemberton Secondary Friday Night, including Scott Logue of Whistler (above right) who received the Governor General's Bronze Medal for academics from school Superintendent Trevor Harris. More than 500 people attended the commencement ceremonies at the Pemberton school, making it the second largest annual event in the town next to the Christmas concert at Signal Hill Elementary. Logue, also class valedictorian, was among three local students who received awards. Rod O'Keefe was awarded the Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation bursary, and the Alta Lake Community Club picked Rob Boyd as this year's recipient of its bursary.
02-402-B-5. Pg. 8. Caption: [left] Dick Bishop, Entrepreneur, Brio.
02-402-B-9. Pg. 8. Caption: [middle] Buffy Woods, Executive Secretary, Alpine Meadows.
02-402-B-11. Pg. 8. Caption: [right] Paul Dellanzo, Golf Professional, Whistler Cay Heights.
02-402-B-1. Pg. 9. Caption: Cecile Valleau is Whistler's newest postmistress. She was promoted to the position may 22, taking over from Debbie Cliffe, who was transferred to the Agassiz post office. Value has worked at the Whistler post office since 1979, and is a 15-year valley resident.
02-402-B-17. Pg. 17. Caption: Skiing may be over for the year, but work on Whistler Mountain still continues. At the end of each season all the chairs, including those on Olive Chair, are taken off the cables, checked and then moved to a different spot to prevent metal stress. As well, the metal clamps holding the chain to the cable periodically undergo magnetic tests for cracks.

Week of June 2, 1980

Photographs including but not limited to town planning; Singing Pass Trail; logging; car accidents; music; band; Myrtle Philip and baby; dancing
Appears in June 5, 1980 issue:
02-112-13,14. Pg. 1. Caption: [top left and right] The area affected by the Order in Council. Insets show two of the lodges that may be expropriated; Alpine Lodge (left) and Garibaldi Lodge (right).
02-112-9. Pg. 1. Caption: [bottom] Lower photo a lowered Daisy Lake reservoir with the Rubble Creek Valley leading to the Barrier in the background.
02-112-80. Pg. 2. Caption: Heather Muir and Morag Marshall with 'Safety Bear' Hansen at the school.
02-112-28. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] Logging truck and cargo lies strewn along the highway...
02-112-36. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] after sliding over 150 yards around a corner only 1/2 mile south of the Gondola area.
02-112-25. Pg. 4. Caption: A crew of workers prepares the Blackcomb access bridge over Fitzsimmons Creek.
02-112-61. Pg. 7. Caption: [top] (left to right) Kelly Fairhurst, Carol Fairhurst, Dick Fairhurst and Sue Theissen at Pemberton High School graduation celebrations.
02-112-56. Pg. 7. Caption: [bottom] Mayor Carleton addresses the Pemberton HIgh School graduates while principal Mike Dennison and Pemberton Mayor Shirley Henry listen in the background.
02-112-112. Pg. 8. Caption: Doug McDonald of Garibaldi (centre) discusses the Barrier report with SLRD chairman Dan Cumming while GRA vice-president Nelson Bastien looks on.
02-112-50. Pg. 9. Caption: Big office -- small desk! Blackcomb's accountant Larry Osborne sits behind his temporary desk in a deserted Blackcomb trailer.
02-112-69. Pg. 10. Caption: [bottom] Whistler Parlour Group ... (left) Beth Pipe, Diane Smith, Candy Rustad, Brenda Dunbar and Pat Beauregard.
02-112-93. Pg. 10. Caption: [top] Whistler Parlour Group.
02-112-19. Pg. 13. Caption: The trailer camp now in place in front of the Public Safety Building near the Town Centre.
02-112-86. Pg. 16. Caption: [left] Myrle Philip, the valley's long-time resident, met Dana Parker-McLain, one of the valley's newest at the Community Club's Potluck dinner.
02-112-21. Pg. 16. Caption: [right] Construction worker clambers over Resort Centre foundation preparations. As the building rises from the ground it will hide the rest of the Town Centre from the view of motorists on Highway 99.

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 March 24, 1981

Photographs including but not limited to Myrtle Philip's 90th Birthday Party; school; construction
Appears in March 26, 1981 issue:
02-137-27. Pg. 8. Caption: Myrtle Philip starts to cut up her 8 ft. long 90th birthday cake!
02-137-16. Pg. 9. Caption: Myrtle Philip celebrates her 90th birthday with a group photo with all the Whistler elementary school children.
02-137-36. Pg. [20] or back cover. Caption: MRs. Myrtle Philip, assisted by Roberta Carson, proudly displays the hand-drawn quilt presented to her by the Myrtle Philip School students on the occasion of her 90th birthday. (Story on page 8).
See also 02-131 and 02-139 for more photos and captions.

Week of March 24, 1981 [2]

Photographs including but not limited to Myrtle Philip's 90th Birthday Party; musician playing; school; Whistler Resort & Club; construction
Appears in March 26, 1981 issue:
02-139-5. Pg. 1. Caption: Live music stand! Sean Dell holds up principal Alex Marshall's music during the singing for Myrtle Philip.
02-139-31. Pg .11. Caption: Ray Clements decorates the Club 10 entrance.
See also 02-131 and 02-137 for more photos and captions from this issue.

Week of March 29, 1984

Photographs including but not limited to band playing; hockey; portraits; film crew; Whistler Medical Centre; Pemberton bus; 1984 Men's Downhill; Steve Podborski; Gary Athans; ski racing; Whistler Conference Centre; Whistler winter promo film; Whistler Mountain Ski Club
Appears in March 29, 1984 issue:
02-360-2. Pg. 11. Caption: Raw energy, raw blues, and the velvet voice of John Hammond made a 2 1/2-hour concert at Brackendale Art Gallery Saturday seem like five minutes. Hammond has cut over 20 albums since 1962, but is still one of the lesser known bluesmen in North America.
02-360-5. Pg. 16. Caption: [bottom] The lyrics are poetry, the melodies are mellow. Silvered, comprised of Australian musicians Ken Kirschman and Geoff Gibbons, are masterful musicians reminiscent of Simon and Garfunkel. A recent EP release has generated rave reviews. Silvered were featured at The Brass Rail Wednesday through Sunday.
02-360-61. [Hockey group photo - black-shirted man at the back is Mark Sadler and John Robinson is the back left moustachioed man]
02-360-43. [Beverly Wylie holding medical equipment at Whistler Medical Centre]