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Canoe on Alta Lake

Alex Philip paddling Rainbow Lodge guests around Alta Lake including Ivan Ackery and Sadie Underwood with George Donaldson.

Paddling toward the River of Golden Dreams.<sup>1</sup>

Canoeing on Alta Lake

Alex Philip paddling Rainbow Lodge guests in a canoe on Alta Lake. Sadie Underwood, George Donaldson, unknown woman and Ivan Ackery.

Paddling toward the River of Golden Dreams.<sup>1</sup>

Week of May 23, 1979

Photographs including but not limited to the Great Snow Earth Water Race; Alta Lake; tennis courts; car accidents; town construction
02-008-22 on pg. 1. Top Some of the "Great Racers" -- the first skier of the mountain.
02-008-29 on pg. 1. Bottom the first canoeists off the lake.
02-008-31 on pg. 1. And in the centre, three of the winning A.L.S.C. team -- Jim, Joannie and Art.
02-008-15 on pg. 5. Caption: Les McDonald, Nello Busdon and Vic Woods cross the finish line together in the Mini Marathon.
02-008-72 on pg. 7. Caption: Don Willoughby, Max Maxwell and Tom Jarvis enjoy a little blackjack at the Chamber's Casino Night.
02-008-56 on pg. 8. Caption: The tangled wreckage of the Satre backhoe after it was hit by a logging truck.
02-008-04 on pg. 9. Caption: The scene at the craft fair and barbeque organized by the Chamber of Commerce at the school on Saturday.
02-008-69 on pg. [12] or back cover. Caption: Some of the models of the packages of the new Whistler Village which were on display at the Land Company Office last week.
02-008-06 appears in May 30th on pg. 3. Caption: Michael D'Artois cooks up some homemade burgers at the Chamber Fair at the school on May 19.
02-008-43 appears in May 16th issue on pg. 11. Caption: Principal Alex Marshall negotiates the Roadeo Course.

Week of November 19, 1978

Photos including but not limited to car accident; canoeing at Alta Lake; South Face of Whistler Mountain
02-029-15. Pg. 1. Caption: The Gardiner vehicle as it ended up in Green Lake.
02-029-06. Pg. 3. Caption: Logging truck goes off at Mons.
02-029-03. Pg. 3. Caption: Logging truck goes off at Mons.
02-029-04. Pg. 6. Caption: Highways' truck gets stuck by the yard on Thursday.
02-029-10. Pg. 6.Caption: Lone Highways' worker pushes snow off of the overpass after snowstorm.
02-029-19. Pg. [16] or back cover. Caption: The snow's up on Whistler -- up at around 6,000 ft.

Week of July 5, 1978

Photographs including but not limited to Canoeing Alta Lake; Tennis; outdoor buffet; Construction; driving; rivers; covered bridge
02-045-14. pg. 6. Caption: Beating out a rhythm on the drum, a participant from one of the parade floats gives a hoot in Pemberton.
02-045-7. pg. 6-7. Caption: Spectators crowd the street as the Pemberton parade crawls to Signal Hill school.
02-045-15. pg. 7. Caption: Sherri Bilenduke smiles during Pemberton parade on July 1st.
02-045-20-21. Pg.8. Caption: The outside and some of the debris from the inside of the Mount Whistler Lodge. Situated near Alta Vista, the lodge commands a beautiful location on Alta Lake.
02-045-27. Pg. 9. Caption: The B.C. Rail bridge over the Fitzsimmons Creek showing how the gravel buildup has drastically reduced the space between the water & the bridge.
02-045-19. Pg. 10. Caption: Workers sweat under the sun at the scene of the new Hydro substation expansion project. Some locals are involved. See story at right.
02-045-30. Pg. 11. Caption: Future Olympic champions and Freestyle money winners ham it up at the bottom of the lifts on Monday. Toni Sailer Ski camps are in full swing again this year.

Week of May 24, 1978

Photographs including but not limited to Slalom Pro Race; Potato sack race; board games; ping pong; Great Snow Water Earth Race; Myrtle Philip Elementary School performing "A Space Odyssey"; windsurfing; folk dancing; car accident; bike rodeo
02-049-10. Pg. 1. Caption: Greg Snider from California -- the winner of the 1978 Whistler Pro Classic Race.
02-049-26. pg. 1. Caption: Mayor Pat Carleton welcomes Capt. James Cook in front of mural decoration at the gym.
02-049-91, 80. Pg. 7. Caption: Pictures shown (from left to right): The first woman to complete 5 miles in the Mini-Marathon -- Louise McIntosh; Anonymous diver showing fine form in the belly flop; Traffic problems with the cars and cyclists in the Great Race.
02-049-37. Pg. 8. Caption: The Kindergarten class doing a folk dance at the concert.
02-049-43. Pg. 8. Caption: A portion of the cast of "A Space Odyssey".
02-049-18. Pg. 9. Caption: Two of the vehicles that did not get to where they were going over the weekend.
02-049-49. Pg. 9. Caption: An RCMP constable watches while the school students ride through the roadeo course at the school.

Week of August 3, 1981

Photographs including but not limited to Alta Lake Summer Regatta; windsurfing; Whistler Rotary Fun Run; Whistler Village; Logger Days Squamish; Miss Squamish; town planning; roads; wedding at Alta Lake; Pemberton; Bob Bishop; Sid Young; canoeing Alta Lake; new playground equipment at Myrtle Philip School; baseball; Men's Fast Ball League championships; Alta Lake Inn; party; smoking; drinking; Pemberton Airport
Appears in August 20, 1981 issue:
02-171-22. Pg. 18. Caption:
Appears in August 6, 1981 issue:
02-171-76. Pg. 1. Caption: [top] The end of Summer Lane where the clothing thought to belong to Louise Marie Chartrand was found.
02-171-99. Pg. 1. Caption: [bottom] The Ham/Murphy residence in Alpine Meadows that was damaged by fire on July 30.
02-171-68. Pg. 3. Caption: A model development of Alta Lake Estates showing the three structures housing 62 units, the featured clock tower, tennis courts and waterways which will connect the development.
02-171-255. Pg. 6. Caption: [left] Sails flapping, windsurfers in the first heat of the men's Triangle races skim away from the starting line during the B.C. Windsurfing Championships.
02-171-183. Pg. 6. Caption: [right] Windsurfer exhibits fine form for the judges in the men's freestyle event.
02-171-197. Pg. 7. Caption: [top] ON YOUR MARKS .... GET SET ... and the 90 participants in the Whistler Rotary Fun Run were off. Men and women, boys and girls of all ages took part in the race on a sunny August 2nd Sunday. Rotary Club hopes to make it an annual event.
02-171-7. Pg. 7. Caption: [bottom] Medal winners in the race from Pemberton - Jan Naylor and her children Shannon and Andy.
02-171-230. Pg. 8. Caption: [top left] The grand champions -- The Chieftan Blues, who were defeated in only two games all season. Top Row (l to r) Colin Chapman, Jim Raymond, Paul Douglas, Don Hales, Jim Schutz, John (Duck) Acorn, Dave Simpson. Bottom row (l to r) Greg Wirchowski, Paul Acorn, Ross Tiechman, Gary Hastings, Bill Rattray.
02-171-227. Pg 8. Caption: [bottom left] Almost at the top ... the Whistler A's at the end of their season. Top row (l to r) Bob Dawson, Kenny Hall, Kirk Sudds, Brent Grimm, Bob Taylor, Dave Patterson, Scotty Hurren. Bottom row (l to r) Roy Onyschtschuk, Peter Onyschtschuk, Neil Mawdsle and Pat Bramfield, scorekeeper.
02-171-242. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom right] In a play typical of the second playoff game, Dave Paterson (left) and Brent Grimm prove that two mitts are as good as none.
02-171-70. Pg. 9. Caption: [top] Ms. Sue Christopher, the new teacher at Myrtle Philip School who will be teaching the primary grades, replacing Mrs. Alexia Turner. Ms. Christopher previously taught for 5 years at Signal Hill Elementary in Pemberton.
02-171-201. Pg. 9. Caption: [bottom] Elisa Wilson (bottom), Anton Deduluc, Melanie Busdon and Samantha O'Keefe (top, rear) test out the new playground equipment at Myrtle Philip School. Built by Industrial Arts students at Howe Sound Secondary School with lumber donated by Garibaldi Building Supplies, this structure is just the first phase of the facilities. The Whistler Parent/Teacher Group has raised the funds which will raise the equipment.
02-171-17. Pg. 10. Caption: The James Younger Band perform outdoors in the Village Plaza on Sunday, August 2.
02-171-23. Pg. 11. Caption: Alta Lake Beach is crowded with sun-seekers on Sunday, August 2.
02-171-100. Pg. 13. Caption: Don Wildfong, project manager of Pemberton airport, takes a moment off work to pose in front of sign that welcomes recreational fliers to Pemberton.
02-171-77. Pg. 16. Caption: John and Debbie Welder sign the register while Cheryl Bishop, Rev. Harold Wingfield and Ian Larson look on.
02-171-95. Pg. 17. Caption: Ardis Lawrence of Cottonwood Acres Farm weighs and prices vegetables from some of her mid-day customers. Lawrence says the rising prices of vegetables has resulted in an increase in business with more and more families buying vegetables in bulk for freezing. Vegetables at the farm are not sprayed with chemicals and as Lawrence says, "people like to pick what they want".
02-171-63. Pg. 18. Caption: [top] Timber Queen Carolyn Royfield, flanked by princesses Janette Bareau (left) and Shannon Tarr (right) present Ron Hartill with his award for Best All-round Logger in Open Class, MC Al McIntosh stands off to right.
02-171-170. Pg. 18. Caption: [bottom] 'Paula' gives his seal of approval to the handiwork of Ross Gilmour, winner of the Sportsman Award during the Novice and Intermediate Show.

Week of September 14, 1981

Photographs including but not limited to buses; construction; Willie Whistler; baseball; parade; dancing; music; drinks; hot air balloon; painting; Whistler Village; chairlift; tennis; dinner event; chefs; party; barbecue; canoeing; wakeboarding Alta Lake; spinning wheel; running; swimming; kayaking; Arnold Palmer and opening of Whistler Golf Course; helicopter; dogs; musicians
Appears in September 17, 1981 issue:
02-211-9. Pg. 1. Caption: The smiles of Mayor Pat Carleton and Minister of Tourism Pat Jordan said all there was to say about Whistler's first Fall Festival.
02-211-231. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] Golfing legend Arnold Palmer gives the Whistler Marmot a lesson in form.
02-211-238. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] Ok helicopter loads up with fertilizer to spread on the fairways of the new Whistler Golf Course.
02-211-127. Pg. 4. Caption: [left] A pensive Umberto Menghi listens while M/C Herb Capozzi speaks at the celebrity dinner.
02-211-119. Pg. 4. Caption: [right] Two smiling Dutchmen at Umberto's gala dinner Ted Nebbeling and Bill Van der Zalm.
02-211-64. Pg. 5. Caption: [top] Tom Jones was in town to attend a benefit dinner for the Whistler Health Care Society.
02-211-145. Pg. 5. Caption: [bottom] Shell Cup Officials at Whistler -- (left to right) Trish Irvin, PR Co-ordinator for CSA: George Duffield of the CBC; CSA's Donald Laflamme; Diana Pooke, Shell Cup Co-ordinator; Any Marynowski, Refinery Manager for Shell Canada in Burnaby; and Whistler Mountain Ski Club President Bill McNeney.
02-211-2. Pg. 6. Caption: School Bus
02-211-89. Pg. 7. Caption: [top left] Whistler Fall Festival
02-211-149. Pg. 7. Caption: [top right] Whistler Fall Festival
02-211-203. Pg. 7. Caption: [middle right] Whistler Fall Festival
02-211-82. Pg 7. Caption: [bottom left] Whistler Fall Festival
02-211-266. Pg. 7. Caption: [bottom right] Whistler Fall Festival
02-211-4. Pg. 8. Caption: Mountain Inn.
02-211-99. Pg. 9. Caption: Herb Capozzi (left) and partner Gordie MacKenzie teamed up at the Fall Festival's Pro Celebrity Tennis Match at the Whistler Resort & Club to defeat Bob Puddicombe and Nancy Raine 8-7.
02-211-165. Pg. 10. Caption: The winning Great Waters Race team. From the left: Brian Allen, Connie Allen, John Marshall, Barb Simpson and Ken Hardy.
02-211-286. Pg. 11. Caption: Matt Minglewood sings the blues Cape Breton style for an appreciative audience at the Mountain House on September 9.
02-211-172. Pg. 12. Caption: Myrtle Philip (left) and Shayne Roberts enjoying opening night at JB's Country Kitchen. Over 150 women were the special guests of JB's on Friday, September 10 to taste the new delicacies the Country Kitchen is offering.
02-211-140. Pg. 13. Caption: John Bentham rolls on the floor in the 'Western Bar Brawl' staged at L'Apres
02-211-253. Pg. 14. Caption: Snowflakes contest a success.
02-211-272. Pg. 17. Caption: Bob Dawson, waiter extraordinaire and winner of the Great Race, kicks off into fourth gear Aram Kassabian, who placed second stands directly behind Dawson's left shoulder.
02-211-38. Pg. 18. Caption: [top] It was Willie Whistler giving youngsters a dance lesson to the tunes of the Unknown Band on Saturday afternoon in the Village Square.
02-211-138. Pg 18. Caption: [bottom] Hawk, Peter, Ross and John supervise the cooking of three of the giant roasts of beef at L'Apres Western night.
02-211-112. Pg. 20. Caption: Tourism Minister Pat Jordan (second from left) stands with six of the recipients of the Good Show awards.
02-211-289. Pg. 21. Caption: That other Jones boy, Angus, hammers the 250,000th spike into the Resort Centre roof completing the 45,000 sq. ft of decking.
02-211-54+74. Pg. [24]. Caption: Fall Festival 1981.

Week of September 6, 1982

Photographs including but not limited to Myrtle Philip School gym class; Whistler Village; canoeing; Dave Murray's team in the Great Snow Earth Water Race; windsurfing Alta Lake; car accident in the river; water aerials; baseball; The Noteables band playing; bear; swimming; kayaking; Fall Festival
Appears in September 9, 1982 issue:
02-259-70. Pg. 1. Caption: He flies through the air with the greatest of ease ... Oh the joys of being airborne .. especially when you've just hurtled down the aerial ramp at Lost Lake. But oh, the chill it all once you hit that water. Eleven competitors took part in this year's aerial acrobatic competition. For their story, turn to page 14.
02-259-124. Pg. 2. Caption: Bears have been a problem for businesses located in Whistler's Industrial Park. Provincial wildlife traps are catching more than the normal number of ornery critters.
02-259-28. Pg. 6. Caption: [left] Karin Strom-Gundersen, Vancouver.
02-259-34. Pg. 6. Caption: [middle] Carolyn Henshaw, Delta, B.C.
02-259-31. Pg. 6. Caption: [right] Axel Andkide, Essex, Ontario.
02-259-13. Pg. 7. Caption: [bottom left] Cris Simpson and Duncan Maxwell sharpen their pencils for the first lesson of the term at Myrtle Philip Elementary School September 7.
02-259-16. Pg. 7. Caption: [bottom right] Busy little bees and industrious beavers welcome students to Miss Christopher's classroom.
02-259-91. Pg. 8. Caption: This compact Renault driven by Mike Li of Vancouver left the road just south of the Wedge Creek turnoff and ended up in Green River. The accident, which resulted in minor injuries to 27-year-old Li and his female passenger, occurred at 5 p.m. September 6.
02-259-171. Pg. 12. Caption: [top] It was a tough weekend of close plays, but when all the dust settled in this weekend's slow pitch tourney Tapley's were the winners.
02-259-140. Pg. 12. Caption: [middle] In second place -- Burnt Stew Beavers, followed by Araxi's Triple A's, Yacht Club, Municipality, Delta Mountain Inn, Season and Blackcomb Lodge.
02-259-175. Pg. 13. Caption: [top] The Great Waters Race: It could get bigger but not better
02-259-39. Pg. 13. Caption: [middle left] Great Waters Race
02-259-18. Pg. 13. Caption: [middle centre] Great Waters Race
02-259-163. Pg. 13. Caption: [middle right] Great Waters Race
02-259-24. Pg. 13. Caption: [bottom left] Great Waters Race
02-259-60. Pg. 13. Caption: [bottom right] Great Waters Race
02-259-51. Pg. 14. Caption: It was no easy task, but for the second year in a row Stoney's team walked away with first-place honours in the Great Waters Race. (L to R) Dave Murray, Jinny Ladner, Ken Hardy, Lisa Nicholson and Brian Allen.

Week of May 24, 1982

Photographs including but not limited to skiing; Great Earth Snow Water Race; biking; canoeing on Alta Lake; bridge; cowboy-themed evening of gambling; musicians; baseball; trampolining; Lillooet Lake Rodeo; cars; tennis; eating at a restaurant; lasso; roads; Whistler Village; children; cows; horses; fire; potato sack race; gondola; ski gear; Dave Murray; A. L. M. A.; A. L. L. A. Lager Inn; helicopter; cycling; widening the base of Olympic run by controlled blaze
Appears in May 27, 1982 issue:
02-286-9. Pg. 1. Caption: The Agony and The Ecstasy
02-286-104. Pg. 1. Caption: [inset top] The Agony and The Ecstasy
02-286-29. Pg. 1. Caption: [inset bottom] The Agony and The Ecstasy
02-286-138. Pg. 3. Caption: Sweet, sweet victory! Winning members of Allen No. 1 hoist their trophies to the sky. (L to R) Brian Allen (canoeist), Stephanie Sloan (cyclist), Dave Murray (skier), Marilyn Olthuis (runner) and Ken Hardy (canoeist).
02-286--387. Pg. 4. Caption: Yuichiro Miura -- better known as the man who skied down Everest -- was one of the many visitors to Whistler over May Day weekend.
02-286-192. Pg. 6. Caption: [top] May Day Madness
02-286-125. Pg. 6. Caption: [middle] May Day Madness
02-286-30. Pg. 6. Caption: [bottom] May Day Madness
02-286-69. Pg. 7. Caption: [top left] May Day Madness
02-286-107. Pg. 7. Caption: [top middle] May Day Madness
02-286-215. Pg. 7. Caption: [top right] May Day Madness
02-286-251. Pg. 7. Caption: [middle left] May Day Madness
02-286-344. Pg. 7. Caption: [middle right] May Day Madness
02-286-379. Pg. 7. Caption: [bottom left] May Day Madness
02-286-301. Pg. 7. Caption: [bottom right] May Day Madness
02-286-281. Pg. 9. Caption: Brian Brown, who recently completed his B.C. Land Surveyors final exam and place first in his class. Brian now finally joins his father as a partner in the family surveying company.
02-286-147. Pg. 10. Caption: The Whistler Hobos finished near the back of the pack in Sunday's Great Race but Craig Barker, Mynon Pyroy, Bob Nodler, Diane Bishop and Alaisa Indo were up front in terms of fashion. Brian Pickering (front left) from Labatts presents team 65 with the best dressed team award.
02-286-298. Pg. 11. Caption: Bill Peterson, Kelly Maxwell and Al Raine try to keep up with the enormous thirst of crowds that packed the outdoor beer garden after Sunday's Great Snow, Earth, Water Race. Over 220 dozen beer were served during the day.
02-286-64. Pg. 14. Caption: Gerry Fosty deals 'em at the Casino Night put on at Myrtle Philip School May 23.
02-286-330. Pg. 16. Caption: Bruce Prentice of the Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation controls blaze set to burn brush cleared as part of the Widening of the base of the Olympic Run. The Olympic base will be 25 metres wider once clearing is completed.
02-286-64. Pg. 18. Caption: Everyone wanted a piece of the action during the opening day of the Lillooet Lake Rodeo May 22. This would-be cowboy tried to hang in there while his mount did all it could to dislodge the ridge and butt a canine antagonist.

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