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Week of February 23, 1981 [2]

Photographs including but not limited to Blackcomb opening season skiing
Appears in February 26, 1981 issue:
02-128-40. Pg. 1. Caption: [bottom] The Prime Minister gets a lesson from Nancy Raine.
02-128-57. Pg. 6. Caption: Greg D'Amico.
02-128-44. Pg.8-9. Caption: B.C. Cup racer heads through G.S. gates on Blackcomb.
02-128-55. Pg. 9. Caption: Race winners Susan Hagen, Elke Socher & Sandy Howe.
02-128-49. Pg. [16]. Caption: Nancy Raine, Prime Minister Trudeau, and Doddy Myers ride up the Blackcomb lifts on February 21.

Week of April 13, 1981 [3]

Photographs including but not limited to Blackcomb buildings; car accidents; children's activities; group photos; skiing Blackcomb Mountain; chairlift
Appears in April 16, 1981 issue:
02-141-23. Pg. 9. Caption: Nonie Bredt, 6, of Miss Pauliuk's class at Myrtle Philip Elementary School tells the world what spring means to her. Spring is nice. Spring is flowers blooming. Spring has bees.
02-141-27. Pg. 17. Caption: Gord Voncina of Whistler directs traffic around Dept. of Highway vehicles that are doing their annual spring cleaning of the ditches along Highway 99.

Week of December 11, 1980

Photographs including but not limited to opening day on Blackcomb; Hugh Smythe; Pat Carleton; skiing; fire; chairlift; liquor store; cars; High Forest Properties
02-151-27. Pg. 1. Caption: [middle] telephone workers patch up the burned cables the next day as the hall remnants still burn.
02-151-17. Pg. 1. Caption: [bottom] Chainsaw-wielding Mayor Pat Carleton cuts the ribbon on the first Blackcomb Mtn. Chair.
02-151-46. Pg. 3. Caption: Icicles hang down from the roof of Blackcomb Lodge after the recent cold spell.
02-151-9. Pg. 4. Caption: All smiles -- Jean McEwan receives her award from Capilano College Principal Paul Gallagher as Ross Smith looks on.
02-151-23. Pg. 7. Caption: The 18 foot cake prepared by Gourmet for the opening of Blackcomb Mountain.
02-151-115. Pg. 8. Caption: Powder hound enjoys the deep under lift 4 on Blackcomb last week.
02-151-125. Pg. 9. Caption: 1980 Citizen of the Year, Chamber of Commerce President Drew Meredith.
02-151-62. Pg. 11. Caption: [no caption provided]
02-151-73. Pg. 12. Caption: Kelly Maxwell passes a box of oranges to driver Sonny King while Matt Satre packs two into the school.
02-151-105. Pg. 12. Caption: [portrait of Ski-ed on Blackcomb; repeates] Jose (Pepo) Hanff.
02-151-55. Pg. 13. Caption: [top] while the shelves start to fill up in the new Whistler Liquor Store.
02-151-67. Pg. 13. Caption: [bottom] Managers Dennis Lamarche and Glen Holdner stock shelves (liquor store).
02-151-92. Pg. 14. Caption: [top] One of the happy table groups at the Chamber of Commerce Dinner.
02-151-88. Pg. 14. Caption: [bottom] Bracketed by two attractive ladies -- Graeme O'Neill enjoys the Chamber of Commerce Dinner Dance with his wife Deanna (left) and Thuy Nguyet.
02-151-38. Pg. 16. Caption: Constable Fred Pinnock (left) and Corporal Larry Killaly are Whistler's newest members of the RCMP detachment here.
02-151-119. Pg. [20]. Caption: The first chair up Blackcomb -- President Hugh Smythe loads the first skiers up the lift on December 4 while others wait to get up into the untracked snow.

Week of March 13, 1982

Photographs including but not limited to skiing; skiers; chairlift; children's activities; dog; Nasty Jack's; buffet; Kelly and Fiona Maxwell; Michael Hoffman; Laura Armstrong; Aaron Gross; children playing in the snow; sledding; Rotary Club; Whistler Village; squatters cabin on fire; Bralorne Bunch; MPS Winter Carnival
Appears in March 18, 1982 issue:
02-255-82. Pg. 1. Caption: Flames lick the frame of squatters' cabin in Brio.
02-255-148. Pg. 3. Caption: Whistler Rotary President Bob Brown addresses the crowd in the Village Square, while Aaron Gross waits to draw the winning ticket from the barrel.
02-255-47. Pg. 8. Caption: [top left] Chris Wilding, Unemployed, Alta Vista resident.
02-255-33. Pg. 8. Caption: [top middle] Gerry Fosty, Deputy Fire Chief, Alpine Meadows resident.
02-255-38. Pg. 8. Caption: [top right] Shelley Glenwright, Advertising sales, White Gold resident.
02-255-27. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom left] Terry Boston, Bartender, Alpine Meadows resident.
02-255-35. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom middle] Louise Carroll, Waitress, Alpine Meadows resident.
02-255-30. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom right] Mikey Sadler, Carpenter, Alta Vista resident.
02-255-80. Pg. 11. Caption: Taking a break, and enjoying the spring air. Umberto Menghi still has a smile despite having one leg shackled in a cast. Umberto broke his leg while skiing.
02-255-14. Pg. 12. Caption: Kids are put through the hoops at Blackcomb Mountain 'Kids Kamp'.
02-255-71. Pg. 13. Caption: Sun and suds cap off a delightful weekend for these two Whistler skiers.
02-255-94. Pg. 15. Caption: Winners' ribbons light up (L to R) Michael Hofmann, Laura Armstrong, and Aaron Gross at the cake-decorating contest, one of many carnival festivities at Myrtle Philip School Friday, March 12.
02-255-115. Pg. 17. Caption: Danny Carson and friends team up to take John Crewman for a real ride during the dog-sled event during the MPS winter carnival Friday, March 12.
02-255-145. Pg. 19. Caption: Minister of Transport employee surveys traffic flow March 13 to help determine parking needs in Whistler.

Week of October 11, 1982

Photographs including but not limited to dogs; construction; birds; Whistler Village; airplane interior; evening event; Okanagan helicopter; hockey; logging; Blackcomb Lift Installation; RCMP; Fire Dept.; Lift 6 construction
Appears in multiple issues October 1982:
02-300-166. Caption: Advertisement: Portraits for appointment phone: John Bartosik.
Appears in October 21, 1982 issue:
02-300-189. Pg. 6. Caption: [bottom] Sergeant Jim Hogarth settles into his new duties as head of the Whistler RCMP detachment. With 17 years on police forces, Hogarth brings a good deal of experience to the position. He resides in Emerald Estates with his wife and two daughters.
Appears in October 14, 1982 issue:
02-300-122. Pg. 1. Caption: Chop-chop. Dozens of Whistlerites took advantage of a stockpile of free timber left on the slopes of Blackcomb Mountain after trail clearing operations. The mountain was open to the public Saturday and Sunday.
02-300-53. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] Worker welds part onto tower head assembly due to be installed on lift no. 6, under construction on Blackcomb Mountain.
02-300-68. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] It's a dog's life at the pound when your master hasn't show up yet to pay the fine and bring you home again.
02-300-52. Pg. 5. Caption: It may not be the CFL, but the enthusiasm was there for players in a Monday game of touch football.
02-300-75. Pg. 6. Caption: [left] Darell (and Matthew) Munro, Chiropractor, Abbotsford.
02-300-80. Pg. 6. Caption: [middle] Adair Green, Accountant, Vancouver.
02-300-72. Pg. 6. Caption: [right] Jack Robertson, Bartender, Brio Estates.
02-300-93. Pg. 6. Caption: [bottom] A great shot by Whistler Winterhawk's John Gabura is foiled by Squamish Hawks goalkeeper at the game Friday, Oct. 8 in Squamish.
02-300-184. Pg. 7. Caption: [top] Door to the Windwhistle condominiums which was broken Oct. 7 -- a common occurrence in Whistler Village.
02-300-50. Pg. 7. Caption: [bottom] Bernadette and Michael Demens, at their Whistler reception Saturday, Oct. 9. They were married Sept. 14 in Ontario.
02-300-179. Pg. 8. Caption: Whistler's future firefighters examine the tools of the trade Oct. 6 at Myrtle Philip School.
02-300-60. Pg. 9. Caption: Crowds swarmed to Whistler Village over the Thanksgiving weekend to enjoy some sun and relaxation.
02-300-103. Pg. 10. Caption: [top] View from below and a view from above. Sikorski S61 chopper lifts cement for the tower pads to Backcomb's new lift no. 6.
02-300-26. Pg. 10. Caption: [bottom] View from above.

Week of April 11, 1983

Photographs including but not limited to evening event; office; portraits; construction in Whistler Village; Mouton Cadet Spring Festival at Whistler Mountain; ski race; awards; chairlift; cutting down a tree; Blackcomb and Whistler Mountain signage; podium; skiers; construction of 19 Mile Creek Bridge
Appears in April 14, 1983 issue:
02-316-13. Pg. 1. Caption: A gift of two mountains was presented to Washington Governor John Spellman (right) by Mayor Mark Angus (second from right) during his tour of Whistler last week. Washington hopes to develop its Early Winters Resort and several top delegates including (left) Senator Alan Bluechel, Mrs. Jeanne Erlichmann Bluechel and Mrs. Irene Spellman.
02-316-21. Pg. 3. Caption: Mark Sager ... in the running for Williams' job.
02-316-14. Pg. 5. Caption: Geoff Power (left) and Don Willoughby (right) ... the long-time components of Willpower Enterprises.
02-316-49. Pg. 7. Caption: [Village]
02-316-191. Pg. 8. Caption: CKNW talk-show host Gary Bannerman (left) was given the royal WRA tour of Whistler Saturday, April 9 by resort association executive president Earl Hansen. Bannerman was gathering background material for an upcoming show which will feature Whistler.
02-316-167. Pg. 9. Caption: As soon as the snow left the ground, workers for Interwest Construction of Vancouver got cracking on the preliminary work for the foundation of 19 Mile Creek Bridge. The span, to be completed by summer, will bridge the gap in Alpine Meadows on Valley Drive.
02-316-228. Pg. 11. Caption: Do hostesses during the mostesses? Whistler Mountain's team of helpful ladies salut the visitors and participants at Mouton Cadet's Spring Festival held April 9, 10 and 11. Top row (l-r) Jacques Reck, Heather Steward. Bottom row (l-r) Cathy Rousseau, Lyndsey MacDonald, June Paley, and Jan Haldimand had a smile for everyone this snowy Sunday.
02-316-175. Pg. 12. Caption: Municipal parks worker Wayne Flann gets rid of some dead wood at Alpha Lake Park. Crews are readying some of the facilities in the park such as the tennis courts and picnic area, in time for summer visitors.
02-316-35. Pg. 14. Caption: [left] Karen Petrus, Village Employee, Whistler Cay.
02-316-41. Pg. 14. Caption: [middle] Cindy Brown, Whistler Mountain Ticket Checker, Emerald Estates.
02-316-33. Pg. 14. Caption: [right] Nancy Davies, Village Shop Owner, Whistler Cay Heights.
02-316-73. Pg. 15. Caption: [left] First place winners in the Mouton Cadet Spring Festival held April 9, 10, 11 on Whistler Mountain. (l-r) Dave Murray, Nancy Smith, Jim Parsons, Toby Shale. Back row Xavier deEizaguirre of Mountain Rothschild and Werner Schonberger, president of Featherstone & Co.
02-316-79. Pg. 15. Caption: [right] Andre Schwarz gets a little help from his friend during a presentation on "motion and movement" -- the Canadian approach to ski instruction "at the CSIA Spring Festival at Delta Mountain Inn Monday, April 11. Schwarz is the chairman of the national technical committee for the CSIA.

Feb-82

Photographs taken by John Bartosik depicting Wedge Mountain, a parking lot in Whistler Village, and a chairlift on Blackcomb Mountain.

Bartosik, John

Box 3: 1981-1982

Photographs including but not limited to Forget-me-nots inside a store, heli-skiing, Whistler Fall Festival, Christmas on Whistler Mountain, chairlifts, aerial photography, skiing, ski racing, and Whistler Village. Some photographs taken by Greg Griffith.

Nov-81

Photographs depicting Red Chair, Whistler Village signs, Stephanie Sloan, Dave Murray, aerial views of Whistler Mountain, Blackcomb Mountain, Whistler Village, and Alta Lake.

Brown 4

Photographs taken by Greg Griffiith depicting Stephanie Sloan, Dave Murray, and Nancy Greene skiing Blackcomb Mountain, and unidentified chairlifts.

Griffith, Greg

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