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Week of June 27, 1979

Photographs including but not limited to strawberry picking; partying; Miss Pemberton Princess Parade; Construction; boating, barbecues at Alta Lake; trailer camping; Toni Sailer; Dave Murray; drinking.
02-003-17 on pg 1. Caption: Toni Sailer, Wayne Booth, Ron Johnson, Greg Moyls & Al Turner sample a special oyster drink at the summer ski camp opening party.
02-003-6 on pg. 5. Caption: Jan Naylor and others gather in her strawberry patch in Pemberton.
02-003-51+53 on pg. 3. Caption: The two new bridges being completed at Rubble Creek (left) and Brandywine.
02-003-61 on pg. 4. Caption: Myrtle Philip School students enjoy their barbequed lunch at the Outdoor School farm on Friday, June 22.
02-003-63 on pg. 15. Caption: Young David Valleau all dressed up for the Pemberton Parade.
02-003-68 on pg. 15. Caption: The winning float entered by the D'Arcy 4H Club and entitled the D'Arcy 4H Ark.
02-003-71 on pg.15. Caption: Part of the crowd assembled outside Priest's new drugstore to watch the parade.
002-003-88 on pg. 16 or back cover. Caption: A logger shows fine form in the power saw bucking competition at the Pemberton Loggers Sports on Sunday.

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 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 November 21, 1979

Photographs including but not limited to mountaineering; seaplane landing on the lake; town planning; construction; aerial views from plane; cars; license plates;
02-071-62. Pg. 1. Caption: No door on the helicopter allows a crystal-clear view of the Town Center (left center), Public Service Building (lower right) and Myrtle Philip School (right center).
02-071-31, 27. Pg. 4. Caption: Two views of the steel girders of Package 6, with masonry wall of Package 4 behind; upper photo shows detail of two roof lines.
02-071-86. Pg. 5. Caption: Work continues well into the night on the underground conduits connecting the Town Center to power lines on Highway 99.
02-071-39. Pg. 6. Caption: [top] Mayor Pat Carleton and Frans Carpay of Whistler Village Land Co. lead one of many media groups on walking tour of Whistler Village Town Center on Wednesday Nov. 14.
02-071-19. Pg. 6. Caption: [bottom] Public Service Building nears completion with new parking area in foreground.
02-071-26. Pg. 7. Caption: Large pile of construction garbage at Mons dump indicates total disregard for sign by garbage dumpers.
02-071-28. Pg. 9. Caption: Soil testing continues at new hotel site in Whistler Village Town Center.
02-071-7, 10. Pg. 10. Caption: Border Lake has spring ice blasted away (above), while 60,000 metric tonnes of ice (right) is dislodged to prevent future disaster to work crews.
02-071-5. Pg. 11. Caption: [left] View of exposed rock face of molybdenum ore body near Taku Lake; drill site was located on left above slide area.
02-071-94. Pg. 11. Caption: [right] Ihor Zalubniak (with sprayer) and Mark Lennox of Phase Two Painting stain the high woodwork 30 feet over Whistler Creek Lodge parking area.
02-071-23. Pg. 14. Caption: [Top] The presentation of the Pemberton Community Plan, left to right: Zoltan Kuun, Clerk Tom Wood, Mayor Shirley Henry, Planner John Connelly.
02-071-24. Pg. 14. Caption: [bottom] The audience listens to the presentation of the plan in the Signal Hill School library.
02-071-49. Pg. [16] or back cover. Caption: Aerial view of Roundhouse at 6000 foot level on Whistler Mountain, showing sparse snow cover and the new washroom/service building (upper right).

Week of September 24, 1979

Photographs including but not limited to seaplanes on Alta Lake; mountain views; drinking; sweater; signs/placards; fire in the mountains
Appears in October 3, 1979 issue:
02-079-10. Pg. 13. Caption: David Fairhurst proudly shows off the first Pine mushrooms he found last month.
Appears in September 26, 1979 issue:
02-079-65. Pg. 1. Caption: C.O.A. visitors tour the Town Centre. Left to right - George Madden, Phillip St. Cyr, Dr. John Johnston, Carl Schwende and Cesare Gianna.
02-079-24. Pg. 3. Caption: [left] Scott Kennie and his home-built Volmer Sportsman.
02-079-27. Pg. 3. Caption: [right] Scott Kennie.
02-079-49. Pg. 4. Caption: The concrete is poured on Wedgewood Properties Package #8 while workers get up to the roof level on the condominiums above Packages #4 and #5.
02-079-3. Pg. 5. Caption: Smoke pillars up from the fire behind Garibaldi last week.
02-079-53. Pg. 6. Caption: Air West's new Twin Otter on Alta Lake after bringing the C.O.A. delegates to Whistler.
02-079-41. Pg. 13. Caption: Eagle new american 4 wheel drive sedan model.
02-079-66. Pg. 15. Caption: Strike! a Vancouver Canarim executive takes a swing at the ball as the softball match on Saturday.
02-079-45. Pg. 16. Caption: The students give Dennis Lamarche's wagon a good wash while the bake sale goes on behind.

Week of August 22 [2], 1979

Photographs including but not limited to swimming at Alta Lake; Construction; cars
02-085-9. Pg. 1. Caption: The view from the top-looking down on the Town Centre from the Heine condominium package #11.
02-085-11. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] The great swim is on! Swimmers heading down Alta Lake (above)
02-085-3. Pg.3. Caption: [bottom] and arriving at the Adventures West dock (below).
02-085-29. Pg.4. Caption: The first meeting of the Whistler Council in the new council chamber trailer. Acting Mayor Horsey presides.
02-085-15. Pg. 5. Caption: [top] Signs appearing on the tree by the Town Centre -- note the Danger Construction Zone!
02-085-26. Pg.5. Caption: [bottom] What is it? Not a squatter's cabin but merely a plastic structure for the fire department to practice its smoke rescue maneuvres.
02-085-30. Pg. 7. Caption: Watch your step! Theres a 3-ft. drop coming out of the Gulf Station restroom during construction. 02-085-2. Pg. 8. Caption: Early arrivals at the salmon barbeque at the Grants residence on August 19.
02-085-20. Pg. 13. Caption: The first roof is almost on -- a Heine Condo on Package #11 above the Town Centre.
02-085-24. Pg. 14. Caption: Impromptu sidewalk sale -- Leigh Finck sells off his goods after finding himself out on the street (literally) on Saturday, August 18!
02-085-5. Pg. 16. Caption: A smiling B.J. Godson presents a swimming prize to Sheila Peters while Denver Sneider looks on. More pictures and story on Page 3.

Week of July 25, 1979

Photographs including but not limited to trampolining; cars; music; tennis; construction; windsurfing on Alta Lake; picnic
02-089-41. Pg. 1. Caption: Windsurfers and sunbathers enjoy the Alta Vista dock.
02-089-31. Pg. 4. Caption: New look at Whistler Vale -- the paving of the access road starts
02-089-4. Pg. 6. Caption: The way the wheel looked when the truck stopped.
02-089-40. Pg. 8. Caption: Terry Minger shows the Resort Association chart to the Whistler Rotary Club.
02-089-8. Pg. 9. Caption: Dr. Ann Crowley, the new Pemberton Dentist.
02-089-23. Pg. 11. Caption: Judd Buchanan with Louise McConkey at the Ski Camp barbecue.
02-089-25. Pg. [12] Caption: The chow line at the Ski Camp barbecue on July 18.

Week of August 28, 1980

Photographs including but not limited to windsurfing at Alta Lake; Construction; Dog; Swimming; unicycling
02-095-4. Pg. 1. Caption: Winsurfers head out across Alta Lake as summers last few waning rays dapple the mountainside. 02-095-49. Pg. 1. Caption: Don Willoughby puts out the remainder of a small fire in Blackcomb Estates. 02-095-3. Pg. 3. Caption: Graeme ONeill, principal in WCC.
02-095-28. Pg. 6. Caption: Doug Bennett and the Slugs, one of B.C.s top bands at their Monday show at the Keg. 02-095-45. Pg. (12). Caption: This youngster visiting Pembertons favourite swimming hole is trying to forget that summer vacation is almost over.

Week of July 24, 31, 1980

Photographs including but not limited to Town Centre Construction; driving; house interiors; cycling; windsurfing on Alta Lake
Appears in July 31, 1980 issue:
02-101-23. Pg. 1. Caption: Pacific Blasting is currently at work carving out the rock in the Bayshores subdivision. Whoever buys this lot will have a magnificient view of the valley all year long.
02-101-30. Pg. 4. Caption: Mountain Inn -- as its been for two months. News construction should start soon. 02-101-36, 32, 26, 2, Pg. 5. Caption: (none) Kiln Gods in Garibaldi (story title) 02-101-22. Pg. 7. Caption: Coast Interiors new building at Function Junction.
02-101-21. Pg. 11. Caption: The interior of the newly renovated Whistler Resort & Club.
02-101-6. Pg. 13. Caption: Blacktop was laid along the Blackcomb Mountain access road form top to bottom. Reports are that a skateboard contest may be held there.
02-101-4. Pg. (16). Caption: A familiar site this summer on the way into Squamish is this man selling Okanagan fruit to the delight of adults and kids alike.
Appears in July 24, 1980 issue:
02-101-66. Pg. 7. Caption: The Resort Centre doesn`t look like much but it will eventually have an Olympic-size ice rink. Something to look forward to during the late hot weather.
02-101-41. Pg. 8. Caption: (bottom) Riding the rail - stern first. A competitor in the freestyle event (windsurfing).

Week of July 17, 1980

Photographs including but not limited to construction; houses; Windsurfing on Alta Lake; driving; dining
02-102-1. Pg. 1. Caption: Giant twin-propellor Canadian Forces Rescue helicopter used to help rescue crew get to crash site on Whistler.
02-102-15. Pg. 3. Caption: Karl Crosby ... executive director.
02-102-33. Pg. 5. Caption: Parcel 16 will have a clock tower rising from the right hand side and will feature retail outlets on the first floor and residential on the second.
02-102-20. Pg. 6. Caption: This bear has a strange habit of balancing a mayonnaise jar on his head and the letting it roll off.
02-102-35. Pg. 7. Caption: Most work in town centre is construction but some is destruction. These two workers pound away at steel-reinforced concrete. A day long job for sure.
02-102-9. Pg. 8. Caption: (bottom) Andrew Stoner ... Whistler Windsurfing.
02-102-38. Pg. 9. Caption: (none) (windsurfing)
02-102-31. Pg. 10. Caption: Tangle of gears sit rusted and brown in evening sunlight.
02-102-20. Pg. 11. Caption: Roof gone and the rest going, this old mill is deteriorating along the Green River north of Whistler. Only ghosts and rodents inhabit it now.
02-102-19. Pg. (16). Caption: One room cabin stand crumbling in the woods. This and an entire mill site lies waiting to be discovered on any sunny day along the east shore of the Green River north of Whistler.

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