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Construction of Village and Blackcomb

View of the village construction with runs being developed on Blackcomb.

The type at the bottom of this print reads, "Construction on the new Town Centre is already well underway. Rising behind the new buildings can be seen Blackcomb Mountain. It is due to open for skiing for the 1980-81 season."

Week of December 5, 1979

Photographs including but not limited to Whistler Mountain; Blackcomb Mountain; Construction.
002-01-36 caption: Blackcomb Mountain pictured from 12,500 feet taken November 27, 1979; appears on page 1.
02-01-10 appears on page 4. Construction.
02-01-22 appears on page 8. Caption: Another view of the Town Centre with the Blackcomb access road in the background.
02-01-35 appears on page 11. Caption: The runs of Whistler as they appear from the air.
02-01-16 appears on page 12 Caption: The new snow and sunshine shows to advantage on Blackcomb Mountain.

Week of May 29, 1980

Photographs including but not limited to town planning; Blackcomb Construction; cars;
May 29, 1980
02-113-44. Pg. 1. Caption: [top] Construction camp trailers shape up in Town Centre as workers (background) excavate sewer line trenches.
02-113-15. Pg. 1. Caption: [bottom] Jim Carlberg, architect-developer, spotlight's his presentation to Council with model of Package 18 while Chris Green, No. 17 developer, looks on.
02-113-39. Pg. 5. Caption: Singing Pass parking lot, about three miles from the highway through Town Centre, with new map and visitor register.
02-113-28. Pg. 6. Caption: [above] Cast and Crew of Gold Key Entertainment's movie "Up River" waif for the next take.
02-113-24. Pg. 6. Caption: [below] a Cabin is ignited for a dramatic scene ready to shoot.
02-113-18. Pg. 7. Caption: Jim Bradley assisted by Peter Grant and his truck prepares to move this building off a duplex lot near Whistler Centre.
02-113-66. Pg 8. Caption: Hydro use giant trailer and steering unit to move new transformer into Rainbow substation at Mons.
02-113-5. Pg. 11. Caption: Package 16 is quick to start work. The first of the Phase II parcels to start work in the Town Centre this year. Jim Cook's pumper truck helps fill forms with cement from Cardinal Concrete.
02-113-72, 43. Pg. 14. Caption: Here today, gone tomorrow -- the continuing battle of graffiti artists on the old firehall at Mons was finally ended Tuesday May 27 when municipal crews tore the building down.
02-113-16. Pg. [16]. Caption: The uphill, sunny east side of the new Blackcomb daylodge waits for glass and interior work to be done.

Week of October 9, 1980

Photographs including but not limited to car accidents; houses; horse-drawn wagon; roads; mountain views; construction; Whistler Village; Harold and Evelyn Cullen; square dance or show; dancing; drinks
02-160-25. Pg. 1. Caption: [top] The Brandywine crossing -- Open arrows & asterisk show path of Mercedes, while dark arrows shows skid marks of pickup truck which ended up off the picture to the left.
02-160-19. Pg. 1. Caption: [inset top] Mercedes
02-160-18. Pg. 1. Caption: [inset bottom] Pickup Truck
02-160-58. Pg. 1. Caption: [bottom] RCMP & wrecker crews remove the van from the fast flowing Lillooet River on Oct. 4.
02-160-86. Pg. 2. Caption: Kelly and Max Maxwell with their new daughter Fiona at the Community Club dinner.

Week of November 18, 1981

Photographs including but not limited to broken road; cleaning; driving; police; dinner; mountain views; car accidents; restaurant; drinking; construction
Appears in November 17, 1981 issue:
02-197-61. Pg. 1. Caption: [left] Looking good big old Softie...
02-197-64. Pg. 1. Caption: [right] ...and you too, Blackcomb with your new coats of snow.
02-197-20. Pg. 3. Caption: Oops -- didn't think that telephone pole looked like that last night. This one took a nose-dive in the early morning hours of Saturday, November 14, knocking out power in the southern part of the municipality for several hours. B.C. Hydro said that the rain-soaked earth was at the root of the problem.
02-197-86. Pg. 4. Caption: Dept.of Highways worker stands on one of the 44,000 lb. concrete beams that will make up the base of the Bridge at River of Golden Dreams.
02-197-47. Pg. 8. Caption: [top left] Chris Speedie, Whistler Cay.
02-197-46. Pg. 8. Caption: [top middle] Rita Knudsen, St. Anton's Village
02-197-43. Pg. 8. Caption: [top right] Murray R. Dawson, Alpine '68.
02-197-45. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom left] Kevin Rose, Nesters Road.
02-197-49. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom middle] Iole De Carlo, Emerald Estates.
02-197-48. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom right] Rocco, Alta Vista.
02-197-14. Pg. 11. Caption: It was the last breakfast -- a fitting occasion for Jan Systad to serve son Christopher. Champagne poured with the orange juice as friends bid farewell to the five-year tradition of the Cookhouse.
02-197-36. Pg. 12. Caption: Back to offer you Chinese culinary delights, one Edmond Wong and crew of the Alta Lake Inn. (l to r) Law, Tse, Kwang -- your cooks; Gilbert, president; Peni, waitress; Edmond; and Jeannie, waitress.
02-197-80. Pg. 13. Caption: John and Kris Robinson with Bernie and Donna Hauschka at the re-opening of Beau's.
02-197-25. Pg. 14. Caption: Al Raine displays his broadjumping skills for sons Charlie and Willie, an unidentified family friend and the family dog.
02-197-101. Pg. 15. Caption: [top] Oh happy days -- frosted slopes and free season's passes from each mountain. Roland Kentel (left), president of Whistler Athletic Society, was pleased to present Rod MacLeod with a pass to Whistler and Cheryl Devine with one to Blackcomb for their top efforts in raising money for the Terry Fox Marathon of Hope, Rod raise $1,260 and Cheryl raised $1,134.
02-197-28. Pg. 15. Caption: [bottom] Constable Gordon A. Sims has just joined the Whistler Detachment after 6 1/2 years in North Vancouver.
02-197-39. Pg. 19. Caption: Treasurer Gary Raymond plays at the keyboard of the municipality's new $60,000 Basic MAI system 210 computer. The system is capable of printing 150 lines per minute and storing up to 14 million characters. Tax accountant Kathy Hicks and MAI system analyst Gene Wong look on.
02-197-7-8. Pg. 20. Caption: Aftermath of recent flooding. Lost Lake Trail cut in two by raging water at Beaver Dam tree.

Week of April 15, 1982

Photographs including but not limited to roads; cars; garbage; construction; meal at restaurant; firemen; awards; skiers; lift line-ups; Gondola Village mountain camping; party; Garibaldi relocation project; torched remains of Garibaldi Lodge; Whistler Cable TV; B.C. Tel; Easter Back Bowl Downhill; Cheakamus Canyon project
Appears in April 15, 1982 issue:
02-250-3. Pg. 1. Caption: [bottom] All that remains today is a charred pile of debris. The lodge was torched by the provincial government after no bids were received on the building. It is one of the victims of the Garibaldi relocation project implemented by the province because of the threat of the barrier.
02-250-88. Pg. 3. Caption: [top left] Firemen had a smokey fight when they first arrived on the scene.
02-250-130. Pg. 3. Caption: [top right] Jim Dawson of Whistler Cable T.V. takes a look over blueprints while B.C. Tel workmen hang new cable in the Gondola area.
02-250-47. Pg. 8. Caption: [top left] Pat Kelly, Real Estate Agent, Whistler Cay Resident.
02-250-152. Pg. 8. Caption: [top middle] Diane Robb, Waitress, Gondola Area Resident.
02-250-53. Pg. 8. Caption: [top right] Denver Snider, Mons towing, Emerald Estates.
02-250-56. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom left] Don Willoughby, Businessman, Alpine Meadows.
02-250-50. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom middle] "Fast" Eddy, Union Construction Worker, Alta Vista.
02-250-149. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom right] Susan Nielsen, Bookkeeper, Whistler Cay resident.
02-250-78. Pg. 9. Caption: [top] A round of applause and a bouquet of flowers were Race Secretary Joan McCulloch's reward for a year of hard work. Owen Carney, Alpine Chairman, (Centre) made the presentation.
02-250-110. Pg. 9. Caption: [bottom] Michell Brown and Doug Smith hold up the Price Waterhouse Trophy, which they won in junior skiing competition at Blackcomb Mountain on Sunday.
02-250-7. Pg. 11. Caption: The latest development in the Cheakamus Canyon project is the diversion which carries vehicles through the rock cut (Centre) rather than around one of the most dangerous corners on Highway 99 (right).
02-250-21. Pg. 16. Caption: [bottom] Some Whistler residents could do with a few lessons in tidiness and cooperation. This scene at the Mons garbage compactor tells a story.
02-250-39. Pg. 17. Caption: [Building on a dream]
02-250-134. Pg. 21. Caption: This prefab housing appeared Thursday, April 8 at the Gondola base area. No occupants were discovered.

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.

Alta Lake Community Club Minutebook 1984-1985

Minutebook for the Alta Lake Community Club's general meetings between 1984 and 1985. Subjects broached at meetings include the Children's Festival, the BMX track, North Shore Credit Union's opening, the Whistler Question, a Whistler cookbook, a treasure hunt, the Expo 86 Committee, the Whistler BMX Association, the Fall Fair, the Whistler Chamber of Commerce, a Christmas party, a Teen Dance, the construction of Dandelion Daycare, a rummage sale, Camp Rain Shine, babysitting, a children's book, the Whistler Museum and Archives, the Rotary Club, the RMOW, and Myrtle Philip Elementary School.

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