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Fire ban to take effect tomorrow

July 17, 2018

High temperatures, no rain in the forecast spark concern over human-caused wildfires

Open burning (including campfires and Category 3 fires) will be prohibited in the Coastal Fire Centre starting at noon on Wednesday, July 18. The new prohibitions are in addition to Category 2 open burning, which is already prohibited, and meant to prevent human-caused wildfires.…


Bauman Rare Books / First Editions, Signed and Inscribed Rare Book Dealers in New York, Las Vegas and Philadelphia

July 15, 2018

baumanrarebooks.com – WHISTLER “LOVED ONLY HIS ART, AND BY HIS ART HE MUST BE JUDGED” (WHISTLER, James A. McNeill) PENNEL, E.R. & J. Whistler Journal. Philadelphia, 1921. Autograph Edition, one of only 500 copies, of The …

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Crankworx » Crankworx World Tour Awards & After-Party

crankworx.com – Crankworx is hosting its first-ever Crankworx World Tour Awards & After-Party to celebrate best-in-class athletes, innovators and the game-changers in the sport. The award ceremony will gather over 1…

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Working Holiday in Canada: The life of a Whistler ‘Lifty’ | Hilltops & Flipflops

hilltopsandflipflops.com – I decided I wanted to live and work in Canada after travelling there for a short holiday back in early 2015. The country resonated with me and my personality so much so that come October 2015, I had …

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TAKE ACTION: Ban Outdoor Sled Dog Chaining

e-activist.com – A disturbing new video captured at a dog sledding operation in South River, Ontario shows dogs chained outdoors in nearly 40 degree heat, with merely plastic barrels as shelter. Tragically, these con…


James Abbott McNeill Whistler 1834 – 1903

alizarinportal.com – James Abbott McNeill Whistler, was an American artist, active during the American Gilded Age and based primarily in the United Kingdom. He was averse to sentimentality and moral allusion in painting.…


All About Crankworx – Adara Hotel – Whistler Village Boutique Hotel

adarahotel.com – Many come from all over the world to ride the Whistler Mountain Bike Park or the surrounding trails. It’s clear that in the summertime, Whistler is all about bikes. To celebrate the love of mountain …


10 ways to cut the cost of your new kitchen

realhomes.com – If you’re planning a new kitchen, it’s important to establish your budget – and whether you plan to extend – before you consider how you want the finished space to look. This will stop you from viewi…


A cornerstone of Indigenous Culture

The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre celebrates 10 years in Whistler

This is a story about the ties that bind. It begins long ago and continues to this day.…


Pemberton council approves its 2017 Statement of Financial Information

Council briefs: bylaw update gets third reading; UBCM briefing note; goose poop contest

At its Tuesday, July 10 regular council meeting, Village of Pemberton council approved its 2017 Statement of Financial Information (SOFI). The document shows the remuneration and expenses of the Village’s elected officials and staff.…


Hey Ocean! returns from hiatus

July 14, 2018

The Vancouver trio is back with a new album and two free summer shows in the corridor

When Ashleigh Ball talks about her band Hey Ocean!’s hiatus, she doesn’t sugarcoat the story. “When we parted ways it felt like a full-blown break up,” she says.…


Pemberton heli-biking proposal raises concerns

Public can comment on commercial tenure application until July 19

The area in and around Pemberton is becoming a mecca for downhill and cross-country mountain biking. But a new proposal by Blackcomb Helicopters is raising concerns about the growth of heli-biking in the area.…


Whitewater Rodeo raises $40,000 for Zero Ceiling

July 13, 2018

Funds from sold-out event are enough to cover two participants’ Work 2 Live programs

There’s not much the Whistler community enjoys more than dressing up in costumes, participating in extreme sports and partying for a good cause. That said, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the 21st annual Whitewater Rodeo, held last month in support of local charitable organization Zero Ceiling, was another huge success.…


The weekend rundown

Everything you need to know for July 13-15 in Whistler

Bust out your sunscreen and reusable water bottles, because this weekend’s forecast is calling for clear, sunny skies and scorching temperatures. Whether you plan on spending your weekend by the lake, in the backcountry or at one of the many events taking place in the resort over the next three days, here’s some useful information to keep in mind for this weekend in Whistler.…


CN freight train derails into Gates Lake

July 12, 2018

No injuries reported, freight poses no threat to the environment, says CN

A Canadian National Railway (CN) freight train has derailed into Gates Lake for the second time in a year. Gates Lake is located near Birken, which sits approximately 25 kilometres northeast of Pemberton.…


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