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WMSC skiers shine in Kimberley

February 14, 2018

Sports briefs: Thompson nominated for award

A pair of Whistler Mountain Ski Club racers starred in Teck Open super-G action in Kimberley last week. In men’s action, Tait Jordan found the podium twice, winning on Feb. 5 before taking second the next day.…


WMSC racers reflect on Junior Worlds

Alexander posted fifth-place super-G finish to lead locals

Whistler Mountain Ski Club (WMSC) saw three of its alums taking on the world’s top up-and-comers in Switzerland earlier this month. Competing at the FIS Junior World Ski Championships, Cameron Alexander posted the top result of the three, posting a fifth-place finish in the super-G on Feb. 2.…


Setting the record straight on hypnosis

Hypnotist Gavin Hooper explains his performance ahead of WSS fundraiser show on Thursday, Feb. 22

Gavin Hooper wants to clear up some misconceptions about hypnosis. First, you’re completely in control.…


More action needed to ensure safe water for First Nations

All nine community water systems on Lytton First Nation land in B.C. have been under boil water advisories at one time or another. Now the First Nation is taking an innovative approach to resolving its drinking water problems.…


Flying high with Treeline Aerial

Aerial silks class hosts showcase of local talent on Sunday, Feb. 18

Dani Duncan arrived in Whistler three years ago with a suitcase half-filled with an eight-metre-long silk and little idea of what exactly she was getting into. “I wanted to come work a ski season,” she said.…


Council sends ‘affordable’ housing project back to the drawing board

Proposed 111-unit apartment complex is not the right fit for the area, say councillors

A proposed 111-unit affordable apartment complex has received a cool reception from Village of Pemberton council. The proposed project would involve two four-storey buildings, containing 54 and 57 one-bedroom micro apartments aimed at singles and couples.…


Local girl feels music’s healing power

Whistler community, and beyond, quietly manoeuveres an 11th birthday to remember for Mischa Arnott

The after effects of meeting one of the world’s biggest popstars haven’t worn thin on Mischa Arnott. The evidence is everywhere: the multi-coloured streaks glinting on the right side of her hair, the black concert T-shirt under her hoodie, and perhaps most tellingly, the way her face lights up when she talks about her 25-minute one-on-one meeting with Katy Perry, minutes before the pop icon stepped onto the stage in Vancouver Monday, Feb. 5.”She was really nice,” said the 11-year-old with a secret smile and quiet chatter, eager to once again relive the memory of Perry riding into a private room at Rogers Arena on a pink-wheeled scooter, in a luminous gold outfit.…


Planning errors raise questions in Creekside rezoning

Proponents say public, private liquor stores can coexist

While council deliberates an application to rezone Creekside Plaza and relocate a BC Liquor Store following a public hearing on Feb. 6, questions are being raised about the process involved. Namely, that the bylaw presented for council’s consideration bears the wrong address.…


Fire destroys Brio home

Signs indicate blaze began in laundry room, official says

Over a dozen Whistlerites have been displaced after a fire destroyed a home on Panorama Ridge in Whistler’s Brio neighbourhood on Friday afternoon, Feb. 9.According to Whistler Fire Rescue’s Deputy Fire Chief Chris Nelson, the fire originated in the upper unit of the home, where the homeowners, a couple, lived with their three children. The homeowner was home at the time of the fire, though no one was injured.…


SD48 recommends maintaining existing French Immersion program

Classroom space remains a concern, with portables likely for Whistler

A review of French Immersion offerings in the Sea to Sky School District (SD48) is complete, with a recommendation that the district maintains the existing French Immersion program. The recommendation will be presented at the Feb. 14 SD48 board meeting.…


Funk Disco House Mix Live @ Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, Canada 02-02-18

February 12, 2018

mixcloud.com – Just some funky shiz from Mr Twitch. Live at The Cure Lounge, Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler. CARL DUGLAS – Kung Fu Fighting (Wicked Game Remix) XTRAFUNK – Summer Sun feat. MaGana DUSTY SPRINGFIELD – Spoo…

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Martyn Ashton Rides Whistler | ISMOKEIT.NET

ismokeit.net – Whistler is often hailed as the mecca of Mountain Biking. Home to the worlds best trails, biggest jumps and craziest MTB competition of them all. Crankworx. Thanks to Fox, Animal & Hope Technology. S…

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7 Stunning Trails You Need To Hike In Vancouver – The Full-Time Tourist

February 11, 2018

thefulltimetourist.com – Vancouver is known for its integration of city and nature. While Vancouver’s downtown core is filled with incredible cultural gems, you have to get into nature to fully understand the appeal of the c…


Dave Feschuk: Toronto skiing siblings Candace and Jack Crawford bring heady family history to Olympic debuts – World Focus News

worldfocusnews.com – “I liked skiing because you didn’t have to go out and look good. You just had to be fast,” Crawford said. “So if you had your tongue sticking out, or you didn’t smile, it wasn’t an issue.” Still, sco…


Whistler | BMW IBSF World Cup 2017/2018 – 2-Man Bobsleigh Heat 2

viralgohil.com – For viewers in the US: http://www.nbcsports.com/live For viewers in Canada: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/videos For the first time this season, all five of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federa…


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