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South Coast pounded by rain, snowfall warning in effect for Whistler

February 11, 2018

wayback.archive.org – A strong weather system has brought torrents of rain to B.C.’s South Coast and heavy snowfall to mountain passes. Environment Canada says around 25 millimetres of rain fell in downtown Vancouver on S…

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Science of the Winter Olympics – Downhill Science

viralgohil.com – In February, Olympic skiers such as Julia Mancuso, Ted Ligety, Marco Sullivan and Scott Macartney will race down Vancouver’s Whistler Mountain at speeds of up to 90 miles an hour. Paul Doherty, senio…


8143 ALPINE WAY, WHISTLER, BC V0N 1B8

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9 Ways Curtain Rods Can Solve Your Life’s Problems

apartmenttherapy.com – Curtain rods are more useful than one would think. Their primary function is obvious — cover windows to block light and gain privacy — but there are other reasons to install them, some of which you m…


Whistler luger Reid Watts finishes 12th in Olympics

Impressive result at PyeongChang for 19-year-old slider in first Games

Reid Watts may not have had too many expectations heading into his first Olympics, but it’s safe to say he blew any he may have been harbouring right out of the water. The Whistler luge athlete – and a legacy of the 2010 Games – finished 12th overall in the men’s singles event with a cumulative four-run time of 3:11.608.…


Golden Dreams

Whistler is well represented at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, but what does it take to get there?

Twenty years have passed since snowboarder Ross Rebagliati shouted out “WHISTLER” after winning gold in 1998. And over the next two weeks, as the Games return to Asia, a number of local athletes could be well positioned atop the podium to repeat Ross’ yell.…


Art exhibit, Multiplicity added to Whistler’s World Ski and Snowboard Festival

February 10, 2018

New organizers still working on curating music lineup for annual April festival

Organizers of the World Ski and Snowboard Festival (WSSF) have unveiled more details about which arts events are returning for this year’s festival. On the list: State of the Art, which has been renamed Art & Soul, Multiplicity and the 2nd Cuts Filmmaker Screening.…


Traffic stop leads to skimming arrests

February 9, 2018

RCMP Briefs: Man arrested for prohibited driving

A Pemberton traffic stop last Tuesday (Feb. 6) afternoon resulted in three arrests. Around 2 p.m., Pemberton RCMP stopped a speeding vehicle, which they determined was uninsured.…


Whistler remembers the beginner ski hill of its past

February 7, 2018

Museum event reflects on Rainbow Ski Hill

In the late 1960s and 1970s Whistler was a very different place. In addition to the town’s dump being situated in what is now Whistler Village, the community boasted its very own beginner-friendly ski area.…


Study shows e-waste growing

Locals doing part to help low international return numbers

A United Nations study has found that e-waste is on the rise, and not enough nations are doing something about it. “Globally, e-waste is a huge problem and the environmental impact of our demand for the latest and greatest electronic items is going to cause this specific stream of waste to keep growing,” said Claire Ruddy, executive director of Whistler’s environmental advocacy group AWARE.…


Province outlines retail, possession rules for legal weed

First government retail stores to open late summer

The rules around legalized recreational cannabis in B.C. are starting to come into focus. On Monday, Feb. 6, Minister for Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth announced key policy decisions around retail, possession limits, places of use, personal cultivation and drug-impaired driving.…


Pemberton sees fourth-quarter growth

Council briefs: Nukw7antwal regional gathering; letter from the minister of transportation; George and Shirley Henry get a park named after them

Village of Pemberton Council received fourth-quarter updates at its Feb. 6 meeting. Capital projects for the quarter included sewer lift station maintenance, line cleaning, parks winterizing and general maintenance.…


Letters to the Editor for the week of February 8

Avalanche risk is multi-factor issue I feel compelled to respond to a letter to the editor last week (Pique, Feb. 1) that put forth the idea that avalanche fatalities could be reduced by restricting backcountry travel to the morning hours.…


It was a golden time

It’s hard to believe it’s been eight years since Whistler hosted the Olympic and Paralympic Games. In the lead-up to our Games there was plenty of angst about the cost of the mega-event, the enormous impact it was going to have on the Sea to Sky corridor and all who lived here, and if it was really worth it to host such a sporting competition.…


AFL club officially expands into Whistler

Hawks rebrand to recognize Sea to Sky contributors

The British Columbia Australian Football League’s youngest team is, officially, looking northward in an attempt to take flight. The newly minted Vancouver-Whistler Hawks, born in 2009 as the North Delta Bayhawks, have had their ups and downs in recent seasons, primarily due to difficulty drawing players.…


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