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Mountain News: Skier responsibility at stake in slide situation

March 18, 2019

JACKSON, Wyo.—Jeff Brines owns up to having disrupted the lives of many people who travel between Wyoming and Idaho. He’s sorry.…


Province will pilot new immigration program in Squamish

The town is one of more than 30 communities to join pilot

In a bid to attract entrepreneurial immigrants, Victoria has chosen Squamish to be one of several communities where a pilot immigration program will be tested. Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot is intended to help meet the communities’ economic development needs and encourage investments outside urban areas, reads a news release from the province.…


DST—It’s best for Whistler

LETTER: For the week of March 14

At this time of year, I am always amused at the rhetoric I hear on the news about how hard it is for some to adjust themselves to what amounts to a mere change of one hour on a Sunday morning. Who are these delicate fools?…


Reaching dizzying heights in Ecuador

What do you do when you are in a city that is nearly three kilometres high?…


Habitat funding welcome, but not long-term solution says, Squamish conservationist

Governments kick in $142.8M toward a five-year wild salmon restoration program for B.C. coast

While two Sea to Sky groups welcomed new funding for wild salmon conservation, the announcement was also met with concern over the long-term sustainability of such projects in our area. Federal Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson and Premier John Horgan announced Friday their respective governments will be shelling out $142.8 million toward a five-year wild salmon restoration program.…


Kohut reflects on 25th anniversary of historic gold

Whistler sit-skier led Canadian charge in Lillehammer

Stacy Kohut’s journey to Paralympic gold began, of all places, in a University of Calgary parking lot in 1993. The sit-skier had failed to make the Canadian national team that spring after a harrowing crash during tryouts in Kimberley, but when he was attending classes that November after recovering from a broken femur, punctured lung and three broken ribs, felt he was at a crossroads.…


Avalanche warning issued for Western Canada

Alert prompted by ‘dramatic’ temperature increase expected this week

Avalanche Canada has taken the rare step of issuing an avalanche warning for each forecast region—including the Sea to Sky—across Western Canada. Issued in partnership with Parks Canada and Alberta’s Kananaski Country, the Special Public Avalanche Warning is being released with “significant warming” in the forecast for both B.C. and Alberta this week.…


From parking lot to Sea to Sky RV park and campground

Garibaldi Group pitches idea to repurpose Olympic parking area opposite entrance to Callaghan valley

A gravel parking lot that has stood empty alongside Highway 99 since the 2010 Olympics could soon be the site of a new RV park. Positioned near the entrance to the Callaghan Valley, the proposed campground, called The Garibaldi Outpost, would not only serve as a year-round spot for campers, but would also host its own activities.…


Trudeau fills vacancy in cabinet with B.C. MP Joyce Murray

Murray’s promotion comes after Ontario MP Jane Philpott quit the cabinet over the SNC-Lavalin controversy

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s newest cabinet minister says she wants to move on from the controversy that has resulted in her appointment to president of the Treasury Board. “The past few weeks have been difficult, and I have expressed my confidence in our prime minister and our support for the work we are doing on behalf of Canadians,” said British Columbia MP Joyce Murray, after she was sworn in at Rideau Hall.…


Whistler’s golf courses highlight growth in the ’90s

At the moment, Whistler’s golf courses are an unlikely place to find a game of golf or even a determined player at the driving range. Instead cross-country skiers, snowshoers and, in the case of the Whistler Golf Club, dog walkers can be found taking advantage of the layer of snow on top of the greens.…


Pemberton accounts for Employer Health Tax in 2019 budget

Council has instructed staff to go forward with 5.75-per-cent municipal tax increase for 2019

With the Village of Pemberton’s (VOP) budget process well underway, council has instructed staff to increase the municipal tax rate by 5.75 per cent to cover two one-time costs. Despite the increase, the average Pemberton resident isn’t likely to see a change in how much municipal taxes they pay, explained VOP Mayor Mike Richman.…


California parents demand that radiation-emitting cell phone tower be removed from elementary school property after four students, three teachers develop cancer

March 17, 2019

naturalnews.com – (Natural News) A coalition of concerned parents is quickly forming in Central California, where local students and teachers alike are reportedly developing cancer at alarming rates. The cause? Accord…

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Voices of Fear

montageprod.com – Emeka previously directed “Like A Wolf” (“Best Mountain Sport Film” at Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival and finalist at Banff Mountain Film Festival). The film documents Kit DesLauriers…

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Rémy Métailler – Not Whistler but Still RAD

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Dive into John McGie’s twisted mind with the return of the Chair Series

piquenewsmagazine.com – One chair, one actor and one seriously twisted mind. These are the ingredients that make up the Chair Series, a run of black-box performances that feature a collection of actors from Whistler, Squami…

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