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Nominations closed for Oct. 28 byelection

September 22, 2017

Seven candidates to challenge for vacant council seat

The nomination period for Whistler’s Oct. 28 byelection is now closed, with seven names on the official list of candidates. The candidates, in alphabetical order by last name, are: Steve Andrews, Kalee Eder, Cathy Jewett, Janice Lloyd, Alon Rimon, Kate Roddick and Dawn Titus.…


WB incorporates Dark Crystal into its trail system

September 20, 2017

Future builders won’t be so fortunate as company stresses application process must be followed

When Scott Veach and Ben Haggar built Dark Crystal in the summer of 2015, one of their main aims was to create something that would be a beautiful part of the Whistler cycling scene for decades to come. “It was just to get an aesthetic, photogenic trail.…


Sylvia Dolson recognized for years of advocacy work

Executive director of the Get Bear Smart Society moves on after 21 years

When Sylvia Dolson left Ontario with her husband 23 years ago, Whistler — and advocating for the bears that call it home — wasn’t really on her radar. “We actually travelled for two years in a motor home, and we decided we weren’t going to go back to Ontario.…


Pemberton council wants action on affordable housing

Update on Strategy presented at COW

Closing in on the final year of its term, Pemberton council doesn’t want to drag its feet on affordable housing. An update on the Village of Pemberton’s (VOP) 2009 Affordable Housing Strategy was presented at the Committee of the Whole (COW) on Tuesday, Sept. 12, prompting a discussion about where the village should go next.…


Free will astrology for the week of September 21st

ARIES (March 21-April 19):
Psychologists say most people need a scapegoat — a personification of wickedness and ignorance onto which they can project the unacknowledged darkness in their own hearts. That’s the bad news.…


Carry a Canadian tune

Sea to Sky Singers performs the nation’s most inspiring songs in sing-along concert

Canada has a rich songwriting heritage, whether you like Neil Young, Nelly Furtado, The Hip or Leonard Cohen. The whole country sing their songs, the whole world does.…


Angelina 3.0

First, the good news: Those of us who live in the cinematic wasteland of Squamish were able to catch the tail end of some film-world happenings with the Netflix release of Angelina Jolie’s First They Killed My Father just one week after it screened at the Toronto International Film Festival. Remember, Bong June-Ho’s Okja hit Netflix right after turning heads at the Cannes Film Fest, and Brad Pitt’s War Machine also ignored the standard, 100-plus-year-old theatrical release system.…


Fire season mercifully ramping down

Council briefs: Updated solid waste bylaw adopted

The worst wildfire season in British Columbia’s history is beginning to ramp down. “Wow.…


Roddick declares candidacy in byelection

Longtime Whistler Blackcomb employee aims to ‘keep Whistler livable’

There was no hesitation on Kate Roddick’s part when asked what made her want to run in Whistler’s upcoming byelection. “My son, and what he represents,” Roddick said over the phone shortly after announcing her candidacy on Sept. 18.…


Whistler gears up for UBCM

Local officials meet with tourism, transportation ministers ahead of annual conference

This year’s Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) conference doesn’t start until Monday, Sept. 25, but officials from the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) got a head start on their advocacy work with some high-profile meetings in Victoria on Sept. 17 and 18. Mayor Nancy Wilhelm-Morden said the RMOW met with Green Party leader Andrew Weaver, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Claire Trevena and Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Lisa Beare to talk about some issues relevant to Whistler.…


Asphalt plant gets 10-year renewal

Whistler Mayor ‘disappointed’ with provincial decision on Cheakamus operation

The Whistler Aggregates asphalt plant in Cheakamus Crossing will stay put for the foreseeable future. After months of review, the plant was offered a 10-year lease renewal by the provincial ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Urban Development on Sept. 15.…


Keystone Symposia Conference | Antibodies as Drugs: Translating Molecules into Treatments – Program

September 18, 2017

keystonesymposia.org – Keystone Symposia aims to advance life science discovery through exchange and dialogue among a diverse community of scientists participating in our high-quality research conferences throughout the wo…

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Whistler Historical Air Quality Health Index

whistler.weatherstats.ca – The historical weather data, forecast and current conditions graphics are courtesy of Environment and Climate Change Canada. The information presented is combined from multiple Environment and Climat…

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30-2240 Gondola Way – Lindsay Graham Real Estate

September 17, 2017

lgwhistlerrealestate.com – Welcome home to this fabulous ski-in/ski-out townhome in Whistler Creekside! A spacious, open floor plan on the main floor is perfect for quiet nights by the wood-burning fireplace, while 3 bedrooms …


Crankworx | Whistler, B.C.

monsterarmy.com – Crankworx Whistler….The Holy Grail of Bike Festivals makes its way back to its home venue of Whistler Blackcomb, BC. Monster Army ventured to the beautiful paradise to take part and aggressively ta…

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