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By Sallye Fotheringham 6:15 a.m. "Sallye, there's a bear up your skinny alder swaying back and forth, looking in your open skylight." 7:00 a.m. "Sallye, that sow's here again with her cub grubbing in your rotted log in your backyard.

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By Bob Barnett At the rear of Whistler’s municipal firehall carpenters are bracing forms for the addition which will provide new office space for the RCMP and the bylaws department.


By Kevin Damaskie It was September of 1941 when Walter Zebrowski got word he was being shipped to Russia.

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One year ago, while presenting her 1994 budget, Finance Minister Elizabeth Cull announced a list of 60 government agencies that the province would no longer fund. Among the casualties were the B.C.

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By George Koch Clattering around the divide of the Coast Mountains with a couple of Swiss pals on a whimsical day of heli-skiing five years ago, Al Raine came across what seemed a "magical" place: the perfect ski area, the Nirvana he'd been seeking w

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By Paul Dillon There is a legend told in Lakota and Dakota tribal circles about the White Buffalo.

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By now, most people have at least heard the word Internet. Few can define it or pretend to understand it, but lots of them use it.

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It was a crisp Sunday morning in October when Anne Marie Potton was reported missing.

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Going downhill — fast! By Lottie Wengelin In 1967 Jean Claude Killy won the Wengen downhill in a time of 3:06.76. When Ken Read won on an icy Wengen course in 1980 in 2:31.31 runner up Josef Walcher said the course was maxed out.

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The great escape By Myron Loveless Affordable housing, a relaxed social environment and few tourists. Throw in two pre-eminent ski hills — Whitewater Resort and Red Mountain — and you've got the makings of a great escape.