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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.

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Catching the second wave By Lorraine Passchier Being number one is just the beginning. Remember, IBM and General Electric used to be number one.

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MARKETING AND CULTURE By Guercy Thimoleon The speed at which Whistler has become a successful resort has surprised many people; alarmed some, delighted others. The resort’s success has attracted more people and spurred more growth.

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By Kevin Damaskie In the often devastating war waged over undeveloped wetland and valley bottom in Whistler, local environmentalists just won a battle.