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Pique Top 5—March 27

Whistler’s most-read news stories of the week
This week's top headlines from Whistler.

Here are this week's top headlines from Whistler, B.C., as determined by Pique readers.

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1. Skier dead following on-mountain incident at Whistler Blackcomb

An 82-year-old Whistler man is dead after ski patrol responded to a ski incident on Ridge Runner, a blue-rated intermediate run in the Crystal zone on Blackcomb Mountain, at around 9:30 a.m. on March 18.

2. Multi-car accident that preceded police foot chase 'craziest thing I've seen in Pemberton'

According to witness Geoff Barnett, several vehicles were involved in an accident close to Airport Road in Pemberton—including a Stl'atl'imx Tribal Police truck—that reportedly led to a foot chase and two suspects in handcuffs on March 20. 

3. Letter: The bizarreness of being rejected for a job by Vail Resorts

"It is very odd receiving a job offer from one part of a company and a rejection from another."

4. Watch: Resort webcam catches northern lights glowing over Whistler Mountain

The dazzling aurora borealis display on Thursday, March 23 was clearly visible from the top of Whistler Blackcomb's 7th Heaven chair

5. Lower Mainland man arrested in snowboard thefts

In what is the most Whistler of crimes, a Lower Mainland man was arrested this month after stealing snowboards on two separate occasions, according to police.

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