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Pique Top 5—June 5

This week's top headlines from Whistler, B.C., as determined by Pique readers.
A grizzly bear spotted on a Whistler golf course on Saturday, June 3.

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

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1. Grizzly bear tranquilized in Whistler, relocated: COS

Whistler Half Marathon runners were rerouted this weekend after a grizzly was spotted grazing near the course. The bear was safely relocated, according to the COS.

2. Mountain biker encounters cougar on Whistler's Sea to Sky Trail

Evan Oder was out for an afternoon bike ride on the Sea to Sky Trail when he saw what he thought was a dog about 30 metres ahead. (It was not a dog.)

3. Purebread, Whistler’s beloved bakery, acquired by Coho Collective Kitchens

Whistler’s beloved bakery, Purebread, is adding another chapter to a story that began in Paula and Mark Lamming’s kitchen more than a decade ago.

4. Alpine Café gearing up for long-awaited upgrade

“People have said to us: ‘You’re not gonna make it all new-looking, are you?’ The answer to that is no."

5. Assault charges for Whistler woman following altercation in village bar

Claire Aspinall is facing charges of assault with a weapon and assault causing bodily harm.


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