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We probably have to go back to the 1950s, before the first talk of bringing the Olympics to this valley, for the last time Whistler wasn’t staring straight into the headlights of some imminent, significant changes.

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Very few details of the proposed Vancouver-Whistler bid for the 2010 Winter Olympics have been worked out, but there is only two months for public discussion of the concept before an application must be submitted to the Canadian Olympic Association.

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Whether you believe the next millennium will start in two years or in three doesn’t really matter. What Whistler has to begin this year — 1998 — is to take some concrete steps forward toward Whistler in the next millennium.

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Out with the old, in with the new.

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Resort guru Myles Rademan talked at Saturday’s town hall meeting of "the wisdom of holding hands." It’s a message he has been preaching for many years.

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"A shared view of the future." That’s how municipal administrator Jim Godfrey describes the process that began last week with the release of the Whistler 2002 workbook and continues Saturday, Dec. 13, with the annual town hall meeting.

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If you’ve seen and heard enough already about last weekend’s World Cup race that wasn’t, turn the page. For those who are still here, I want to talk a little bit about the human side of this event.

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As one former chamber of commerce president used to say, the best thing about the World Cup is how it brings the community together.

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Remember when it used to be quiet during the shoulder season? The only things going on this week were: o Intrawest increased its stake in Mammoth Mountain, to 51 per cent o A major report on building a cultural facility in Whistler was released o A r

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Transportation is fundamental to the quality of life in a town; how people get around goes a long way toward determining the size, shape and character of a community.