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A season for gamers

A season for gamers

If you’re one of the people out there who is still on the fence whether to buy an Xbox 360 or the Playstation 3 — and I consider myself one of them, even if I’m teetering to the Xbox side — this autumn will go a long way to making up our minds.
Know Thyself: Staying true to Whistler’s

Know Thyself: Staying true to Whistler’s

Labour Day. To most Snoweaters, the last weekend of the summer always offers something of a bittersweet flavour. True, the long warm days of July and August have passed — and so too have the activities they engender.
Dave Patterson: Defining quality of life

Dave Patterson: Defining quality of life

He’s one of the most positive people I know. Always smiling. Always ready to lend a hand. And he’s one of the most talented too. Sports, work, relationships — doesn’t matter what it is, he’s good at it.
Taking care of taxpayers’ money

Taking care of taxpayers’ money

Last week’s comments in this space on the additional funding that the RMOW is being asked for to help build the athletes’ village elicited a call from Mayor Ken Melamed, who — quite rightly — pointed out some statements that were off the mark and req
Google’s guide to the galaxy

Google’s guide to the galaxy

First Google brought us the world, with tens of thousands of overlaying digital images mapping the entire globe.
Google’s guide to the galaxy

Google’s guide to the galaxy

First Google brought us the world, with tens of thousands of overlaying digital images mapping the entire globe.
Letters

Letters

Parking lot politics rebuked With only a few days left of summer vacation, and with Back to School displays all over the place, I wanted to say that while I am sad that my kids are heading off back to school (I love the summers with my children!) I c
Letters

Letters

WAVE ready to break As a previous employee of Whistler Transit, my co-workers and I worked hard at providing the best possible service for the Whistler, Pemberton and Squamish communities despite the lack of funds provided and support from both the m
A troubling trend

A troubling trend

Anyone in Whistler who has followed the 2010 Olympics with even a thimble of interest knows that the athletes’ village is being built on donated Crown land next to the former landfill site, across the highway from Function Junction.
Facebook a waste of time?

Facebook a waste of time?

I’m not one of those people that checks their Facebook profile daily, and generally my visits are limited to sending birthday messages, checking for updates and messages, scribbling on a few walls, and rejecting invites to use the Zombie application