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peters sentenced

A night of silence ends By Lorraine Passchier In the early morning hours of Nov. 8, 1987 a group of young people drove down the main street of Mount Currie after a night of partying.

landfill

Just a bunch of garbage Social attitudes about trash will change when cost goes up It's going to become more expensive to get rid of garbage, but folks in Whistler just don't seem to care.

in five

Logging lobby gets new president The Soo Coalition for Sustainable Forests named Tom Bruusgaard as its new president last week.

history book

Pioneers' vision at heart of Whistler's history New book tells story of 13 people dedicated to making Whistler what it is Looking at Whistler from a 1994 perspective, it's easy to see the valley's potential and why the resort has become a success.

ted and dave

Political jousting match may end The political arena can often be vicious and mean, but a squabble currently underway between Whistler Mayor Ted Nebbeling and Independent MLA David Mitchell is getting out of hand.

ure creek

Lil'wat contemplating more blockades By Lorraine Passchier A native injunction and blockade action are looming as a group of Lil'wat attempt to overturn a B.C. Supreme Court appeal decision which dismissed their sovereignty suit last November.

sockeye

Birkenhead Sockeye returns down DFO officials sitting on numbers until Fraser audit over Missing Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River have created a stir in the B.C. fishery that is being felt as far north as the Birkenhead River.

news in

Taking a gamble During a five-minute recess at Monday's special council meeting on video lottery terminals Don Pashleigh, manager of Tapley's, gave each of the council members present a break-open lottery ticket.

library

Library gets room to breathe The biggest borrowing in the history of the Whistler Public Library is scheduled to take place starting Monday.

gambling

Public gets say on VLT bylaw Dec. 19 A public hearing will be held Dec. 19 on a zoning amendment bylaw which proposes to prohibit all forms of gambling, including video lottery terminal gambling and off-track betting, within the municipality.