• Issue of
  • Oct 28 - Nov 3, 2004
  • Vol. 11, No. 44

News

  • Whistler
  • RMOW experiments with tree thinning

    Tree thinning may be logging by another name, but it could turn out to be a necessary step in the Lost Lake Park to guard against forest fires and improve the wildlife values in the forest.
  • Whistler
  • W-B job fair starts today

    Whistler-Blackcomb is about to conduct its annual hiring blitz, during which approximately 2,500 people will be employed for positions with the mountains.
  • Whistler
  • Supreme Court Justice rules on ski resort near Squamish

    After more than a decade of planning and litigation, Supreme Court Justice Marvyn Koenigsberg delivered a judgement last week on the proposed Garibaldi at Squamish ski resort that should result in a final decision on the resort early in 2005.

A&E

  • Doug and the Slugs front man dead at 53
  • Arts
  • Doug and the Slugs front man dead at 53

    Doug Bennett, lead singer and founder of the Canadian rock band Doug and the Slugs and a mainstay of the Whistler nightclub scene since the 1970s, died Oct. 16 in a Calgary hospital.
  • Arts
  • Expressions hosting glass fusing workshop

    Those who have admired Vancouver glass artist Jeremy Dane Morris’ funky sushi dishes and serving bowls at Expressions might want to give his craft a try themselves this weekend.
  • Arts
  • Arts Council releases new arts and culture impact report

    The Whistler Arts Council released a new research report on Wednesday examining the potential impact of the 2010 Olympic Games on local arts and culture in the Sea to Sky Corridor and the "lessons learned" from previous host communities.

Food & Drink

Opinion

  • Editorial

    Long-term plan needed for fundraising
  • Maxed Out

    Uncle! I give! Enough already!
  • Cybernaut

    Think before you mix

Sports

  • Features
  • FIS to host skier halfpipe events

    The freestyle skiing umbrella will open a little more this season to accommodate the first ever World Cup halfpipe series, with three European events on the calendar.
  • Features
  • Squamish mountain biker ranked top in province

    Squamish cross-country phenom Neal Kindree was recognized as the Mountain Bike Athlete of the Year for 2004 by Cycling B.C last week, after the 17-year-old completed his first season racing in the Junior Expert Category.

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