If there’s one thing most of the photos from this week have in common, it’s snow! Seeing these images, we’re hoping for some more in the valley soon.
Only at Whistler – local top-hatted chimney sweep at work in the snow!
Thursday was not a good day for some! Above, Squamish Freightways truck tangles with the school sign.
Municipal 4×4 tries to get a motorist out of a ditch on Thursday.
All smiles! John Howells (left) receives the Citizen of the Year award from Paul Burrows while Drew Meredith looks on.
The Rotary Exchange students on the steps of the Roundhouse.
The new municipal skating rink recently constructed adjacent to the school.
Kindergarten students build their first snowpeople of the season – left to right: Brie Minger, Joanne Den Duyf, Nonie Bredt, Beau Jarvis, Andrew Hofmann.
The gondola area showing the early arrivals in the parking lot – the Wosk lot is the empty one centre right.
Bridge abutments for the new bridge over Fitzsimmons Creek to service Blackcomb Mountain.
RCMP officer Terry Barter and Major with students at Myrtle Philip School.
The giant cake prepared for the Fourth Inaugural meeting of the Resort Municipality of Whistler Council.
The Blackcomb Snowhosts: (l to r) Cathy Hansen, Shelley Phalen, Tom Kelley and Charlotte Sheriff.
The balloon shape is covering Whistler Resort & Club’s pool from Whistler’s harsh winter.
The new sign at the entrance to the Town Centre is completed.
An unidentified fireman, Chief Lindsay Wilson and Rick Crofton hose down a fire damaged cabin in Alta Vista.
Leo Lucas checks out the newly refurbished Roundhouse before the crowds arrive. New appointments include carpets, roll-away seating and various touchups.
Barb Newman, of Whistler Tops, models a cap and one of the many rugby shirts available in the new Village Square store.
Jason, Harley and Dylan Stoneburgh stand proudly in front of the snowmen they built in Alpine Meadows after the first storm of the winter.
Sandy Boyd, the new Gondola Area Co-ordinator for Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation. Sandy, who has twelve years experience in the ski industry, will be responsible for the organization of all systems at the Gondola base.
Bearing gifts and a song, Susan Jacks, formerly of the Poppy Family, will be one of the stars in an upcoming CBC special partly filmed in Whistler.
Myrtle Philip students take part in a ‘Western Day’ at the school.
A sneak preview of the new Black Forest Restaurant in the former White Gold Inn.
Highways crews clear up the debris left by a December 3 rock slide on Highway 99 near M. Creek.
Slim and Margaret Foughberg open a gift presented to Slim for his service to the Howe Sound School Board. Together they have served Howe Sound continuously (except for two years) since 1946.
Mayor Mark Angus is sworn into office by Municipal Clerk Kris Shoup-Robinson at Council’s inaugural meeting December 6.
A young batch of new skiers shapes up for the slopes under the rigorous command of ski shop owner Jim McConkey, who put them through their paces December 6.
Myrtle Philip School library helpers enjoy a well-earned lunch. Irene Pope, Judy Fosty, Kelly Macwell and Candy Rustad. Missing is Mrs. Demidoff.
Twyla Picton and Rolf Zeller were out cross-country skiing in the sub-freezing temperatures Whistler has experienced for the previous week. Cross-country skiing in the valley is the best in years with a total of 195 cm of snow fallen in November.
Work on the Conference Centre continues with the construction of a wall partition above the second floor. The wooden frame structure behind the scaffold will be attached to a moveable partition that will allow Conference Centre organizers to divide the main hall into two separate meeting areas.
Ski instructor Stephanie Sloan from Whistler Mountain was the grand prize winner in the Beaujolais Nouveau contest. Sloan will receive a trip for two via CP Air and KLM plus two days in Burgundy hosted by Rene Pedauque. Select Wines representative Wendy Taylor, Sarah Kuhleitner from Citta’s and the WRA’s June Paley picked the winners Sunday in Whistler’s first ever Beaujolais Nouveau celebration.
BC Supreme Court Justice Samuel Toy swears in Whistler’s four new aldermen in council chambers Monday. Moments before, Judge Toy also officially authorized Mayor Terry Rodgers as the municipality’s third ever mayor. The four new aldermen are (left to right) Doug Fox, Paul Burrows, Diane Eby and Nancy Wilhelm-Morden. A reception followed the inaugural meeting of council.