Publication: Pique News Magazine

First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Whistler parents improvise as school openings delayed

Parents in the Sea to Sky school district are finding their own way to get their kids into the classroom in the face of the ongoing labour dispute between the BC Teachers Federation and the BC Public School Employers Association.In the case of Danielle ... [Published Pique News Magazine - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Bathers warned to stay out of water at some Whistler beaches

High E coli counts at Lakeside and Rainbow beaches result in warnings from Vancouver Coastal Healthclick to enlargeFile PhotoSwimmers and waders are being advised to stay out of the water at Rainbow Beach and Lakeside Park Beach on Alta Lake in the Whistler ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

What Alex Honnold did on his vacation

The Stawamus Chief, the mountain that rises along the Sea to Sky Highway above downtown Squamish, is often referred to as a "monolith."But that single word doesn't really do justice to its unique, crinkly visage, with smooth sections of glacier-ground ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Mountain News: Park City anxious as ski area fate unclear

PARK CITY, Utah — By the time you read this, the disposition of Park City Mountain Resort for this winter may be settled.Or not.As of Monday, Vail Resorts and Powdr Corp still had failed to announce an agreement and asked for an extension until Friday. ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Straight through Hillbilly Country

Self-proclaimed hillbilly Gary Turner, 78, is making us laugh. He's telling us the tale about marrying at the age of 16 and causing a scandal because he did NOT marry one of his cousins."T'was unusual for the time," says Turner in his languid Ozark d ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Gary Turner, Country, Gay
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Squamish real estate market is hot

It is a busy time to be a real estate agent in Squamish.According to several Squamish realtors, this has been the busiest summer they have had since before the 2008 recession hit, both in terms of sales numbers and in interest from potential buyers.Single-detached ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Pemby fest skatepark donated to Mount Currie

When the idea of establishing a skatepark in Mount Currie popped up earlier this year, nobody in the community expected one to be set up this quickly.HUKA Entertainment, producers of the revived Pemberton Music Festival in July, announced earlier in August ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

No Spirit Within Festival this year

The Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre's (SLCC) third annual Spirit Within Festival will not go ahead this year, but that doesn't mean Whistler's events calendar will be without First Nations programming.The yearly celebration of aboriginal tradition and ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Snowboard
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Trees feeling stress of the summer sun

Some Whistler trees are stressed out.It has been drier than usual this summer and that is causing drought and making some area trees vulnerable, according to Whistler arborist Paul Duncan. It also makes the surrounding forest more vulnerable to wildf ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Police receive two reports of apparent drink spiking

Two women allegedly had their drinks spiked at Whistler bars in the span of a week and a half, according to RCMP.The first incident was reported last Tuesday, Aug. 19, when a woman who was visiting from Mission, B.C. told police her drink had been drugged ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Parents feel the frustration as tentative school year approaches

One week out from the start of the 2014/15 school year, Whistler parents are left waiting for word of what comes next as picket lines are expected to return at local schools this week."I think the parents are really wondering sort of what's going on, ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

WB accepts ALS ice bucket challenge from Jackson Hole

Whistler Blackcomb Foundation to match employee donations up to $1,000This weekend Whistler Blackcomb jumped on the ice bucket challenge bandwagon in a big way.Mike Varrin, general manager of bars for Whistler Blackcomb, and about 20 Whistler Blackcomb ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Aug 25 2014]

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"Our administrative teams will be at each school in the event that you need to reach them. However, we will not have sufficient supervision to have our students attending school. Our school bus transportation will also not be operating."
He also wants to see more forest thinning. "The escalating costs of fighting fires should be treated as other natural disasters and not funded by shorting fuel reduction budgets."
"(Leclerc) had broken a speed record I'd set... so I planned to retake a couple of things" Honnold said

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Police receive two reports of apparent drink sp... [Published Pique News Magazine - Aug 27 2014]
Parents feel the frustration as tentative schoo... [Published Pique News Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
WB accepts ALS ice bucket challenge from Jackso... [Published Pique News Magazine - Aug 25 2014]
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