Publication: Pique News Magazine

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Schools set to open Monday after 'yes' vote by teachers

Sea to Sky students can finally get their school supplies ready after teachers voted 86 per cent to head back the classroom starting on Monday, Sept.22.Both the high school and the elementary schools will use a graduated entry system though the hope is ... [Published Pique News Magazine - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

WB reclaims top spot in SKI Magazine rankings

Whistler Blackcomb has reclaimed the throne.SKI Magazine has named Whistler Blackcomb (WB) the No. 1 overall ski resort in North America in its 27th annual reader poll, an honour it also received in 2012 before dropping to No. 6 last year. With roughly ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Jen Ford announces candidacy for Whistler council

Municipal election set for Nov. 15click to enlargePhoto submittedBACK FOR MORE Jen Ford has announced her candidacy for councillor in the Resort Municipality of WhistlerWhistlerite Jen Ford has announced her intention to run for councillor in the Resort ... [Published Pique News Magazine - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Blind spot contributes to cause of Pemberton mid-air plane crash

REPORT RELEASED Rudy Rozsypalek, right, prepares for a flight with his father at the Pemberton Airport.The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) of Canada has completed its investigation into a 2013 mid-air collision that killed four people in the skies over ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Mountain News: Two ski areas to become one?

PARK CITY, Utah — The long-standing drama in Park City ended last week when Powdr Corp. announced it was selling its lifts, water rights, and other assets in Park City Mountain Resort to Vail Resorts.For its $182.5 million, Vail Resorts also gets the ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Medals for Whistler martial artists

Two Whistler martial artists have some impressive hardware to show off after strong performances at the TAFISA World Martial Arts Games earlier this month.Competing in jiu-jitsu (grappling/submission), Adam Colpitts topped the podium in his men's 69 to ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ryan wins seventh Wheel Up in tight finish

After missing the last two Westside Wheel Ups, Matt Ryan picked up right where he left off in 2011, winning his sixth consecutive start on Saturday, Sept. 13, at Whistler's longest-running mountain bike race.The 37-year-old Ryan has dominated the late-season ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Long Beach: A sunny year-round destination

When wicked winds whip through Canada's Coast Mountains, Southern California basks in warm sunshine. With 345 sunny days each year, Long Beach offers a delightful break from grey skies and snow.This pretty oceanside city in the shadow of Los Angeles is ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Pemberton seniors seek housing help

Seniors' housing in the Spud Valley is something that should remain top of mind, Pemberton council heard during its regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 16.Representing the Pemberton Valley Seniors Society (PVSS), Frances Hopkins said as more community members ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Pemberton should have 'fair shot' at Meadow Park programming, says resident

Village officials feel non-residents should be able to register at same time as Whistleritesby Brandon BarrettPemberton officials are echoing the frustration of a local mother who says non-resident users of the Meadow Park Sports Centre (MPSC) should ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
Entities: Surcharge, Sport
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Sea to Sky exploration firm owner's 'thrill of a lifetime' search for lost Franklin ships

It's as if Andrew Prossin was born to explore the sea.Growing up in a house overlooking the Sydney Harbour in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Prossin would spend hours watching the ships coming in with his binoculars.When he grew a little bit older he got into ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Construction on health care centre helipad underway

More work Whistler helipad work being done includes alterations to sidewalks, streetlights, traffic signals and roadways and will continue into November.Construction is underway on the area around the Whistler Health Care Centre Heliport at Blackcomb ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Sep 18 2014]

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"I think some of the common criticisms I received last time were, 'What do you know about what they do at council? What groups have you volunteered with? What community engagement have you had?'" she said
"This factor, coupled with human vision limitations, offered reduced opportunities for the pilots to avoid the collision."
"Remember that keeping secrets never works," he says. "And continue to be a community that should be open to new experiences — and fun."
...have a great time," said race director Phil Chew, who took over for Wheel Up founder Les Clare six years ago after he broke his back in a fall. "When you see us doing the prizes and everything, we're all humming here ... It's a great way to end the summer."

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Mountain News: Two ski areas to become one? [Published Pique News Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
Ryan wins seventh Wheel Up in tight finish [Published Pique News Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
Medals for Whistler martial artists [Published Pique News Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
Long Beach: A sunny year-round destination [Published Pique News Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
Pemberton seniors seek housing help [Published Pique News Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
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Mayor finds common causes at UBCM [Published Pique News Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
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WB reclaims top spot in SKI Magazine rankings [Published Pique News Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
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