Monthly Archives: August 2010

Cheakamus residents get their own legal opinion

What do you do when a legal opinion doesn’t go your way? Get your own! That’s what some Whistler residents have done as part of their efforts to get an asphalt plant moved out of the community. The story begins … Continue reading

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White Rock’s tainted water hits a nerve in Whistler

The issue of tainted water in White Rock has touched a note with Whistlerites who remember a time not-too-long-ago when the municipality looked to partner with EPCOR on upgrades to its sewage treatment plant in the Function area. Recent Tweets … Continue reading

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Meager landslide obstructing industry

Landslide has cost 25 jobs, cut off B.C.’s only pumice supply August 19, 2010 By Jesse Ferreras, Pique Newsmagazine The closure of the Lillooet River Forest Service Road by the Aug. 6 Mount Meager landslide has restricted access to four … Continue reading

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Squamish-Lillooet warned about landslide risk two years ago

August 17, 2010 by Jesse Ferreras, Vancouver Sun METRO VANCOUVER – Lawmakers with the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District received a scientific report two years ago warning that a major landslide was coming and urging the installation of an emergency early warning … Continue reading

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Whistlerites rallying against old growth logging

This cute little video is symptomatic of some Whistlerites’ concerns about logging of old growth forests. The Resort Municipality of Whistler is a partner with the Squamish First Nation and the Lil’wat First Nation in the Cheakamus Community Forest, a … Continue reading

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Pemberton approves development permit for councillor’s car wash

Skate park the main impetus for hastily-called meeting August 16, 2010 By Jesse Ferreras, Pique Newsmagazine Pemberton council approved a development permit for a business belonging to one of its councillors at a meeting that citizens learned about a day … Continue reading

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Pembertonians apprehensive about census

Village may not be getting accurate demographic picture July 28, 2010 By Jesse Ferreras, Pique Newsmagazine The Village of Pemberton wants to take stock of how its population is growing but is facing resistance from several residents who don’t want … Continue reading

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