Monthly Archives: August 2011

Epicurious: Slow Food, Slow Cycle

My first stab at a food column. Lots of lifestyle writers have this down to a fine art. I hacked through it. — By Jesse Ferreras, Pique Newsmagazine August 25, 2011 When you mow down a cheeseburger, do you think … Continue reading

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Playing politics with tragedy

Playing politics with tragedy By Jesse Ferreras, Pique Newsmagazine August 19, 2011 One of my earliest experiences as a journalist was covering the trial of Robert Pickton. On the first day of the trial I woke up at 5:30 am … Continue reading

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Whistler Blackcomb to save big on hydro rate cut

Anyone who’s followed my work on electricity had to expect that a story like this was coming. Being a local paper, you get a little more time to localize the story and focus a little deeper on extensive reports like … Continue reading

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Pemberton still working on landslide warning system

We all remember last summer’s landslide. For a while it looked like the Pemberton Valley could be wiped out by a wall of water. That turned out not to be the case, but officials there are still concerned about the … Continue reading

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Whistler Blackcomb posts $6.8 million loss

A story about a loss at Whistler Blackcomb never goes unnoticed by the mainstream media. A lack of destination visits means the company has to delay plans for new infrastructure like moving the lift from Harmony Ridge to Crystal and … Continue reading

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Milt Fernandez, founder of Pemberton Emergency Services, dies at 72

Writing an obituary is never easy. You try to get an accurate measure of a person by sharing anecdotes of their life. You get as close as possible but you always end up omitting things. I did my best here … Continue reading

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Pemberton provides peaceful sanctuary for Middle East dialogue

The first time I did a story about Peace It Together was in 2006, when I was just starting out as a journalist and the organization was just starting out as a non-profit. Five years later, I’m still here and … Continue reading

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