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13 hrs ago | Colorado Daily

Finisher party gets to heart of Ironman

A late night finisher completes the Lake Placid Ironman in New York in 2013. Ironman will host a party at the finish line at 13th and Pearl Streets in Boulder on Sunday night to celebrate the final competitors that complete the race.

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Related Topix: Canada

Yesterday | Pique News Magazine

A Whole Lotta Led celebrates Canadian BBQ Championships

A whole Lotta Music Tom Rimmer, Phil Richard, Greg Reamsbottom and Cookie Losee make up the new lineup for A Whole Lotta Led.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Pop/Rock, Led Zeppelin,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

COLUMN: Forget oil, let's tap into the beer economy

If the BC Liberal government's press releases were a representation of reality in the province we live in, you'd be hard-pressed to find anyone who doesn't work in the burgeoning liquefied natural gas industry.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Canada, Opinion

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Pique News Magazine

Teenagers enter Whistler school through unlocked door, steal fire extinguisher

BREAK IN The RCMP is considering consequences for six youth who allegedly entered Whistler Secondary School without permission.

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Related Topix: Canada, Family, Teenagers,

OregonLive.com

Women's mountain biking camp in Hood River still has one-day openings

Whatever expectations you might have of mountain bikers, chances are the Trek Dirt Series will introduce you to something different.

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Related Topix: Hood River, OR, Canada

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Madison Publishing

RMOW adds new bike safety features to the Village

With more visitors and locals hopping on bikes this summer, the Resort Municipality of Whistler is hoping to make the streets safer for cyclists, pedestrians and drivers.

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Related Topix: Canada

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Inside Triathlon

Vanhoenacker, Wee Earn Valuable KPR Points In Whistler

Belgium's Marino Vanhoenacker and the United States' Bree Wee claimed the victories at Sunday's Ironman Canada in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News

The Globe and Mail

The 'quirky little car' inspiring an automotive backlash

Arnold Klappe used three Delica vans to build one, which he plans to drive around the world.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Bellingham Herald

New archery run hits the mark

Krieger owns and operates her own race directing business called Hamster Endurance Running and is always looking for a new race idea to benefit the community.

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Related Topix: Canada, Whatcom County, WA

Bellingham Herald

New archery run hits the mark

Krieger owns and operates her own race directing business called Hamster Endurance Running and is always looking for a new race idea to benefit the community.

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Related Topix: Canada, Whatcom County, WA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Madison Publishing

Ironman announces specific road closure details

Ironman Canada officials have released a more in-depth schedule of road closures that will be in effect in the Whistler and Pemberton areas on the day of the Aug. 25 triathlon.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

APRN

Alaska News Nightly: July 24, 2014

It was standing-room only at an Anchorage debate on whether to keep the new capped oil tax rate or to switch back to a system where the rate goes up along with the profits.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Anchorage, AK, Skagway, AK, Allakaket, AK, Canada

Squamish Chief

Cheekye slide risk unacceptable: experts

A potential landslide with enough material to fill B.C. Place twice poses an unacceptable threat to people living and working in Cheekye Fan area, experts say.

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Related Topix: Landslide, Canada

Mass Transit

BC: Ballard to Supply New Flyer Industries with Next Generation Power Module for U.S. Fuel Cell Bus

Delivery of the power module to New Flyer Industries is planned for later this year.

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Related Topix: Altoona, PA, Canada

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Canada.com

Summer sounds from bygone eras: Early Music Festival recounts the hands of time

Our summer months have become one of the more unpredictable parts of the West Coast music calendar.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Canada, Bach, Handel

CFRA

Arctic growth hot topic at Whistler, B.C., economic summit

The Arctic may be a hot commodity, but a conference has heard that Canada and the United States are barely out of the ice age when it comes to harnessing the region's growth potential.

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Related Topix: Canada

St. Petersburg Times

'Rocky Mountaineer' takes riders through Canada's natural beauty

Snuggling into my comfortable window seat beneath the panorama viewing dome, I enter my state of bliss.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, us Travel, Downtown (Seattle, WA)

CBC News

Businesses with high-skilled hires 'blindsided' by temporary foreign workers changes

David Lynn, the president and CEO of Canada West Ski Areas Association, has written to Employment Minister Jason Kenney to complain about the recent changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Canada's U.S. ambassador says Keystone pipeline makes economic, environmental sense

United States ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman had little to say Tuesday about a possible decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project, but that didn't stop Canada's U.S. ambassador from bluntly stating there's no proof that the pipeline shouldn't be built.

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Related Topix: Canada, Steele City, NE

The Globe and Mail

Foul play no longer suspected in Pemberton Music Festival death

Police say foul play is no longer believed to be responsible for the death of a man at the Pemberton Music Festival last weekend.

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Related Topix: Canada

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