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Museum Musings: Whistler’s first council

Museum Musings: Whistler’s first council

Whistler’s first municipal council was faced with the daunting task of building a resort in the ski area
Museum Musings: Skiing with Al Raine

Museum Musings: Skiing with Al Raine

Catch Raine in discussion with Drew Meredith on June 12
Museum Musings: Whistler’s summer of ’89

Museum Musings: Whistler’s summer of ’89

'While we might be used to busy summers in Whistler these days, in the 1970s and into the 1980s, visitor numbers would drop dramatically after the ski season ended in the late spring'
Museum Musings: Whistler’s Spring Carnival

Museum Musings: Whistler’s Spring Carnival

'In the early years of lift operations on Whistler Mountain, the end of the ski season was sometimes determined not by the conditions or lack of snow, but by a lack of skiers'
Museum Musings: Riding the early Whistler airwaves

Museum Musings: Riding the early Whistler airwaves

'Over the 1980s, Mountain FM became an established source of regional news and up-to-date highway reports...'
Museum Musings: Looking for Answers in Whistler

Museum Musings: Looking for Answers in Whistler

'In some ways, the Answer of 1992 looked very different than that of earlier years'
Museum Musings: How not to rob a bank in Whistler

Museum Musings: How not to rob a bank in Whistler

'Before the summer of 1984, there was no permanent financial institution in the resort...'
Museum Musings: Ski Free or die

Museum Musings: Ski Free or die

'In a recent look through the Whistler Museum’s reference section, we came across another book aiming to teach skiing...'
Museum Musings: Fool me once...

Museum Musings: Fool me once...

'As far as we know, Drew Meredith never did win the lottery...'
Museum Musings: Fools rush in

Museum Musings: Fools rush in

'Headlines designed specifically for April 1 have graced Whistler newspapers since the 1980s'