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Museum Musings: The village that ceased to exist: Part 1

Museum Musings: The village that ceased to exist: Part 1

Museum Musings: A disco comes to Whistler

Museum Musings: A disco comes to Whistler

Club 10 opened beneath Stoney’s on Friday, March 6, 1981 in the space most recently occupied by Maxx Fish
Museum Musings: News for the community, by the community

Museum Musings: News for the community, by the community

Museum Musings: Beer woes of Whistler

Museum Musings: Beer woes of Whistler

The summer of 1978 was a dry one for British Columbia, though not because of the weather. In early June 1978, workers at the three major breweries in the province were locked out during contract negotiations.
Museum Musings: Cooking at Mons

Museum Musings: Cooking at Mons

The Cookhouse operated as a seasonal restaurant, opening in the spring and then closing in November.
Museum Musings: Lost Lake debate

Museum Musings: Lost Lake debate

For residents and visitors alike, Whistler’s parks are a favourite place to spend a summer day. Each park offers something different, whether it’s the playground at Alpha Lake Park or a history lesson from the cabins at Rainbow Park.
Museum Musings: Whistler’s most unpredictable race

Museum Musings: Whistler’s most unpredictable race

While the race was never known for its regulations, in its first year there were remarkably few
Museum Musings: Summer and races featured at the Whistler Museum

Museum Musings: Summer and races featured at the Whistler Museum

For many, the month of May signals either the end of the ski season or the beginning of the summer season in Whistler, or possibly both.
Museum Musings: Why is that named Horstman?

Museum Musings: Why is that named Horstman?

Harry Horstman's name is all over Whistler, but who was he, exactly? 
MUSEUM MUSINGS: The White Gold Estate that isn’t

MUSEUM MUSINGS: The White Gold Estate that isn’t

By the early 1970s, various developments had begun to appear in the Whistler area spurred on by the growing success of Whistler Mountain.