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Museum Musings: Summer is the season to discover nature

July 4, 2016
Enjoying nature isn’t a seasonal activity, but summer is the best time to experience our natural environment in its full splendour. Many species have adapted to our harsh mountain landscape and . . .

Museum Musings: The legacy of the PGE in Whistler

June 27, 2016
The construction of Rainbow Lodge in 1914 is recognized as a seminal moment in our valley’s history, and deservedly so. But something else happened that same year that is equally important to the . . .

Museum Musings: New virtual exhibit will explore history of Gothic arch mountain hut

June 20, 2016
Last fall we wrote a few columns about local, pointy-topped mountain huts like the Wendy Thompson Hut and the Himmelsbach (Russett Lake) Hut. In those stories we hinted that there was more to come . . .

Museum Musings: When hard winters lead to babies

June 13, 2016
Usually, if there is a hard winter, you can expect a baby boom by the next spring. That is also true for the Whistler winter of 1976/77, which was arguably the worst season since Whistler . . .

Museum Musings: Celebrate Whistler’s multicultural history

June 6, 2016
This coming Friday the Whistler Multicultural Festival will be holding its sixth year of celebrating our community’s cultural diversity. Nowadays Whistler has visitors and residents from around . . .

Museum Musings: That’s a wrap on Whistler Mountain Bike Heritage Week

May 30, 2016
Life is finally getting back to normal here at the museum after the whirlwind that was last week’s Whistler Mountain Bike Heritage Week. This was our first time ever running this event, and it . . .

Museum Musings: The Garibaldi Gruel: Whistler’s first enduro (sort of)

May 23, 2016
One of the motivations behind our just-wrapped-up Whistler Mountain Bike Heritage Week was to connect with the local mountain bike community so that we can better celebrate what has become the . . .

Museum Musings: Mountain bike art and photography on display

May 16, 2016
So we’re in the final countdown leading up to our first-ever Whistler Mountain Bike Heritage Week. I gave a full festival run-down in my last column, so this week I will focus on one specific event. . .

Museum Musings: Introducing Mountain Bike Heritage Week

May 9, 2016
Over the last three decades, mountain biking has woven itself into the fabric of our community and Whistler’s distinct biking scene has spread its influence across the world. To celebrate how far . . .

Museum Musings: Meet the stars of Whistler summer camps

May 2, 2016
Last week’s column covered our upcoming Speaker Series on May 6, celebrating 50 years of summer camps. Well, we are excited to announce the addition of two more speakers who will be joining Alan . . .

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