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No Exit

It’s mid-winter when I finalize the tentative plans I’ve carried with me since leaving Ontario to drive to the Yukon a year ago. This summer I will leave again: the myth of an uncle I’ve never met pulls me to New Mexico. more »

Jul 30, 2015 12:00 AM People

Promethean Influence

How good is your knowledge of Greek mythology? Yes, we all know about the heavy hitters such as Zeus and his Olympian brothers, Poseidon and Hades. We may know about Gaia and Demeter and others whose names have landed a place in popular culture. more »

Jul 30, 2015 12:00 AM Food - Drink

Pop-up Fashion

Jessica Vallenga has an eye for quality-made clothes; she is an artist trained in textiles, and she makes clothes. She turns embroidery into pendants and earrings, and she makes lingerie. As well as making clothing, Vallenga keeps her eyes peeled... more »

Jul 30, 2015 12:00 AM People

The Camp Knife

Too often, I have seen people wearing knives that are really too big to take on any task except chopping down trees. These are often visitors, but locals sometimes wield these big blades as well. If we had junglelike undergrowth, maybe these... more »

Jul 30, 2015 12:00 AM Outdoors

Birch Beer!

I’ve always known Uncle Berwyn’s Pure Yukon Birch Syrup was the best birch syrup in Canada. As it turns out, our homegrown syrup, produced off-grid in a homestead on the banks of the McQuesten River by Berywn Larsen and Sylvia Frisch, is actually... more »

Jul 30, 2015 12:00 AM Beverages

Didee & Didoo: SMARTEST ANIMAL

DOGS KNOW WHEN YOU’RE HURT AN’ THEY KNOW HOW TO COMFORT. DOGGIES ARE SO SMART AN’ THEY’LL HEAL YOUR HEART. THEY CAN READ YOUR MIND AN’ THEY’LL MAKE YOUKIND. more »

Jul 30, 2015 12:00 AM Old Crow

Saturday at the Front Street Markets

Front Street is lined with vehicles and shoppers from late morning to midafternoon each Saturday during the summer, even on days when there’s a smoky haze or a bit of a drizzle. The biggest attraction is the traditional Farmers’ Market, which has... more »

Jul 30, 2015 12:00 AM North to the Klondike

Firepower on Parade

In 2012, Environment Yukon issued a report on hunter satisfaction in the territory, based on a survey of over 810 licensed hunters. Participants were asked their opinions on a wide range of topics, including the permit hunt process, clarity of... more »

Jul 23, 2015 12:00 AM Hobbies

Discounting Trash

What would you consider to be valuable about Whitehorse? The nearby mountains? The vibrant community? Being able to fish and hunt close to town? Having the cleanest air in the world? How about the landfill? more »

Jul 23, 2015 12:00 AM Business

Stay on the Safe Side

It is possible that some of the most serious recent bear encounters might have ended differently if bear spray had been at hand and had been used. Hindsight is always 20/20, but bear spray has been shown to be very effective if used as it was... more »

Jul 23, 2015 12:00 AM Wildlife

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