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    Issue: 2017-07-12, PHOTO: Faye Dobek

    A Little Gift Shop with a Big Heart

    A visit to Watson Lake would not be complete without a walk through the amazing Sign Post Forest with its more than 77,000 signs, or a stop at the little shop covered in license plates at the back of the Sign Post Forest. more

    Jul 12, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-06-28, PHOTO: courtesy of Justine Alton

    Healing through Massage

    Justine Alton is no stranger to health issues. Since she was 19-years-old, the born and raised Yukoner has had a keen interest in psychology, bodywork and holistic health and wellness, but it was her own 10-year struggle with deep seated physical... more

    Jun 28, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-06-14, PHOTO: John Alderson, Bicycle Ride Productions

    Ski Bum Pizza Co. is Making Tracks

    There’s a new enterprise to the Yukon pizza scene. It’s big, unmistakably blue, and it’s serving up local ingredients atop a wood-fired crust, slope style. Ski Bum Pizza Co. is Yukon’s first pizza food truck, and the brainchild of longtime Yukon... more

    Jun 14, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-05-31, PHOTO: Faye Dobek

    Two Million Honey Bees Find Home in Watson Lake

    Courtney and Joel Wilkinson, co-owners of Bee Whyld Yukon, are proud to show off their bee yard located just outside the town of Watson Lake, Yukon. Sixty-two of Bee Whyld’s 64 honey bee hives sit on the edge of a hay field surrounded by an... more

    May 31, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-05-17, PHOTO: Els Lundgaard

    Take My Jeans… Please

    It’s May. The time to spring-clean which, for me, means emptying out my closets and passing on the gently-worn-but-no-longer-fitting clothes to someone else to love. Especially my jeans, which have survived my hopes of losing weight or growing... more

    May 17, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-05-10, PHOTO: Stephan Biedermann

    Women in Whitehorse - Part 3

    Larra Daley is the pioneering force behind the Cultured Fine Cheese shop in Horwood’s Mall. Though the shop has just recently integrated itself into a quintessential part of Whitehorse, Daley’s own Yukon journey began in the summer of 1996... more

    May 10, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-05-03, PHOTO: Meg Rodgers

    Cool to be kind

    Meg Rodgers is a self-proclaimed “whole food junkie” who exudes kindness in everything she does. It’s not only in the name of her baking company, Kind Whole Foods, but in the kindness she extends to the planet, via the mouth-watering, cruelty-free... more

    May 3, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-04-12, Photo: courtesy of Sonny Gray

    Feeding the North

    Food is important to me because I have a large family. Five boys under the age of nine” says Sonny Gray, CEO of North Star Agriculture Corp., as his company will soon announce plans to start construction in the Yukon. Like many in the Yukon he’s... more

    Apr 12, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-07-12, PHOTO: Faye Dobek

    A Little Gift Shop with a Big Heart

    A visit to Watson Lake would not be complete without a walk through the amazing Sign Post Forest with its more than 77,000 signs, or a stop at the little shop covered in license plates at the back of the Sign Post Forest. more

    Jul 12, 2017

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    Issue: 2015-10-22 PHOTO: Rick Massie

    Fine Wine Starts in the Garage

    There’s at least one person for whom the drought in California has a silver lining. Luigi Zanasi is hoping for some magic to come out of his garage this year, thanks to the intense wine grapes he believes the California drought has produced. more

    Oct 22, 2015

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    Issue: 2015-10-01 PHOTO: courtesy of Blackbird Bakery

    Homegrown Business

    Proud Yukoners want to shop Yukon – but sometimes it feels hard to do that. With so many of our goods and services being provided by companies on the Outside, it often feels like we’ve got no choice but to shell out to the big boys. For those who... more

    Oct 1, 2015

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    Issue: 2015-10-01 PHOTO: courtesy of Rowena Shannon

    Tastes of Home

    Conquering exotic culinary worlds is exhilarating, but the dispiriting lack of some foods can make home feel very far away, indeed. For some people, a curious thing may happen once they relocate. They may develop a taste for things they wouldn’t... more

    Oct 1, 2015

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    Issue: 2015-10-01 PHOTO: Rick Massie

    Bowling is Back

    In the popular bowling movie Kingpin the term “munsoned” is coined by the film’s writers Peter and Bobby Farrelly to describe being up a creek without a paddle, essentially being left for dead. For the Mad Trapper Alleys in Riverdale that seemed... more

    Oct 1, 2015

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    Issue: 2015-10-01 PHOTO: Roger Jackson

    Double knots on a thread

    My sister Marion Dale and I share many wonderful childhood memories. One of our favourites is the summers we spent with our Great Auntie Kate. In her 70’s when we visited she raised sheep on a family farm near Renfrew, Ontario. No inside plumbing... more

    Oct 1, 2015

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    Issue: 2015-08-27 PHOTO: Joslyn Kilborn

    It’s Been a Slice

    If you’ve walked past Bocelli’s Pizzeria lately, you may have seen a small sign in the window advertising its farewell. The local makers of saucy, thincrust Italian-style deliciousness are closing their doors. On Friday, August 28, the pizza oven... more

    Aug 27, 2015

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    Issue: 2015-07-30 PHOTO: Rick Massie

    Brewed from the Heart

    The world of suds has official definitions of what constitutes a craft beer. That doesn’t prevent Marko Marjanovic from offering his own. “For myself, it’s a beer that’s brewed by passionate people who want to create a flavourful beer that’s been... more

    Jul 30, 2015

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