Yukon Careers

Yukon Careers

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    Issue: 2018-02-21, PHOTO: Don Schmid

    No Sour Grapes

    If he hadn’t been so exhausted from a 23-hour train ride, Kevin Kane might have joined forces with fellow singer/guitarist Bryan Potvin 30 years sooner than he did. Back in 1984 (or possibly ’85), The Grapes of Wrath, a pop-rock group Kane fronted... more

    Feb 21, 2018

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    Issue: 2018-02-07, PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

    Sharing a love for film

    There are meetings. There is paperwork. There are grants to apply for and cheques to sign. But, for Jessica Hall, being the president of the Yukon Film Society is all about… people. more

    Feb 7, 2018

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    Issue: 2018-01-31, PHOTO: Pixabay

    All she is saying is ‘Give Feet a Chance’

    These feet were made for walking. It’s not just a song; it’s the basis for a lot of Jeddie Russell’s work at WalkOn Foot Care, Whitehorse’s new foot care clinic located in the log skyscraper. While the clinic might be new, Russell has spent many... more

    Jan 31, 2018

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    Issue: 2018-01-31, PHOTO: Gary Bremner Photography

    Changing northern skylines: Mary Ellen Read and the art of collaboration

    I meet the architect Mary Ellen Read at the cocktail bar Woodcutter’s Blanket in Whitehorse. With a grin she guides me around the windy corner to show me a pit, where you can see the log building’s basement’s concrete exterior, a face normally... more

    Jan 31, 2018

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    Issue: 2018-01-24, PHOTO: Pixabay

    Unlearning for success

    It’s the year of the woman, ladies. In the height of the #MeToo movement, Times Up, and many other global shifts, women are taking a stand and making change by acknowledging that we face unique challenges and tackling them head on... more

    Jan 24, 2018

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    Issue: 2017-12-13, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

    A new craft beer in town

    There’s a new brewery opening in the Mount Sima area. Deep Dark Wood Brewing is hoping to be open and available to the public around Christmas. Owner and operator Matt Waugh will be producing sour beers using open casks and wild yeasts... more

    Dec 13, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-12-13, PHOTO: Jonah Clark

    The evolution of Icycle Sports

    Icycle Sports started in the summer of 1998 by Patrick Plemel in his basement in Riverdale. In 1999 they opened their first location on Wood Street, then had multiple locations until 2006 when they moved to their current location on Quartz Road... more

    Dec 13, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-12-06, PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

    Animals need the Humane society; the Humane Society needs people

    Everybody knows that the Humane Society of Yukon takes care of our beloved animals in distress at the society-run Mae Bachur Animal Shelter. But who takes care of the people who take care of the animals? Well, that would be Brent Slobodin, the... more

    Dec 6, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-11-29, PHOTO: Rhiannon Russell

    An interview with Kayla Morrison

    Rhiannon Russell: You opened up Blackbird Bakery five years ago. How have things been? Kayla Morrison: For the most part, pretty good. You always have ups and downs — that’s the nature of business. But for the most part, everything has hit the... more

    Nov 29, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-11-29, PHOTO: Sarah Lewis / courtesy of City of Whitehorse

    Meet the City of Whitehorse Volunteer of the Year

    Now that Jeff Marynowski is retired, he can finally get some work done. “It’s unbelievable, all the stuff, the things that had piled up over the years because I was so busy volunteering,” said the former head planner with Highways and Public... more

    Nov 29, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-11-01, PHOTO: Brian Craig

    Making it last

    Cathy Stubington doesn’t mind being in the shadows when she does a show. In fact, she prefers it. “My main interest has always come more from the making side, and the conceptual side, but I’m a puppeteer, as well. As a performer, I prefer to be... more

    Nov 1, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-10-25, PHOTO: Nita Daniels

    He is a steward of the trails

    To begin to understand Mark Daniels, you must first discard the stereotypes of a snowmobile owner. Yes, the president of the Klondike Snowmobile Association (KSA) owns snowmobiles – and ATVs and dirtbikes and quads and boats – but these are mostly... more

    Oct 25, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-10-25, PHOTO: Kylie Campbell

    Filling the Void

    For Patrick Jackson, the owner and operator of Changing Gear, it seems like only yesterday that he moved from Vancouver up to the Yukon, but 20 years later he’s still here using his experience and passion to run a successful store... more

    Oct 25, 2017


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