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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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    Issue: 2017-10-25, PHOTO: Michael Bramadat-Willcock

    Go North, Young Printers

    Located at 204 Strickland St., the Arctic Star Printing building has been a part of the downtown Whitehorse scenery since 1983. Now they’ve got a new location. The company acquired Inkspirationz at 120 Platinum Road in July, and as of September 11... more

    Oct 25, 2017

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

    A New Face in Financial Management

    Jessica Westman grew up in Marsh Lake, but spent her school and work life in Whitehorse. Like many Yukoners who grew up in the territory, she left for 10 years to attend university and get work and life experiences before realizing there is no... more

    Oct 25, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-10-25, PHOTO: courtesy of Karin Plato

    No earbuds aboard

    Have you heard the one about the farmer’s daughter, the music teacher, the composer and the jazz singer? It’s not a joke. They’re all the same person: Karin Plato. Although she has called Vancouver home since 1985, Plato grew up on a grain farm... more

    Oct 25, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-10-18, PHOTO: Miyuki Kato

    The whole fish tale

    Many people wouldn’t be surprised to hear that long-time Yukoner Josée Carbonneau is a passionate fisher. Like many northerners, Carbonneau has an affinity for fishing. It’s what she does with the fish that leaves people awestruck. Long after her... more

    Oct 18, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-10-11, PHOTO: courtesy of Lara Lewis

    Local songwriter releases debut album

    Last year Lara Lewis took some time off rocks to focus on rock. Now the Whitehorse-based geologist/songwriter is gearing up to release her first full-length album, Lov Lavatic, on Thursday, Oct. 19 at The Old Fire Hall. “It conflicts with winefest... more

    Oct 11, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-10-11, PHOTO: Aislinn Cornett

    Celebrating 10 years at Climate Clothing

    From pizzerias, to cell service providers, to gyms and cheese shops, the landscape at Horwoods Mall has changed a lot over the past decade. Amidst all that turnover, one perennial business has proven that it can handle a little change in season... more

    Oct 11, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-10-04, PHOTO: Leah Davy Ryckman

    They’re Here to Help

    If something isn’t working, try differently, not harder. Art therapist Zoë Armstrong lives by these words, but last fall, she embodied this expression even further: she decided she needed a change from the local counselling agency where she had... more

    Oct 4, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-10-04, PHOTO: Rhiannon Russell

    In talks with Luann Baker-Johnson

    Rhiannon Russell: You opened in June 2016. How has the first year of business been? Luann Baker-Johnson: Absolutely spectacular. The community support is phenomenal. We always thought that this medium is wonderful and almost addictive in nature... more

    Oct 4, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-09-27, PHOTO: Courtesy of Tamir Hendelman

    Tel Aviv to L.A.

    Tamir Hendelman’s list of players who have inspired him as a performer and composer includes unsurprising names such Evans, Davis, Corea, Hancock and Peterson. But how many other jazz musicians could also such early influences as a grandmother... more

    Sep 27, 2017

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    Issue: 2017-09-27, PHOTO: Gabriela Sgaga

    It’s Over

    It’s September, and as the leaves start to turn and the streets become empty of tourists, transient workers who have lived in Dawson City for the summer are hitting the road out of town. Being a seasonal community, Dawson has seen its fair share... more

    Sep 27, 2017

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