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Issue: 2017-08-09, PHOTO: 2016 HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN IN RIGHT OF CANADA as represented by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

“The best place to view the ride is from up high,” says Inge Sumanik. “But, for me, it is standing next to the fence and feeling the ground shake.” “The ride” that she refers to is the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride. Since 1876, the... more

Aug 9, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Music

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Issue: 2017-06-28, PHOTO: Teresa Vander Meer-Chasse

It is common knowledge that outfitting in the Yukon has been ongoing for over a hundred years and that outfitting horses roam feral, until needed. To this day you can spot the Dickson Outfitter horses roaming near the White River, among other places. more

Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM Beaver Creek

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Issue: 2017-05-24, PHOTO: Destiny Clennet

Finally summer is back!!! I'm so excited but yet… I’d rather not be. It doesn't sound right when I say it like that, but maybe my story will help this make a little more sense. This has been a busy year. The beginning of the spring was rough and I... more

May 24, 2017 12:00 AM Yukoners Pets

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Issue: 2017-04-19, PHOTO: Amazon.com

Do you or someone you know love books almost as much as their pet? These three books draw on the animals in our outer lives to illuminate the complexity of our inner lives. more

Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM Literature

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Issue: 2017-01-25, PHOTO: Jozien Keijzer

Spencer Sumanik graduated from Porter Creek Secondary in 2009 and is now studying to be an aerospace engineer in Ottawa. I am meeting Spencer at his parents’ home on the Hot Spring’s Road. He's home for the holidays, ”I am doing well and happy to... more

Jan 25, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Families 1 Comments

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Issue: 2017-01-25, PHOTO: Destiny Clennet

I was just getting started on working with Hollywood, my horse, out in Mendenhall (our home) when my grandparents were talking about the weather one night. As I lay in bed I couldn't help to listen in when I heard "30 below." Yikes! more

Jan 25, 2017 12:00 AM Hobbies

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In early July, it was time to trail out the horses for the start of the hunting season in August. Gary Sam, Stanley Simon, Alec Johnny, and I were guides, and we trailed 16 horses out the road from Mayo to Mayo Lake with the outfitter, one dog, and more

Jan 20, 2017 11:27 AM Yukon People

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Issue: 2016-07-28, PHOTO: By Joie McBryan

Kids and horses, life doesn’t get much better than that. 4-H is thriving in the Yukon. We are the Spirit Riders 4-H Horse Club, based in Whitehorse and loving everything. We are a district club operating under the umbrella of 4-H Yukon and... more

Jul 28, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Education

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: Destiny Clennett

Finally summer is here! This is the most funnest season of the year, but my horse, Hollywood, probably loves it more than I do. This is the only time of the season that he can get out of his pen and run around, eat grass, chase his shadow, nap in... more

Jun 9, 2016 12:00 AM Yukoners Pets

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Issue: 2015-06-04 PHOTO: Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian

Juanita Growing Thunder-Fogarty lives in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, in the tiny community of North San Juan, on the same property her paternal ancestors settled during the California Gold Rush of 1849. But her heart is... more

Jun 4, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2015-05-07 PHOTO: courtesy Carolyn Vincent

Friday — after leaving Godlin — was a pretty good day. I can’t remember much of it, but Saturday, July 11 (the seventh day of traveling) was just horrid! It was a long day and midway my dog got into a porcupine. more

May 7, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Active

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Issue: 2015-02-19 PHOTO: Peter Jickling

The Overland Trail was a transportation corridor between Whitehorse and Dawson City constructed by the White Pass and Yukon Route at the turn-of-the-century. Spanning about 530 kilometres, it took five days to navigate by horsedrawn sleigh more

Feb 19, 2015 12:00 AM Humour

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July 10 Issue

Whitehorse Spirit Riders 4-H club kicked off a summer riding season with a three-day riding clinic at the North Ridge Indoor Riding Arena. The focus of the clinic was fundamental riding levels and team building. more

Jul 10, 2014 12:00 AM Hobbies

"Being able to bond and connect with a gigantic graceful creature is incredibly fulfilling," says Meghan Larivee, a local equestrian enthusiast. "Being able to work on building a relationship with a different species and seeing an improvement over... more

Oct 18, 2012 12:00 AM Yukon Active

One of the interesting names on the map in Yukon history is Dead Horse Gulch. It's a name that has been well-earned. more

Dec 15, 2011 12:00 AM Yukon History

Afew people have asked about horses, and with the white fluffy stuff sticking to the ground in the last week or so, maybe this is a good time to take a look at these guys. I've worked with horses for almost 40 years, but always from the ground. Last more

Oct 27, 2011 12:00 AM Farm - Garden

Don't know your Egg-and-Spoon from your Keyhole, or your Road Hack from your Show Hack? You can watch and learn this weekend as more than 50 horse-rider combinations compete in the Yukon Horse and Rider Association's Season Finale. The 3-day event, more

Jul 21, 2011 12:00 AM Hobbies

There's a new baby on the farm. Well, I am far too excited to write anything serious today. We have a brand new addition to the farm. A beautiful buckskin colt who we are currently calling Casper. I'm not positive if that name will stick yet or not more

Jun 27, 2008 12:00 AM Yukoners Pets