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Issue: 2016-05-05

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Issue: 2016-05-05


"Rock On Roll On - Yukon Roller Girls"

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Yukon Roller Girls Photos By: Jean-Christoph Demers

The Yukon is home to many hidden gems. If you know where to look you can usually find what you are looking for. That includes a high-paced women’s contact sport on wheels: women's roller derby. Whitehorse is home to the rowdy Yukon Roller Girls. more

May 7, 2016 1:22 AM Yukon Active

A Past Yukon Stikine Regional Heritage Fair

Picture from YHMA’s website taken by Bruce Barrett

My great great grandparents, Alexander Fraser and Jane Hastings Fraser left Dumfrieshire, Scotland in 1795. They settled in the Ottawa Valley with many Scottish immigrants. I have visited the cemetery near Renfrew, Ontario where they rest. In 2010, more

May 5, 2016 12:18 AM Family and Health

Consent Is Sexy

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May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the Victoria Faulkner Women’s Centre in partnership with Les Essentielles want you to know that Consent Is Sexy. more

May 5, 2016 12:00 AM , Health and Wellness

Dog Culture Hatti and Cliff

Sheila Robertson

Hattie is always willing to ‘Dance’!! more

May 5, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Dog Culture

Sandhill Crane

Alan Wilson

Then the sky fills with hundreds of sandhill cranes, flying in huge Vs that morph and swoop as the birds soar to catch rising thermals. Everyone in Faro drops what they’re doing to look up. more

May 5, 2016 12:00 AM Faro

Projectify It

Jamie Nesbitt

Step into the world of projection design and you’ll see anything is possible. Images can be displayed on screens behind the actors and these images can be constantly moving and changing. more

May 5, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

Brown Bat

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_brown_bat

Of all creatures I have had the to opportunity to be involved with, the bat is the most interesting. The bat is also a creatures that, outside of the science world, the general public knows very little about. more

May 8, 2016 10:38 PM , , Yukon Wildlife

Healthy Smoothies

Selene Vakharia

With some calling smoothies a health risk and others acting completely smoothie obsessed, you may be wondering whether you should fill your glass or not. more

May 8, 2016 12:09 AM , , Beverages

The Manzana Branch

Miche Genest

I have a Cocktail Confidante to whom I turn when I need inspiration or advice. He is an amateur beverage scientist who approaches his subject with the curiosity, passion and dedication of a Marie Curie or Frederick Banting. more

May 7, 2016 11:34 PM , , Beverages

Toilet

Kim Melton

While my Japanese language lessons often begin with “Otearai wa doko desu ka?” on a first visit to a new country my vocabulary is seldom extensive enough to be able to ask all of the subsequent questions that arise surrounding both etiquette and more

May 5, 2016 12:00 AM , Yukon Outside

Boyle’s Yukon Machine Gun Detachment

Yukon Archives Photo/Oxford Historical Society Collection #84/78#112

In the view of Dr. Ken Coates, the North’s response to the challenge presented by World War I was to do the opposite of what people Outside might have expected. “They historically were seen as being very separate from the whole country,” he says, more

May 5, 2016 12:00 AM , Yukon History

Tattoo You: Jennifer Taylor

Jennifer Taylor

This is a tattoo so I never forget my father, who was killed on his bike or how much riding means to both of us. The elephant is to always remember both sides of everything in life. more

May 5, 2016 12:00 AM Tattoo You

Dog Culture Hatti and Cliff

Sheila Robertson

Hattie is always willing to ‘Dance’!! more

May 5, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Dog Culture

This portrait of Annie Henry, left, Ione Christensen and Myrna Butterworth

PHOTO: Dan Davidson

Twenty years ago the late Madeleine Gould’s lengthy quest (1987-1996) to join the Yukon Order of Pioneers ended with a Supreme Court of Canada decision. Over the years a number of women in Dawson had supported this quest, notably with the humorous more

May 5, 2016 12:00 AM , , Dawson City

Video Camera

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The Yukon Association for Community Living is trying something they’ve never done before: they’re entering the film business. The organization has a mission is to advocate for, and support individuals with, developmental disabilities and their more

May 5, 2016 12:00 AM , Yukon Business

Fishing

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This is an awkward time of year for fishing. Each day, as the amount of daylight lengthens, we grow impatient to be back outside, with fishing rod in hand. As the warmth of the sun returns, and the snow begins to disappear, a growing mistrust for more

May 5, 2016 12:00 AM , , Alaska

Dawn Of Spring

Tess Casher

Just like a child playing hide-and-go-seek, the transition from winter to spring happens if you are ready or not. You can be slightly in denial as you ski over bare rocks and tree roots, desperately hoping for one more tour across the cross-country more

May 5, 2016 12:00 AM , Yukon Outside

Consent Is Sexy

kozzi.com

May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the Victoria Faulkner Women’s Centre in partnership with Les Essentielles want you to know that Consent Is Sexy. more

May 5, 2016 12:00 AM , Health and Wellness

Spinning

PHOTOS: Nellie Dale

Blönduós is a small town situated at the mouth of River Blanda, in northwest Iceland. Iceland is largely an Arctic desert punctuated by mountains, glaciers, geysers, hot springs, volcanoes and waterfalls. Most of the vegetation and agricultural areas more

May 5, 2016 12:00 AM , Yukon People