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Angela Szymczuk

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Angela Szymczuk


Angela Szymczuk is a Whitehorse based freelance writer and she has written several stories for us.  She also has a column called Sips and Stogies 


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Issue: 2017-06-28, PHOTO: Andrea McGee

Ever since I was a child I would see the Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers and think, “Wow! Our national police force is beyond cool!” Today, I still think that. The Mounties definitely know how put on a good horse show and parade. more

Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon History

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Issue: 2016-09-22, PHOTO: by Michelle Peters

Add a fruity kick to your fall with a lychee martini! Try the cocktail at the CD release party and concert for Yukon musician Nicole Edwards. On Sept. 23 the songstress releases Genre Bender at the Yukon Arts Centre in Whitehorse. more

Sep 22, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-09-22, PHOTO: Ryan MacDonald

Canadian music duo Katelyn Clark and Julie Ryning have been creating ethereal, medieval sounds for the past eight years. They are known as musica fantasia. On Sept. 23 and 24 they perform in Haines Junction Whitehorse. Clark and Ryning started... more

Sep 22, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-09-15, PHOTO: Angela Szymczuk

Autumn is here. The Yukon experiences seasons differently than other parts of Canada do. Our southern friends won’t start gearing up for fall until the end of September, but here in the north this lovely season comes in mid-August. Currently the... more

Sep 15, 2016 12:00 AM Recipes

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Angela Szymczuk

Cigar lovers: get ready to drool. In the heart of Philadelphia there is a posh cigar lounge called Ashton Cigar Bar. This trendy hub spot features over 300 whiskeys and 200 top brand cigars. The atmosphere is just as decadent as the cigars, featuring more

May 12, 2016 12:00 AM , Beverages

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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

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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

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Issue: 2016-04-28, PHOTO: Courtesy of Yukomicon

A comic-con is an annual event where sci-fi lovers congregate to pay homage to super heroes/villains/authors/actors/producers who help bring this genre to life on the big screen/small screen and comic pages. Cities in North America and around the... more

Apr 28, 2016 12:00 AM Hobbies

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Issue: 2016-04-14, PHOTO: Angela Szymczuk

The first thing that people know about me is that I am a city girl. It’s not that I do not have an appreciation for country living, it’s just not something I could do on a daily basis. So, it should come to no surprise that when it comes to... more

Apr 14, 2016 12:00 AM Farm - Garden

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Issue: 2016-03-31, PHOTO: The Japanese Canadian Association of Yukon

Japan is a country that is rich in history and has made quite the presence within popular Western culture. Think ninjas, samurai warriors, cherry blossoms, sushi, anime – the list goes on. On April 2 you can experience many of the wonderful things... more

Mar 31, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2016-03-24, PHOTO: kozzi.com

We are all familiar with spooky Halloween stories. You know, the ones where someone is alone, in the middle of the woods, in the middle of nowhere, lots of spooky sounds, and then… well, something unexpected happens. I had my own real life version... more

Mar 24, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2016-02-18, PHOTO: Angela Szymczuk

Deep in the Jalapa Valley of Nicaragua grows a tobacco that has an elegant yet bold taste. Combine the tobacco from the Jalapa region with other tobaccos from different areas of Nicaragua and you get a lovely cigar called Casa Magna Colorado. more

Feb 18, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-02-04, PHOTO: kozzi.com

Yukoners are no stranger to harsh winters. However, we don’t mind it as we are used to the snow and the cold and we’ve found a way to adapt ourselves to this chilly side of mother nature. For the cigar company CAO they decided to capture the... more

Feb 4, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-01-21, PHOTO: Cathie Archbould

February is known as Black History Month, March is known as Women’s History Month. In the Yukon, January could be known as Yukon History Month. The MacBride Museum in Whitehorse is launching a new event called Night at the Museum, set to start on... more

Jan 21, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon History

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Issue: 2015-12-17, PHOTO: Leslie Leong

New events are always exciting. In Whitehorse there are always new things which are popping up. This holiday season, the Yukon Artists at Work (YA@W) will introduce Santa's Studio, a Christmas art fair that takes place at the YA@W studio at... more

Dec 17, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Christmas

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Issue: 2015-12-17, PHOTO: Angela Szymczuk

I have read A Christmas Carol many times, but I can't seem to recall is if Ebenezer Scrooge smoked a cigar or a pipe, or even smoked at all. Perhaps Mr. Scrooge (prior to his ghostly visits) would have been too penny pinching to splurge on a box... more

Dec 17, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Christmas

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Issue: 2015-12-10 PHOTO: Emily Lindley

The Christmas season is upon us. For cigar lovers, this is a perfect excuse to indulge and order up a nice selections of stogies. For those who live in Whitehorse, there happens to be a store where you can get the best cigars Cuba has to offer. more

Dec 10, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2015-12-03 PHOTO: Unlikely Events Yukon

Each year, Whitehorse ushers in the Christmas season by lighting the gigantic evergreen tree on Front Street, a parade along Main Street, and Santa arrives – mukluks and all. We even have our own name for this glistening annual event- Winterval. more

Dec 3, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Christmas

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Issue: 2015-11-26 PHOTO: courtesy of Michelle Phillips

Marathon runners spend a lot of time and dedication working towards being the best runner they can be. Countless hours are spent in the gym, running on a track, doing specific exercises designed to enhance their performance. With sled dogs who... more

Nov 26, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Winter

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