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Issue: 2017-03-15, PHOTO Rick Massie Photography

In the fall of 1975 when Joe Jack was around 24 years old he and a group of friends thought it would be a good idea to start a First Nations hockey team that would include people from all the communities in the Yukon. He and his friends were avid... more

Mar 15, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Active

Photo Submitted By: David Johnny

Taken by an unknown hunter.

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: 2016-09-22, PHOTO: by Sarah Gallagher

I have become bread-obsessed. There is a fine layer of all-purpose flour on surfaces in rooms nowhere near the kitchen. A person suffering from celiac disease might keel over at the threshold of my front porch. (Sorry, Aunt Pat.) more

Sep 22, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-07-21, PHOTO: Todd Sjodin

There is something special about watching Special Olympics athletes compete. If you know people with an intellectual disability involved with the Special Olympics, then you know what it’s like to watch a person give everything they’ve got... more

Jul 21, 2016 12:00 AM Carmacks

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Issue: 2016-06-23, PHOTO: Roger Jackson

Nine ladies in a voyageur canoe whose ages range from 23 to 62; 715 kilometres; paddling for Yukon Cancer Care Fund. Stix Together is a team of Whitehorse women participating in the 18th Annual Yukon River Quest. The race begins with a mass start... more

Jun 23, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Summer

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Issue: 2015-09-10 PHOTO: Peter Menzies

The North Klondyke Highway Music Society (NKHMS) is doing a happy dance. The Canadian charity MusiCounts recently delivered the good news - the North Klondyke Highway Music Society is one of 19 programs selected from among 100 applicants across... more

Sep 10, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Music

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Issue: 2015-07-23 PHOTO: Alexander Weber

I couldn’t sleep the night before. Was it the roughly 10 night-shifts in a row I had pulled just prior to leaving, or was it the excitement to get on that river? I’m not a river paddler. I grew up in Ontario (which I realize has rivers) and am at... more

Jul 23, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Summer

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Issue: 2015-04-16 PHOTO: courtesy of Eileen Peter

On March 8, 2015, a team of 18 Northern Tutchone elders and heritage staff from the Nacho Nyak Dun, Selkirk, and Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nations embarked on a trip across the country in search of their heritage. more

Apr 16, 2015 12:00 AM Carmacks

It’s a season of traditions, and for thousands of Canadians this means taking part in the annual Christmas Bird Count. Called the “longest-running science project in the world” by the Audubon Society, this annual winter event — the 115th more

Dec 17, 2014 12:00 AM Yukon Wildlife

The four days I had spent the previous year on the Yukon River, with my friend John, had been a spur-of-the-moment accident. I'd never been in a kayak before and had to borrow half the gear I needed from another encouraging friend. more

Sep 24, 2009 12:00 AM Yukon Summer

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