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Issue: 2017-08-09, PHOTO: courtesy MacBride Museum

You wouldn’t think a person could go ghost hunting in the middle of the day in the middle of summer, but MacBride Museum offers six to 12-year-olds a chance to do just that from August 14 to 18. more

Aug 9, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon History

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Issue: 2016-10-26, PHOTO: amazon.com

Do ghosts exist? For some they do. The main character in Marcelle Dubé´s novel, Shelter, moves into a haunted house in a small town in Ontario. Dubé started the story as a gothic novel and in the end it became a ghost story. more

Oct 26, 2016 12:00 AM Literature

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Issue: 2015-10-29 PHOTO: Sarah Ott

That time of year has come again and Halloween is upon us. Goblins, ghouls and vampires are sure to be scouring the streets on the 31st of October in search of the houses’ treasure: candy. But among the 4 foot gremlins, the outlines of lanky... more

Oct 29, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Halloween

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Issue: 2015-10-29 PHOTO: kozzi.com

Claude Turcotte was the father of my two younger kids, Josh and Sophie Turcotte, also Dad to then-toddlers Geordie MacInnis and Lee Robitaille. He was my partner, lover and frenemy from 1979 to 1988, when his shenanigans became too much for me... more

Oct 29, 2015 12:00 AM Paranormal

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Issue: 2015-10-29 PHOTO: Frank Flavin

Wherever your travels take you, there is bound to be a place that has a ghost living in the shadows. England has the ghastly Tower of London, Romania has the mysterious Hoia Baciu forest, Japan has the eerie Hanging Ruins... Just over the border ... more

Oct 29, 2015 12:00 AM Paranormal

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Issue: 2015-10-22 PHOTO: kozzi.com

I had never believed in ghosts, but after that hot summer’s day in 1987, I could never be certain again. The idea of a moaning, translucent, hovering ghost remains just the stuff of lazy Hollywood screenwriters. What I experienced was, well, I... more

Oct 22, 2015 12:00 AM Paranormal

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Issue: 2015-10-15 PHOTO: courtesy of Canada Post

Anne Morgan got more than she bargained for when she and Jamie Toole decided to buy and restore the historic Caribou Hotel in Carcross. "We didn't know it was haunted when we bought it. We're pretty aware of it now, though," she says. more

Oct 15, 2015 12:00 AM Paranormal

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Issue: 2015-06-25 PHOTO: courtesy of Yukon Government

The Town of Faro fascinates me because I’ve never been there, but I’ve heard stories. That is was a mining boomtown starting in 1969, and now it’s a bit of a bust town. That it’s very well groomed — in my head (and in writing, now) I call it the... more

Jun 25, 2015 12:00 AM Faro

I've got the creeps, the willies, and the jim-jams. I've just heard ghost stories from Heidi Bliedungand Aaron Burnie from the love-worn, historic Westminster Hotel in Dawson City. I'm also relieved that Bliedung and Burnie, who both work at more

Oct 31, 2013 12:00 AM Paranormal

Dawson City has often been described as a living ghost town. Which means, of course, along with the living, come the ghosts. Ask Dawsonites about ghosts and the stories start to flow. more

Oct 31, 2013 12:00 AM Paranormal 1 Comments

"I became interested in the mythology of the Macaulay House and wanted to combine the history of the house, the stories of the past residents, and my own visual images, in the format of a book," he says. more

Oct 31, 2013 12:00 AM Paranormal

"December of 2006 was the first time he and I crossed paths," Hamilton says. "I had heard about the Guild ghost, and I thought, 'Yeah, yeah, whatever. I believe in science, facts. Things that I can see.' But that's not my motto anymore." more

Oct 31, 2013 12:00 AM Paranormal

Ghost stories are one kind of conversation that sticks with you, often in unexpected ways. There are so many stories about hauntings at the Palace Grand Theatre that Julie Leclerc talks to the rooms when she does the routine security check on more

Oct 28, 2010 12:00 AM Paranormal

With its love of secrecy, dark passions and spooky details, Halloween is an irresistible theme for holiday decorating. A holiday that appeals to adults and children alike, Halloween is time where you can fantasize (who doesn't want to be a super... more

Oct 30, 2008 12:00 AM Yukon Halloween