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Issue: 2015-03-26

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Issue: 2015-03-26


"THAT PASSPORT GUY"

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Issue: 2015-03-26 PHOTO: courtesy of John Houle

When one walks into Horwoods Mall from the Front Street entrance in downtown Whilehorse it’s hard to miss him. There, in one of the building’s charming nooks and crannies, sits John Houle with greyish hair protruding endearingly from a small, black.. more

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Business

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Issue: 2015-03-26 PHOTO: courtesy Whitney Sandulak

Hello readers, Do you have a tattoo that is important to you? Is it inspired by something or someone in the Yukon? Please submit a high res image of your ink along with a brief explanation of its significance to editor@whatsupyukon.com. more

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Tattoo You 1 Comments

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Issue: 2015-03-26 PHOTO: DARRELL HOOKEY

From the modern glass and metal outer door, to the wooden old-timey inner door, The Wheelhouse Restaurant's guests are instantly transported back to the Whitehorse of the 1930s. If they take the tour, those guests aren't sure if they are smiling at.. more

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Restaurant Guide

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Issue: 2015-03-26 PHOTO: Alexander Weber

I recently returned from a trip to exotic and majestic Thailand. Having just read that, I assume your brain is already conjuring images of me riding an elephant through a jungle, scuba diving around coral reefs and tropical fish, drinking to excess.. more

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Travel Outside

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Issue: 2015-03-26 PHOTO: Dan Davidson

Dan Sokolowski is caught up in the work of making sure everything is organized for Easter Weekend, the weekend that the Odd Fellows Hall becomes the home of the Dawson City International Short Film Festival for the 16th year. more

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Dawson City

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Issue: 2015-03-26 PHOTO: Miche Genest

Last holiday season I cajoled members of my family into forming teams and entering a contest, invented by me, entitled, “The First Annual Shake-off, Stiroff Cocktail Competition,” to be held on Christmas day just prior to dinner. more

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2015-03-26 PHOTO: Allan Benjamin

I think I looked pale an’ I almost kicked the pail. I was feeling worse so I went to see the nurse. She hooked me up to an IV and she tested my pee. She also tested my blood but it looked more like mud. more

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Old Crow

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Issue: 2015-03-26 PHOTO: courtesy of Campbell Ryga

Campbell Ryga has a thing about saxophones. When he's not playing them, chances are you'll find him at a workbench repairing one, or conducting clinics to teach others to do it. "Saxophones and clarinets always kind of interested me. more

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Music

How To Lose A Guy

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If comedy is hard, then romantic comedies must be almost impossible. You can’t always rely on someone else’s opinion, because when it comes to this genre, one person’s Citizen Kane is another’s Plan 9 from Outer Space. more

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Photography - Film

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Issue: 2015-03-26 PHOTO: Bruce Barrett

When Majdi Bou-Matar emigrated from Lebanon to Canada, he soon realized how difficult it was for "brown people accents" to find work in professional theatre here. "I was at a crossroads. Either I give up my professional practice and do ... more

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Theatre - Dance

There's something special about waking up in a cabin with a bunch of peers who all want the same thing: to catch a bison. It puts a goal in everyone's head, a sense of unity. There is also the excitement and thrill that this could be the day, the day more

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Hunting - Fishing

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PHOTO: Barry “Jack” Jenkins

Nicole Edwards was raised on the Muppet Show, and she dreamed of duetting with Kermit since she was a kid. As an adult, she decided to make her puppet dreams a reality. She debuted her new video, Lychee Martini, to a packed house at Epic Pizza... more

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Music

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Issue: 2015-03-26 PHOTO: Eamon MacMahon

Eastern European roots run strong in the Lemon Bucket Orkestra. The band name is inspired by a song from Odessa —the third largest Ukrainian city — that refers to lemons as money, like “dollah dollah bills,” clarifies Mark Marczyk more

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Music

Puddle Jumper Emily Westover

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My daughter Emily just completed Puddle Jumpers. It's the first of a six level swimming course called the Little People Program. The lessons are offered at the Canada Games Centre (CGC) for children, ages three to six. more

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Active

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Issue: 2015-03-26 PHOTO: Kim Melton

Over the last few years I've been gathering the components for a makeshift “solar system”, relying heavily on generous donations from friends for parts. Many of these gifts have found their way into the current version, though a few have been... more

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink