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Issue: 2010-08-26

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June 2014

Germany is green and clean — there’s not much garbage, and there are recycling bins everywhere. The people are friendly. Being on a train is fun and comfortable, and riding in a first class compartment is better than flying. more

Jun 26, 2014 12:00 AM Yukon Outside

The whole idea of what is "natural" or "as nature intended" is an argument often used to oppose homosexuality. Even good, well-meaning people will say things like, "I don't mind gay people, but really, it just isn't natural." I do understand this wa more

Aug 26, 2010 12:00 AM Yukon Lifestyle

If you like peas, and many Yukon gardeners must for they can be found in most gardens, you've had lots of company throughout history. Dried peas found at an archeological site near Thailand have been carbon-dated to 9750 BC according to the... more

Aug 26, 2010 12:00 AM Farm - Garden

Wild raspberries are yours for the picking in a ditch or river bank near you. Take advantage of our warm summer weather and gather plump, succulent red more

Aug 26, 2010 12:00 AM

My computer cheats at Backgammon. Let's all ponder that for a moment. Pathetic, eh? But is it pathetic because I like to play Backgammon on my computer, whereas I could be conquering fantastical creatures in World of Warcraft? Or is it pathetic bec more

Aug 26, 2010 12:00 AM , Humour

I like to grow beets, you can eat the entire plant. The leaves make a tasty spring treat and the roots are wonderful pickled or as a side dish. They also don't seem to have any pests or diseases and they grow well up here, another plus. more

Aug 26, 2010 12:00 AM Farm - Garden

I was recently in Fairbanks and Anchorage and tried out an experiment: If I went to the visitor information center and asked about galleries, and then asked the people I met in the galleries what I was missing, what would I see? more

Aug 26, 2010 12:00 AM Yukon Arts