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Katherine Thiesenhausen

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Issue: 2016-02-25, PHOTO: Zero Waste Yukon

Reducing our solid waste is not an easily digested subject. An upcoming conference in Whitehorse hopes to break down solutions into manageable bites. The Working Towards Zero Waste in the North Conference will bring together approximately 120... more

Feb 25, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Education

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Issue: 2016-01-28, PHOTO: kozzi.com

Winter solstice is the shortest day and, officially, the start of winter. But it also triggers the sun’s journey back, bringing us spring. This year, for us in the northern hemisphere, winter solstice occurred on Dec. 21. That was when the sun was... more

Jan 28, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2015-12-24, PHOTO: K. Thiesenhausen

Ice is important. It allows people and wildlife to use or cross lakes, ponds and rivers. Ice also provides access to what’s below: fish, muskrats and water, for example. Unfortunately, the mild fall temperatures in many parts of Yukon have again... more

Dec 24, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2015-11-26 PHOTO: Katherine Thiesenhausen

As the days become shorter and colder, the desire to hibernate like a bear becomes stronger. Those dealing with stress, anxiety or depression may be more likely to succumb to this feeling. The Mental Health Association of Yukon is offering... more

Nov 26, 2015 12:00 AM Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2015-11-12 PHOTO: Al Alcock

Many Yukoners are involved in global issues and a series of talks at the Kwanlin Dϋn Cultural Centre brings their international experiences home. The Yukon Development Education Centre is hosting the free lectures in Whitehorse called the... more

Nov 12, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Education

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