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Issue: 2017-09-06, PHOTO: Courtesy of Michelle Joy Carmichael

I am a lover of adventure and fine tastes – a forager of the wild world. The life I live is close with nature and so is my diet. I am a Gwich’in Inuvialuit Caucasian woman living in the far north, and a student of natural medicine. more

Sep 6, 2017 12:00 AM Wild Harvest

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Issue: 2017-08-16, PHOTO: Jenny Trapnell

Now’s the time to visit the Whitehorse fish ladder. This month the Yukon River Chinook salmon are migrating through Whitehorse, and the Whitehorse Rapids Fishway, located in Riverdale at the end of Nisutlin Road,is a good place to seem them in... more

Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Wildlife

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Jessica Simon

Visit the Academic and Skills Development office in the A-wing of Yukon College, and you’ll be greeted with words of empowerment on the backs of a stream of 16 cedar salmon in a work of art created by local artist Cheryl Teya. more

Jul 26, 2017 8:30 PM Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2017-05-10, PHOTO: Pixabay

Many household freezers have some – or even a lot – of salmon waiting their turn on the menu. Hopefully all our salmon is wild salmon and not the farmed Atlantic Salmon that is so common in stores these days. Farmed salmon looks and sounds to be... more

May 10, 2017 12:00 AM Recipes

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Issue: 2016-11-02, PHOTO: wikimedia.commons

Being an adult is challenging. Eating well three times a day, every day, for an entire life is one of those things. Doing so while you are also responsible for feeding another being that is growing inside of you at an alarming rate – that’s a... more

Nov 2, 2016 12:00 AM Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2016-09-22, PHOTO: Paul Rath

September is harvest time. Berries are juicy and ripe for picking; root crops need to be dug and stored. The shortening days are a clear indicator that it is nearly time to put the garden to bed. September also marks the return of the coho and... more

Sep 22, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Hunting - Fishing

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Issue: 2016-09-08, PHOTO: by Paul Rath

Remembering the five species of Pacific salmon is as easy as counting the fingers on your hand. Start with your thumb, which rhymes with chum. Chum, which is also called “dog salmon” is very good smoked. The late fall chum run is one of the... more

Sep 8, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Hunting - Fishing

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Issue: 2016-07-14, PHOTO: by Glenda Koh

A small assembly of structures along Mountainview Drive has been quietly housing 45,000 young salmon each year for the past 25 or so years. The McIntyre Creek Salmon Incubation Facility is located midway between Range Road and Porter Creek. Now... more

Jul 14, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Education

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Issue: 2016-06-16, PHOTO: Paul Gowdie

France has the Tour de France. Italy has the Giro d’Italia. And here in the Yukon, we have the Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay. The relay sees cyclists ride the spectacular 238.3 km from Haines Junction, Yukon, to Haines, Alaska... more

Jun 16, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Active

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Issue: 2016-06-02, PHOTO: wikimediacommons.com

Someone once said, "Give a man a fish, and you will teach a man where to get free fish.” If you try to give a fish to a local – in places where salmon are plentiful – many will ask what kind, before accepting. Apparently to some, sockeye is the... more

Jun 2, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Hunting - Fishing

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Issue: 2016-02-18, PHOTO: Ruth Lera

We always said that when the kids were old enough we would take them for an Alaskan kayaking expedition, just like the one we had gone on before the kids were born. So last summer we did just that, and what we learned is that an eight-year-old... more

Feb 18, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Summer

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Issue: 2015-11-05 PHOTO: wikipedia commons.com

Just think of all the salmon or tuna sandwiches you’ve had over your lifetime. Well, with a small amount of effort you can do the same with pike. Sadly, pike have got a bad reputation with many people and even one of their nicknames, “slough shark,” more

Nov 5, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Hunting - Fishing

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Issue: 2015-06-11 Photo: kozzi.com

Over the years a few people have told me that due to a loss of flavour, they do not freeze fish and only eat them fresh. Certainly a well cared for fresh fish has a slight flavour edge on one that’s been frozen, but not enough difference to... more

Jun 11, 2015 12:00 AM Wild Harvest

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Issue: 2015-05-14 PHOTO: kozzi.com

Salmon can be grilled in your oven. Then, it’s referred to as broiling. It can also be grilled on the barbeque, or carefully over a campfire. During our lengthy winters broiling is the usual method at our house, but occasionally I dig the snow... more

May 14, 2015 12:00 AM Recipes

You stand on the bridge, the rough wood warm underfoot. You lean over the green metal railing, staring into the river water. Sometimes a line of men, all strangers, sit in plastic woven lawn chairs, holding fishing rods.It’s salmon season; this means more

Aug 21, 2014 12:00 AM Yukon Wildlife

When a gate opens to fresh Alaska King salmon, you simply must walk through. There are many types of salmon, but Alaska King is always a treat, and I recently had the pleasure of finding one in my possession. more

Aug 21, 2014 12:00 AM Wild Harvest

Sockeye is in season and if you haven't yet discovered the ease and piquant flavour of cooking fish on a cedar plank, now is the time. more

Sep 10, 2009 12:00 AM Recipes

I suspect salmon and hospitality have been partners a long time in this part of the world. The salmon makes regular appearances in the artwork of the First Nations peoples all along the Yukon River and across the mountains to the BC Coast. more

Jun 18, 2009 12:00 AM Beverages

Take a can of salmon ... it is amazing what one can do with it. With fresh salmon so pricey and fish so healthy to include in the weekly menu, one must be creative. more

Dec 11, 2008 12:00 AM Recipes

Succulent salmon is a new gold in Yukon rivers and streams. If ever you cook, bake or BBQ a fillet and are fortunate enough to have some left over, this quiche is the way to enjoy it a second time around. Alternately, you can use smoked salmon or... more

Aug 19, 2008 12:00 AM Recipes