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Salvation Army

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Issue: 2017-08-16, PHOTO: Courtesy of Zero Waste Yukon

The recent closures of the Salvation Army and free stores at Raven Recycling and the Whitehorse Waste Management Facility have made it difficult to source affordable used goods and to donate unwanted items. Without a local outlet for reuse, many... more

Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Lifestyle

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Issue: 2017-05-31, PHOTO: Courtesy of Shailyn Drukis

Reuse in Whitehorse has been in a state of flux this spring, with the Salvation Army closing its doors in April and the closing of the Raven Recycling free store earlier this month. These closures were partly a response to the overwhelming and... more

May 31, 2017 12:00 AM The Green Issues

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Issue: 2017-05-17, PHOTO: Els Lundgaard

It’s May. The time to spring-clean which, for me, means emptying out my closets and passing on the gently-worn-but-no-longer-fitting clothes to someone else to love. Especially my jeans, which have survived my hopes of losing weight or growing... more

May 17, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2017-02-01, PHOTO: Christian Kuntz Photography

It was the promise of bannock that first lured Melaina Sheldon into the orbit of Gwaandak Theatre in 2010. The Teslin-born actor, writer and arts administrator had just returned to the Yukon after studying and working in British Columbia. That's... more

Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2016-11-16, PHOTO: by Joan Norberg

There I was at the end of August looking through Salvation Army for wool coats. August. What was I thinking? I know it's the Yukon, but we still had beautiful summer weather and I was looking for a wool winter coat. I had to laugh at myself... more

Nov 16, 2016 12:00 AM Hobbies

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Issue: 2015-12-24, PHOTO: Jason Westover

If you’re searching for a little inspiration this holiday season, then perhaps this story is for you. Many of us give to charity and volunteer our time here and there, but for Sarah Ott, it’s a way of life. At only 17 years of age, Sarah has... more

Dec 24, 2015 12:00 AM Making A Difference!

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Issue: 2015-12-17, PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

So, this is why it took so long for Big Bear Donair to open its doors. Travis Milos beams with pride as he gives me a moment to survey the completely transformed space at the corner of 4th Avenue and Alexander Street. The wall on the right is... more

Dec 17, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink 2 Comments

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Issue: 2015-05-14 PHOTO: Meagan Deuling

In Halifax the better Salvation Army thrift store is on Green Street. It’s about a 15 minute walk from Dalhousie University, where I went. I used to go thrift shopping often, sometimes more than once a week. I’d go between classes, instead of... more

May 14, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Lifestyle

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Issue: 2015-02-19 PHOTO: courtesy Sharon Shorty

The city bus stops right in front of our home in the Whitehorse. I still watch every day for “my boys” to get off and come home, even though they’ve been gone for weeks. I was privileged to be a host mom for the Canada World Youth program more

Feb 19, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Families

Like store shelves bulging with goods and seasonal music bombarding the air, the appearance of the Salvation Army kettle is a sure sign that Christmas is not far off. more

Dec 9, 2010 12:00 AM Making A Difference!