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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!

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