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Issue: 2017-05-17, PHOTO: Alistair Maitland Photography

Get ready, get set, and don’t forget to bring a lunch! Arts in the Park is about to head into another spectacular season of performing arts over lunch hour at Whitehorse’s LePage Park. Most locals are well acquainted with this beloved weekday... more

May 17, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: courtesy of the MLVFD

On January 12 back in 1996, the Mount Lorne fire hall opened it's doors for the first time. It all started with a 1977 Ford cabover truck with an 800-gallon tank and a 125 horsepower pump. Since then they’ve been upgrading, with the biggest... more

Jun 9, 2016 12:00 AM , Mount Lorne

Arts In The Park

Photo: Courtesy of Arts in the Park

Every weekday lunch hour, for 11 glorious weeks, the park fills with kids, office workers, seniors, moms, dads, twenty-somethings – all types of people – who come together to listen to music, check out some art and eat their lunch. It’s a free event more

May 19, 2016 12:00 AM , Yukon Music

The First Nations tradition of passing stories down from generation to generation is alive and well at Grey Mountain Primary School. This week, the school will host its sixth annual Thai' May Dhäl Storytelling Festival. more

May 31, 2012 12:00 AM Yukon Culture

The Caunuks consists of Ed Isaak as lead vocalist, Ray Park on keyboards and Red Lewis on drums. more

Jun 2, 2011 12:00 AM Yukon Music

As he wraps up teaching a kids' drama class, the Family Literacy Centre's Brendan Wiklund switches gears to talk about Tales to be Told, a storytelling circle for elders and adults over 55, which will launch Tuesday, March 29. more

Mar 24, 2011 12:00 AM Literature

In my last column I lamented the public's lack of interest in getting up on the open stages of Whitehorse and performing. This past week I attended a talent night hosted by the Association Franco-Yukonnaise that proved this whining premature. more

Mar 25, 2005 12:00 AM Yukon Music

The sun is shining, the flag snaps proudly in the south- east wind as the “MV Queen of Prince Rupert” pulls out of Bella Bella this morning. It’s another stunningly beautiful day out on the northwest coast and Inland Passage. more

Apr 8, 2005 12:00 AM Yukon Music

If there's one thing I've come to count on as I travel and gig across the country, it's that there is always a "Yukon Connection". It is safe to say that anywhere I've gigged, there has always been someone in the audience with a Yukon connection. more

Feb 10, 2005 12:00 AM Yukon Music