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Yukon Careers

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    Issue: 2018-07-11, PHOTO: WUY file photo/Alex Jegier

    Paradise is ‘plugging in’

    The Yukon’s annual electronic Paradise Music Festival is back and is set to take off July 27–29 at Kettley’s Canyon, at Marsh Lake. The Paradise Electronic Music Festival was born 13 years ago after festival founder, organizer and local DJ, Kevin... more

    Jul. 11, 2018

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    Issue: 2018-07-11, PHOTO: James Weekes / courtesy of Iron Kingdom

    Vancouver heavy metal band Iron Kingdom to play four Yukon shows this July

    In the beginning, there was Black Sabbath, Judas Priest and Motörhead, arguably the three most important bands in the history of metal music. The 1970s saw the rise of a dominant new scene, referred to as the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, or... more

    Jul. 11, 2018

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    Issue: 2018-07-04, PHOTO: Greg Runyan

    Inspired by Place

    Kristin Link is a visual artist based in McCarthy, Alaska, who works in natural history and science art. She creates interpretive signs and educational material about nature. She has a background in Environmental Studies and graduated from... more

    Jul. 04, 2018

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    Issue: 2018-07-04, PHOTO: Becauseeditor via wikimedia commons

    Banjo Sammy's lonesome ride

    Sammy Shelor, 55, of Meadows of Dan, Virginia, in the central Blue Ridge Mountains of northwestern North Carolina and southwestern Virginia, was literally born to play banjo on October 10, 1962. Both of his grandfathers were banjo pickers; and one... more

    Jul. 04, 2018

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    Issue: 2018-06-20, PHOTO: Danny Macdonald

    ‘Beat the Heat’ with the XY Charlie Crew

    Chad Thomas, manager of the XY Charlie Crew, is leading the development of top-level wildland fire professionals in the Yukon, for First Nations. Wildland fire management is an important part of our public safety services in the territory, and... more

    Jun. 20, 2018

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    Issue: 2018-06-20, PHOTO: courtesy of Josh Winkler

    From the California gold rush to the history of the Yukon

    Josh Winkler´s work is no stranger to the Yukon. In 2016 his work was exhibited with two other artists at the Yukon Arts Centre; Cut Climb Conquer was the title of his exhibition. He used watercolour and printmaking to show the history of American... more

    Jun. 20, 2018

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    Issue: 2018-06-13, PHOTO: courtesy of Lucie D and the Immortals

    Lucie D and the Immortals

    There is a new sound in town! On Thursday June 21, Lucie D and the Immortals will debut their new EP, Les Thèmes de la Vie (Themes of Life), from 7 to 9 p.m. at Baked Café. The new collaborative band consists of Lucie Desaulniers, as lead vocalist... more

    Jun. 13, 2018

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    Issue: 2018-06-13, PHOTO: courtesy of BC/DC

    BC/DC is back (not on Black, on Jarvis)

    It’s a long way to the top if you wanna rock ’n’ roll, but British Columbia’s famed tribute act to legendary rockers AC/DC, aptly named BC/DC, is already there. Paying homage to a band that has inspired generations of musicians to learn to play... more

    Jun. 13, 2018

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    Issue: 2018-06-06, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

    The ODD Gallery showcases Tamika Knutson’s Skin

    Tamika Knutson had not thought of carving out a career in art when she was in high school. The Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in citizen grew up in Dawson and graduated from Robert Service School. After what she describes as a less-than-successful stint at an... more

    Jun. 06, 2018

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    Issue: 2018-06-06, PHOTO: Erik Pinkerton

    Play that funky music

    Etienne Girard, bassist, songwriter and visionary for Major Funk and the Employment, is all enthusiasm as he lays out his plans for his band’s huge upcoming summer. “It’s been an impossible dream,” said Girard. “We’ve been working up towards this... more

    Jun. 06, 2018

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    Issue: 2018-05-30, PHOTO: Cathie Archbould

    Herbal passions

    When Beverley Gray started her business, over 20 years ago, it began with filling a need for her own family. She was always looking for quality natural remedies for her two small kids, but found there just weren’t many around. Living in the bush... more

    May 30, 2018

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    Issue: 2018-05-30, PHOTO: courtesy of GoNorth RV

    A new home for GoNorth Whitehorse

    “Summertime is RV time—for locals and tourists alike! Whether you want to rent an RV or you need your own unit repaired, GoNorth is proud to serve you,” said the new GoNorth branch manager, Keith Friendship. In 2012, GoNorth opened its first car... more

    May 30, 2018

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    Issue: 2018-05-23, PHOTO: courtesy of Teslin Rocks Country

    Are you ready for a good time? Love country rock?

    On June 23 Teslin will again be hosting an electrifying country-rock concert called Teslin Rocks Country, featuring a slate of excellent contemporary Canadian country artists. Headlining the show will be two artists from from British Columbia:... more

    May 23, 2018

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