Emma Kaiser

Springing into Summer

There are so many things I want to do this summer. The very first thing I’m going to do is put my school books in a corner where I won’t look at them for the entire summer, and then write a What’s up Yukon article about all the other things I’m going to be doing. …

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Springing into Spring

In the Yukon there isn’t really a spring; rather, it’s an early summer. What I, as a Yukoner, refer to as “spring” is actually the time when the snow melts away — it can be as warm as summer, but the leaves and flowers haven’t come out, yet. No matter, though, spring is always a …

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Twins Equals Double Trouble

I have four sisters and one brother. The youngest two sisters, Heidi and Elsa, are twins who  are five-and a-half-years old. The story of us finding out that my mom was having twins is very funny. It goes like this: When I found out that my mom was going to have another baby, I was …

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Yukon Girl: The Homeschool Social in Tagish

There is a new program that has started in Tagish, it’s called the Homeschool Social. I interviewed the recreation director, Colin Hickman, and three Penner brothers who go to the social: Dalton (8), Dawson (7), and Alex (5). The Homeschool Social is a program a lot like the ones in Whitehorse, called Learning Lions and …

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Food to Fly For

Ah the pretzel. I am a strong German piece of “bread” in the eyes of some, yet I am so much more. To many of you in North America I come in the form of a bag of chips, dried out and crunchy — something that is offered on plane rides. To me the pretzel …

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