April 20

ME AND WILLIE

The 1969 spring carnival talent show was the talk of the town. I begged and pleaded, with my mom, for a dollar to go. She reminded me that I would skip next week’s allowance if I took the dollar now, plus, I had to fill the woodbox with firewood. I assured her that I was …

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Are the trees weeping?

I grew up in Canadian Shield country. Rocks were what I noticed and loved. A few kilometres north were remnants of the boreal forest,

Bright Flavours for Spring

Lemon yogurt cake. With the addition of tangy low-bush cranberries, this cake will provide a burst of bright flavours

Take the Long View

How can we best support our fathers? Card: Three of Wands, Minor Arcana. I smiled when this card appeared about supporting our fathers.

Finding Connections to Their Northern Roots

Yann Herry is drawn to true stories of daring. Ask him about his favourite characters in the Yukon’s Francophone history and he’ll tell you about the people who took chances, cut their own trails and lived their dreams. “It’s the French-Canadian spirit, going back to the voyageurs,” he said. “We’ve always been pulled toward big …

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Government Camping Fees Set to Rise This Year

World Class. That’s an adjective that sums up the beauty, majesty and ruggedness that is the Yukon landscape. So it’s no wonder that people from all over the world make a visit to the territory a bucket-list priority to fulfill dreams of endless hiking, biking, fishing and hunting, to name a few. Also not surprising …

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Yukon Photography: Ice fog rising

The morning sun backlit the ice fog rising from the open water in the marshlands on Fish Lake Road. Photos taken with a Nikon D7200

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