August 14 2019

Friends discover Yukon

When you tell your friends and family that you’ve finally found the place you want to settle, they get a little excited. I mean, after living in London, Moscow, Dublin, Edinburgh, they figure it must be a truly vibrant city with access to the world. Or after living in the Austrian, French and Georgian alps, …

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Nuts to the red squirrels

Red squirrels are a fascinating part of the outdoor life. They also can be an intentional nuisance to your pet dog. We often watch Red, the red squirrel that inhabits our backyard, as he torments Avalanche, our Siberian husky, daily. Red also steals the peanuts we put out for the magpies. Although the red squirrel …

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Faro writer nabs excellence award

Wise and wordy Sally Lee Baker weaves wicked words in Toni Tanager, the latest instalment in her series of alliterative children’s books. In doing so, she has also found herself the recipient of a 2019 Book Excellence Award. The Canadian-based Book Excellence Awards is an international book competition that acknowledges the work of both independent and …

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Yukon See It Here – Jess Young

Brilliant fireweed. Fireweed is Yukon’s official flower and shares some brilliant colours. [box]We invite you to share your photos of Yukon life. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what’s going on to [email protected][/box]

Kim and Mike McDougall

Mike and Kim McDougall have been mining gold in the Sixtymile region of the Klondike for nearly 40 years. Throughout the decades, they’ve made their own history in the area. They’ve also been surrounded by the remnants of those that came before them, both the mammoths and the miners. “There are not too many places …

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Carving Gold Rush history into woodblock prints

Sara Tabbert has undertaken three artist residencies in national parks. This August and September, she will undertake her fourth, as part of the Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency Program. “I’ve had my eye on it for a while,” said Tabbert of the residency program. “I know a few other artists who have had the opportunity to …

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