Watching the River Thaw

Members of the Yukon Order of Pioneers (YOOP) have placed the Ice Pool Tripod on the ice of the Yukon River and the tickets for the IODE Ice Guessing Contest, generally just called the Ice Pool, will be on sale at various places between Whitehorse and Dawson City until April 15. The tripod is anchored …

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One Person, Many Selves

In 2007, visual artist and poet Sonja Ahlers, experienced two major breakups, one with her boyfriend, and one with the city of Vancouver. She left both in search of a place to wipe the slate clean and grieve — and landed in Whitehorse. “It was the best decision I’ve ever made,” says Ahlers. Though she …

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Break-Up Survival Guide

When the time comes and your relationship with your “soul mate” tanks, you need to assess the damage and then act wisely to avoid becoming bitter, vengeful or stalker-ish. The following is a list of things you should do and things you should avoid in this eventuality. THE DON’T LIST Do not put your ex’s …

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Dawson Poised for a Dramatic Comeback

Caili Steel is full of good news when we meet at Klondike Kate’s for coffee and a chat during that restaurant’s opening afternoon. “I just found out today that I got funding from the ArtsFund.” Steel has been busily organizing this year’s version of Dawson’s spring drama festival and has been working pretty much without …

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