Dawson City Margaret Fry Recreation Centre

Gold Show: The Rush is On

Early in May, with the deadlines for the 2017 edition of the Dawson City International Gold Show approaching, Coralee Rudachyk was busy, but calm. As the General Manager of the Dawson City Chamber of Commerce, she has the primary responsibility of making sure everything works out according to plan. The plan is a pretty solid …

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Klondike’s Lost Recreation Gold

Think big. That’s what Dawson City residents were invited to do this fall as they participated in yet another round of consultations for a new (we’ll believe it when we see it) recreation centre. So dream away, Dawson, or look to the past. While Dawson’s beleaguered Art and Margaret Fry Recreation Centre falls short of …

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Tracing Figure Eights

A small gang of eager, young skaters hangs off the side of the players’ bench. Outfitted in snowsuits, oversized mittens and colourful toques tucked under black hockey helmets, they thump their boot-bound feet on the inside of the boards and gaze out across the glistening ice surface. I imagine they are visualizing the ice flowing …

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