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Issue: 2009-06-18

Rhubarb and Strawberry Fare

Rhubarb is the earliest crop to be harvested in the Yukon and is now fresh and plentiful. Grab it from your garden or find a friend who has a bunch. Ruby-red or tart-green rhubarb, along with sweet summer strawberries, make this...

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Faro fetes its 40th

When you’re a mining town with no mine, every anniversary is special. But this one is more so because Faro turns 40 on July 1.The town that lives on its good looks and personality will be feted by Faroites and anyone else...

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‘Old Friends’ to Play at Arts Centre

Where do you go after Yukon?It is a question iconic Whitehorse musician Hank Karr asks in one of his most popular songs.After more than 45 years of calling the North home, it would seem nowhere.The Saskatchewan-born Karr...

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Drying Turkey (with a Hair Dryer)

We just got more baby chicks and turkey poults.They are one day old when we get them and not much bigger than the egg they just hatched out of. We place them into a brooding area that has a heat lamp and no corners.Chicks tend...

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A Great Wine Match for Salmon

I suspect salmon and hospitality have been partners a long time in this part of the world.The salmon makes regular appearances in the artwork of the First Nations peoples all along the Yukon River and across the mountains to the...

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