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Issue: 2009-09-10

Unearthing Harvest Treasure

It’s fall. I know that no one wants it to be fall, but it is hard to deny.With every season, there are vegetables that are in decline and those that have just reached their prime.Root crops are usually biennials, which...

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Plank It Up

Sockeye is in season and if you haven’t yet discovered the ease and piquant flavour of cooking fish on a cedar plank, now is the time.Planks infuse a wonderful woodsy taste to fish as well as minimizing the mess in...

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It’s a ‘building year’ for Nakai

This year, Nakai Theatre will not be producing any plays.David Skelton, Nakai’s artistic director, says the company will be concentrating, instead, on developing local scripts.This means that instead of spending money on a...

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It’s About the Hail !?!

Fall is an absolutely stellar time to go mountain biking in the Yukon.It was a Sunday slated for chores when my guy gives me a call from his shop and says, “Get geared up, we’re going for a mountain bike...

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We can be heroes

I almost met Terry Fox once.I was working on the Napanee Beaver, in 1980, when the editor came into the newsroom and asked who wanted to cover a service group’s lunch that was organized on behalf “of a kid who is...

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From Land, to Canvas

A simple thank-you gift spawned a new direction for visual artist Blair Thorson.Nearly five years ago, he and his wife Linda took a trip to Skagway with some friends. When he insisted on contributing to offset travel expenses,...

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