Issue: 2009-10-15

Yukon Planetary Cavalcade

The dominant planet in the evening sky is fascinating Jupiter. Located in the early-evening southern sky, it is easily recognizable because it is simply the brightest object in the sky. This giant of the solar system always has something for everyone to see. Even with binoculars you can see four of her orbiting moons. In …

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It’s Cheechako’s first winter

This is a column for Cheechakos. Sourdough, you know this stuff. …February, March & April are your reward for November, December & January…

Dare to Scare … Celebrate Halloween with Some Ghoulish Fun

In our home, there is no holiday more fun to celebrate than Halloween. With bewitching tales and frightening decorations, Halloween is one holiday where you can pull out all the stops for some mischievous fun. There are many creative and inspiring ways to celebrate Halloween. This season, cast a welcoming spell on your front entrance. …

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An Evening of Wine Tasting

Over the past several weeks, a number of my friends have been asking me when this year’s Rendezvous Rotary Club’s Wine and Fine Food event will take place. (In the spirit of full disclosure, I am a member of the Rendezvous Rotary Club and love working on the event each year.) This year, the event …

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A guitar like no other

Some have called Marc Atkinson’s music “gypsy jazz”. Over the phone line, I could almost feel Atkinson shrug: “It’s a common denominator,” he says. “The fact that I play the guitar, I get associated with it.” And audience members often ask him if he is influenced by various guitar players and he sometimes has to …

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