Issue: 2010-09-16

My ideal editor is …

As you are reading this, there is a different editor preparing the next issue of What’s Up Yukon, as I have stepped aside to allow some fresh blood to take this beloved paper to the next level. That editor is a friend of the paper, Elaine Corden, editor of North of Ordinary. She is filling …

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Life’s Experiences Can Be Bittersweet

“Every song is a love song,” says Tim Naylor. Long-time professional musician, best known locally for his band, Mr. Vein, that haunted the stages of Whitehorse pubs, from the Kopper King to Coaster’s, Naylor’s blend of classic rock with a soul is coming back — with enhanced solo action. “I’ve been performing in Whitehorse on …

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Getting Ready for Fall Gardening

Now is the perfect time of year to finish up summer landscape projects, prepare garden beds for the winter as well as plan for next year’s garden. For a harvest of hues, choose a variety of plants for late-season colour. With a little planning you can have rich autumn colour, bright foliage along with attractive …

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A Teller of Tall Tales Ended his Journey in Dawson City

There are many gravesites marked on the downhill side of Mary McLeod Road, but the only one with a beaten path to it belongs to Jan Welzl, a man for whom Thomas Wolf’s famous phase, “You can’t go home again,” might have been written. Welzl was born in Zábreh, Moravia, in 1868, at a time …

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Something’s Fishy for Dinner

While a fish stew exists in many cultures, our northern fish shines like no other in the version  presented here. Choose a firm textured fish and incorporate as many fresh vegetables as you can get. Using the barbecue keeps the fishy smell outdoors and adds a bit of a rustic flavour to the mélange. I …

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