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Issue: 2011-11-17

At Your Service

In the quarter century since the late Rob Harvey founded Yukon Engineering Services (YES), the company has had its hand in the majority of mining venture in Yukon and northern B.C.It’s not hard to see why.With expertise in...

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Cool Veggies

Most people associate fresh vegetables with summer, especially in the Yukon.So when my cousin came for a visit near the end of October, she wasn’t expecting anything to be growing in my garden.She is from southern...

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Disembarking at Yukon College

Halin de Repentigny’s canoe has a new home.On November 16 at 10 a.m., the 30-foot long by six-foot wide canoe was set to be suspended near the cafeteria at Yukon College in Whitehorse.This ended de Repentigny’s...

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Memories of Life in Dawson

Publishing timelines sometimes just don’t mesh with reality. Ten days ago I could have written three of these advance-notice style columns about the crowded schedule we’re having this week (November 7 to 11).However,...

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Bunny Love

When contemplating moving from Toronto to Dawson 14 months ago, I thought a lot about what I’d be giving up. What I didn’t anticipate was all the “firsts” the move would bring.First time experiencing...

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Moving With the Boom

When John Small started his expediting business, he was operating part-time from his home.His sole vehicle was an eight-year-old, two-wheel drive Yukon Government surplus half-ton he used for deliveries to the Minto mine...

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A Pan-Northern Performance

It may not have the national audience of a CBC-TV True North concert.And it may not cover as much geography as the cultural events at the upcoming Arctic Winter Games.But a concert at the Yukon Arts Centre (YAC) this week is...

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