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Issue: 2011-12-08

Easing Into winter

OK, so it’s been a bit cold out, the light is going, your skis have cobwebs on them and you can’t find your mitts.Enough excuses already!As I write this, Whitehorse is approaching record snowfalls for the month of...

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No Squeaking or Squawking

Young and not-so-young musicians from throughout Whitehorse will perform together in two separate concerts at the Yukon Arts Centre next week.The occasion is the All-City Band Society’s annual pre-Christmas presentation,...

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December Total Lunar Eclipse

We are in for a rare astronomical treat this month. On December 10, early in the morning hours, we are going to experience a total lunar eclipse.This eclipse favours western and northern Canada for a change, and we will be able...

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Breaking the Silence

Tom Jackson’s words come in a slow, measured cadence when he talks about hunger and poverty.It is the second day of Jackson’s current Christmas concert tour, ‘Twas in the Moon of Wintertime.His Twitter feed for...

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An Art of Their Own

On December 15, the Yukon School of Visual Art Dawson City campus will open its doors to the public for its annual Christmas open house and mid-year student Exhibition.In September, 16 students from across Canada, and one...

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A Gift from the Odd Fellows

Last night I attended the delightful Dawson City showing of the David Mamet play, Boston Marriage. Two days earlier the KIAC Christmas Art and Craft Extravaganza filled a room with handicrafts and artwork.On the same date there...

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A dog musher’s dream

Brian Wilmshurst has a dream – a big one.The Dawson City area dog musher is running the Yukon Quest, which is considered the toughest sled dog race in the world. The Quest starts this year in Fairbanks Alaska on February...

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