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Issue: 2012-03-01

Social Media and Sweet Aurora

Valentine’s Day has arrived and according to my online weather forecast, it might actually be clear this evening. A quick check on the aurora forecasts, and they all seem to basically agree: there will be little or no...

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An avalanche of words

An interview with C.R. Avery can be like getting lost in a maze with an avalanche of words descending on you.Sentences meander off in unpredictable directions and often don’t actually end.It feels, at times, that...

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Moolash

A gift of moose is great, but a dinner of moose is even better!I recently acquired a little stockpile of my old friend “Big Horn” and have been cooking up a storm. I’ve done open-face kimchi, mayo, shaved moose...

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A Walk Through the Wine Store: Pt. 5

I’m getting thirsty doing this ongoing wine tour of the Yukon Liquor Corp (YLC) store in Whitehorse, but I hope my articles in this series are causing you to think about tasting wines from some of the countries represented...

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The Trek Celebrates Year 19

It’s the 19th year for Trek Over the Top, and the second year the Klondike Visitors Association (KVA) has the Yukon side of the operation under its umbrella.The first run of this year’s Trek fortnight will begin in...

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Week of a Lifetime

You’ve just stepped off the plane in Whitehorse from your home in the Circumpolar North.You’re excited and proud to represent your region at the Arctic Winter Games (maybe a bit nervous as well), and you’re...

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100 Steps Further In

Faro-based artist Jackie Irvine set herself a challenge. What if she painted one painting a day for 100 days?Starting October 1, 2011 she did just that. And every day, even if she was stranded in Whitehorse without her acrylic...

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Life in the Van Lane

It’s a band in transition – in more ways than one.When Gordie Tentrees sent an e-mail promoting a northern tour by some friends he had met at music festival last summer, the group was called Jesse Dee and Jacquie B.Three...

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