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Issue: 2012-03-22

Out on Screen

The territory’s first queer film festival, OUT North, is coming to Whitehorse March 24 to 25.The festival features two days of award-winning films, and local, national and international filmmakers.The goal, say OUT North...

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Anatomy of an Effigy

Brian Oman wants to put the winter blues behind him this weekend.The young baker is now in his fourth Yukon winter.”Just sitting around for the winter, waiting for summer to come, to be more productive and get on with my...

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An Unstoppable Force

Wrangling four Special Olympics athletes for a week of national-level competition in an unfamiliar city is not for the faint of heart.But 74-year-old Bill Wasylenko handled it with a smile on his face.Wasylenko is one of two...

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The Cobbler’s Tale

Retirement isn’t exactly Terry Coventry’s thing.Although it’s been almost a decade since the Whitehorse shoemaker closed his Ogilvie Street shop nearly a decade ago, he continues to operate on a scaled-down...

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A Closely-Monitored Life

Dave Brekke had been married less than a year when he tried to increase his life insurance.He was refused, and told that his life expectancy was only 10 years.That was in 1961.Brekke is still very much alive—a fit and active...

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Film Time

As we close in on Easter Weekend, otherwise known locally as the Dawson City International Short Film Festival (DCISFF), I have to wonder if Dawson’s obsession with amateur video doesn’t have something to do with the...

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Art Galore at YAC

The Yukon Arts Centre teems with art this month.You can check out the ATCO Play Your Part Art Contest, Anna Crawford’s photographic exhibit North, and Surface,a show of this year’s additions to the Yukon Permanent...

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