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Issue: 2012-04-05

A Stage for Students

When the 44th Annual Rotary Music Festival begins on April 11, Whitehorse can expect to hear a fresh collection of musical talent from artists young and old.”This year we are running with things that have worked in...

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She’s Got the Tools

The Yukon is often suited to those with a hands-on lifestyle. The territory is brimming with active, independent, multi-skilled residents.And women in the professional trade field are growing.One organization in Whitehorse is...

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A Happy Accident

I can understand how they discovered wine. You squash grapes. Wild yeast on grape skins devours the sugary liquid and voila! Sociables.But how on earth did they figure out beer?You have to grow barley, dry it and then—most...

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Always an End Result

Chris Rodgers doesn’t mind being called a tinkerer.After all, he’s been playing around with audio equipment since he was a teenager.”I was really addicted to loudspeakers and stereos, but loudspeakers in...

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Meandering Along the Mendenhall

In most places the river is around 20 feet wide, making it a perfect thoroughfare, even for dog sleds and snow machines, although there are snags and deadfall.The people who use it have tried to cut the overhanging trees, but as...

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Spring Boost for Your Car

You don’t have to be an auto mechanic, or a computer wizard, to handle many of your vehicle’s basic springtime needs.According to Doug Muir, assistant service manager at Canadian Tire, there are several things most...

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Changing Quarters

I always enjoy watching the interplay of one species with another.So when Allan decided it was time for the piglets to start using an outside pen along with their inside one I wondered what the eventual outcome would be—because...

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Dreamers Awake

If I did not believe that reason could bring something of value to the imaginative process I would not bother writing about art.I offer my observations in order to beat down a path in the snow to the art shows, to encourage my...

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