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Issue: 2012-05-10

A Look at Dawson’s Dike

It will have been obvious from my last column that I was truly expecting breakup to have occurred before I got around to writing the next one. It’s April 30 this afternoon, and while there has been a lot of movement on the...

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In Search of Pink

Last year I found out that a certain pink flower was not the one I always thought it was.My first encounter with a pink pincushion goes back to my first hikes in the Yukon. I can still visualize that first time I came upon this...

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Skyward Bound

t can happen to anyone. You forget to set the alarm, you sleep in, you miss an important flight.But when you’re a migratory bird, missing your southbound flight in the fall could have disastrous consequences.So when Doug...

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Running for a Reason

The Robert Campbell Bridge between Riverdale and downtown Whitehorse will be closed this Sunday. But not for long.The bridge will be closed for approximately 10 minutes around 1 p.m. as over 1,000 runners and walkers make their...

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Of Moose and Minarets

“Oh, the Yukon. I’m planning a moose hunting trip there.”Not the expected response from a Turkish rug salesman, as one wanders through the narrow cobblestone streets of Istanbul’s historic district,...

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