Issue: 2013-09-12

Living With Wildlife: Lee Pugh

This rather scrawny-looking fox joined me when I was walking in the woods above the dam on July 10th. He/she had given a blood curdling yelp (as foxes do) and came out on to the path just in front of me. It was small and young looking – its tail was not very long but …

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Created from Shattered Glass

From May to September you can find Riley Brennan all around Dawson, digging in the dirt as she skillfully helps to make the town a place that the Cities in Bloom tour usually compliments. Her gardening business keeps her creative side happy all summer long. Come winter she settles down in her home on the …

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The Good, the Old and the Creepy: A look at the Available Light Cinema’s eclectic new season

Andrew Connors has you in mind. All of you. And it isn’t even creepy. Well some of it is — like Upstream Colour — but most of it is just harmless fun. “Diversity in programming was the point,” says the Yukon Film Society’s executive director about this fall’s Available Light Cinema roster. “We are trying …

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Class and Confidence: An ode to teachers that inspire

With the start of the school year, my neighbourhood bus stop is abuzz with talk of who has Mrs. So-and-So and what kind of teacher Mr. Such-and-Such is. In a town where politicians aren’t even called by their last names, teachers are in a unique category. Partly revered, partly depersonalized; teachers just aren’t like regular …

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