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Issue: 2014-05-22

Fly Fishing for Pike

In the Yukon, fly anglers usually target arctic grayling, rainbow trout, or kokanee salmon in stocked lakes. These fish are readily available, fairly easy to catch and make great meals. One very common Yukon fish, usually...

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I Lived to tell the Tale

April 19, 2013 was a beautiful sunny day. I got out of bed and cooked eggs and ham for breakfast. I packed my hunting gear, two bottles of water, some rope, nuts, and some dried fruit, and put it all into my backpack. I put on...

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School’s out for the Summer

Amelia Merhar, better known in the Yukon music scene as Big Mama Lele, ended her Graduation Tour on May 10 in Fairbanks. The occasion? She’s finally graduated university. Those familiar with her “FOMO Song” know why...

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Kids Home & Family

Winning Entries:Under Age 6 CategoryWinner of an ONE YEAR FAMILYMembership toYukon Wildlife PreserveEvey Moore Age 6****Age 7 & Older CategoryWinner of an IPODNeil Mikkelsen Age 11****CLASS PRIZETony’s PIZZA LUNCHMrs. Reeves...

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Full Boar 2014

Katie Munroe and Colin Urquhart grew up in New Brunswick.Munroe’s family threw a big community party every spring — there’d be a whole roasted pig and pipe bands. Munroe’s dad taught Urquhart the art of pig roasting.“I was his...

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Spring Detox Need Not Be Complicated

“Hey Jane, want a beer?”“No mate, can’t. I am on a cleanse.”Ugh.Nothing puts a damper on things like having to do (or hang out with someone on) a cleanse. Why do people put themselves through this?A “detox” or cleanse is the...

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One Interesting Veggie

by Wendy AvisonI bought this pepper on May 5 at Extra Foods. From the back, it looked like any other red pepper; it was face down. I added whole cloves to make the eyes. Interestingly, everyone who looks at it ‘sees’...

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