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Issue: 2014-11-13

The writing is on the plant

The Yukon is known for its vibrant fireweed; it’s used to make jelly, soap, and artwork. For Yukon-based artist Helen O’Connor, fireweed provides material for artistic paper.But the Yukon’s official flower is not the only...

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Tibetan Peach Pie

It’s not often I give myself an impossible writing assignment but I’m doing so now because I’m intrigued by the challenge.Book reviews often have aim to provide a concise summary and make the reader want to...

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Nebraska Turtle

Sid van der Meer has lived in Beaver Creek, Yukon since 1997. He’s made a comfortable home for himself, and a charming museum for friends and visitors. His collectables can be found in both his museum and his home.As you walk in...

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The Wasteland

Andrea Kastner has been fascinated by garbage for years.The Montreal native, who now makes her home in Hamilton, Ontario became interested in waste while thinking about how we, as a society, relate to our possessions.“ We take...

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Home Grown

The phrase “food security” is becoming common, and it can be interpreted in several different ways.Whether it is a lack of food due to environmental conditions, the inability to access nutritious food because of financial...

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A Day in the Woods

The first snow is a long-anticipated event for me.It is not only eagerness, but also apprehension, that keeps me company on my tenterhooks. Either way, there is relief when the white stuff finally flies.I missed the first two...

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War Stories

 “We were praying and killing each other at the same time.”— A German soldier reflecting on D-DayOnce peace is waged what do we remember about the battlefields? Tales of war can become like the whispering game after a few...

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