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Issue: 2015-07-09

Laurel Parry – Loud and Proud

On her first day as a government arts consultant in 1987, Laurel Parry was ushered to a deskthat held a typewriter, a large black ceramic ashtray, and an in-box loaded with letters and materials from Yukon artists. “The job had...

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Soccer Squad heads to Sweden

On July 12, a group of young Yukoners will step on the pitch in Sweden to represent the Yukon at an international soccer tournament. The Strikers, an under-16 men’s squad, will get their first taste of international competition...

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Two Tones

Today, Sid sits outside the Beaver Creek Visitor Information Centre basking in the warm summer sun. As he waits for visitors to arrive, he admires the bodywork of his 1956 Pontiac in the sunlight.“I bought the ’56 in Whitehorse...

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A Proper Teatime

I was visiting a friend down on Lewes Lake last week and was delighted at the profusion ofblue and pink lining his driveway. Wild roses and lungwort — which he told me deserved to be called bluebells, their prettier name — were...

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The Very Bad Thing

Life isn’t fair. Jobs, Wozniak, Gates, Zuckerberg, and Swartz were, or are, all geniuses on the frontlines of the digital revolution, but only one of them met with the wrath of the American justice system.Aaron Swartz didn’t...

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