January 22 2020

Living With Wildlife – Steve Wilson

A small flock of Eurasian Collared Doves showed up in downtown Whitehorse at the end of November. They are not seen around Whitehorse very often. Camera: Nikon D7200 [box] We invite you to share your photos of Yukon wildlife. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what’s going on and what camera equipment you …

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Tenor of his times

The Sam Taylor Trio will present an evening of jazz standards at the Yukon Arts Centre on Sunday, Jan. 26, as part of the Jazz on the Wing series. Besides Taylor, personnel will include Aaron Seeber on drums and Neal Miner on upright bass.

Yukon See It Here – Northwestel Challenge

As part of their 40th anniversary celebration, Northwestel hosted their 2019 directory recycling challenge winners from Yukon Montessori School. The winning students first learned the ropes in ‘Rawk Camp’ with Speed Control, then performing alongside the band in front of their families and friends for a private concert at MacBride Museum of Yukon History. Photos: …

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Yukon Famous

The Yukon Famous, otherwise known as Jason Westover, Patrick Keenan, Elissa Ciullo and Chris MacFarlane, plan to perform comedy in various styles and genres, including a mix of stand-up, sketch, improv, monologue, music, dance and media.

Like a rhinestone Sam

The Boys and Girls Club of Yukon (BGCY) partners with Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous and hosts entertaining skits, from the Sourdough Sams to live auction more expansive and exciting date packages.

Didee & Didoo: Politics

They just like to play games They call each other names. Some of them look glad An’ some of them look mad. Their talk is so sweet But they don’t like defeat. Sometimes they do sin So that they will win. They don’t like to lose They wait for good news. The other party is …

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What should we think when decades and centuries turn?

On the cusp of 1999/2000, I was gainfully employed as cabinet communications advisor to the Yukon government. As such, I inhabited the inner circle of the territory’s premier, whom we still called Government Leader back then.

Stressed out? Try mindfulness – Part 1

More than 35 years ago, I was taught a simple meditation routine. I did not then or now completely understand the mechanics of the routine, but I did it daily for a year or so.

Dementia and getting past the stigma, Part 1

Dr. Andrew Kaegi lives in Whitehorse and he has dementia. Talking with Andrew and his wife, Susan Rae, it became clear that the impact of dementia on a person, as well as how each person initially reacts to the news, can vary greatly from one individual to the next.

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