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What’s your digital footprint?

The editor at What’s Up Yukon doesn’t often receive handwritten letters, but there were two on file when I arrived. We’ve sent Mrs. Schorn a copy of her letter in print and I hope she’s found some new penpals from our...

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The Cancan Under Arrest

Appearing nightly in vaudeville, burlesque, ballets and operas, on tiny rustic stages of the Wild West mining camps and in the frontier theatres of the Pacific Coast, by the 1870s the cancan was in North America to stay.When the...

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Future Past

Young Alex DeLarge and his gang of droogs aren’t choosy about whose lives they wreak mindless havoc on. From the down-at-the-heels to the well-heeled, the young thugs attack indiscriminately, mercilessly and irrationally.One...

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The Laundress and the Kick

Although women of Paris played an integral role in the French Revolution, once the dustsettled they were given a stern message by the new men in power: Stay home, tend to the children and leave the important business of...

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My Day in Court

On February 16 I picked up my roommate, Taylor Tiefenbach, from the Erik NielsenInternational Airport. His flight was due to arrive at 3:05 p.m. and I was running late. Given this, I decided to park right in front of the...

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Get Some Witnesses Up in Here

Handwritten, unwitnessed wills — also called holographic wills — are valid in the Yukon as well as some of the provinces. One of the more famous examples of a holographic will comes from Saskatchewan, where in 1948 , Cecil...

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