March 6 2019

Yukon See It Here: Jim Borisenko

These photos chronicle the Windy Arm fire that took place this past summer. Looking across Windy Arm, post-fire (first week of September) from the Skagway roadside. Strikers Valley leads away, directly across the lake. Dark burnt areas are clear along the flanks of Book Mountain (to the right). Most of the steep draws on Book …

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Living With Wildlife: Steve Wilson

A pair of Canada Jays took a break from eating to enjoy a bit of sunshine. Camera: Nikon Coolpix B500 [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 used to [email protected][/box]

Things that go bump in the night

Renowned dancer Peggy Baker brings her new show to Whitehorse on March 13 Relieved – that’s how Peggy Baker feels to be bringing her latest choreography to the stage after more than a year of preparing for it.  “We’re so ready to do this,” she said over the phone, two weeks before who we are in …

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The dreaded ‘P’ word

Yes, that’s right, I’m going to write it. The “P” word.  That’s right. Period. (Not the little dot at the end of a sentence, but the one that affects half the population for most of their lives.) It’s funny how a word can make people cringe, even the sex it impacts directly. Why can’t we …

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Celebrating women leaders

[one_half] Yukon Women’s Transition Home Society is celebrating 40 years in good standing as a society in the Yukon. We were incorporated in 1979 and opened our doors in 1980. The Women’s Transition Home is located in Whitehorse, Yukon, on the traditional territory of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation and Ta’an Kwach’an Council. We provide …

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Focus on the funny folk

Tokyo-born comedian Aiko Tanaka is one of the visiting performers featured in this year’s Yukon Comedy Festival, in both Whitehorse and Haines Junction Ricard Eden makes no apology for putting the focus of the Yukon Comedy Festival on the performers as much as on the audience. “We obviously want to bring up talent that residents …

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