Marsh Lake

Living With Wildlife: Annie Veilleux

I took this photo of a beautiful grizzly at Marsh Lake, in September last year. Camera: Nikon D5200 [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]

In paradisum electronica

Everybody knows the Yukon has its share of folk music and roots rock, but they don’t often think about electronic music.

Dog Culture – Donald Graham

This is our dog, in his younger days, sailing on Marsh Lake. Would you not say he has a look of calm, cool and collected. No noise or gas fumes in the air to irritate his sensitive senses. Our dog is 14 years old, now, but still going strong as old dogs can. Maybe it’s …

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Paradise is ‘plugging in’

The Yukon’s annual electronic Paradise Music Festival is back and is set to take off July 27–29 at Kettley’s Canyon, at Marsh Lake.

Spring Guests

If the crocus is the official flower of spring, then the swan must be the official bird of spring in the Yukon. Each year thousands of swans ascend to the Yukon from winter feeding grounds along the coasts of Washington and southern British Columbia. Their annual stop brings them to Marsh Lake, where the birds …

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Bright Colours, Divergent Stories

Two brightly coloured shows of paintings adorn the walls of Arts Underground. While they share intense palettes, their worldviews contrast profoundly. The Things You Know by Whitehorse artist Heather Von Steinhagen offers a surreal, disturbing outlook, while Leaps and Bounds by Marsh Lake artist Ferryn Nowatzki depicts a more light-hearted vision. Dystopia reigns Von Steinhagen’s …

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The Paradise Beat

“Welcome to paradise,” Kevin Jack says. Thus begins my tour of a property that edges onto the swampy back of Marsh Lake. An old gold mining site, it is a refuge for old gold mining things: a tiny log cabin with grass growing out of the roof; metal drums sunken into the ground on a …

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