May 29 2019

Potent and pedal-powered

Russo roasts Firebaen coffee with a bike-powered roaster. “And then I go home and stretch,” he said, laughing.

Living with Wildlife – Christine Burke

I took these photos at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve on Friday March 18, 2019. Camera: iPhone 8 [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]

Not just a beautiful aroma

How essential oils are becoming part of people’s lives Essential oils have been used for centuries in Ayurvedic practice, burial rituals, food preparations, the perfume industry and as part of traditional medicine in many cultures. Today, essential oils are once again becoming an important part of people’s lives as a natural tool for therapeutic benefits. …

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Asian Heritage Month

May is Asian Heritage Month. It’s a time for Yukoners to not only celebrate the culture and history of Asian people, but also to recognize the contributions that Asian people have made and continue to make in our communities. The newly published Inventory of the History of Asian Yukoners by Margaret (Peggy) D’Orsay for the Hidden Histories …

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Fish actually have ears

Although fish have ears, they do not have eardrums like humans and other wildlife A number of years ago, while writing outdoor columns for some Ontario newspapers, I touched on the subject of the anatomy of the sensory parts of animals and fish. After the publication hit the newstands, I walked into a coffee shop …

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Outpost is in this year

Neil Macdonald (left), Dave Hamelin and Jayden Soroka formed Outpost 31 to create a full-service production company in the Yukon. Their success resulted in an invitation from Telefilm Canada to attend the 2019 Cannes Film Festival in France. In 2018, the Yukon saw vast growth within the local film industry. One of the reasons for …

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Creating a safer community through relationship-building

Building trust between a community and police is essential to addressing the extraordinarily high numbers of sexualized assaults and violence in the Yukon. Without this relationship, women at risk and women who have experienced violence are less likely to reach out to the police for support or to report crimes. When a breakdown of trust …

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Pet Project

A little hard work never hurt anyone” reads the sign on the prominent gate that all visitors drive under on their way up to Yvette and Hank’s farm, outside of Whitehorse.

Honey ginger chicken feet

Chicken feet may be a lot for some, but this recipe is for those few people I know who just love gnawing on these gooey talons at dim sum restaurants down south. 

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