Select Page

Seniors

Two Exciting Yukon Lives

“I was ready to live here permanently the day I got here – the land just drew (me) in,” says Velma Hull. The day she is speaking of was 57 years ago, when she and her husband –  well-known local handyman and one-time bike...

Read More

My Favourite Word is Grandma

On December 1, 2007 at 1:32 p.m. my life changed forever.  I was introduced to Darwin Orion Murray.At about 10 p.m. the evening before I received a telephone call from my son-in-law, Avery.  Kirsten and Avery were on their way...

Read More

Techno Challenged

If it’s true there are seven wonders in the natural world, then surely this is the eighth. The world’s most incompetent techno-challenged is boldly composing this on a brand new, state-of-the-art iPod. It’s his...

Read More

Cyber Seniors to screen in Whitehorse

What would your grandmother say if you asked her to be your friend on Facebook? Would your teenage daughter or granddaughter know what a typewriter looks like?Technology has changed a lot in the past few decades and although...

Read More

Green Burial in the Yukon

What happens when a person dies?We don’t truly know the answer, but death does hold one certainty: a once animated body stills.We do know what happens to the bodies of the dead. The standard North American options are casket...

Read More

A Family Affair

Peggy Duncan wasn’t the oldest member of Team Yukon in the recent Canada 55+ Games in Sherwood Park, Alberta. That distinction went to 90-year-old Irene Mahoney.But Duncan was the only with a son and daughter-in-law also...

Read More
Loading
Loading...