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Issue: 2018-09-19, PHOTO: Inga Petri

Born in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Antoinette GreenOliph came to Ontario at 13 years of age. She recalls that her family was the only black family in the neighbourhood and recollects the awkward questions and excluded feelings of growing... more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2018-09-19, PHOTO: Danny Macdonald

Long-time Yukoners have watched with interest as the “old Food Fair” building has undergone extensive renovations on Second Avenue. The building has long sat vacant and curious viewers have watched with interest, wondering who the new residents... more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2018-08-29, PHOTO: courtesy of Anto Yukon

Kym Rempel is the owner and creator of Anto Yukon, a bath and body company unique to the Yukon. Her products are made from all-natural ingredients that are locally collected, processed and produced in small batches in her studio... more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2018-07-25, PHOTO: Brendan Preston

Take a drive about five minutes up the North Klondike Highway, turn left up to a nondescript building, walk through the creaking door and you may feel like you've walked into an episode of Ripley’s Believe It or Not. There are buckets of boiled... more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2018-07-18, PHOTO: Andrew Krueger

For some of us, summer reminds us of the days that were filled with outdoor activities and hanging out with friends, but there were always a few entrepreneurial folks who saw summer as an opportunity to make some pocket change by cutting lawns for... more

Making A Difference!

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Issue: 2018-07-04, PHOTO: Elisabeth Weigand

Each year, in Whitehorse, the Northern Fibres Guild invites the world to one of the Yukon‘s most exclusive sales events—Cranberry Fair. On November 25, the Cranberry Fair will again showcase the Yukon‘s finest skills and talents in handmade arts... more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2018-06-27, PHOTO: Kylie Campbell

It’s always been a dream of mine to learn how to fly. Having spent so much time travelling in planes I always wondered what it would be like if flying was my job. Fortunately, I learned that Alkan Air offers the chance to try flying through their... more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2018-06-27, PHOTO: Amos Scott

The maple leaf is an iconic symbol that comes to mind whenever "Canada” is mentioned. But, aside from being on our national flag, the maple leaf also makes its way to our breakfast tables—in the form of maple syrup. Typically used to pair with... more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2018-05-30, PHOTO: Rick Massie

As the only gaming café and comic book store in Whitehorse, Titan Gaming and Collectables is a one-of-a-kind concept North of 60. Founded in 2005 by life-long comic-book lover and avid gamer Shawn Underhill, the space has become a rallying point... more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2018-05-30, PHOTO: Cathie Archbould

When Beverley Gray started her business, over 20 years ago, it began with filling a need for her own family. She was always looking for quality natural remedies for her two small kids, but found there just weren’t many around. Living in the bush... more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2018-05-23, PHOTO: courtesy of the Fireweed Community Market Society

The Fireweed Community Market launched the 2018 season on Thursday May 17 at Shipyards Park. The long-running community farmers market has grown over the years into a destination event each week, as a multitude of local farmers, vendors and... more

Farm - Garden

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Issue: 2018-05-16, PHOTO: Pixabay

My partner in life is superbly skilled in a variety of areas, but shopping and anything to do with retail is her true forté. Of course there are some areas where she knows that her expertise is limited, so she just avoids those situations... more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2018-05-09, PHOTO: courtesy of Jenny Trapnell

In early April, 79-year-old Lorraine White did what lots of Yukoners do: she held a garage sale. White, who was moving to Vancouver Island, sold her furniture and old china at her Takhini senior’s residence, and gave away the rest... more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2018-04-25, PHOTO: courtesy of Chantelle Tarapaski

In 2008, then 21 year old Chantelle Tarapaski, moved up to the Yukon from Vancouver, B.C. and decided to open her own hair studio. “I felt I needed a place that reflected my work and style, with more creature comforts,” said Tarapaski. “We work... more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2018-04-25, PHOTO: courtesy of Sydney Oland

What’s Up Yukon’s weekly recipe developer, Sydney Oland, has a passion for food and creating new recipes. In addition to her weekly column, she is a PhD candidate at the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom and her thesis has a working... more

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Issue: 2018-03-28, PHOTO: Danny Macdonald

Travis Milos is a busy man, hard at work and passionate when you speak to him. The energy behind those two traits is evident as he tells the story of his busy past few years building Big Bear Donair and Liquor and, later, Whiskey Jacks Pub and... more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2018-03-28, PHOTO: Kylie Campbell

Mike Smith, originally from Peace River, Alberta, completed his Masters of Science in Atmospheric Sciences at Colorado State University. While in Colorado he fell into avalanche research and after finishing his studies he asked the University of... more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2018-03-21, PHOTO: Cathie Archbould

A group of broadcasters and open-source technology enthusiasts are having get-together at the Days Inn in Whitehorse on March 23. The open-source North 60 conference brings together professionals from different walks of life – including local... more

Yukon Business

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Issue: 2018-01-31, PHOTO: Chris Gishler

Chris Gishler, owner and operator of Equinox Adventures, has spent the last 15 years building and developing his outdoor adventure and education company as the Yukon has continued to grow. Back in 1999, Gishler arrived to Whitehorse in preparation... more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2018-01-31, PHOTO: Pixabay

These feet were made for walking. It’s not just a song; it’s the basis for a lot of Jeddie Russell’s work at WalkOn Foot Care, Whitehorse’s new foot care clinic located in the log skyscraper. While the clinic might be new, Russell has spent many... more

Health and Wellness