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Issue: 2019-04-17, PHOTO: joannapoe on Foter.com

The Company of the White Wolf is Whitehorse’s medieval combat fighting group, but there is a common misconception that their activities can be classified as live action role-playing, aka LARPing. Live Action Role-Playing involves dressing up in... Read more

Hobbies

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Issue: 2018-09-05, PHOTO: courtesy of the Yukon Hospital Foundation

The inaugural Teddy Bear Clinic in November 2017 was a hit with families and medical professionals alike as about 200 families came through the door to get checkups for their important stuffie friends. Those attendance numbers, and the... Read more

Yukon Families

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Issue: 2018-07-18, PHOTO: Mitsue Ozeki

Have you ever wondered what a three-year-old boy would want for his birthday? Recently, I found myself paralyzed in the toy section of a local store. I don’t have any grandchildren, but I do serve as a “pseudo-grandmother” to many of my younger... Read more

Yukon Families

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Issue: 2017-11-15, PHOTO: Pixabay

If teddy’s looking a bit peaked this season, you’re in luck. Whitehorse General Hospital is offering health care for bears this week. The hospital’s first-ever teddy bear clinic takes place from 10 am. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 18... Read more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2016-09-29, PHOTO: Tao Wong

Board gaming has seen a widespread resurgence in the last few decades, driven by a growing desire to unplug and connect with people in real time. The changing of seasons is a great time to review this hobby and the myriad ways that modern... Read more

Hobbies

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: courtesy of the MLVFD

On January 12 back in 1996, the Mount Lorne fire hall opened it's doors for the first time. It all started with a 1977 Ford cabover truck with an 800-gallon tank and a 125 horsepower pump. Since then they’ve been upgrading, with the biggest... Read more

, Mount Lorne

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Issue: 2016-04-28, PHOTO: submitted by the Yukon Comic Culture Society

The International Tabletop Day celebrates board gaming around the world and an event is being hosted in Whitehorse this year by the Yukon Comic Culture Society (YCCS) on Saturday, April 30. The free event takes place at the Whitehorse Public... Read more

Hobbies

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Issue: 2015-03-05 PHOTO: Jason Westover

My three-year-old daughter Emily has a new BFF in our home. Her and I used to have tea parties, play dates with dolls, and trains moving down a track to a farm that was ruled by the Potato Head People. Read more

Yukon Families

North Pole is where they stay where they work and play. They work, nonstop in Santa's toy shop. They make lots of noise Building lots of toys. Read more

Old Crow

When I set out to review any game, I make it a point not to read any of the instructions to see how easy it is to pick up. With Mech Assault 2, this was a mistake, but not because the game was too difficult to master. Read more

Hobbies