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Amy Kenny

Amy Kenny

Amy Kenny is a writer and artist living in Whitehorse. She likes books, bikes and being outside.


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Issue: 2019-10-30, PHOTO: Graydon Keenan

Even after a year of operating in downtown Whitehorse, Eddie Rideout, co-owner of Wayfarer Oyster House, stresses that his restaurant does more than just oysters. Read more

Yukon Business

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Issue: 2019-09-25, PHOTO: Amy Kenny

Meet our dogs, they live for us, we live for them, the Yukon would not be the Yukon without Dog Culture. Send us photos of Yukon dogs and their people! Read more

Yukon Dog Culture

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Issue: 2019-09-18, PHOTO: courtesy of Whitehorse Motors

In the old days, it was just carburetors. Now, 50 years later, everything has changed, according to Tina Woodland, owner of Whitehorse Motors.  Cars are computerized, the dealership has moved locations and doubled in size, and there are 50... Read more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Alistair Maitland Photography

You’d be forgiven for thinking Triniti Technology only sells cell phone cases. Sylvio Lin, general manager for the Whitehorse-based company, knows that’s what it looks like from the outside. Read more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2019-06-12, PHOTO: courtesy of Champagne and Aishihik First Nations

You don’t have to be part of a dance group to be a dancer. Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2019-06-05, PHOTO: courtesy of Queer Yukon

Some people are surprised it’s only been 50 years; others are surprised it’s already been 50 years. One of the biggest questions Marc-Andre Belair has, is how to contextualize for attendees of this year’s Yukon Pride that homosexuality was... Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

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Issue: 2019-05-29, PHOTO: Michael MacLean

When Mike Russo talks about his company, he uses the word we even though he’s the only employee at Firebean Coffee Roasters. “I just do so many jobs, ‘I’ becomes ‘we,’” he said over the phone on a Tuesday from the property in Golden Horn where he... Read more

Yukon Local Business

The Startup Canada Awards, which recognize entrepreneurs across Canada, will honour nominees from the North (including the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut) at NorthLight Innovation from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m... Read more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2019-05-01, PHOTO: courtesy of RBC Training Ground / Kevin Light

Do you think you have what it takes to be an Olympian? So does Training Ground. That’s why the program is coming to the Yukon on May 11, to test athletes between the ages of 14 and 25... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2019-04-17, PHOTO: Stephen Anderson Lindsay

The Air North First Light Image Festival will compete with a Steven Page concert this year, but organizer Mark Kelly said ticket sales are already going strong for the photography fest, now in its third year... Read more

Photography - Film

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Issue: 2019-04-17, PHOTO: courtesy of Contagious Mountain Bike Club

It’s the ultimate garage sale, especially if you’re the type to keep more bikes than cars in your garage. This spring, the Contagious Mountain Bike Club (CMBC) is hosting its annual bicycle garage sale. Anyone can bring a bike (or bikes) to... Read more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2019-04-10, PHOTO: courtesy of Jack Gorton

Jack Garton stood in a cemetery on Galiano Island, talking on his cell phone about his latest record. It seems like a weird place to field media requests, until you consider that Garton’s day job, as cemetery sexton, seems to have influenced the... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2019-04-10, PHOTO: Pixabay

Lily is an energetic dog. At three months old, it was abnormal for her to sleep for three solid hours in the middle of the day. That was the first sign that something was off. The second was that, when owner Daniel Guhl woke her, she was wobbly on... Read more

Yukoners Pets

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Issue: 2019-04-03, PHOTO: Alex Jager

Everybody knows the Yukon has its share of folk music and roots rock, but they don’t often think about electronic music. According to Kevin Jack, they should. Four years ago, when Jack opened to the public what had been an invite-only affair for... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2019-04-03, PHOTO: courtesy of The Dark Fruits

The Dark Fruits kind of accidentally ended up with an album. Three years ago, singer Jeff Wolosewich booked time at Jordy Walker’s studio, planning to record a single song. The next thing he knew, he’d laid down bed tracks for more than 20 songs... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2019-03-27, PHOTO: courtesy of Velvet Antlers /GBP Photography

Some ladies show up in high heels and lipstick; others roll into the dance studio right after having rolled off the couch. There’s no right way to come to class, said Kate Fitzgerald over the phone in late February. Her voice was low and sultry... Read more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2019-03-27, PHOTO: courtesy of Atlin Mountain Roasters

Having a wood-fired coffee roaster is more than just a gimmick—it’s good business sense for Philippe and Leandra Brient, co-owners of Atlin Mountain Coffee Roasters. Sure, it fits with the idea people have of Northerners, all woodstoves and plaid... Read more

Beverages

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Issue: 2019-03-13, PHOTO: Upper lower case

Marika Kitchen can’t remember a time when she wasn’t environmentally conscious. She grew up with parents who led a low-impact lifestyle and took her camping as a kid. That, she said, influenced her views as an adult and that’s what led Kitchen, 19... Read more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2019-03-06, PHOTO: courtesy of Peggy Baker

Relieved - that’s how Peggy Baker feels to be bringing her latest choreography to the stage after more than a year of preparing for it. “We’re so ready to do this,” she said over the phone, two weeks before who we are in the dark comes to... Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2019-02-27, PHOTO: Amy Kenny

On a Thursday afternoon at Takhini Elementary School, a class played dodgeball in the gym, seemingly unaware that, on the other side of the heavy blue curtain pulled across the school’s stage, was Paris... Read more

Theatre - Dance