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Carey Marshall

Carey Marshall

Carey Marshall is from Whitehorse and has lived on both sides of the mountain North of 60 for almost 50 years.


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Issue: 2019-10-02, PHOTO: Pixabay

I have a clean driver’s slate. I mention this because it shows that most people, no matter how many goofy things they do when they were young, will finally straighten themselves out. I really try to never speed anymore and I am usually in... Read more

Yukon History

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Issue: 2019-09-25, PHOTO: courtesy of Carey Marshall

“When you haveit flat tire, you throwit over there and you takeit spare tire from that pile. Every three days you takeit air filter out of car and you putit on dirty air filter pile and then you grabit filter from clean filter pile and putit in... Read more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2019-09-04, PHOTO: Pixabay

I arrived in Inuvik for the first time in early July 1972. What first struck me as I toured the town was A) the 24 hours of sunlight and B) how closed off the town felt without a highway. It felt like even more of a no man’s land when I looked at it Read more

Humour

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Issue: 2019-07-31, PHOTO: Pixabay

One afternoon, in the mid-70s in Inuvik, I was looking for some oddball thing for my vehicle. I looked almost everywhere and then I decided to go see John, a local who owned one of the taxi companies. Read more

Humour

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Issue: 2019-06-19, Asylumkid via Foter.com

One morning in the mid 1980s, a pilot named Fred came to my house. Since I had only met him on a few occasions at the coffee shop, I wondered why he had come to see me. Read more

Humour

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Issue: 2019-02-20, PHOTO: Danny Macdonald

I was driving by the Whitehorse courthouse the other day and it made me remember a warm sunny day in 1985 in Inuvik. A customer came into my auto parts store to buy a gizmo he was looking for. I presumed he was just another dumb truck driver... Read more

Yukon People