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Issue: 2019-12-18, PHOTO: Pixabay

Let’s face it, some folks get really ramped up about the season of festive excess that descends upon us every December. For many of them (even you, if I may be so bold), holiday prep starts months in advance. In extreme cases, as early as Boxing Day Read more



Issue: 2018-12-19, PHOTO: Pixabay

What image appears in your imagination when you think about Christmas? When I think about Christmas, the first thing I imagine are all of the wonderful Christmas movies (like Home Alone). I think about the smell of fresh mandarins... Read more

Yukon Christmas


Issue: 2017-12-13, PHOTO: Sarah Lewis

The holiday season is a time of celebration. It is a time for friends, family and loved ones. But for Hospice Yukon, it is the time of year to offer support to grieving Yukoners during the Lights of Life, the original support program launched by... Read more

Yukon Christmas

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Issue: 2016-12-21, PHOTO: Tess Casher

December is the Friday of the year. The whole month is filled with giddy anticipation for the budding winter wonderland, parallel to the giddy anticipation one feels for the weekend, while staring at the clock Friday afternoon. However, there’s... Read more

Yukon Christmas

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Issue: 2016-12-21, PHOTO: Jozien Keijzer

Trees that naturally grow in and around Whitehorse There are only three families of trees represented in the southwest Yukon. Sounds easy enough? It isn't, so don’t feel bad if you can’t see the trees for the forest. Read more

Yukon Winter

The Festival of Trees kicks off on November 21, giving Whitehorse's high rollers nine days to pick out their gowns and dry-clean their tuxes for the Grand Ball. For the rest of us it means nine days of inexpensive, Christmassy, family fun. Read more

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On the first Sunday after southern Yukon’s cold snap waned, my roommates and I piled into Jayden Soroka’s Subaru and headed down the Fish Lake road in search of a household Christmas tree. Read more

Yukon Archives

When I look up from my computer and out of the window right now, the sun is shining and all is covered in a thick layer of snow. It's a Christmas forest out there! Read more

Yukon Outside


Issue: 2009-12-17

The Norfolk Island pine is a popular and spirited plant that has adapted to many indoor living spaces. Enjoyed for its close similarity to an outdoor evergreen tree, the Norfolk Island pine vastly resembles the spirited Christmas tree. Read more

Yukon Christmas


Issue: 2008-12-25

In our hearts and minds, Christmas holds a special place all its own. For most of us, we recall the traditions of Christmas as nostalgia that takes us back to our childhood. Christmas traditions connect us to our past. Through the brightness of... Read more

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