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Issue: 2016-03-24, PHOTO: Jeff Brady

The force is strong in our northern skiing communities. April 2, 2016 will mark the 30th annual Buckwheat Ski Classic weekend, open to Canadian and American skiers alike. From just 14 participants in 1986, the race has grown significantly to over... Read more

Yukon Winter

The biggest lesson is to like what you do and do it because you want to do it – do it for yourself." While that advice might apply to almost any undertaking, Wade Hoyt is speaking specifically about his career – making films about extreme sports. Read more

Yukon Active

Several weeks ago, I mentioned OTBN, or "Open That Bottle Night"; on Saturday, Feb. 27, I had a small dinner at my cabin to celebrate it. Many of us have a special bottle that we have bought, or been given, and saved for a special occasion; so the... Read more


As the Christmas and holiday season roll around, several friends have asked me for gift suggestions for the wine enthusiasts on their gift list. Without knowing the wine tastes of their enthusiast friends, I am hesitant to suggest a particular... Read more


Two weekends ago, a friend and I drove up the road from Rabbits Foot Canyon, to Fish Lake, to take her dog for a walk. While the roads were mostly dry, there was still a good foot or two of snow scattered intermittently along the path that we walked. Read more


I have a confession. After encouraging friends and readers to participate in Open that Bottle Night, I remembered I had committed to attend the Rotary Club banquet where I found myself sipping the only red offered, a Jackson Triggs Merlot ($8.75). Read more


Sometimes, finding that special gift for someone who is a wine lover seems like a daunting challenge, so I'd like to devote this article to some suggestions for Christmas gift ideas. First of all, though it's a nice thought, don't feel obliged to... Read more


The most popular door leading into Board Stiff is the one that opens from Bent Spoon Café. "We encourage people to carry coffees in," says co-owner of Board Stiff, Craig Hougen. "That reflects the idea of 'come in, get a coffee, do the tour' ... Read more

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