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Issue: 2017-02-01, PHOTO: Dan Sokolowski

Traditions run long in Dawson City. Take the upcoming international curling bonspiel, for example. This is the 118th bonspiel, making it the oldest continuously running event in the Yukon. Taking place from Feb. 3 to 5 and hosted by the Dawson... Read more

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Issue: 2017-01-18, PHOTO: Klondike Visitor Association

Dawson City finds itself with a brand new lease on winter sports life this year – artificial ice has come to town. Considering how much ice there is in the north, the need for artificial ice sounds odd, but for those who partake in hockey and... Read more

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Issue: 2016-12-21, PHOTO: by Glenda Koh

So much winter, so little time. With Yukon’s abundance of winter recreation options, how do you choose your sport? Here’s some analysis to help you get the best personal rate of return on your athletic investment. Read more

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Issue: 2016-03-17, , PHOTO: Whitehorse Curling Club

If you want to get into curling, the Whitehorse Curling Club (WCC) is a great club that you can join. The curling season starts in the beginning of October, but late September is the time when new curlers can register for the "Learn To Curl"... Read more

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We actually got our bronze medals stuck in the ice at the curling rink," admits Thomas Scoffin a little sheepishly. "After the medal ceremony we placed our medals on the Olympic rings painted into the ice to take a picture. They melted in and got... Read more

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It's Thursday night at Dawson City Curling Club. Club president Akio Saito explains the finer points of the pivoting head on a blue, light-weight curling broom to a teammate who's contemplating a purchase before this weekend's 112th International Bon Read more

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The man in charge of food and beverages is expecting to entertain 400 to 500 curlers and guests at the 53rd Annual International Bonspiel that begins March 24. He wasn't in this position last year, but he has heard about the line ups at the bar. So, Read more

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