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Doug Bell

Some gifts take time sinking in; others stare you in the face. We, our family of four in a VW Beetle, arrived late in Watson Lake on October 1, 1957, and awoke in a strange house, beside the lake. Outside, in brilliant sun, and "a silence you most... Read more

Yukon Culture

Rendezvous – it's always been our mid-winter break. A chance to unwind. It's competition, and horseplay, and fun. It's a toast to old friends, and another to new friends. It's a pessimist's pleasure: "can't touch the good old days, going to my cabin Read more

Yukon History

My new job at a remote bush camp kept my wife Pearl and I apart for our first Christmas in 1946. When the spring rolled in, she joined me in the thick bush. I thought the bush was claustrophobic, but it didn't bother her. Read more

Yukon Archives

As he wraps up teaching a kids' drama class, the Family Literacy Centre's Brendan Wiklund switches gears to talk about Tales to be Told, a storytelling circle for elders and adults over 55, which will launch Tuesday, March 29. Read more

Literature