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Elijah Smith Elementary

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Issue: 2018-02-14, PHOTO: Erik Pinkerton

The Skookum Jim Folklore Show has become an annual tradition that celebrates First Nation traditions, community and culture. The first Folklore Show was organized by the late Doris McLean, an elder and former chief of the Carcross/Tagish First... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2017-09-20, PHOTO: Yukon Roller Girls

It’s been 20 years since I put on a pair of skates, so as I arrived at Elijah Smith Elementary School I was a little bit timid about trying roller derby for the first time. Having only seen one game back in Australia, and the movie Whip It, I... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2017-03-15, PHOTO: Nellie Dale

According to Darwin Murray, after sitting in a desk all day, it is fun to get up and run, play games and meet new people before heading home from school. Tuesday after school, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., an enthusiastic group of children from Grades 4... Read more

Yukon Education

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Issue: 2016-08-04, PHOTO: courtesy of Bob Sharp

There are two kinds of gardeners in the Yukon: those who can grow tomatoes and those who can't. With Yukoner Bob Sharp's Solar Growing Greenhouse Kit – a stable-temperature greenhouse that extends the growing season by three months.... Read more

Farm - Garden

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Issue: 2015-02-19 PHOTO: courtesy Sharon Shorty

The city bus stops right in front of our home in the Whitehorse. I still watch every day for “my boys” to get off and come home, even though they’ve been gone for weeks. I was privileged to be a host mom for the Canada World Youth program Read more

Yukon Families

Yukoners are creative when it comes to shopping — the popularity of garage sales, ski swaps, and Facebook buy-and-sell pages testify to this. It’s therefore not surprising that the territory’s craft-fair-per-capita rating is through-the-roof this t Read more

Yukon Communities

Terry Mosdale wants to see the sport of lacrosse take root and grow in the Yukon. The learning facilitator and officiating clinician with the Canadian Lacrosse Association was in Whitehorse a couple of weekends ago to train a group of new Yukon... Read more

Yukon Active

It is good to have friends ... especially when you are a music teacher and the band needs to raise money for repairs and new instruments. As a Facebook friend of Brandon Isaak, and having played with him from time to time, Jon Heaton was able to lin Read more

Yukon Music