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Ellen Davignon

My parents, Bob and Elly Porsild, were from Denmark and we always observed Christmas in the Scandinavian way, celebrating with dinner and pakke on the eve of December 24th. The meal always began with rice porridge with a blanched almond hidden in it, Read more

Dalton's Gold Rush Trail is a story of journeys; the 10-year journey of Jack Dalton to blaze a trail to the Klondike gold fields, and the 40-year journey of author Michael Gates to retrace those steps in southwest Yukon. Read more

Literature

Over a dozen Yukon authors published books this year, and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 3, readers can meet seven of them for refreshments and autographs at the annual Mac's Fireweed Books holiday book bash. Read more

Literature

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

More than six decades later, Ellen Davignon vividly recalls her first trip to Whitehorse. In was 1943 when six-year-old Ellen and her three siblings embarked on a steamboat in Dawson for the long up-river trek to the family's new home. Read more

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