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Issue: 2019-03-13, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

It’s perhaps still a bit wintery by March 15, but that is the annual date when Dawson City celebrates what is nearly the end of that season with its Thaw di Gras “Spring” carnival. The event runs over a weekend, from March 15 to 17... Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2018-07-04

We live in a territory seemingly dominated by huskies, both in numbers and in our image of the quintessential Yukon dog (the strong malamute even takes center stage on our Coat of Arms and flag!). Read more

Pawsitive Tails

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Issue: 2017-11-01, Photo: foter.com/National Library of Ireland on The Commons

The night before the official opening I was surprisingly nervous and had trouble sleeping, not because this time I would be carrying for the greatest golfer of all time, but because I've had a lifelong fear and loathing of crowds and I knew the... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2017-08-16, PHOTO: United States Mint

Although I can't absolutely verify the factual accuracy of the following "claim to fame," if I'm not the only person who had the unique opportunity to caddy for Jack Nicklaus both before he won his first professional major (1962 U.S. Open) and... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2017-06-14, PHOTO: Pixabay

I knew on the Saturday morning warm up on the driving range I was in for a unique caddying experience. This was the days of the "shag bag" when caddies would stand out on the range serving as targets for their golfers and often catch their shots... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2017-06-07, PHOTO: Jim McMynn

Faro Golf Club President Gary Jones remembers when it all started. “For our first tournament we drew circles on the soccer field to serve as holes,” he says. “There wasn’t much to do and not a lot of jobs. We used to hit golf balls around.” ... Read more

Faro

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Issue: 2017-05-17, United States Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joe Dye

Although I can't absolutely verify the factual accuracy of the following "claim to fame," if I'm not the only person who had the unique opportunity to caddy for Jack Nicklaus both before he won his first professional major (1962 U.S. Open) and... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2017-03-29, PHOTO: Pixabay

When Abbotsford's Adam Hadwin, 29, defeated American Patrick Cantlay on the final hole of the Valspar Championship in Florida on March 12 to win the first PGA Tour title of his career, his life changed forever when the winning putt fell into the cup. Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2016-03-17, Photo: kozzi.com

The golfing season and duck hunting season have something in common. I am convinced that if a person took up both sports their problems would be greatly magnified. I came to this monumental conclusion when I was chasing golf balls on the number... Read more

Humour

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Issue: 2015-09-03 PHOTO: Dan Davidson

Each year during the Riverside Arts Festival, the ODD Gallery sponsors a paired set of exhibitions called The Natural and the Manufactured, each dealing with some way in which people and their plans have had an impact on the environment around them. Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2015-08-13 PHOTO: Miche Genest

Sometimes in life you have to make up a recipe on paper and hope it works out. Such was the case last month From far away in Ontario, with no access to the berries or the vodka I needed to test-drive, I created a virtual cocktail and sent the... Read more

Beverages

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Issue: 2015-07-30 PHOTO: Cory Thompson

Here is an idea that will add fun to your summer: compete in a golf charity tournament, and maybe win a new car. Just bought a new car? Well, there will also be a three-course gourmet Mexican dinner. Don’t like Mexican? Read more

Yukoners Pets

My friend Mike Bertrand was in town for the 21st Annual Peter Gzowski Invitational Golf Tournament for Literacy on June 15. Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

On Friday night, Special Olympics Yukon is holding its annual Golf Gala at Meadow Lakes Resort. Always popular, the event once again has a packed roster of golfers. Read more

Yukon Summer