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Home Renovation

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Issue: 2018-03-07, PHOTO: Danny Macdonald

There comes a point in every man’s life when the no-brainer gifts that you receive at birthdays and Christmas change. I can’t quite pinpoint when that came about for me, but somewhere between completing college and becoming a homeowner, there was... more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2017-10-18, PHOTO: foter.com

The first week of September, the mice fled the fields and snuck indoors, as mice are wont to do. It happened in the quiet hours of one night. The day before, the kitchen drawers and cupboards were spotless. The next, they were festooned with... more

Humour

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Issue: 2017-03-08, PHOTO: courtesy of Peter Gould

Clinton Creek was one of the last company towns in the Yukon, part of a cluster that included Elsa and Faro. The mines in Clinton Creek and Faro were developed about the same time, but Clinton Creek had the misfortune to be based on mining... more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2015-03-12 PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

I like blank, plain walls in the kitchen. Uncluttered and simple. If the paint is the same colour as every other wall in the house, even better. We have a very nice kitchen, but those walls are just a glaring bore. more

Yukon Local Business

Ah, stuff. Sometimes my life can feel way too focused on the next thing I think I “need”, as precious hours are spent reorganizing the ones I already have in order to make room. When I get fed up and hop on my anti-materialistic horse, my mind is... more

Family and Health

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Issue: 2015-03-12 PHOTO: hgtv.com

The inherent drama of buying, selling, or renovating homes is tailor-made for reality television. You don’t need to own a house to be captivated by the minutiae of managing the large and small choices these programs painstakingly document. more

Photography - Film

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Issue: 2015-03-12 PHOTO: kozzi.com

They have a saying in the Dixie States, or maybe it's the military: "When you're up to your ass in alligators, it's hard to remember your mission was to drain the swamp." Unfortunately, I hadn't heard this truism before launching my career as DIY ... more

Yukon Lifestyle