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Issue: 2019-01-16, PHOTO: courtesy of Frank Wasmer

Frank Wasmer’s door has always been open to a colourful array of souls in all shapes and sizes. Of the human variety, he and his late wife Nancy Schave, have fostered “somewhere in the neighbourhood of 40” children, hosted 7 foreign exchange... Read more

Pawsitive Tails

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Issue: 2018-06-06, PHOTO: Pixabay

Need help on who to cheer, who to watch and what will happen? We’ve got you covered! Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2018-05-02, PHOTO: Danny Macdonald

Many Yukoners will have seen members of the Company of the White Wolf at events around the territory. It’s hard to miss grown men and women dressed in full medieval combat armour, striking each other with swords and axes... Read more

Hobbies

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Issue: 2018-05-02, PHOTO: courtesy of Freehand Books

In 2010, nine-year-old Abu Bakr al Rabeeah and his family moved from Iraq to Syria. Their home had become politically unstable, and the threats of violence were turning into reality – but Syria was supposed to be safe... Read more

Literature

Mare’s milk in the Bishkek bazaar

Photo by Barrett Horne

A welcoming smile greeted me through the glass, the face of the Kazakhstan immigration officer lighting up as if I was a dear friend. Striding out to meet me, he grabbed my hand warmly and invited me into his office. Read more

Condor Contest

A kilometer out on the ice, the motorcycle with its side-cart caught my attention, the olive drab silhouette contrasting sharply against the frozen surface of Lake Baikal, a vast sea of white some 40 km. wide and more than 700 km. long. Read more

Condor Contest

The Beatles forever changed our musical landscape with the simple phrase, "You say goodbye, I say hello". This week, hundreds of visitors from across the Circumpolar North will descend upon Whitehorse for the Arctic Winter Games... Read more

Yukon Active

Passion and excitement practically explode over the phone as I speak with Veronica Huggard. Huggard is one of five young people chosen to represent Yukon at the Northern Forum's Youth Eco Forum in Anchorage, Alaska from May 1-8. "There is so much... Read more

Yukon Outside