Issue: 2014-10-02

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October 2, 2014 - Issue #398

Fall Colours Photo by Rick Massie

Didee Didoo Oct2014

By Allan Benjamin

Hard times are coming an’ there will be bumming. Times will be tough an’ there won’t be enough. On the land we have to survive an’ it will be hard to stay alive. Read more

Old Crow



As she reached for his arm she saw it become tense; it was an involuntary reaction on his part, caused by the palsy affecting his left side since birth.She paused for a second, and he hoped she wouldn’t stop Read more

Health and Wellness

Rows of evergreens, crystal blue lakes, majestic mountains, and an abundance of wildlife are all found along the Stewart-Cassiar Highway. Read more

Yukon Arts


Rick Massie

Francis Thompson admits he’s been a “closet hip hop head” for years. Read more

Yukon Music

“You shouldn’t write this,” Monique Romeiko cautions with a chuckle, “but we’re 40. All three of us.” Read more

Yukon Arts

Last evening our current writer-in-residence, Anik See, presented two of her essays to 15 people at the Dawson Community Library. See focuses particularly on landscape and people’s reactions to it, as well as an interest in the narratives people Read more

Dawson City

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Cathie Archbould

While reading The Boreal Feast, Miche Genest’s second cookbook, I wanted to pack my baggage and travel to Scandinavia. Read more

Theatre in the Bush is held in the fall, and with a start time of around 8:45 pm, it’s held in the dark. The darkness and the bush are integral to the event. Read more

Theatre - Dance

Not much can ruin a day quicker than cold hands or feet. Hands are easier to deal with because they can be exercised, or put into pockets to bring them back to life. Read more

Yukon Winter


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Today there are more and more articles on how guys are shooting game from 1000 metres away; what is this teaching our youngsters? Read more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing

Mardi Bras is a booby ball — but you don’t need boobs to come. Though this fundraising celebration for Breast Cancer Awareness Month may have begun as a women’s-only event five years ago, today it’s a costumed party for everyone. Read more

Health and Wellness