Issue: 2014-07-03

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July 3-2014

July 3rd, 2014 - Issue $385

On the cover is Jona Barr, who is Old Cabin. Old Cabin is performing at the Atlin Arts and Musicfest this year.

Photograph by Gary Bremner Photography.


July 3-2014

A long-time favourite for local families, the Atlin Arts and Music Festival is an institution. Now in its 11th year, the event draws visitors and performers from across Canada and beyond. Read more

Atlin, BC


June 2014

First he kicked his drug habit now he runs as fast as a rabbit. He runs many miles on mother earth and his name is Brad Firth. Brad is a Gwich’in athlete Read more

Old Crow

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July 3-2014

If you’re pressed for time, as most of us are, summer is good news. Gone are winter days with their demand for labour-intensive, heated meals. Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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July 3-2014

On July 17, 2014 Stephen and Rob Dunbar-Edge will celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary. This event, a milestone for any couple, is especially significant for them: it commemorates a battle, hard won. Read more

Yukon People

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July 3-2014

There is much respect for the rock gods of the ‘70s, whether you create your own music, or simply enjoy listening to it. Read more

Yukon Music


July 3-2014

Vancouver had better be prepared. That’s where the Yukon is sending 24 Special Olympians, ages 13 and older, to compete in the Special Olympics Canada Summer Games — our largest team ever. Read more

Yukon Active


July 3-2014

Anthropologists need not travel to New Guinea to research the subtleties of human societies; plenty of culture can be witnessed at the local saloon. Among the chivalrous traditions the bar-set prides itself on is its refusal to let a compatriot drin Read more


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July 3-2014

In previous weeks, this unattached Yukon man described his initial experiences in online dating, provided some observations on improving online dating profiles, and discussed how he grouped the Yukon women’s profiles he came up with. Now, on to conta Read more

Yukon People


July 3-2014

In approximately 100,000 years since we began to speak, we’ve classified and described plants. Carl Linnaeus devised a system of naming using two Latin names for each plant — binomial nomenclature — which has endured as the scientific standard for al Read more

Yukon Outside


July 3-2014

There are so many things I want to do this summer. The very first thing I’m going to do is put my school books in a corner where I won’t look at them for the entire summer, and then write a What’s up Yukon article about all the other things I’m going Read more

Yukon Summer

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July 3-2014

The second full revival season has been launched at the Palace Grand theatre. Marveling at the theatre is past due; It’s time to celebrate that the theatre is hosting more than daytime Parks Canada programming. Read more

Dawson City


July 3-2014

It was a Monday evening in June, before solstice. At nine o’clock, the sun was shining hot. Dallas-rae Gaven was reading in her bathhouse-cum-cabin on her parents’ property in Goring. She was recovering from what she refers to as her ‘wrecking ball’ Read more

Dawson City


July 3-2014

I was out photographing eagles at a favorite spot, and I opened the door to my truck to see a coyote. It came out, right in front of me. It looked at me and then continued walking as if I weren’t there. Read more

Living With Wildlife