Issue: 2014-10-23

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If you’re in your mid-thirties like I am, you may remember watching one of your parents playing Super Mario Bros. on the Nintendo. Back the ‘80s, controlling Mario was so intense that most moms and dads whipped the controller up in frantic Read more

Old Crow

They work nonstop but they don’t chop. They don’t use a saw they use their jaw. A busy beaver Read more

Old Crow


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Last night I watched episode 1 of the Sopranos, the mafia-family television series that became hugely popular at the turn of the century. Read more

Yukon Outside

This is a love story. On the morning of March 18 I found my coat and purse in a scattered pile on my bedroom floor. I reached in my purse for my phone; the back was cracked and when I turned it on, a message appeared on the screen: “missing SIM card” Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

It’s hard to believe the Yukon Film Society (YFS) is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Started in 1984 with a handful of volunteers, it has maintained a reputation for showing quality independent and alternative films. Its appreciative and Read more

Photography - Film

Death is a part of life, without death no one could live. Even vegetarians’ diets put an end to life. By eating a carrot, for example, there is no way for the veggie to naturally finishing its lifecycle, and produce seeds. Read more

Farm - Garden

A little research shows me that “camp coffee” and “cowboy coffee” are the same thing, but maybe originated in different locations. Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

Such is the case of J.J. Cale. I must admit my prejudice going into this thing; I have not been on the Internet for almost two years. I would have never believed I’d be telling a social media audience that I got to shake Dylan bassist Tony Garnier’s Read more

Yukon Music


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If you simply put pen to paper and write down who you want to inherit your property, have you created a legally binding will? Maybe. Maybe not. It depends on where you live. Read more

Family and Health


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In his last article, Charles discussed feedback from his previous writing about online dating. In this article, he nears the end of a really short list. Online dating was all a bit awkward at first, sticking my neck out, exposing vulnerabilities.... Read more

Yukon Families

New Waterford Girl, playing at the Yukon Arts Centre on October 24, is a film about juggling tradition and modernity. Living in a small and extremely tight-knit community, being normal is the only way to have any privacy; anything out-of-the-ordinary Read more

Photography - Film

The fire siren sounds every Wednesday evening at 7:30. It’s not audible from everywhere in town, but the last town council held its meetings at 7 p.m. in the second floor chamber room on Wednesday, so discussions would come to a halt in mid-sentence Read more

Dawson City

The way Greg Hakonson tells it, the Dawson City Arts Society (DCAS) had its beginnings in a chance encounter with his across-the-street neighbor, artist John Steins. Read more

Yukon People


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Don’t say you haven’t been warned. From October 28 to November 1, the Guild Hall will be chockablock with fire, brimstone, and all kinds of devilish mayhem. Read more

Theatre - Dance