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Issue: 2015-02-26

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Issue: 2015-02-26


"The Art of - Carpentry"

Read On Issuu


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Issue: 2015-02-26 PHOTOS: Rick Massie

Ogilvie General Contracting is a small company; Graydon Keenan is it. And he and his long time friend Jona Barr took his first big project together. It wasn’t just any job. This was for their friend Elijah Stick’s mom, Jan. Read more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2015-02-26 PHOTO: Maggie Leary

Hello Everybody, We invite you to share your photos of Yukon wildlife. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what's going on and what camera equipment you used to editor@whatsupyukon.com Read more

Living With Wildlife

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Issue: 2015-02-26 PHOTO: Elke Reinauer

I am not a homesick person, but I can hear the Black Forest calling me home during Fastnacht, which means carnival. For many people in southern Germany, Fastnacht is a far more important holiday then Christmas. Read more

Travel Outside

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Issue: 2015-02-26 PHOTO: Joan Norberg

Anything can happen in February, weather-wise. It can be -30°C one day and 5°C a few days later. The sun can be very warm and the spring starts diminishing the snow and icing-up the roads. January is a month of hibernation and rest. Read more

Farm - Garden

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Issue: 2015-02-26 PHOTO: Brian Snelson, Wikipedia

Enzo Ferrari emerged from World War II with a bold plan to design and build automobiles under his own name. At first, he favoured the construction of racecars and had little interest building street-legal sports cars Read more

Yukon History

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Issue: 2015-02-26 PHOTO: kozzi.com

Ice rescue is required when someone crashes through the ice, or finds him or herself in an area where there is no ice at all. Sadly, in many cases the victim is alone, and it’s often dark. By the time other people notice the absence of the victim... Read more

Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2015-02-26 PHOTO: Meagan Deuling

It’s been done before, and Moving Parts Theatre is doing it again — transforming Well Read Books into a theatre. Around the corner from the till, in the back, is the stage, wedged between the “Biography” and “Literature” sections on one side, ... Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2015-02-26 PHOTO: Bret Elliott

It may not be a bar where everybody knows your name, but they sure as heck have seen you shoveling your driveway. It's a neighbourhood pub. Its busiest nights are between Monday and Friday as Porter Creek welcomes home its residents Read more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2015-02-26 PHOTO: Christian Kuntz Photography

For anyone who has fallen into a burning ring of fire, who are boys named Sue, or who have been to Folsom Prison, in real life, or just in song, A Tribute To Johnny Cash, on Friday, February 27, at the Yukon Convention Centre, is for you. Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2015-02-26 PHOTO: Dan Davidson

The Yukon Supreme Court returned to the Old Territorial Administration Building (OTAB in local slang) late in January. It will continue to occupy space there until March, at the rate things are moving. Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2015-02-26 PHOTO: kozzi.com

Any parent knows that watching offspring leave the nest unleashes a jumble of emotions: pride, relief, disbelief, grief, envy, nostalgia, apprehension. Sometimes abject terror. You give them a hug, or a slap on the back, and remind them to keep ... Read more

Yukon Arts & Entertainment

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Issue: 2015-02-26 PHOTO: by courtesy of Leela Gilday

There's a post on Leela Gilday's Facebook page from a woman who had just bought a guitar for her daughter. The young girl's immediate response was, "I'm going to sing just like Leela soon, Mom." Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2015-02-26 PHOTO: Allan Benjamin

They don’t care how we feel cannibals just want a free meal. They like our delicious flesh an’ cannibals like us fresh. They don’t care about our life they’ll eat us with fork an’ knife. Cannibals don’t care what we say they only want us for prey. Read more

Old Crow

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Issue: 2015-02-26 PHOTO: Bruce Barrett

Building an orchestra in a city as small as Whitehorse poses a variety of pesky challenges. How do you fill the bassoonist's chair, for instance? More dauntingly, can you corral enough qualified — and available — players to form a string ... Read more

Yukon Music

Claude was in good humour, and punching Marcel playfully in the arm, said to him, “Hey, Marcel, if you want to try out my rifle, go right ahead; you know, for old time’s sake.” As it happened, Marcel had always been an excellent hunter Read more

Literature

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Issue: 2015-02-26 PHOTO: courtesy of Alexander Weber

Tombstone Territorial Park, and the highway that leads to it, evoke the images of the Yukon we love so much: vivid colours, vast, open land, and jagged-steep beautiful mountains. As such, pictures of the park regularly adorn Yukon calendars Read more

Yukon Outside