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Issue: 2015-03-12

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Issue: 2015-03-12


"Make Yourself At Home"

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Issue: 2015-03-12 PHOTO: Angela Szymczuk

It's 8 p.m. on a Saturday night. After finishing a delicious lamb dinner, the perfect end to the evening is found in the billiards room. So down into the basement I go, past the laundry room, sewing room, workshop, and into my richly decorated... Read more

Beverages

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Issue: 2015-03-12 PHOTO: Alexander Gobeil

Before working on my school’s float, I didn’t think school spirit mattered or even truly existed. I thought it was a thing that teachers loved talking about. But working with my fellow 2015 F.H. Collins grads on our school’s float made me realize... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2015-03-12 PHOTO: Peter Jickling

In autumn 2009 I slipped on a frosty stair and broke my left humerus. Before the accident my left arm had an angle of 20°, meaning that when it was fully extended it reached 160° instead of the normal 180. Read more

Health and Wellness

At the beginning of his noon hour public lecture David Neufeld said he was working on his book but didn’t want to finish it because then he would lose his excuse to spend so much time on the Yukon River. Read more

Literature

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Issue: 2015-03-12 PHOTO: courtesy of Gary Bremner

As a shout out to Gary Bob Joe Bremner’s love of specialty cocktails, I conducted our interview at Whitehorse’s newest, not-yet-open, cocktail-andwine bar, Woodcutter’s Blanket, on Strickland and 2nd (known to most as the two-moose building). Read more

Yukon People

The Yukon Arts Centre (YAC) is challenging Yukoners to embrace “spring break up” in all its disparate meanings. To help with that, YAC is hosting a Pecha Kucha evening on Friday, March 13 at the Old Fire Hall. Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2015-03-12 PHOTO: Dan Davidson

Aside from the Yukon Quest, the Yukon Arctic Ultra, and a few curling and hockey events, February was a quiet month. The same cannot be said for March, which begins to crowd the calendar with weekly highlights. Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2015-03-12 PHOTO: Miche Genest

Up on the Alaska Highway, in the bright boîte called Tonimoes, attached to the SKKY Hotel, a quiet ritual takes place every Tuesday. Informally known as Scotch night, the weekly event “honour[s] the bounty of Scotland with the frugality of a Scot." Read more

Beverages

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Issue: 2015-03-12 PHOTO: courtesy of Amy O’Rourke

Like many Yukoners who hail from elsewhere, I’m more at home here than anywhere else. The Yukon was love at first sight for me, and it has stolen my heart. As a tourist once told me, “I feel like I can roll up my sleeves here”. Read more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2015-03-12 PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

I like blank, plain walls in the kitchen. Uncluttered and simple. If the paint is the same colour as every other wall in the house, even better. We have a very nice kitchen, but those walls are just a glaring bore. Read more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2015-03-12 PHOTO: hgtv.com

The inherent drama of buying, selling, or renovating homes is tailor-made for reality television. You don’t need to own a house to be captivated by the minutiae of managing the large and small choices these programs painstakingly document. Read more

Photography - Film

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Issue: 2015-03-12 PHOTO: kozzi.com

They have a saying in the Dixie States, or maybe it's the military: "When you're up to your ass in alligators, it's hard to remember your mission was to drain the swamp." Unfortunately, I hadn't heard this truism before launching my career as DIY ... Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

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Issue: 2015-03-12 PHOTO: courtesy of Jennifer Trapnell

Yukon birds, and its birding community, have lost a true friend. When he died last month, at 74, Helmut Grünberg had spent over 40 years promoting the enjoyment, study, and conservation of Yukon's bird life. He found his way to Whitehorse in ... Read more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2015-03-12 PHOTO: Allan Benjamin

They’ll hand you a paper An’ a pencil with a taper. If you mark the wrong place You’re allowed to erase. If you really think You can write in ink. When you write your test Yo have to try your best. If you study all night Read more

Old Crow

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Issue: 2015-03-12 PHOTO: Reynald Desjardins

Brigitte and Caroline Desjardins-Allatt were well into elementary school before learning about their father's musical past — and the instruments stashed in the family garage. "Before he met my mother, he used to play a lot of music with his ex,"... Read more

Theatre - Dance

Ah, stuff. Sometimes my life can feel way too focused on the next thing I think I “need”, as precious hours are spent reorganizing the ones I already have in order to make room. When I get fed up and hop on my anti-materialistic horse, my mind is... Read more

Family and Health