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Issue: 2015-06-25

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Issue: 2015-06-25


"Sharing the Spirit"

Read On Issuu


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Issue: 2015-06-25 PHOTO: Heather Jones, HPJ Photography

Stephanie Hammond won’t be dancing on the truck leading the annual Pride parade in downtown Whitehorse this weekend, as she has in previous years. Instead, she quips, she’ll be busy co-ordinating “dozens and dozens of floats” that are expected to ... Read more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2015-06-25 PHOTO: Tessa Macintosh Photography

An ambitious pan-Northern ensemble of seasoned musicians from all three territories will make its debut in Whitehorse next week as one of the performance highlights of the fifth annual Adäka Cultural Festival. Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2015-06-25 PHOTO: Jacqueline Clancy

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: 2015-06-25 PHOTO: Kim Melton

Well I hope that sundrenched stretch wasn’t summer. It was glorious, hot, and beautiful — what a tease. I’m sitting inside with the rain lashing the windows under our first precipitation since Environment Canada’s icons changed from snowflakes to... Read more

Wild Harvest

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Issue: 2015-06-25 PHOTO: courtesy Douglas Drake

A few years ago the Yukon Film Society (YFS) unsuccessfully bid on a lease for the Hatch House in Shipyards Park, in hopes of hosting an artist residency. Although that didn’t work out, it planted a seed that has borne fruit this summer. Read more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2015-06-25 PHOTO: Peter Jickling

People are built pretty much from the same plans, but there are enough height, weight, and shape differences that any-old-pack won't work nearly as well as the right pack. Often the right pack is expensive, but it’s common these days for the extra... Read more

Yukon Outside

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Issue: 2015-06-25 PHOTO: Allan Benjamin

WHEN I SEE A SWAN I KNOW WINTER IS GONE. WHEN I SEE A BEAR I KNOW SPING IS HERE. THERE IS NO MORE SNOW AN’ RHUBARB WILL GROW. Read more

Old Crow

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Issue: 2015-06-25 PHOTO: Dan Davidson

On any Wednesday evening, at any time during the year, most residents in the core historic zone of Dawson City can hear the sound of a siren cutting the silence. If it’s about 7:30 p.m., people will know that there’s nothing to be concerned about. Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2015-06-25 PHOTO: courtesy of Yukon Government

The Town of Faro fascinates me because I’ve never been there, but I’ve heard stories. That is was a mining boomtown starting in 1969, and now it’s a bit of a bust town. That it’s very well groomed — in my head (and in writing, now) I call it the... Read more

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