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Issue: 2015-07-30

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Issue: 2015-07-30


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Issue: 2015-07-30 PHOTO: Joslyn Kilborn

It’s mid-winter when I finalize the tentative plans I’ve carried with me since leaving Ontario to drive to the Yukon a year ago. This summer I will leave again: the myth of an uncle I’ve never met pulls me to New Mexico. Read more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2015-07-30 PHOTO: Rick Massie

The world of suds has official definitions of what constitutes a craft beer. That doesn’t prevent Marko Marjanovic from offering his own. “For myself, it’s a beer that’s brewed by passionate people who want to create a flavourful beer that’s been... Read more

Beverages

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Issue: 2015-07-30 PHOTO: by courtesy of Eric Pateman

Most youngsters try on adult roles from time to time, but few go from role-play to reality as seamlessly as Eric Pateman moved into a career in hospitality. The founder and president of Edible Canada has photos of his 5-year-old self with ... Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2015-07-30 PHOTO: Angela Szymczuk

How good is your knowledge of Greek mythology? Yes, we all know about the heavy hitters such as Zeus and his Olympian brothers, Poseidon and Hades. We may know about Gaia and Demeter and others whose names have landed a place in popular culture. Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2015-07-30 PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

I arrived for the 8 a.m. meeting at 7:40. But it had already started. I was to be a “fl y on the wall” as advertising professionals planned out the YukonNOW television commercials targeting domestic summer travellers. Read more

Yukon Business

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Issue: 2015-07-30 Photo: kozzi.com

Too often, I have seen people wearing knives that are really too big to take on any task except chopping down trees. These are often visitors, but locals sometimes wield these big blades as well. If we had junglelike undergrowth, maybe these... Read more

Yukon Outside

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Issue: 2015-07-30 PHOTO: Jessica Vallenga

Jessica Vallenga has an eye for quality-made clothes; she is an artist trained in textiles, and she makes clothes. She turns embroidery into pendants and earrings, and she makes lingerie. As well as making clothing, Vallenga keeps her eyes peeled... Read more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2015-07-30 Photo: kozzi.com

Dietary fat. Few issues in the world of healthy eating spark as much debate. While some stay away from it, others put tablespoons of butter in coffee. Over the past few decades, we, as a culture, have been on and off with fat more times than most... Read more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2015-07-30 PHOTO: Cory Thompson

Here is an idea that will add fun to your summer: compete in a golf charity tournament, and maybe win a new car. Just bought a new car? Well, there will also be a three-course gourmet Mexican dinner. Don’t like Mexican? Read more

Yukoners Pets

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Issue: 2015-07-30 PHOTO: Dan Davidson

Front Street is lined with vehicles and shoppers from late morning to midafternoon each Saturday during the summer, even on days when there’s a smoky haze or a bit of a drizzle. The biggest attraction is the traditional Farmers’ Market, which has... Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2015-07-30 PHOTO: Miche Genest

I’ve always known Uncle Berwyn’s Pure Yukon Birch Syrup was the best birch syrup in Canada. As it turns out, our homegrown syrup, produced off-grid in a homestead on the banks of the McQuesten River by Berywn Larsen and Sylvia Frisch, is actually... Read more

Beverages

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Issue: 2015-07-30 PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

Nancy Oakley has a cool story about the likely origins of croquet. (As the executive director of the Yukon Historical Museums Association and convener of Saturday’s second annual Charity Croquet Tournament, of course she does.) Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2015-07-30 PHOTO: Allan Benjamin

DOGS KNOW WHEN YOU’RE HURT AN’ THEY KNOW HOW TO COMFORT. DOGGIES ARE SO SMART AN’ THEY’LL HEAL YOUR HEART. THEY CAN READ YOUR MIND AN’ THEY’LL MAKE YOUKIND. Read more

Old Crow