Issue: 2015-10-08

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Issue: 2015-10-08

"A Good Time"

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Long-time Yukoners

Issue: 2015-10-08 PHOTO: Lori Garrison

“I was ready to live here permanently the day I got here – the land just drew (me) in,” says Velma Hull. The day she is speaking of was 57 years ago, when she and her husband - well-known local handyman and one-time bike shop owner Red Hull... Read more

Yukon People


Issue: 2015-10-08 Photo: Miche Genest

When your friend blows into town, you hang onto your hat and lay on the groceries, especially the Stolichnaya Vodka, or “Stoli”, as he calls it. Your friend is a Martini drinker, and particular about his cocktail of choice. Read more

Cliffside Country Store and Greenhouse Country Store

Issue: 2015-10-08 PHOTO: Kim Melton

The Potluck Community Co-op is ready for its next step. For the past year and a half the Potluck, focused on 'good food' beginning with local and organic, has run a weekly pop-up shop with online ordering. While 'breaking even' according to board... Read more

Yukon Business

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Issue: 2015-10-08 PHOTO: Peter Long

Your first perception of Duncan Sinclair may be of a reserved, buttoned-down guy – a civil servant, most likely. You wouldn't be wrong. Sinclair spent decades in the territorial public service, rising through the ranks before retiring in 2002 as ... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2015-10-08 PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

Every seat in the Yukon Arts Centre costs the same. Yet the sound is not the same in each seat. That is why some people choose seats away from the speakers while others have figured out that there is “muddy sound” in the centre of the house. Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2015-10-08 PHOTO: courtesy of Gordie Tentrees

Homegrown singer-songwriter Gordie Tentrees is releasing his sixth album, Less is More, with a Northern tour this month. Tentrees is playing in Skagway, Dawson City,Keno City, and two shows in Whitehorse. This Northern tour follows his recent tours.. Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2015-10-08 PHOTO: Courtesy of Yukon Film Society

Argentinean director Damián Szifron’s 2015 Best Foreign Language Academy Award Nominee Wild Tales is a completely jarring and poetic collection of old wives’ tales and urban legends about vengeance and vulnerability. Its characters plan revenge on... Read more

Photography - Film

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Issue: 2015-10-08 PHOTO: Kirsten Pattimore and Darwin Murray

On December 1, 2007 at 1:32 p.m. my life changed forever. I was introduced to Darwin Orion Murray. At about 10 p.m. the evening before I received a telephone call from my son-in-law, Avery. Kirsten and Avery were on their way to the hospital. Read more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2015-10-08 PHOTO: Tamara Neely

If you really think about it, you probably can remember several key life transforming walks that you’ve taken over the years. They may have been as short as a walk down a church aisle or a month long trek along El Camino de Santiago. Read more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2015-10-08 PHOTO: Allan Benjamin


Old Crow

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Issue: 2015-10-08 PHOTO: courtesy of Dr. Xiu-Mei Zhang

It’s been a month and a half since the Traditional Chinese Medical practitioner Jim Zheng passed away. Those who he helped will remember him fondly, and those who depended on him to help manage ailments will be wondering how to manage the void he... Read more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2015-10-08 PHOTO: Selene Vakharia

Thanksgiving has long been my favourite holiday. Surrounded by friends, family, and food, without the stress that bigger holidays like Christmas bring, what’s not to love? Traditionally a celebration of the season’s harvest, Thanksgiving is a... Read more

Health and Wellness