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Issue: 2016-02-25

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Issue: 2016-02-25


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Issue: 2016-02-25, PHOTO: Courtesy of HHSY

Lucile Hunter was an intrepid Yukon pioneer. Just 35 years after slavery was abolished in 1863 in the United States, she and her husband, Charles, joined the stampede to the Klondike from the US in 1897. As black Americans, they hoped to trade the... more

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Issue: 2016-02-25, PHOTO: Miche Genest

The seventh week of sorting the pantry shelf of homemade liqueurs has arrived and I have tired of the exercise. There are still cocktails to be made with Labrador tea-infused vodka, with rowanberry aquavit, with morel mushroom whisky. But my... more

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Issue: 2016-02-25, PHOTO: Selene Vakharia

Stress, and your body’s response to it, is inevitable. When it happens in small, infrequent amounts, it can even be a helpful and necessary function of your brain and body. You are hardwired to respond to dangerous situations – like seeing a bear... more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-02-25, PHOTO: Courtesy of Antje Schiebel

I will try anything once; twice if the first time doesn’t kill me. Which is fortunate, because that’s how many times I had been skiing prior to my lesson at the Mount Sima Ski School: exactly twice. I was 17 and had gone on a “romantic ski date”... more

Yukon Education

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Issue: 2016-02-25, PHOTO: Zero Waste Yukon

Reducing our solid waste is not an easily digested subject. An upcoming conference in Whitehorse hopes to break down solutions into manageable bites. The Working Towards Zero Waste in the North Conference will bring together approximately 120... more

Yukon Education

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Issue: 2016-02-25, PHOTO: Fiona McTaggart

Barb McInerney came up to the Yukon in the 1970s to work in a camp kitchen. Though she worked in mining before starting at Kaushee’s Place in 2000, she says that no matter what job she had, she was always trying to advance the most vulnerable of... more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2016-02-25, PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

A weary traveller can be forgiven for expecting typical food in a highway restaurant, even in a nice place like the Skky Hotel in Whitehorse. Instead, at the Hue Oasis Asian Fusion Restaurant and Bar, they find a passionate dedication to South... more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-02-25, PHOTO: Courtesy of Donnell Leahy

Donnell Leahy remembers exactly how he felt when he made his stage debut as a fiddler at the age of four. "Mom and Dad had a band when we were growing up as kids. They played locally at round dances and square dances and weddings and things," he... more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-02-25, PHOTO: commons.wikimedia.org

Suppose you are a French entrepreneur, and you are looking for a new business idea to develop in Whitehorse. What do you do ? For a safe bet, you stick to the old saying “Do what you know.” Entrepreneur and epicurean Sylvain Belmondo did just... more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2016-02-25, PHOTO: commons.wikimedia.org

Often mistaken for the French version of the Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous Festival, Les Rendez-vous de la Francophonie (RVF), from March 3rd to 23rd, is a national initiative lead by the Canadian Foundation for Cross-Cultural Dialogue. The RVF is.. more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2016-02-25, PHOTO: Josh O’Brien

Hugh Neff and his lead dog George Costanza have won the 2016 Yukon Quest. Photographer Josh O’brien was there to capture the action at the finish line in Whitehorse, YT. Here are some shots taken just moments after Neff’s win. more

Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2016-02-25, PHOTO: Suzanne Greenshields

Meet our dogs, they live for us, we live for them, the Yukon would not be the Yukon without Dog Culture. Send us photos of Yukon dogs and their people! more

Yukon Dog Culture

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Issue: 2016-02-25, PHOTO: Courtesy of Jocylyn McDowell

When the detection of gravitational waves was announced earlier this month, the space community rejoiced. They cried out, “Einstein was right!” and “This changes everything we know about space.” For me, this announcement had the resonance of a... more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2016-02-25, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

This week shaped up to be a culturally ambitious one in Dawson City. The centerpiece of the week has been the Myth and Medium conference organized by the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in’s Heritage Department and focusing on the performing arts. It’s not too... more

Dawson City