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Issue: 2016-03-31

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Issue: 2016-03-31


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Issue: 2016-03-31, PHOTO: Dylan Nelson

This past weekend, Yukoners burnt away their winter blues at the annual festival of the same name.Photographer Dylan Nelson was there to capture the action. Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2016-03-31, PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

The excitement of a pregnancy is fuelled by the unknown and profound changes that it brings to you and your family. Filling in that information to make it a little less “unknown” can be a daunting task as you navigate from government department to... Read more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2016-03-31, PHOTO: courtesy of YQFA

At some point, perhaps, acting credentials and not gender identity, will dictate who gets what role. Until then, high profile films like The Danish Girl and Dallas Buyers Club will continue to raise hackles in the transgender community for having... Read more

Photography - Film

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Issue: 2016-03-31, PHOTO: courtesy of Yukon Film Society

In 1996 American record producer Ry Cooder and Cuban musician Juan de Marcos González gathered a group of Cuban musicians to record what would be become one of the most successful world music albums of all time: The Buena Vista Social Club... Read more

Photography - Film

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Issue: 2016-03-31, PHOTO: courtesy of Alex Goodman

Alex Goodman doesn't really cross borders so much as straddle them. Although the Toronto-raised guitarist and composer has made his home in New York City for the past three-and-a-half years, he seems to keep one foot planted in the musical soil of... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-03-31, PHOTO: The Japanese Canadian Association of Yukon

Japan is a country that is rich in history and has made quite the presence within popular Western culture. Think ninjas, samurai warriors, cherry blossoms, sushi, anime – the list goes on. On April 2 you can experience many of the wonderful things... Read more

Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2016-03-31, PHOTOS: Courtesy of Gwaandak Theare

Gwaandak Theatre is known for producing high quality, thought provoking and original productions. A large portion of its mandate is to help cultivate Aboriginal and Northern artists gain professional experience and exposure on stages close and far... Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2016-03-31, PHOTO: food.com

Apple Crisp 8 medium cooking apples 1 tsp cinnamon ½ tsp salt 1-1/2 cups brown sugar 1-1/2 cup all-purpose flour ... Read more

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Issue: 2016-03-31, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

Why is Robert Service so much better known here than Jack London? This question comes from Wolfgang Robert Greiner, one of five German journalists I was invited to meet for breakfast at the Aurora Inn in late February. Their primary literary... Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2016-03-31, Cartoon: Allan Benjamin

DIDOO COULDN’T WRITE OR READ SO THESE THINGS SHE DIDN’T NEED. DIDOO NEVER HAD A MEASURING CUP. DIDOO NEVER HAD MEASURING SPOONS. Read more

Old Crow

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Issue: 2016-03-31, PHOTO: Alistair Maitland

If a musical shindig at the Old Fire Hall this Saturday puts you in mind of a New Orleans street party, Ryan McNally won't be the least bit disappointed. The event is intended to introduce Yukon audiences to the Whitehorse singer-songwriter's... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-03-31, PHOTO:kozzi.com

Whether on a ski trek hike or bike trip, the mornings are chilly and the toughest part of the whole day is unzipping your sleeping bag and getting up. With a companion, we are all guilty of trying to pretend to be asleep in the hopes they will get... Read more

Yukon Summer