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Issue: 2016-04-28

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Issue: 2016-04-28


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Issue: 2016-04-28, PHOTO: Michelle Dawson-Beattie

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! Read more

Yukon Dog Culture

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Issue: 2016-04-28, PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

Just because you have a great idea for a business, it doesn't automatically follow that you have an idea of how to get it up and running. What does follow is a lot of research into areas you may have no experience with: market studies, permitting... Read more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2016-04-28, PHOTO: Jeffrey Care

When Fawn Fritzen's new CD, Pairings, debuts at the Old Fire Hall on Saturday, it won't be your typical Whitehorse album launch. For one thing, many of those in attendance already have a connection to the project as contributors to Fritzen's... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-04-28, PHOTO: submitted by the Yukon Comic Culture Society

The International Tabletop Day celebrates board gaming around the world and an event is being hosted in Whitehorse this year by the Yukon Comic Culture Society (YCCS) on Saturday, April 30. The free event takes place at the Whitehorse Public... Read more

Hobbies

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Issue: 2016-04-28, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

When a group of Dawsonites dressed up in Gold Rush garb to meet a Canadian Pacific Airlines riverboat in 1962, they had no idea that this simple one-off publicity stunt would put down roots and that the fledgling Klondike Tourist Bureau would... Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2016-04-28, PHOTO: Katherine Bunc

Spring is in the air! You can taste it… it’s cool, crisp, and vinegary! Oh wait, those are the pickled asparagus – which, in my opinion, bring as much happiness as the onset of sunshine, warmer weather, and longer days. Is it possible to be... Read more

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Issue: 2016-04-28, PHOTO: Denis Yakushevich

It is well-known that laughter is the best medicine. However, do we laugh enough in a normal life to get any benefit? Scientists say to get benefits from laughing one has to laugh 10 minutes continuously. Usually, life rarely provides us with... Read more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2016-04-28, PHOTO: Courtesy of Yukomicon

A comic-con is an annual event where sci-fi lovers congregate to pay homage to super heroes/villains/authors/actors/producers who help bring this genre to life on the big screen/small screen and comic pages. Cities in North America and around the... Read more

Hobbies

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Issue: 2016-04-28, PHOTO: kozzi.com

Volunteers who have an interest in historic preservation and want to learn new skills are invited to register for the upcoming three day workshop in Haines, Alaska. Volunteers who have an interest in historic preservation and want to learn new... Read more

Alaska

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Issue: 2016-04-28, PHOTO: kozzi.com

Enquiring (and even inquiring) minds want to know: what the heck is a hack, anyway? In response to numerous queries on that very subject (none, actually), I've been hacking my way through the undergrowth of lexicography trying to decode a term the... Read more

Humour

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Issue: 2016-04-28, PHOTO: courtesy of the YHMA

During the Great War of 1914-1918, nearly a thousand Yukoners enlisted for service in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, or fought for Britain, France and other Allied countries. Of these only a small handful were women. One woman who did not... Read more

Yukon History

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Issue: 2016-04-28, PHOTO: Shyloh van Delft

Of all the birds of the forest, the chickadee is my favourite. Growing up in Nova Scotia, it was one of the first birds I knew. My family had a cottage in the forest on the shore of St. Margaret’s Bay, outside Halifax. The black caps regularly... Read more

Yukon Wildlife

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Issue: 2016-04-28, PHOTO: Paul Rath

Haines is said to have more artists per capita than any town in Southeast Alaska. On Friday April 1st, the creative spirit of Haines was clearly demonstrated as artists, artisans, craftsmen and members of the public gathered for the unveiling of... Read more

Alaska