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Issue: 2016-05-26

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Issue: 2016-05-26


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Issue: 2016-05-26, PHOTO: Liam Campbell

Looking for a busting, bawling, rocking good time that’s also for a good cause? Then head out to the Gr8ful Spud on May 28th for a fundraiser for the Gyan Jyoti School Building Society. The Gyan Jyoti School Building Society is currently raising... Read more

Making A Difference!

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Issue: 2016-05-26, PHOTO: Courtesy of Yukon Energy

A new trend in hairstyles is likely to emerge in workplaces across the country during the first week of June: helmet hair. From May 30th to June 5th, Canadians will be hitting the pavement and the trails on their bikes as part of Bike to Work Week... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2016-05-26, PHOTO: Rebecca Svenningsen

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: 2016-05-26, PHOTO: GBP creative

One of Brian Fidler’s first memories of the Yukon is sleeping on the couch at The Guild Hall. He had just arrived in town and – without a car – would hitchhike to rehearsals of El Crocodor, his first Yukon theatre experience. From those early... Read more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2016-05-26, PHOTO: kozzi.com

I came to the Yukon in the spring of 2012 and that August I noticed a full page story in the Yukon News saying that more North Americans have gluten problems than once thought. Having been diagnosed Celiac more than 30 years ago, I was curious... Read more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2016-05-26, PHOTO: kozzi.com

A few weeks ago, in a light-hearted piece about bucket lists, I mentioned a trip to England with my father 20 years ago this month. I'm a little hesitant about writing a sequel some readers may find a bit too personal, or even disturbing, but you... Read more

Yukon Families

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Issue: 2016-05-26, PHOTO: Katherine Bunce

My first try at making wine jelly occurred recently while visiting my hometown of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. My mom and I spent an afternoon together attempting a wine jelly and a cherry whisky jam. I say “attempting” because the results were less... Read more

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Issue: 2016-05-26, PHOTO: Andrée Lantier

Don't bother asking Damien Atkins whether or not he believes in UFOs. He won't tell you. What the Toronto-based playwright and actor will do instead is talk about his one-person play, We Are Not Alone, which he's bringing to Whitehorse next month... Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2016-05-26, PHOTO: Els Lundgaard

The Hue Oasis Restaurant in the Skky Hotel was a pleasant surprise. My companion and I, even though neither of us had been there before, had high hopes and we were not disappointed. We entered the restaurant through the foyer of the hotel and... Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-05-26, PHOTO: Rick Massie

The CutOff Restaurant & Pub has really nice customers. On a Sunday night, looking at the crowd that has come in for the ever-changing weekly dinner special, you see a lot of long-time Yukoners. Real Yukoners who dress comfortably and laugh out... Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-05-26, PHOTO: Kirsten Pattimore

The gentle, warm summer breeze touched our faces as we stood watching the bees. The bees were just doing their thing: flying in and out of the hive, gathering pollen. Suddenly we noticed a large black cloud forming in the southwest... Read more

Farm - Garden

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Issue: 2016-05-26, PHOTO: Vera Mattson Family Collection

The lure of the Yukon brought many enterprising people north. Togo Takamatsu was one of them. He was born in Chojumura, Japan on February 10, 1875 and immigrated to Vancouver in 1907. In the spring of 1920 he arrived in Carcross becoming one of 20... Read more

Yukon History

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Issue: 2016-05-26, PHOTO: Teresa Vander Meer-Chasse

Sid van der Meer hustles about Beaver Creek’s Visitor Information Centre preparing his workplace for the 2016 tourism season. With new Yukon tourism commercials airing widely and with the Canadian dollar so low, Sid expects a rise in international... Read more

, Beaver Creek

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Issue: 2016-05-26, Cartoon: Allan Benjamin

THEY WORK OVERTIME TO COMMIT CRIME. THEIR MANNERS THEY DON’T USE AN’ THEY LIKE TO ABUSE. Read more

Old Crow

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Issue: 2016-05-26, PHOTO: Cathie Archbould

Can we change our brain just by thinking? Neuroscience would have us believe so. For example, a calm brain is more capable of learning, working and healing. It sounds simple. When the signal-to-noise ratio in the brain is low, learning and... Read more

Yukon Education