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Issue: 2016-06-09

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Issue: 2016-06-09


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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: Ray Marnoch

In the pines, in the pines, the Kluane Mountain Bluegrass Music Festival will take place June 10, 11, and 12. It is held annually at the St. Elias Convention Centre and St. Christopher’s Log Church in beautiful Haines Junction, Yukon. The mostly... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: Douglas MacRae

When Chris Quinn exchanges his banjo for a guitar, and Chris Coole makes the opposite switch, that's the signal the Foggy Hogtown Boys are about to move from bluegrass to oldtime Appalachian music. Apart from that, and some "subtle nuances" in how... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: Lori Garrison

On Monday mornings, I get up and check my email. If I have worked over the weekend, I usually only have 30 or 40 unread messages. If I haven’t, it’s usually in the 60 to 70 range. I start at the bottom and go through them, filing stories that have... Read more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

Mark Zuehlke grew up in the Okanagan, hearing tales of Remittance Men – those eccentric British immigrants sent here in the late 19th century by their families who didn't know what else to do with them. They were called Remittance Men because of... Read more

Literature

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Issue: 2016-06-09, Cartoon: Allan Benjamin

THEY WALK ON TWO FEET. THEY DON’T HAVE TAILS. THEY DON’T BARK. THEY DON’T PANT. Read more

Old Crow

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: Hélène Roth

Make no mistake, Major Funk and the Employment is a big band with a big sound and big plans. It has also had some big personnel changes since bassist Etienne Girard put the group together two years ago. "We wanted to have a trumpet onboard from... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: courtesy of Top of the World Highland Games

If you’ve ever wanted to toss a log or throw a 20-pound rock to win a prize, then the Top of the World Highland Games and Celtic Festival in Dawson City is for you. Taking place from June 9 to 12, the games are a way of celebrating Scottish and... Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: Erin Brubacher

In Giovanni Boccaccio's 14th century collection of novellas called The Decameron, seven young women and three young men entertain each other with stories for 10 days inside a secluded villa near Florence as they tried to escape the Black Death... Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: Shirley Dawson

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: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: Katherine Bunce

Having trouble finding uses for your abundant mango crops? Look no further than this exotic chutney, combining the bright, tropical flavour of mango with the warm, spicy-sweet tones of cumin. If you’ve never had it before, chutney is sweet and... Read more

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: kozzi.com

It was a nice, sunny day, the day we decided to go to the Java Connection. It immediately felt right, with its friendly and vibrant atmosphere and the sense of community. At the front, tables of two and of four lined up in two rows to allow for... Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: kozzi.com

Gridlock. We hardly ever have it in Whitehorse and if we do we can likely, easily, take another route to get where we are going (okay, not over the Riverdale Bridge). It is much like the fiber optic cable that is carrying our email to Paris... Read more

Yukon Education

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: Chris Healey

Audience members with program “maps” in hand will be guided through the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre for a unique performance adventure from Gwaandak Theatre, showcasing the spectacular riverfront and Yukon stories about who we are and where we... Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: courtesy of the MLVFD

On January 12 back in 1996, the Mount Lorne fire hall opened it's doors for the first time. It all started with a 1977 Ford cabover truck with an 800-gallon tank and a 125 horsepower pump. Since then they’ve been upgrading, with the biggest... Read more

, Mount Lorne

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: Destiny Clennett

Finally summer is here! This is the most funnest season of the year, but my horse, Hollywood, probably loves it more than I do. This is the only time of the season that he can get out of his pen and run around, eat grass, chase his shadow, nap in... Read more

Yukoners Pets

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: Tess Casher

I discovered that I had wisdom teeth at the ripe age of 10. Then promptly put off thinking about the matter, until I was told I needed to get them removed last summer. After obtaining this ominous knowledge, I prepared for the procedure as any... Read more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: Kirsten Pattimore

The father of my daughter’s and I started taking our daughters for Dempster Highway camping adventures around 1991, and the magic and fun times of those trips stayed with them, helping them to become independent and adventurous souls. Here is an... Read more

Yukon Families

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: Nellie Dale

I had a great chat recently with Heidi Loos. She is organizing the first Yukon Chalk Art Festival for Unlikely Events Yukon. The Festival will run June 11 and 12, 2016, 10 am. to 5 pm. at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre parking lot... Read more

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