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Issue: 2016-08-18

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Issue: 2016-08-18


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Issue: 2016-08-18, PHOTO: courtesy of Kyley and Elaine Henderson

When Kyley Henderson was in elementary school her mother, Elaine, encouraged her to draw, and one year a drawing of hers was used in the Robert Service School yearbook. Elaine, who is herself a landscape painter and sculptor, says that she always... Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2016-08-18, PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

In a second-floor office of Alkan Air, there is a bulletin board that holds photos of pilots with their aircraft. The pilots are smiling – and a few of them are wet. “This is the First Solo Wall,” says Dan Rosen, Alkan Air flight training unit... Read more

Yukon Education

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Issue: 2016-08-18, PHOTO: Nate Jones

It may not be on the scale of the Atlin or Dawson music festivals, but the second annual Keno City Music Festival has a cachet all its own. First, it’s casually organized. Second, there’s no charge. “It’s a free festival for the community, by the... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-08-18, PHOTO: by Sophie Pearl Photography

A question that pops up every now and again is, Would students be better off without a summer vacation? This stance claims that the luxurious two-and-a-half month summer break should be replaced with shorter and more frequent breaks throughout the... Read more

Yukon Education

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Issue: 2016-08-18, PHOTO: by Ryan Lawrence

“I call this one ‘The Matchmaker’… because she's the one who matched my mom and dad to me.” Ryan Lawrence, 14, beams at his work on the table. He's staring at one of about eight photos he is entering into this year's art show at the ATCO Youth... Read more

Photography - Film

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Issue: 2016-08-18, PHOTO: Paul Burbidge

Kid Vicious, Starbuck's Revenge, Goat. No, not my favorite B-movies, but mountain bike trails christened by those who build and ride them. All of these routes, some gnarly and others more family-friendly, can be found up on Mount McIntyre, where... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2016-08-18, PHOTO: by Katherine Bunce

What do robots dip in salsa? Microchips! Salsa is the Spanish and Italian word for ‘sauce’, and besides being incredibly easy to prepare (chop stuff up and mix together), it’s also flexible in its variation. Salsa can be made out of nearly any... Read more

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Issue: 2016-08-18, PHOTO: stockpholio.net

I bought a nectarine in Juneau a couple of weeks ago. It looked large and rosy and promising. The flesh was firm and yet it gave slightly under the pressure of my fingertips and I thought, “Wow, a real nectarine.” But when I cut into the fruit,... Read more

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Issue: 2016-08-18, PHOTO: Willow Gamberg

The final week of Icelandic adventuring saw us completing the Ring Road, which encircles the whole country and has tourist spots dotted along the way. We followed it east and gradually north through glacier-domed mountains, bucolic sheep folds,... Read more

Travel Outside

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Issue: 2016-08-18, PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

Jeff Wolsynuk looks like his happiness will burst out at any second. Tanya Butler looks relieved and content. The couple is sitting in the kitchen of their home. Their home. That they own. Three years ago, they did not know that their lives would... Read more

Yukon Families

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Issue: 2016-08-18, PHOTO: Sheff Doc Photography

As the end of August approaches, and leaves are changing colour, it is time to say goodbye to festival season. From August 19-21, hundreds will gather at Kettley’s Canyon to send it off in style. Over two days, 20 DJs, local dance troupe BoSo and... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-08-18, PHOTO: courtesy of the Klondike Visitors Association

Nowadays, most people run away from the idea of using an outhouse. The Klondike Visitors Association (KVA) in Dawson City would rather you put that running to good use and join them in this year’s Great Klondike Outhouse Race, taking place... Read more

Dawson City