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Issue: 2016-10-19

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Issue: 2016-10-19


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Issue: 2016-10-19, PHOTO: by Dan Davidson

The folk/roots duo Twin Peaks, comprised of Naomi Shore and Lindsay Pratt, opened Dawson’s Home Routes season on Sept. 26. The show in Dawson City was their second-last stop on a tour that had seen them perform in Dease Lake, Atlin, Teslin, Crag... Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2016-10-19, PHOTO: Tao Wong

Varietease VI: A Burlesque Carnival is the Yukon’s very own burlesque variety show. Varietease runs every second year. This is an on-year, Oct. 25 to 29 at the Yukon Arts Centre. This year’s theme is a repeat of the 2009 carnival and promises to... Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Isssue: 2016-10-19

I am not one who likes to read dry historical tomes. I like to absorb my history through the sugar coated pill of historical fiction, written by an author whose research is meticulous. And in this genre, Louis de Bernieres is a master. His works... Read more

Literature

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Issue: 2016-10-19, Cartoon: Allan Benjamin

YOU CAN NAME HIM LAZARUS OR YOU CAN NAME HER SARAH. YOU CAN NAME HIM ABRAHAM OR YOU CAN NAME HER JEMIMA. Read more

Old Crow

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Issue: 2016-10-19

Boreas always tires of summer on the same day each year, the same day a very special baby girl was born. After a bite off a glacier and a purse of his lips, Boreas draws a deep cold breath and exhales, closing out summer. Like a child blowing a... Read more

Literature

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Issue: 2016-10-19, PHOTO: Joanna Sharp

Jess and Brady are happily married. Their love story began like many others – they got to know each other while working shifts together at the local movie theatre and feelings blossomed as they started spending more and more time together... Read more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2016-10-19

Think this whole mindfulness meditation thing is just woo-woo mumbo-jumbo that could never really do anything for you? Do you scoff at the idea and get defensive or evasive when the subject comes up? Your stress is real! Your pain is true! Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

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Issue: 2016-10-19, PHOTO: Elke Reinauer

I have been writing for this paper for three years, now. I remember the day my first piece was published. It was my first publication ever, even though I had been writing a lot in German. I remember holding the issue with my article in my hands... Read more

Literature

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Issue: 2016-10-19

Ever since the advent of the internet, pundits of all description have been predicting the demise of print journalism. Traditional newspapers and magazines, once so prolific and influential in Canada and elsewhere, are undergoing seismic change... Read more

Literature

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Issue: 2016-10-19

My first experience working for a newspaper was immediately out of high school. I was hired to be the receptionist at an office in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. It didn’t last long as I was too curious about the advertising department, so it was... Read more

Literature

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Issue: 2016-10-19, PHOTO: by Selene Vakharia

For most of our Canadian lives, we are told that lasting bone strength is a glass or two of milk away. This is reflected heavily in the Canada’s Food Guide, which acts as a foundation piece for nutrition and wellness in doctors’ offices, ... Read more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2016-10-19, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Savoury pies are ideal for cool weather and days that are getting shorter. Moose pairs beautifully with earthy mushrooms and Bonanza Brown ale by Yukon Brewing. Read more

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Issue: 2016-10-19

Long before Teflon or other spray coatings were on your pots and pans, cast iron was easy to use and easy to clean. It’s been around for hundreds of years and although always heavy, was brought from Europe by the early settlers to North America. Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-10-19

Geneviève Doyon and Jessica Hickman have, once again, combed through silent films, searching for excerpts to play on a screen to an audience. This is the third year they’ve done it. Doyon and Hickman are the co-artistic directors of Open Pit... Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2016-10-19, PHOTO: GBP Creative

A few years ago, Teagan Johnston sat in her kitchen, her face covered in fake blood. Her husband took the photo in their Toronto apartment for the cover of her second EP, Blood and Bones, released in 2014. When they were barely out of high school... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-10-19

As humans we are obsessed with counting things. We keep track of the numbers in our lives. We are always keeping score, measuring, recording and counting. For some of us the first thing we do in the morning is check how our body mass relates to... Read more

Literature

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Issue: 2016-10-19, PHOTO: courtesy of Mike Baerg

In the mid-70s, Michael Reynolds, an American architect, was working very hard in a sand dune of New Mexico. Fed up with what he saw as the typical house mortgage trap and unsustainable living, he wanted to come up with a design for homes that... Read more

Carcross

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Issue: 2016-10-19

Welcome to What's Up Yukon’s first mad libs. With winter on the horizon, it's time to renew our love of games, puzzles and fun things to do with friends and family. So, here's one to get the juices flowing. Read more

Humour

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Issue: 2016-10-19, PHOTO: Natalya Keller

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: 2016-10-19, PHOTO: by Jozien Keijzer

I am pleased to announce that I recently had my first encounter with a sandhill crane. I have never gone to the Crane and Sheep Festival in Faro, which is held in May, and the time and place when the cranes fly over the town. Years ago, I saw... Read more

Yukon Wildlife