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Issue: 2017-11-15

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Issue: 2017-11-15


"It's Teddy Bear Flu Season"

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Issue: 2017-11-15, PHOTO: Dianne Homan

It's a walk, it's a pilgrimage. It's called “the camino” and it has the power to make people feel called to do it, the power to make people talk about it, the power to draw people back to do it again. The Camino de Santiago is an ancient... Read more

Travel Outside

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Issue: 2017-11-15, PHOTO: courtesy of Dakhká Khwáan Dancers

Just because their album is being released on November 24 doesn’t mean it’s finished. That’s what Daniel Ashley said over the phone from Montreal earlier this month, where he and his recording partners, the Dakhká Khwáan Dancers (DKD) were touring... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2017-11-15, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

The approaching Advent Season means that it will soon be what I sometimes refer to as Bazaar Season in Dawson City. I almost hate to use the word “Christmas” this close to Hallowe’en and before Remembrance Day, but this column won’t appear until... Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2017-11-15, PHOTO: Murray Martin

The late 1950s and ’60s were exciting years for this young 24-year-old Conservation Officer in Ontario. My first three winters in the eastern part of the province were spent doing a life study of a bird known as the Hungarian partridge... Read more

Yukoners Pets

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Issue: 2017-11-15, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

The Yukon grows wonderful root vegetables. And anyone who has participated in the From the Ground Up fundraiser will tell you that local root vegetables are abundant and delicious this time of year... Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2017-11-15, PHOTO: Cathie Archbould

The 45th annual Geoscience Forum will kickoff at the Yukon Convention Centre on Saturday, November 18 with Family Day, sponsored by Golden Predator. The free event will be open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will have interactive, hands-on family friendly... Read more

Yukon Careers

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Issue: 2017-11-15, PHOTO: Pixabay

If teddy’s looking a bit peaked this season, you’re in luck. Whitehorse General Hospital is offering health care for bears this week. The hospital’s first-ever teddy bear clinic takes place from 10 am. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 18... Read more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2017-11-15, PHOTO: jeffreyw via Foter.com

We have all heard it said: “Kids say the darnedest things,” however, I have to admit that at this stage of parenthood I tend to say some pretty, darned, outrageous things myself. It is not until after I utter things like, “Please stop eating... Read more

Yukon Families

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Issue: 2017-11-15, PHOTO: George Maratos

On June 20, 2016, Jenny Hamilton sat in quiet awe trying to take it all in. Her stand up career was about to take a significant leap in front of a packed house at the Yukon Arts Centre. When it was her time to go, Hamilton focused and told herself... Read more

Humour

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Issue: 2017-11-15, PHOTO: amazon.ca

In the summer of 1972 Pierre Berton decided to recreate a trip he had taken with his mother, father and sister back in the 1930s and take his family rafting from Bennett Lake to Dawson City. Some of them had earlier hiked the Chilkoot Pass, so... Read more

Literature

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Issue: 2017-11-15, PHOTO: Isaac Pumphrey

The Yukon’s Freestyle Ski History Back in 2013, it was hard to believe that Mount Sima had much of a future. “The Mountain was bankrupt,” said Tyler Nichol, the Mount Sima Terrain Park creator and builder. “I thought I was going to have to move... Read more

Yukon Winter