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Issue: 2019-06-26

What's Up Yukon, June 26, 2019

Issue: 2019-06-6, Lacey McLoughlin Photography


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Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Helen Booth

Virginia Labelle didn’t learn to dive in the Yukon, but that’s where she teaches others how to do it. Read more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Kylie Campbell

What does it take to be Canadian? I’ve been in this country two-and-a-half years. After 18 months of processing, I received my permanent residency on Jan. 5, 2019 and started the march towards citizenship. Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

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Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Danny Macdonald

The last entry in this space provided a platform for a more-or-less true tale of undeserved punishment recalled (and still resented) from the mists of time. Read more

Humour

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Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Navin75 on Foter.com

Fish are one of the most healthy foods you could eat. Growing up in the 30s and 40s, it was a lot cheaper to put food on the table by fishing and hunting than by buying it at the grocery store. Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Doug Sack

I remember my first conversation with Joe Ben Raven like it happened yesterday. It was the winter construction season of 1972-73 up on the Eagle Plains of the Yukon’s half-built Dempster Highway in a borrow pit south of the Oasis in the Wilderness Read more

Humour

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Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Teresa Vander Meer-Chassé

It was about 7 a.m. when Bordertown Garage and Museum started waking up for its already lively season. Sid, the owner and curator, was up and about prepping his backyard museum for more visitors in June. Read more

Beaver Creek

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Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

The Friends of the Palace Grand (FotPG) has existed for a number of years. Originally under the umbrella of the Dawson City Arts Society (DCAS), its aim was to restore live performance to the Palace Grand Theatre Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTOS: Pixaba

I was fortunate enough to sit with Joe Jack, the grandson on Copper Chief, son of Billie Jack and Agnes Boss. Read more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Tony Gonda

When it reached 500 people, Murray Lundberg was satisfied. Then, out of the blue, it jumped to 2,500, then 5,000. Now the “Yukon History and Abandoned Places” Facebook group has more than 11,000 users. And it steadily gains 50 new users each week. Read more

Yukon History

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Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Carmen Gustafson

Carmen Gustafson is gearing up for her fourth Yukon River Quest. For those who are fond of stats, that means that by this year’s Canada Day long weekend she will have raced 2,860 km between Whitehorse and Dawson City. Read more

Active & Outdoors Events

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Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Grilled whole fish are easy and delicious and a great break from the classic hotdogs and burgers. Herring are an inexpensive fish, making them a great place to start if you’ve never grilled fish before. Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Steve Wilson

Hello Everybody, We invite you to share your photos of Yukon wildlife. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what’s going on and what camera equipment you used to Editor@WhatsUpYukon.com Read more

Yukon Wildlife

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Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Lalithaa Krish

Hello readers, Do you have a tattoo that is important to you? Is it inspired by something or someone in the Yukon? Please submit a highres image of your ink along with a brief explanation of its significance to editor@whatsupyukon.com. Read more

Hobbies

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Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Alistair Maitland Photography

You’d be forgiven for thinking Triniti Technology only sells cell phone cases. Sylvio Lin, general manager for the Whitehorse-based company, knows that’s what it looks like from the outside. Read more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Pixabay

My inner brat just won’t listen. Some people are blessed with an inner prince or princess, but I am saddled with a brat, verging on a rebel. The adult me tells the inner brat about the benefits and merits of exercise. Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Krista Prochazka

This Canada Day, Yukoners will celebrate in communities across the territory with traditional activities. Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

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Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Graydon Keenan

I met Graydon and Bandit together, as everyone does, I suspect, because they are rarely apart. Read more

Pawsitive Tails