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Issue: 2019-08-07

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Issue: 2019-08-07, PHOTO: Jonny Wilkie (Lost Klondike Photography)


"A Grande Curiosity"

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Issue: 2019-08-07, PHOTO: Teresa Vander Meer-Chassé

The smoke has begun to clear in Beaver Creek, but hot embers still smoulder along the highway. We haven’t had a fire like this one for many years, not this close to town. Sid has the morning off so we are heading down to Livesey’s near the Creek. Read more

Beaver Creek

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Issue: 2019-08-07, PHOTO: Josh Paton

The average reader may be surprised to learn that disc golf tournaments even exist. Indeed, many people are still unfamiliar with the bastard cousin of traditional ball golf. Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2019-08-07, PHOTO: Omnidoom 999 via Wikimedia Commons

Vega is a wild star living a fast and furious life. Being a larger star, it is fusing its hydrogen into helium at a prodigious rate. And at less than a half a billion years old, it is already halfway through its life. Read more

Hobbies

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Issue: 2019-08-07, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Candied bacon makes a great addition to a cheese plate or salad. It can also serve as a snack on its own, either during a picnic or on a hike. Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-08-07, PHOTO: courtesy of Augusto Children’s Festival

Are you keen on learning about drama, circus, dance or crafting? The Augusto Children’s Festival features a diverse group of workshops, with a roster that includes local artists and teachers as well as groups from across North America. Read more

Haines Junction

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Issue: 2019-08-07, PHOTO: courtesy of Skills Canada Alberta

Armed with cardboard, duct tape and your wits, can you get a boat to float? That’s the challenge that Samantha Hand, executive director of Skills Canada Yukon, is issuing to Yukon youth this month. Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2019-08-07, PHOTO: courtesy of Friends of the Palace Grande

Vaudeville has made a comeback in Dawson City. Cabin of Curiosities, a play which premiered last year on a limited run at the historic Palace Grand Theatre, has been reprised by The Friends of the Palace Grand Society Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2019-08-07, PHOTO: Dave Sanyal

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

Living With Wildlife

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

Tattoo You