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Issue: 2019-09-04

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"Main Street or Bust'"

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Issue: 2019-09-04, PHOTO: Peter Heebink

Pets have always been an essential part of Peter Heebink’s life. Peter had been grieving his last dog, Oliver, and was not sure how he would replace his beloved companion. Read more

Pawsitive Tails

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Issue: 2019-09-04, PHOTO: Dagmar Rudzewitsch

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

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Issue: 2019-09-04, PHOTO: courtesy of Rolf Hougen

What do Jack London, Martha Black, Pierre Berton and Ted Harrison have in common? They’ve all been commissioned by Rolf Hougen to be sculpted by Harreson Tanner to populate Whitehorse’s Main Street. This summer, Edith Josie will join them. Read more

Yukon History

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Issue: 2019-09-04, PHOTO: Donald Graham

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: 2019-09-04, PHOTO: Susanne Aichele

My fondest memory of Mexico is the availability of fresh coconut water. Over Christmas, I pet-sat a couple dogs on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. In the mornings, I went out to get a fresh coconut off the tree. Read more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2019-09-04, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

Sometime before the beginning of winter, the old CIBC building on Front Street will turn grey and I’m quite certain that some people will be upset. Read more

Yukon History

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Issue: 2019-09-04, PHOTO: courtesy of Dee Bailey

“Pieces of the Jagged Rocks” by artist Dee Bailey opens Sept. 6 with a reception from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Yukon Artists at Work Gallery in Whitehorse. Read more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2019-09-04, PHOTO: Pixabay

I arrived in Inuvik for the first time in early July 1972. What first struck me as I toured the town was A) the 24 hours of sunlight and B) how closed off the town felt without a highway. It felt like even more of a no man’s land when I looked at it Read more

Humour

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Issue: 2019-09-04, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Simple, fast and even a bit healthy is the trifecta of weeknight dinners. This recipe nails all three and can be made even healthier by adding more veggies! Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-09-04, PHOTO: courtesy of FASSY

The Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Society of Yukon (FASSY) is marking International Fetal Acohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day on Sept. 9 with a barbecue lunch at Shipyards Parks. Read more

Making A Difference!

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Issue: 2019-09-04, PHOTO: Pixabay

As mentioned in last week’s column, bats across the globe have an undeserved reputation. The little brown bat that inhabits this part of the world is only one of the 2,000 kinds of bats out there. Read more

Yukon Wildlife