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Issue: 2019-12-23

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Get Cozy For the Cold

Read It On your Tablet


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, PHOTO: Allan Benjamin

Humour

She Has Won A $600 Prize Package From YBar Meats Read more

Yukon Local Food

The Skagway mayor, Andrew Cremata, who had seen Jessy from across the road, called out to several others on the dock to get a hold of her. Much to everyone’s relief, a security guard from one of the cruise ships actually caught her! Read more

Pawsitive Tails

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Issue: 2019-12-23, 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

Living With Wildlife

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Issue: 2019-12-23, PHOTO: Reisha Turpin

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: 2019-12-23, PHOTO: Steve Wilson

Hello Everybody, We invite you to share your photos of Yukon life. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what’s going on to editor@WhatsUpYukon.com. Read more

Yukon See It Here

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Issue: 2019-12-23, PHOTO: Pixabay

Truth be told, I had always thought that “Auld Lang Syne” was some saintly old soul and it was just this year that I realized and appreciated, for the first time, the depth of meaning beneath these lyrics. Read more

Literature

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Issue: 2019-12-23, PHOTO: courtesy of the City of Whitehorse / GBP Creative

An axe. A wig. A bone. These are the three things people searched for most frequently on the City of Whitehorse’s What Goes Where waste app. Read more

Making A Difference!

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Issue: 2019-12-23, PHOTO: Pixabay

As a wounded veteran of a long-ago squirrel campaign in Atlin (1980-ish) to rid my newly-constructed log cabin of tree rodents that were trying to devalue my investment by moving into the rafters even before we had moved into the ground floor Read more

Humour

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Issue: 2019-12-23, PHOTO: courtesy of Gordie Tentrees / Oli Tamagnini

What to expect from an upcoming concert at Hamilton & Sons? “Well, quite frankly, stories and dynamics and comedy, but all sort of wrapped up in a pretty riveting musical delivery,” said Jaxon Haldane, one half of the musical duo— Gordie Tentrees Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2019-12-23, PHOTO: Erik Pinkerton Photograpy

“Be prepared to walk at least six to eight city blocks,” said Peter Jickling, Story Crawl’s host. “And come with an open mind and willingness to learn.” Read more

Arts & Culture Events

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Issue: 2019-12-23, PHOTO: Pixabay

n my fairly lengthy experience dealing with kids in and about outdoor activities, I have found that they are like sponges when it comes to absorbing information. It is rare to find a child who isn’t interested in nature and the environment. Read more

Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2019-12-23, PHOTO: David Stanley / via Wikimedia Commons

So far in the pre-winter of 2019, Geezerville has already had lashings of snow. Then a dump of snow. Then a gentle frosting to make both lashings and dump look sweet and innocuous. Read more

Humour

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Issue: 2019-12-23, PHOTO: Pixabay

In the spring of 1961, Mickey, co-worker (soon to be sister-in-law) Hazel Cole, Hazel’s friend Mel Isbister, and Gerry Braden, planned a trip to Whitehorse in Hazel’s 1961 Volkswagen Beetle. Read more

Yukon History

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Issue: 2019-12-23, PHOTO: courtesy of Special Olympics Yukon / Star Flower Photography

North Americans have been ringing in the New Year for generations by running into the local lake for a freezing, refreshing and, often, very quick, dip. Read more

Making A Difference!

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Issue: 2019-12-23, PHOTO: Kylie Campbell

The Thursday evening of the 2018 Easter long weekend was predicted to be perfect bluebird weather with warm temperatures. The snow had not been the best during the season, so it was time to come up with an adventure. Read more

Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2019-12-23, PHOTO: courtesy of Tony Gonda / Government of Yukon

In the 1970s the Watson Lake Hotel was the place to be. “Everybody would go there–it was like our living room,” said Teri McNaughton, who moved to Watson from Dawson City for a job at the hotel’s restaurant. Read more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2019-12-23, PHOTO: Lisa Martin

My first encounters with foxes were back in 1959, 1960 and 1961. This was in eastern Ontario when I was a conservation officer. At the time, the dreaded rabies disease was crossing Canada. Read more

Yukon Wildlife