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Issue: 2009-07-16

My best rides are framed by the rituals I have adopted. When we jump in our cars or trucks to drive somewhere, unless it is for some great road trip, we are not thinking about the ride – just about our destination. Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

"Last year there were lineups," says Amy-Lynn Karchut, Dawson City Music Festival's producer. "And that is against our mandate; we are not about lineups." And so, St. Paul's Anglican Church will be used by DCMF on a Saturday evening, for the first t Read more

Yukon Music

Prospective customers peruse the walls, looking at exquisite Yukon art, a woodworker presents a scaled replica of a new sign for the entrance and there appears to be some renovations going on in the back. Read more

Yukon People

Yukoners are an inclusive bunch and the Yukon Summer Music Camp is no exception. According to Steve Gedrose, camp co-ordinator for his second year, the camp is for all ages, "from three to 93." Read more

Yukon Music

Sometimes, when you need a refuge, a magical place appears. It was late at night and I was driving to the Tombstone Mountains for the first time. Already on the road for hours, I needed to find a campsite, fast. Read more

Yukon Active

As every Yukoner should, I have been following the debate over the Peel Watershed Draft Land-Use Plan. It is a debate that will decide what kind of Yukon we want to live in; it will decide how the world will consider us. Read more

Yukon Active

I was in my hotel room in The Pas, Manitoba, when I heard the news. Michael Jackson had passed away. Rather than conveying any sign of shock, I merely muttered a "Really?" to the image of CNN's Wolf Blitzer, working his way through a never-ending... Read more

Humour

It is probably one of the most-asked questions surrounding the visit of the "World Famous" Lipizzaner Stallions on Wednesday, July 22: "How do they get the horses up here?" "A state-of-the-art tractor-trailer," says Troy Tinker...." Read more

Yukon Arts

One of the delights of consulting and promoting gardening is that once in a while you stumble into on oasis that you did not know existed in Whitehorse. I was asked by our editor to check out what "The Seniors" up by Yukon College were doing, and... Read more

Farm - Garden

Many of us have been with the market for the past five seasons and still enjoy it. There is a variety of fresh vegetables (often picked that same morning), eggs, baking, cheese, preserves, crafts, live music, food ... I could go on and on. Read more

Farm - Garden

Montreal poet and essayist Erin Mouré is an Albertan with roots in Galicia, Spain. "I think in three languages all at once and every day," she said: Galician, her father's language, French and English. Read more

Literature

The Ted Harrison Artist Retreat hopes more artists and arts organizations can benefit from the gorgeous space it has to offer. Read more

Yukon Arts