Issue: 2009-08-06



Graduation is an extremely important time in one's life. Often the new-found freedom and sudden expansion of available life choices can be overwhelming. However, for my younger sister, the choice was easy. Read more

, Making A Difference!

Every gardener loves the sight and scent of fresh flowers in their garden. It is equally exciting to grow varieties of cut flowers to display in your home and to give away as gifts for family and friends. Read more

Farm - Garden

On Friday night, Special Olympics Yukon is holding its annual Golf Gala at Meadow Lakes Resort. Always popular, the event once again has a packed roster of golfers. Read more

Yukon Summer

Throughout history, rivers have been associated with life. It seems appropriate, then, that those who create would celebrate alongside the Yukon River. The Yukon Riverside Arts Festival, in Dawson City, is going into its ninth year ... Read more

Yukon Music

Everybody knows beer causes beer bellies, right? Why else would they call it a beer belly? Read more

, Beverages

Hired as an archiving assistant, Conal Slobodin's curiosity left him wanting to fill holes in the union's records. He started to question past unclear documents, so his supervisor encouraged him to dig deeper. Read more

Yukon Education

Celebrate Northern literature on August 13 during Authors on 8th, a literary walking tour through the lives of Klondike authors Jack London, Robert Service and the Bertons, Laura and Pierre. Read more


In The Yukon, certain family names loom large in our post-gold-rush era: "Van Bibber" is one such handle. Geraldine Van Bibber is one of the family's new recruits. She took the last name upon marrying her husband, Pat, and has since become a... Read more

Yukon People

Times New Roman, that's how I roll. In the world of font, I know I'm backing one tired, old horse. But there's something undeniably comforting in its blandness. There's no impression of subterfuge or arrogance; it's just a font that's there to get... Read more


Approaching the last six to eight weeks of our active growing season, it's time to take a critical look at your greenhouse and assess which crops need a little extra maintenance to help them along. For example, I just came back from a two-week sea... Read more

Farm - Garden

Pat McKenna takes a cook's tour of famous, infamous and soon-to-be-famous Yukon chefs. With dancing, folk singing and lots of great music entertainment, the Village Bakery in Haines Junction pumps out a wide variety of products to a decidedly... Read more

Haines Junction

Laying out the paper is like a controlled plane crash," my editor said across the table from me at A&W, pausing with a knowing-turned-quizzical look that seemed to say, You do know what I'm talking about, don't you? Read more

What's Up Yukon Columns

I had to get my friend to ride my new motorcycle home from the dealership because I didn't know how to ride. OK, it wasn't exactly new. My first bike was a sturdy, somewhat scuffed-up Suzuki 360-DR with an oversized aftermarket fuel tank. It was yel Read more

Yukon Lifestyle