Issue: 2010-02-18

Last week, I visited the Wall Street Journal website to read the most recent article by my favourite wine writers, Dorothy Gaiter and John Brecher ... it wasn't there! They retired at the end of 2009... Read more


I recently wrote a column about "late blooming" where people realize their orientation often after being in heterosexual relationships. The other side of late blooming is the straight spouse who can also be involved in the "coming out" process of Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

Trimming any plant generally promotes a bushier growth and this is also true with onions and leeks. The nice thing about these plant trimmings is that they also can be added to a salad or sandwich. And that is a taste of spring. Read more

Farm - Garden


Issue: 2008-12-04

The biggest problems experienced by amateur astronomers, who live in the Yukon and the northern limits of civilization, is the cold. The cold is brutal on the human element, and is capable of wreaking all kinds of havoc on astronomy gear -- from... Read more


At the age of 24, Jessica Hickman has a wealth of skills and knowledge to share and teach in our northern community. Read more

Theatre - Dance

I gave Justine Davidson, the theatre reviewer for the Whitehorse Star, a long hug at the end of The Laramie Project, the Guild Society/GALA play. Both of us were near tears. Read more

Theatre - Dance

There are lots of people in Dawson who couldn't give you street directions to save their lives. Part of the confusion is the problem with street and house numbers that I wrote about last time, but that's not the only reason. Read more

Dawson City

That awkwardness reminded me of a conversation I had with someone last week. We chatted and then, an hour later, we bumped into each other again. And yet we started the conversation in the exact same way: "How are you? I am fine." Read more

What's Up Yukon Columns

My name is Anthony, and I love meat. This past holiday season I was granted a Christmas miracle: a miracle of the meaty kind. Some friends and I were pulling into Edmonton from a stand-up comedy gig in High Level, Alberta. For those geographically... Read more


A feeling of human warmth beams from the eyes of the people in Norm Hamilton's black and white portraits on the walls in the Guild's Other Room. Portraiture, for him, is more than capturing an image. It's about "capturing the essence of that person. Read more

Photography - Film