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Issue: 2010-09-23

I have discovered that gardening is more than a past-time; it's a way of life. For me, gardening is both therapeutic and inspirational. There is something that relaxes and rejuvenates the soul which stems from the planting, nurturing and... Read more

Farm - Garden

Yukon Women in Music (YWIM), in collaboration with the cultural sector of Association franco-yukonnaise, have organized a Café-rencontre -- the traditional Friday dinner with the Francophone community -- followed by a show featuring female Yukon musi Read more

Yukon Culture

September is here and the Yukon Night Skies have returned. We are back from an astronomical holiday and raring to go. It is great to be back in such dark Yukon skies with no light pollution. Upon arriving home and taking in the Yukon Night Skies... Read more

Hobbies

When graphic novelist and Grade 7 teacher Rebecca Hicks was in school, reading "comics" under the desk would have earned her a trip to the principal's office. Now, in her classroom, they're required reading. Read more

Literature

Over the coming months, I hope to explore some new wines that I have not tried before, and also make a concerted effort to look at wines by country. A recent dinner I had with friends in Tagish was the perfect opportunity to explore some wines... Read more

Beverages

So the Outhouse Race is over and the last ball tournament of the season has played its final innings. Later today the Goldrush Campground, whose owners kindly allow me.... Read more

Dawson City

Last weekend, Beer Cache had the amazing opportunity to spend the better part of a day with Trevor Clifford, head brewer at Skagway Brewing Co., Skagway, Alaska. Spring-boarding from an established ribbon-winning homebrewer to the head brewer at... Read more

Beverages

While the frost nips at our gardens, I've been asked numerous times on the proper way to overwinter geraniums. Of all the outdoor summer blooms, geraniums can probably make the transition most successfully by using one of the two methods I have... Read more

Farm - Garden

When graphic novelist and Grade 7 teacher Rebecca Hicks was in school, reading "comics" under the desk would have earned her a trip to the principal's office. Now, in her classroom, they're required reading. Read more

Literature

The later-season vegetables like broccoli and cabbage are at their prime. And root crops are still going strong. But summer is coming to an end and the garden is starting to look ragged in places. There is not much left for leafy greens, as the Read more

Farm - Garden

"Three letters that will change your life forever: ALS. "And that's what it does," says Donald C Watt, world-class snow carver and walk co-ordinator for the Whitehorse Walk for ALS. ALS: Three letters that carry with them a death sentence. Read more

Health and Wellness

Beets are one of the "super foods" – extremely high in vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants. They also happen to grow well here in the Land of the Midnight Sun. Read more

But what What's Up Yukon offers that online information-sharing cannot is a sense of place and a sense of shared experience. Read more

Literature

A Sense of Place is a 36-piece print art show collective, and comes paired with a forum discussion on "sense of place" by Canadian literary heavyweight Alastair McLeod, international artist Iaian Baxter& and writer Nino Ricci. Read more

Yukon Arts

Local stand-up comedian Anthony Trombetta will defend Whitehorse's place against fellow local funnyman Al Macleod. Macleod will be breaking out his popular character "Jim from Dawson" to argue the con side. Read more

Humour

A wise person in my life recently told me, "In order to get to that place or circumstance where you want to be in your life, you have to already be there." I can see your eyebrows pinching together and your mind doing the "What?" thing as you read t Read more

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