Issue: 2010-12-23

A thimble is a little cap worn on the finger while sewing. Common in past days, maybe not so common today (unless you are a quilter), a thimble can also be used to make a characteristic imprint on a traditional Christmas cookie. Read more

If all the people who have played at Whitewater Wednesday Night Jam, Dan Halen has the coolest name. And it's his real name. Read more

Yukon Music

Whenever I go out to the barn they are out in their pen, squawking at me. When I put grain down for them, it's the only time they aren't hissing in my general direction. But they don't seem to have any desire for shelter from the elements. Read more

Farm - Garden

While APTN is ushering in the New Year with a number of great new shows, perhaps the biggest buzz will come from the premiere of the long-awaited, controversial dramatic series based on a pilot of the same name that debuted on APTN in the fall Read more

Photography - Film

Living in the North can threaten your style. Most of us dress weather-appropriate and forget about whether a blue North Face jacket will go well with a green pair of Sorels. But hear me, Yukoners - we can turn this around! We can make the winter Read more

Yukon Arts

Raoul Bhaneja is his own uncle. Which means he's also his own stepfather. Not to mention his mother, his sort-of girlfriend, the ghost of his father and even his father's windy old court advisor. Bhaneja will bring all these characters ... Read more

Theatre - Dance

Before I seem like more of a curmudgeon than I actually am, allow me to state right off the bat: I'm not against New Year's resolutions. I just know they ain't for me. Not that you should necessarily follow my track, lying on the couch in a turkey... Read more


Sometimes I wish I didn't know how to read. No. That's not true at all. I am endlessly grateful that I can read, and I wish everyone in the world had that privilege. What I should have said is that I wish I weren't addicted to books. No ... Read more

It's the season to eat, drink and be merry with friends and love ones. So what if we told you that you could kill two birds with one stone (the 'eating and drinking' bit), which would just leave you with the 'being merry' part? Read more


Plans are under way for the Gay and Lesbian Alliance (GALA) annual general meeting in early January. I will post the time and place on our website when the information becomes available. Some of the old board members are stepping aside to do other Read more

Yukon People