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Issue: 2012-06-07

Humans are attracted to animals on an instinctual level, yet more than 50 percent of us now live in urban settings, worldwide (as of 2008). This collective experience creates a substantial gap in how we understand foxes, coyotes, beavers and other wi Read more

Dawson City

Each participant is attending a class like this five days a week for four weeks, accepting the challenge and growth that comes with this process. For many of the students, this is not an easy task. However, the rewards are quick to reveal themselves. Read more

Health and Wellness

My partner likes to separate his beer and his food. I'm in favour of mixing them. One day we will find common ground. In the meantime, I will continue to feed him experimental dishes of spicy sautéed spaghetti squash doused with Big Rock's... Read more

Beverages

A man once had a dream. He had a vision of a secure, environmentally-controlled building with reading rooms and plenty of white gloves. Read more

Yukon History

The first thing that comes to mind when you think of the Klondike might not be cattle. But the men who moil for gold need to eat just like the rest of us, and an appetite for beef only grows the longer the carnivorous among us are away from it. The Read more

Yukon History

In the padded and tranquil setting of the Aikido Yukon studio, students are warming up with their instructor William Jones by doing side push-ups. "Now everyone do a set of handstand push-ups," says Jones with a twinkle in his eye. "Welcome to... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2011-12-08

Observers report: Planning a solar eclipse party is a relatively simple affair. The first priority is your observing site, as you have to make sure there is enough horizon to view the entire eclipse. This is especially true when the eclipse is... Read more

Hobbies

The hiss and sizzle of a homemade tortilla kissing the frying pan is a fond food memory of mine. Serious lovers of Mexican cuisine, my parents always made their own tortillas, guacamole, and salsa—the latter in behemoth batches made from my dad's Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

Art and healing go hand-in-hand for Wayne Price. The Tlingit master carver from Haines, Alaska, is in Whitehorse to oversee the creation of a totem pole with carvers from the Northern Cultural Expressions Society (NCES), formerly known as Sundog Car Read more

Yukon Culture

Jenna Walchuk has a story to tell. Years ago, she was an addict. She's been clean for many years, yet the need to go back to the emotions she remembers from that "time of such intellectual darkness" ... Read more

Yukon Arts