Issue: 2012-08-16

Love of (and interest in) wine has opened wonderful doors for me in my life. Tasting wine has been the lens through which I have experienced lessons in history and geography. Friends have mailed me bottles from places such as Malta, and I have had... Read more



Issue: 2015-05-07 PHOTO: Forest Pearson

"I don't think I can even stand up on this thing," laughs Steve Roddick, as his knee vibrates back and forth like an erratic metronome, trying to steady the piece of webbing enough to put his full weight on it. The piece of webbing in question... Read more

Yukon Active

The Dawson Daily News building shut down as an operating business in 1954, a casualty of Dawson losing its Yukon capital status to Whitehorse. Read more

Dawson City

Paula Thompson said it best. "I'm in awe of primary teachers. They're amazing, amazing people. They just know what to do." Thompson oughtta know. She's a former teacher and a former principal. Now she helps teach teachers. Read more

Yukon Education

Exciting. But also terrifying. That's how Paula Thompson sums up her feelings about the beginning of a new school year. She could be referring to what many students go through as summer wanes and the classroom beckons ... Read more

Yukon Education

For the love of Pete, if I have to make another ham and cheese sandwich, I'm going to start home-schooling. With the start of the school year comes the dreaded chore of preparing school lunches. Where lunch once held the dubious honour of Second-Mos Read more

Yukon Families

We asked them what they were looking forward to in returning to school, how much homework they though they were going to get, whether they did their homework on a computer or with a pen and paper, what was their favourite subject, what was their favo Read more

Yukon Education