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Issue: 2014-01-23

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Issue: 2014-01-23


"Bike Art is a Hoot"


MY FRIEND, DAVID, IS A GOOD MECHANIC AND HE LIKES TO EAT DRY MEAT AND BANNOCK. ON OLD CROW MOUNTAIN HE HAS A TENT SO THAT'S WHERE HE ALWAYS WENT. DAVID CAN FIX CHAINSAW AND KICKER IF IT'S BROKEN HE'LL FIGURE Read more

Old Crow

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Issue: 2014-01-23, PHOTO: courtesy of Bill Coon

"Let it Be is the first pop record I ever owned, and that's when my interest started in pop music,' he says. "Aside from the Beatles — Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Rory Gallagher were my inspirations." Read more

Yukon Music

Christmas – when presents take precedence and work is cast under the bed and forgotten. Youth and adults alike put off assignments until the final day before their return to school or work. Read more

Yukon Education

The Whitehorse and Vancouver-based musician is touring Vancouver's lower mainland, releasing a new album, and travelling to Memphis, Tennessee to participate in the largest blues gathering in the world. Read more

Yukon Music

Leaning against the counter at my wife Heather's staff party, I listened to tales of hiking trips, caribou hunts, broken ATVs and fishing trips good and bad. With the plethora of personalities involved we heard many perspectives of a similar story, u Read more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing

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Issue: 2014-01-23, PHOTO: iStock

I'm interested in enthymemes. An enthymeme is an argument in which at least one constituent part is not stated, but implied. Read more

Literature

Since November, I've been in residence at an arts centre in Ontario called Gibraltar Point Centre for the Arts, located on the natural oasis of Toronto Island. Fifteen years ago, the Island Natural Science School was renovated and re-opened as... Read more

Travel Outside

You know a painting is really good when you can lose yourself in it. Just like looking at a fire; you get hypnotized. Faro artist Jay Hambleton's paintings of mountains are like that. They will be on exhibit at the North End Gallery in Whitehorse... Read more

Yukon Arts

The Arctic Coalition Council is hosting its first conference, called Breaking the Ice, to address social, economic, and environmental issues in Arctic regions. Youth between 15 and 30 years old are encouraged to represent the Yukon's interests. Read more

Yukon Education

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Issue: 2014-01-23, PHOTO courtesy of Liesel Briggs

Entering a log house south of Whitehorse, I'm confronted by a large box filled with little dolls, knitted in all the colours of the rainbow. I walk past them and Liesel Briggs welcomes me with a cup of tea and a seat in the comfy living room. There Read more

Making A Difference!

Bikes, art, and recycling are regarded by some as the holy trinity of resilient communities. What more could one hope for? Snow sculptures? Heaven. Giant owls hanging from trees? Rapture. Read more

Yukon Arts

The delicate woman sat beside me with her hands lying limply in her lap. She wore a nurse's smock and a faded skirt — her nicest "going out" clothes. Christa's mother had kindness on her face. She placed a hand on mine; so gently that I could barely Read more

Making A Difference!

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Issue: 2014-01-23, PHOTO: cabelas.ca

Leaning against the counter at my wife Heather's staff party, I listened to tales of hiking trips, caribou hunts, broken ATVs and fishing trips good and bad. With the plethora of personalities involved we heard many perspectives of a similar story, Read more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing