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Issue: 2014-03-13

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Issue: 2014-03-13


"The Home Issue"


WE ALL NEED TO FAST 'CAUSE THEY DID IT IN THE PAST. SOMETIMES FOOD I DON'T TOUCH 'CAUSE I DON'T EAT TOO MUCH. I ALWAYS WATCH MY WEIGHT Read more

Old Crow

Toilet

Kim Melton

I recently found myself on my knees, in front of a toilet in Home Hardware, being taught how to install a toilet by Megan Fuller, plumbing and electrical supervisor. Fuller fell in love with the "Lego aspect" of plumbing and electrical work while... Read more

Hobbies

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Issue: 2014-03-13, PHOTO: Rick Massie

Songs tell the stories of places, and the Whitehorse Community Choir Yukon Song Project reflects the stories of the North. The WCC choir director Barb Chamberlain, and Susanne Hingley are collecting poems and writings of the Yukon. The goals: to... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2014-03-13, PHOTO: www.yukoninfo.com/dawson-city-yukon/the-klondike-big-inch

From the very beginning there's been some confusion connected with the word "Klondike." It started with new arrivals — the gold rush stampeders — who where unable to wrap their tongues around "Tr'ondëk," the Hän word for the "area," which... Read more

Dawson City

With elaborate plots and complicated characters, Charles Dickens' storytelling wizardry is cinema-friendly. Proof of Dickens' enduring appeal can be seen in filmmaker Douglas McGrath's version of Nicholas Nickleby, released as a feature film in... Read more

Photography - Film

Juniper and Johnny - I have been with my girlfriend for three years now and I am noticing that our intimacy level has started to decline. I haven't been able help her hit the "mother lode" in a while, if you know what I mean. I want her to feel... Read more

Yukon People

So you just bought a new place, and you didn't pay too much attention during shop class, so you hire a contractor to do some work. But how do you avoid home reno nightmares? Bill Greer, director of capital maintenance at Yukon Housing Corporation,... Read more

Yukon Business

I delight in winter travel, especially once the snow pack has settled. It's early this year, and I'm already able to break away from the packed trails and wander the woods to my hearts content. Whether on skis on snowshoes, I inevitably follow the... Read more

Drywalling, re-flooring, plumbing, levelling, finishing a deck... to me, the list sounds like a whole lot of, "Hey, how many handy guys do we know?" To me, and many women (and men) like me, the idea of home renos is strictly for the professionals. Read more

Hobbies

As my big red beard attests, I've got Scottish heritage in my DNA. On my mother's side of the family, I'm derived from Clan Donnachaidh, also known as Clan Robertson. Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

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Issue: 2014-03-13, PHOTO: courtesy of Out North

The Yukon Queer Film Alliance are hosting the third annual film festival OUT North this weekend at The Old Fire Hall in Whitehorse. The eclectic festival delivers a variety of lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender-related films. Read more

Photography - Film

The last time I was sledding with Casey Lee McLaughlin, she took me out at the knees. But then my dog rode her and her crazy carpet down the hill, like a snowy surfer, growling at the base of her neck. So that was okay.McLaughlin loves sledding. Her Read more

Yukon Winter

This is the stage Norm Hamilton has set for his first novel, From Thine Own Well. The book is a pertinent piece of eco-fiction, dealing with the aftermath of unrestricted mining and hydraulic fracturing. As the story goes, in 2012, the federal gover Read more

Literature

When serving bison, it is ideal if the first meal you make is raved about, because if it isn't you'll have some difficulty serving the remaining 200-300 pounds in the freezer. But with a younger family, you should have no problem using up to a 100 po Read more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing