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Issue 2014-06-05

June 5, 2014 Cover

Photo: Rick Massie


The Men's Issue

Happy Fathers Day to all those dads out there !


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June 2014

Yesterday I was amputating their little arms; Into a bag they went. If I worked fast, I could fill the bag in the hour. Delicate soft green nubs at the end of each branch were quickly added up in my Ziploc baggie. Read more

Yukon Summer

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June 12 Issue

Last week, this unattached Yukon man plunged into the online dating scene. Frankly, what he saw was dismaying. Read more

Yukon People

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“What’s a kayak got to do with art?” This is a question I’ve heard from time to time when discussing the evolution of the arts in Dawson City. To begin with it’s KIAC, or the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture. KIAC is the program arm of the Daw Read more

Dawson City

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I DON’T LIKE TO WRITE ABOUT MYSELF ‘CAUSE SOMETIMES I FEEL LIKE AN ELF. I WAS BORN UP IN OLD CROW WHERE THE PORCUPINE RIVER FLOW.. Read more

Old Crow

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Listen, guys, I know you don’t like to talk about your feelings, but have we told you how much we love you? Twenty-five years after When Harry met Sally, people around the Internet are still asking whether or not “cross-sex friendships” are possible Read more

Photography - Film

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“That sounds disgusting,” says a browsing patron at last week’s Fireweed Community Market. We are looking at a kombucha scoby, meaning Symbiotic Culture Of Bacteria and Yeast. Scoby is whitish, flat, round, and about as thick as a pancake. It is in Read more

Beverages

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My brother’s been embarrassingly responsible for as long as I can remember. He’s the oldest of five, and old-fashioned familial responsibility lay on his shoulders from the beginning. Read more

Yukon Families

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Changes are in the works for the Haines-to-Haines bike relay Read more

Haines Junction

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Great changes are moments that define your life. In an instant the axis of your world spins, and you have no choice but to see it through. On December 28, 2013 at 11:13 am, my world tilted. My father, Andrew Westover, died. Read more

Yukon People

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The robin obviously had a problem with us. I was hanging out on the back porch with my friend Jenny Duncombe — minding our own business — but this little bird was having none of it. Read more

Yukon Wildlife

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Dear Juniper and Johnny, Three months ago I decided to swear off casual sex because I am looking for something more than just a fling. Read more

Yukon People

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The Klondike Visitors Association (KVA) has launched the second annual photo contest, I Love Dawson City. Read more

Dawson City

June 5 Frost to Frost

Photo by Joan Norberg

Early in the spring, Swan Haven offers Yukoners a place to watch swans and other water birds as they stop to rest on their long migration north. Shortly thereafter we see small groups of swans flying past our farm, trumpeting as they go. Our geese... Read more

Yukon Wildlife

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Yukoners who are feeling crafty and don’t mind working in front of an audience may want to head down to the wharf on the Whitehorse waterfront after work this Friday. That’s where the territory’s first Etsy Craft Party will take place ... Read more

Yukon Arts

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Whether you’re a hunter, bird-watcher, naturalist, or a combination of all three, optics play a big part in the activity. Read more

Yukon Wildlife

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Okay, here I am — an educated, articulate, professional, employed man. I’m mid-1950s vintage, a home owner, and unattached. I keep fit with outdoor activities. I love drama, art, and music. During the several years I’ve been in Whitehorse, I’ve join Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

The annual Ride for Dad (RFD) will fill up the streets of downtown Whitehorse on Saturday, June 7. Hundreds of motorcyclists will gather for this full day event, which aims to promote awareness of prostate cancer. This year marks the 5th RFD in Whit Read more

Making A Difference!

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On a beautiful, sunny, exceptionally long May evening, it's hard to believe it's not summer. However, ice remains on the lakes, and will form, too, on the water buckets by morning. Read more

Wild Harvest

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2014 Condor Contest Entries

If I could fly to Frankfurt, I would take along my best friend, who has never flown before. We would be squealing with happiness and excitement (we would be driving our families crazy) for weeks before we left. We would board the plane Read more

Condor Contest

I would take Yukon Jack with me on this trip to Europe because Yukon Jack knows everybody and he would be the ‘ best bang for my buck’. Read more

Condor Contest