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Issue 2014-06-26

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June 2014

June 26, 2014 -  Issue#384


Journey with our hearts and hands

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June 2014

When it’s Stanley cup season It’s almost like treason. Dougie never misses a playoff Read more

Old Crow

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June 2014

Yukon photographer Peter Mather arrived in Old Crow last spring. He was here to finish a project he’d been working on for three years. For nearly 20 years Mather has been photographing the beauty and wonder of the Yukon; his photos are evidence of Read more

Old Crow

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June 2014

In the previous three weeks, this unattached Yukon man described his foray into online dating, and provided some suggestions for improving one’s online profile. So how did it all work out? Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

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June 2014

A high-school excursion to a Toronto production of Peter Shaffer’s play, Equus, is what triggered David Skelton’s fascination with theatrical design. Read more

Theatre - Dance

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June 2014

Charlene Alexander barely pauses for breath as she lists the ways the annual Adäka Cultural Festival contributes to revitalizing First Nations’ art and culture in the Yukon. Read more

Yukon Culture

Florent Vollant’s first exposure to music was in his family’s cabin on a trapline in Labrador. After a successful caribou hunt, the family would celebrate with traditional songs and dances, in the Innu tradition of the makushan, or pow wow. Read more

Yukon Music

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June 2014

As an Elder, I learned from my past Elders; as a Gwitchin, I live along with the season. Porcupine Caribou is our main source of food Read more

Old Crow

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June 2014

At 3:45 a.m. we hear the local bus driver over the loudspeaker: "Good Morning. We will be arriving in Whitehorse shortly. The only restaurant open 24/7 is not..." Read more

Yukon Summer

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June 2014

We were heading east to the steepest part of Mount Vanier, nearing the ridge. We could see dark clouds looming over the distant mountain range, slowly moving in our direction. Read more

Yukon Outside

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June 2014

A play reading uses character and voice to tell a story. It’s not a full production with a set, costumes, and lighting. It exposes actors and plays, and gives the community a chance to see the play come to life. Read more

Theatre - Dance

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June 2014

The first Whitehorse Nuit Blanche arts festival takes starts on July 5, and runs into the wee hours of July 6. Read more

Yukon Arts

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June 2014

Miche Genest is up early, squeezing wild-rose-petal-infused egg whites into small twists on parchment-paper-lined baking pans. She’s making meringues in preparation for the launch of her second cookbook, The Boreal Feast: a culinary journey through Read more

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June 2014

Actor and filmmaker Charlie Chaplin had the soul of a poet and the heart of a clown. He lived by his own moral code and sometimes his common decency led to his downfall. He made true enemies when he refused to play quietly; and his comic genius led h Read more

Photography - Film

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June 2014

The Commissioner’s Residence sits on Front Street, just past St. Paul’s Anglican Church, in Dawson City. Read more

Dawson City

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June 2014

A few days ago I met Cam Webber for an after-work drink at the Roadhouse. Cam is a gravedigger for the City of Whitehorse, and had already set up camp with a couple of colleagues under a patio umbrella when I traipsed in. Read more

Hobbies

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June 2014

We noticed a grizzly sitting on the beach when we were out on Kluane Lake in our small zodiac. The bear was far from Congden Creek campground, where we were camping at the time. Read more

Living With Wildlife