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July 24, 2014 Issue#388

July 24, 2014 - Issue #388


The Morel Minority

Joslyn Kilborn explores Yukon's mushroom picking subculture


Cover Photo By: Rick Massie

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July 24, 2014 Issue#388

A year after the forest fire, anarchy blooms in the Little Salmon/Carmacks bush. Free-growing morel mushrooms attract transient seasonal workers from all over the world; we form camps with no one in charge. Read more

Dawson City

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July 24, 2014 Issue#388

Right in the heart of Beaver Creek, Yukon, there’s a gem of a find. Sid Van der Meer’s Border Town Museum is quaint and adorable. He’s been collecting artifacts from abandoned cabins and along the Alaska Highway for close to five decades and is som Read more

Beaver Creek

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July 24, 2014 Issue#388

There’s only one archived photograph that proves croquet is part of Yukon’s past. When she saw it, Nancy Oakley’s imagination sparked; she’s got big plans for the future of croquet in the Yukon. Read more

Yukon History

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July 24, 2014 Issue#388

RZA had an embarrassment of riches on his hands. It was the early 1990s and the New York City rapper had just consolidated some of the finest, young East Coast hip-hop talent into one group. Beyond himself, the lineup included Ghostface Killah, Rae Read more

Yukon Music

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July 24, 2014 Issue#388

Unlike the southern provinces where ducks and geese are around for a few months, migratory bird hunting is not a popular activity here. But those who do make the effort can readily get birds for the freezer. Read more

Wild Harvest

Around this time ever year I spend hours looking at maps and checking over equipment to ensure it can handle another hunting season. All the while, I hope I will be lucky enough to provide healthy, wild Yukon meat for my family. Read more

Yukon Active

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July 24, 2014 Issue#388

One of the biggest animal raising expenses in the Yukon is feed. So I am always on the look out for crops we can grow that will meet the nutritional needs of the animals. When I find something that might work I give it a try in the garden... Read more

Farm - Garden

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July 24, 2014 Issue#388

Nadia White, great-granddaughter of Elmer (Stroller) and Alice Josephine (Josie) Keys White is on a quest to find out all she can about the life of her great- grandmother. Read more

Dawson City

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July 24, 2014 Issue#388

Chris Irving has cooked for Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family of Spain. He’s made sushi and fried chicken for the four “just normal kids” of David and Victoria Beckham. Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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July 24, 2014 Issue#388

Suppose you wanted to try something different in life. Would you brave the unknown and hitchhike across Canada? Would you take up playing a whimsical instrument? Would you become a busker? Would you start your own band? Read more

Yukon Music