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Issue: 2015-09-10

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Issue: 2015-09-10


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Issue: 2015-09-10 PHOTO: Tom Cochrane

Nuala Kennedy and Eamon O'Leary grew up just an hour's distance from each other - she in Dundalk, on the east coast of Ireland, he in the capital city, Dublin. But despite their shared passion for singing and playing traditional Irish music ... more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2015-09-10 PHOTO: Peter Menzies

The North Klondyke Highway Music Society (NKHMS) is doing a happy dance. The Canadian charity MusiCounts recently delivered the good news - the North Klondyke Highway Music Society is one of 19 programs selected from among 100 applicants across... more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2015-09-10 PHOTO: kozzi.com

We get pretty good at fire-starting if we light enough fires, but there are some ways to make it even easier. Solid-fuel fire-starters work well but kerosene-dampened chainsaw chips are always successful at minimal cost.If you cut your own firewood.. more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing

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Issue: 2015-09-10 PHOTO: Jozien Keijzer

Atlin Mountain might have lost some of its white stripes, but Atlin itself is still as much fun as ever - all inhabitants 100 per cent colourful, all sights 100 per cent amazing. Sometimes, on a long weekend, the girl gang and I drive down on a... more

Atlin, BC

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Issue: 2015-09-10 Photo: courtesy of Yukon Film Society

Since being presented the Palme D’Or and Best Director credits at the Cannes Film Festival for Paris, Texas (1984) and Wings of Desire (1987) respectively, German filmmaker Wim Wenders continues to be intrigued by the human condition has ceased to... more

Photography - Film

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Issue: 2015-09-10 PHOTO: Dan Davidson

There is a campaign under way to have Father William H. Judge, S.J., declared a saint by the Vatican and named the Patron Saint of Miners. In the meantime, Father Judge, often referred to as the Saint of Dawson, will have to make do with the... more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2015-09-10 PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

YuKkonstruct's computer lab is electric with creativity and camaraderie. OkayK, it usually is, but more so tonight. It is six days from the deadline of the Hackathon, a contest from www.instructables.com, which is an online community of people... more

Hobbies

EAGLES

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Hello Everybody, We invite you to share your photos of Yukon wildlife. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what's going on and what camera equipment you used to editor@whatsupyukon.com more

Living With Wildlife

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Issue: 2015-09-10 PHOTO: Nellie Dale

A chance meeting a long time ago started a friendship and a quilting group that has been meeting now for three decades. As it happened, Yukoners Dorothy Smith and Karen McIver enrolled in an embroidery class at the public library in... more

Hobbies

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Issue: 2015-09-10 PHOTO: Miche Genest

It’s August 31 and the snow is halfway down Gray Mountain. In downtown Whitehorse the leaves are still on the trees and many of them are green. This morning I talked to my sister, who lives in Parksville but used to live here, and she said that in... more

Beverages

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Issue: 2015-09-10 PHOTO: courtesy of Marcelle Dubé

It's a dark and rainy night, when Kate Williams finds an injured stranger on the Highway. She pulls over to help him, not knowing that she will be soon in danger. That's how Marcelle Dubé's short story Night Shift starts. more

Literature

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Issue: 2015-09-10 PHOTO:: Angela Szymczuk

For some reason I just can't seem to stay away from the Gurkha’s. When I first started enjoying cigars about 8 years ago, Romeo y Julieta was my starter brand. Over the years my curiosities swayed between different brands. more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2015-09-10 PHOTOS: Rick Massie

From the outside, Farmer Robert's Store looks like a market in the middle of farm country. And that is exactly what it is… and much more. It is the final piece of the logistical puzzle that brings locally produced and organic produce to... more

Farm - Garden

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Issue: 2015-09-10 PHOTO: Selene Vakharia

When it comes to feeding your body and your bank account, there is no better choice that cooking at home. The math is simple. Say you spend ten dollars a day for lunch. While it may not seem like much, during a year that’s $3,650, which is a... more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2015-09-10 PHOTO: Allan Benjamin

He used to be poor, but not anymore. Now he's a millionaire and he always share. Steve Murphy is his name and prize he went to claim. more

Old Crow