Issue: 2017-10-18


Issue: 2017-10-18

"Yukon's Geek Nation is Invading our Pages"

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Issue: 2017-10-18, PHOTO:

The first week of September, the mice fled the fields and snuck indoors, as mice are wont to do. It happened in the quiet hours of one night. The day before, the kitchen drawers and cupboards were spotless. The next, they were festooned with... more

Oct. 18, 2017 midnight Humour


Issue: 2017-10-18, Cartoon: Allan Benjamin

She came, she saw, we conquered Grandma’s name is Clara Frost She came, she saw, we conquered. We're proud to be her rangers. more

Oct. 18, 2017 midnight Old Crow

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Issue: 2017-10-18, PHOTO: Courtesy of Nicole Edwards/Alistair Maitland

The first time I heard Nicole Edwards’ voice, it drew me down a Yukon College hallway during the 1998 Frostbite Music Festival and into one of the festival’s classroom venues. There I found Nicole Edwards, new to the Yukon at that point, singing... more

Oct. 18, 2017 midnight Yukon Music

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Issue: 2017-10-18, PHOTO: Miyuki Kato

Many people wouldn’t be surprised to hear that long-time Yukoner Josée Carbonneau is a passionate fisher. Like many northerners, Carbonneau has an affinity for fishing. It’s what she does with the fish that leaves people awestruck. Long after her... more

Oct. 18, 2017 midnight Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2017-10-18, PHOTO: Courtesy of From the North

We deserve a pat on the back. That’s part of the point of From the North says Kim Winnicky, executive producer of the arts performance and show, a Canada 150 project being produced by Music Yukon. “We (in the territories) don’t often get a chance... more

Oct. 18, 2017 midnight Yukon Arts


Issue: 2017-10-18, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

There’s no downside to freshly baked bread – it tastes great and makes the house smell wonderful. Making bread can be a bit time consuming though, if done the old fashioned way it can take hours of kneading and proofing... more

Oct. 18, 2017 midnight Recipes

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Issue: 2017-10-18, PHOTO: UW Digital Collections via

Any of the millions of passengers who have ridden the White Pass and Yukon Route - “the scenic railway of the world” - in the 117 years since its completion, would immediately recognize it as a marvellous technological achievement... more

Oct. 18, 2017 midnight Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2017-10-18, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

Every two years the Yukon Historical & Museums Association holds a meeting for the entire Yukon heritage community. It moves around the territory, but executive director Lianne Maitland says that one of the places they like to come back to is... more

Oct. 18, 2017 midnight Dawson City

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Issue: 2017-10-18, PHOTO: Danny Macdonald

Every Saturday evening, in a humble garage in Riverdale, the Northmen Gaming Club gathers to roll dice, game and share some laughs. The casual observer can be forgiven for fearing that a prohibition-era gambling house, full of craps and blackjack... more

Oct. 18, 2017 midnight Hobbies

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Issue: 2017-10-18, PHOTO: Carolyn Westberg

If you’re the kind of person who enjoys creepy strolls through dark spaces with ghouls and goblins festering around every corner, perhaps it’s time to head to The Guild Hall in Porter Creek, as the Guild Society is preparing to scare the wits out... more

Oct. 18, 2017 midnight Yukon Halloween

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Issue: 2017-10-18, Screenshot: Kylie Campbell

Perpetually single and constantly moving all over the world, settling into a new place can be tough. How do you meet people? How do you get into a good clique? How do you meet a decent or even “normal” person who you don’t want to throw out a... more

Oct. 18, 2017 midnight Yukon Lifestyle

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Issue: 2017-10-18, PHOTO: Daniel Brousseau (RASC)

At the end of October, the Takhini Hot Springs, a short 30-minute drive north of downtown Whitehorse, will be turned into a hub for astronomy lovers. The Yukon Astronomical Society (YAS) will be hosting its first annual Star Party from October 20... more

Oct. 18, 2017 midnight Hobbies