Lesley Grant

It's a sunny Sunday in Dawson, the first day of a new month. I am standing by the window at our kitchen counter eating a beetroot sandwich (toasted Calabrese bread, cheddar cheese, pickled beets, cucumber, tomato, and baby dill pickles with a sprink Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

Brussels sprouts: the tiny perfect brassica. Could anything be better than a side of miniature cabbages oven-roasted with prosciutto and homemade croutons and finished with a generous serving of cambozola cheese? Discuss. Read more

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One Saturday, after holding nails while two Yukoners and an artist from Vancouver assembled a complicated woodshed art piece, it hit me: I don't actually know how to do anything. Raised in a family whose parents both had white-collar careers and spe Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

My cousin's husband, Jerome, died in his sleep at home in Paris on December 18, 2003. He was 45 and had been diagnosed with lung cancer the previous March. Read more

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When contemplating moving from Toronto to Dawson 14 months ago, I thought a lot about what I'd be giving up. What I didn't anticipate was all the "firsts" the move would bring. First time experiencing 24-hour daylight. First time sleeping in a wall Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

Don't know your Egg-and-Spoon from your Keyhole, or your Road Hack from your Show Hack? You can watch and learn this weekend as more than 50 horse-rider combinations compete in the Yukon Horse and Rider Association's Season Finale. The 3-day event, Read more


As he wraps up teaching a kids' drama class, the Family Literacy Centre's Brendan Wiklund switches gears to talk about Tales to be Told, a storytelling circle for elders and adults over 55, which will launch Tuesday, March 29. Read more


Dawson man-about-town Greg Hakonson is always an enthusiastic guy, putting his energy into construction, cooking and the local arts scene – he's been a driving force behind the Dawson City Arts Society for more than a decade. Read more

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It's Thursday night at Dawson City Curling Club. Club president Akio Saito explains the finer points of the pivoting head on a blue, light-weight curling broom to a teammate who's contemplating a purchase before this weekend's 112th International Bon Read more

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Is Logan sick of getting the same old moose bones every year? Would Fluffy like a pink rhinestone-studded collar, or is beaver skin more her style? Read more

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The rally continues for several returns under the fluorescent lights of the Dawson Curling Club before the ball skids under a nearby chair. Seeing the break in play, I steal the chance to talk to Sokolowski about her upcoming trip to Ottawa for the 2 Read more

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It was novelist Lawrence Hill who told me while we sipped tea in the Downtown Hotel dining room in Dawson in March that his early career as a journalist taught him to embrace the adventure of his stories. The beauty of living in the North is the adv Read more

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