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Issue: 2018-06-06, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Mexican flavours are well suited to cooking over a fire—fresh and savory, it generally uses few ingredients and cooks quickly. This foil packet chicken fajita is all of those things. If you’re only going out for one night, you can prep the entire... Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2017-02-08, PHOTO: Aislinn Cornett

When my parents drove the Canadian Shield to Whitehorse 34 years ago in a rusted, steel blue Pontiac, they were unaware of the lifelong curse they were casting upon me. No, my parents are not wiccan worshippers, or practitioners of the Craft, just... Read more

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Issue: 2016-12-21, PHOTO: by Aislinn Cornett

If you think Mexican food, you might think meat. Sure, Mayan cuisine includes an exotic array of spices, herbs and plant-based delicacies- elote (corn on the cob often served with crema, chili powder, lime or cheese), tamales (pockets of corn... Read more

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Issue: 2016-11-16, PHOTO: Aislinn Cornett

Perhaps my Yukon upbringing prevented me from eating mangoes during my formative years. Especially in the grateful, sticky chin kind of way that I eat mangoes now. It’s a graceful gorging of sorts. There could not be enough of the sweet stone... Read more

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Issue: 2016-11-09, Art: Aislinn Cornett

Aislinn Cornett is an art therapist, writer, artist and adventurer born in Whitehorse, Yukon. She currently lives, writes and doodles on the beach in Mexico. Read more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2016-11-02, Art: Aislinn Cornett

Aislinn Cornett is an art therapist, writer, artist and adventurer born in Whitehorse, Yukon. She currently lives, writes and doodles on the beach in Mexico. Read more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2016-11-02, PHOTO: wikimedia commons

A Discover Snorkeling event run by Virginia Labelle of Yukon Scuba will be run on November 6th between 9 – 9pm at the Canada Games Centre pool. The event is targeted at first time snorkelers, especially families looking to make the most of their... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2015-12-24, PHOTO: wikipediacommons.com

Before coming to Nicaragua's beach mecca of San Juan del Sur, I had undergone a hostel scare in Granada - a polite-seeming colonial city with awe-inspiring architecture, nouveau cuisine and two sports bars. I had returned from dinner and was... Read more

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Issue: 2015-09-24 PHOTO: Angela Szymczuk

September always makes me think of apple picking, hay barrels, corn, and sunflowers. This summer I decided to try and grow sunflowers and even though I have never gardened before, I liked the thought of having my own sunflowers in September to enjoy. Read more

Farm - Garden

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Issue: 2015-03-19 PHOTO: Alexander Weber

I have lived in Whitehorse for a little over a year now. I am part of the Ontario diaspora, most recently having lived in Hamilton where I did my PhD. One of my main passions is rock climbing. I love climbing indoors, outdoors, really high mountain.. Read more

Yukon Outside

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Issue: 2015-02-05 Photo: Jason Westover

Recently my wife and I went to Mexico. Rather than bring our three-year-old daughter, Emily, we decided to fly my mother from Quebec to take care of her. Emily doesn’t get to see her grandmother too often Read more

Yukon Families

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Chris Collin offers the “Address to a Haggis”, the first Burns’ verse of the evening in 2014 photo by Dan Davidson

Despite claims of memoirists galore, who say they walked the Chilkoot Pass with Robert Service, the man now known as the bard of the Yukon arrived in Whitehorse via the White Pass and Yukon Route Read more

Yukon People

Another cycle is coming to an end. In the Tlingit language Dís Tlein (Big Moon) is similar to October in the Gregorian calendar, according to the book Tlingit Moon and Tide Teaching Resource by Dolly A. Garza. Read more

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For six months of the year the Dyes search for gold at their Amigo Mining operation located near Dublin Gulch, north of Mayo. For the wintery six months of the year, they do mission work in Lagunitas, Mexico from their perch in Arizona. Read more

Making A Difference!

The highest peaks of the Animas mountains in the east are already colouring light pink. As the road dips slightly through an arroyo, there are broad rolling hills to the west. We haven't made many miles today, but it's time to set up camp. Read more

Yukon Outside

Creosote bush as far as the eye can see. We are driving out of Animas in the far south-west corner of New Mexico. Only small towns here. Animas active, almost buzzing, things do happen here. Haticha almost deserted, an abandoned church where people Read more

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The poinsettia, or Christmas Star as it is known throughout Europe, is one of the very few plants that bloom during winter and the holiday season. The poinsettia has a rich and unique history that dates back to the Aztecs. The plant is native to... Read more

Yukon Archives

If food defines a culture, I shudder to think about the people defined by Guerrero Negro's demon street food from hell. We'd pulled into town late, just as it was getting dark. Having read in the Lonely Planet Guide to Baja California that the stree Read more

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Keith and Betty Dye describe the face of need in Lagunitas, Mexico. The couple, Yukoners for 31 years, are coordinating fundraisers through a Whitehorse-based organization called Jerusalem Evangelical Ministries (JEM), a "ministry of helps" ... Read more

Making A Difference!

There are cacti and scrub brush and even a couple of cowboys herding reluctant stray cattle along a sandy road. Each time we stop to rest, or to try and get our directions at a fork in the road, it is so hot that our helmets and jackets come off to Read more

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