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Mosquito

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Issue: 2019-06-12, PHOTO: Pixabay

I’ve often wondered what it would be like to go camping, fishing, hiking or just relaxing by the fire without the abundance of biting insects that seem to enjoy the same places as we do. Read more

Yukon Summer

Mosquito

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Mosquitoes, black flies, mites and just about every other insect alive are out there waiting for you. There are countless insect sprays, also out there for the customer to buy, that contain chemicals that can harm the skin or even worse. Read more

Yukon Outside

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Issue: 2017-05-17, PHOTO: Lisa Sakulensky

Bestselling Canadian author Lawrence Hill pursues a lifelong interest in African diaspora narratives. As a part of the research for a book he’s writing about the contribution of African American soldiers to the construction of the Alaska Highway... Read more

Literature

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Issue: 2016-06-30, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

Jack London’s The Call of the Wild is not a particularly long book. A mere 70 pages, perhaps a few more in a version with illustrations, it is often published between the same covers as its thematic opposite, White Fang, often along with some of... Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2016-05-26, Cartoon: Allan Benjamin

THEY WORK OVERTIME TO COMMIT CRIME. THEIR MANNERS THEY DON’T USE AN’ THEY LIKE TO ABUSE. Read more

Old Crow

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Issue: 2015-04-02 PHOTO: courtesy of Carolyn Vincent

I have been in the wilderness of the Mackenzie Mountains for six weeks, and have decided to begin a diary. It’s maybe not the right time to start one, but now that I’m not quite as busy and not nearly as tired at the end of the day, I’ll begin one... Read more

Ross River

IN THE SUMMER THE MOSQUITOS WILL BITE IN THE WINTER THE FROST WILL BITE. WHEN YOU GO TO THE OUTHOUSE YOU WEAR YOUR PARKA OVER YOUR BLOUSE. YOUR PANYS WILL BE DOWN TO YOUR KNEES SO IT WON'T TAKE LONG TO FREEZE. Read more

Old Crow

Everything in nature has a purpose. The purpose of the Noble Mosquito [Culiseta longiareolata] is to keep our campsites from becoming overcrowded. Read more

Yukon Summer