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Issue: 2019-05-01, PHOTO: Pixabay

Breast cancer is one of the top three diagnosed cancers in the Yukon. One out of eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lives. These are the staggering realities of breast cancer... Read more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2018-12-19, PHOTO: Chris Clark

This is a phrase I have said, myself, as I rolled my eyes. We have all read stories and watched sitcoms where adult children are saying this to their friends, clearly intimating that the upcoming visit will be difficult. And it always was, when my... Read more

Yukon Families

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What's Up Yukon May 12, 2016 Issue

Her relationship with her boyfriend was complicated. She had friends who had had an abortion, and friends who had given their baby up for adoption, but neither of those were options she ever considered. Read more

, Yukon Families

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Issue: 2016-04-21, PHOTO: Gillian Martin

What am I doing? It is -45 C and I am starting to feel trapped. I haven’t left the house - unless you count visits to the outhouse or to grab more wood, which at these temperatures are so quick that they hardly bear mentioning. I haven’t left the.. Read more

Yukon Families

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Issue: 2015-12-24, PHOTO: Jozien Keijzer

Several months ago I walked into a beauty salon for advice on a skin problem. Kayla Dewdney appeared from the back of the shop. She looked at my skin and offered her advice. It worked! Today I made an appointment with her for a facial, which... Read more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2015-05-07 PHOTO: Esther Deuling

My first idea was to write about women building for Habitat for Humanity. That fell through; no one got back to me. Then, I tried to get in touch with the Victoria Faulkner’s Women Centre to talk to about May being sexualized assault awareness... Read more

Yukon Families

I knew my mom, Kathy O’Donovan, was something special as far back as my memory allows. I remember being in awe of all her talents, maybe not always appreciative, but in awe none-the-less. The down side of your mother Read more

Yukon People

The delicate woman sat beside me with her hands lying limply in her lap. She wore a nurse's smock and a faded skirt — her nicest "going out" clothes. Christa's mother had kindness on her face. She placed a hand on mine; so gently that I could barely Read more

Making A Difference!

The Robert Campbell Bridge between Riverdale and downtown Whitehorse will be closed this Sunday. But not for long. The bridge will be closed for approximately 10 minutes around 1 p.m. as over 1,000 runners and walkers make their way across its... Read more

Yukon Active