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Yellowknife, NWT

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Issue: 2017-11-15, PHOTO: amazon.ca

In the summer of 1972 Pierre Berton decided to recreate a trip he had taken with his mother, father and sister back in the 1930s and take his family rafting from Bennett Lake to Dawson City. Some of them had earlier hiked the Chilkoot Pass, so... more

Literature

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Issue: 2017-05-10, PHOTO: Dave Brosha

Jamie Bastedo is not new to the Yukon. He first came to the territory 35 years ago as a biology graduate student. “Think Never Cry Wolf,” he says. “My head full of book knowledge about northern landscapes and cultures.” more

Literature

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Issue: 2017-02-08, PHOTO: courtesy of Yukon Quest

“In the 2015 Yukon Quest, we were going up over Eagle Summit… it can be a real challenge, an extremely steep summit, and we'd heard terrible things about it. My dogs were amazing, barking, screaming with happiness, getting a high off of having to... more

Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2016-07-21, PHOTO: Nicole Bauberger

Three photo-based shows currently on exhibit at the Yukon Arts Centre all aspire to convey something of the experience of living in the North. Of course there is no “the” when it comes to north; there are many norths. In my opinion, the exhibits... more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2016-06-23, PHOTO: Kim Melton

I've put a lot of miles under me this spring between Victoria, B.C. and the Klondike Valley, and had thought I would be riding the green wave north. It is true that there were more leaves out on the Gulf Islands than there were when I arrived at... more

Wild Harvest

As a child, I learned the importance of spending time outside. My father taught me that fresh air was a mandatory part of everyday life, through a wide variety of outdoor activities. On weekends, he would drag me out of bed early in the morning, ... more

Yukon Winter

Yellowknife needs more showing space for emerging artists. High rents in that city make the cost of wall space very high. But that hasn't stopped Rae Braden. It's the Circle Square Mall, Yellowknife, the last Friday night in November. more

Yukon Arts

You have to respect Jennifer Walden: she likes the Yukon, but she loves her Yellowknife home even more. "Whitehorse has a postcard beauty – beautiful mountains and trees – but Yellowknife has a rugged, wild side ... it grabs you. more

Yukon Arts

The Birchwood Gallery in Yellowknife shows top-notch artists from all over Canada. It also shows the work of local high school students. Yellowknife contrasts Whitehorse in interesting ways ... more

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