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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

Travel Outside

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Issue: 2016-11-02, PHOTO: Nellie Dale

Whitehorse resident Peter Long is an avid walker. He has explored many trails in and around Whitehorse. He believes he has found a city trail which could become an exciting historic walk. Today at Miles Canyon, just above the parking lot on... Read more

Yukon History

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Issue: 2016-09-08, PHOTO: Christian Kuntz Photography

On the first of August, Gurdeep Pandher celebrated 10 years in Canada. “It’s been such a wonderful journey,” he says. His voice is light and full of joy and laughter. In the past decade, Pandher has lived in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, the... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2016-07-28, PHOTO: by Jozien Keijzer

In 2009, Ayla Sanders graduated from Vanier Catholic Secondary School and got a summer job in Paradise Alley on Main Street in Whitehorse. She did not have plans to pursue a post-secondary education, so she wrote an essay to apply for the Rosemary Bu Read more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2016-06-23, PHOTO: courtesy of the Association Franco Yukonnaise

Look around. The birds are singing, canoes and kayaks are back on Subaru roof racks and my neighbour seems to have an urge for gardening at 11:30 p.m. These are signs of summer. It’s a change from spending much of our time inside, sipping hot tea... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-03-17, PHOTO: Linda Leon

“I think when it’s built, it will be a three-person puppet for sure,” says Linda Leon, Production Manager for Burning Away the Winter Blues. She’s referring to this year’s effigy: a ten by eleven foot wooly mammoth. “He’s built out of cardboard,”... Read more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2015-05-28 PHOTO: courtesy of Jennifer Trapnell

There are 284 bird species recorded in Yukon. This weekend is your chance to count as many as you can. The Yukon Birdathon is designed to get you out birding, and raise funds for bird conservation. Held the last weekend in May, the goal is to... Read more

Yukon Wildlife

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Issue: 2015-05-21 PHOTO: Marc Paradis

According to Marc Paradis, it’s starting to resemble a mini-music festival. He should know. The Whitehorse drummer has performed at pretty much every major music function since he arrived in the Yukon 35 years ago. Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2015-03-19 PHOTO: Bruce Barrett

The Yukon winter is so long that Dawson City-based filmmaker Suzanne Crocker once said winter has its own seasons. Most Yukoners I know divide their very existence between their “winter” and “summer” selves. Read more

Yukon Active

We see the sun outside after work, it gets warmer — at least during the middle of the day — and we start to see the winter hermits among us emerge from hibernation. The month also marks the official start of spring, and March 22 is the date Read more

Yukon Winter

Inspiration comes in all shapes and sizes and Alanna Warner, a Whitehorse artist, recently found hers in a toy snake. Read more

Yukon Arts

As a theatre designer, Stéphanie Lambert is used to creating things that aren't meant to last. But not all of them are destined to go up in flames. That's what will happen this weekend when her four-faced effigy of winter is sacrificed ... Read more

Yukon Winter

This could possibly be the most-anticipated Burning Away the Winter Blues event in its 11-year history. Because of the economy? "No," says Arlin McFarlane. "It has been a long winter this year." Read more

Yukon Winter

For nine years, Burning Away the Winter Blues was a grassroots event that allowed Yukoners to come together at the Spring Equinox as a torch-wielding mob to, well, burn away the winter blues. Read more

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