Stephanie J. Hammond

"Live and Learn" Columnist Stephanie Hammond is the executive director of LDAY. Questions about her stories can be sent to


Issue: 2017-06-07, PHOTO: Courtesy of Yukon Pride

Don’t wait for your invitation in the mail – Yukon Pride isn’t an exclusive event. “I think sometimes that some of our straight allies, they feel like they need to be invited to an event, which I totally understand,” says Rian Turner who, along... more

Jun. 07, 2017 midnight Yukon Lifestyle


Issue: 2016-10-12, PHOTO: courtesy of

The school year is well and truly underway by now. There is a lot of enthusiastic, energetic and creative learning happening all over the territory. School learning can present large or small hurdles for some, though. When students are struggling... more

Oct. 12, 2016 midnight Yukon Education


Issue: 2016-06-02, PHOTO:

He’s only 24 years old, but American pianist Matt Savage has had a 15-year professional career as a jazz musician, playing with some of the biggest names in jazz including Chick Corea, Wynton Marsalis and Chaka Khan. People Magazine described... more

Jun. 02, 2016 midnight Health and Wellness


What's Up Yukon May 12, 2016 Issue

Weird Al Yankovic, in his parody song “Word Crimes” goes further to dismiss those with grammar challenges. Singing to the tune of “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke, Yankovic says, “ I hate these word crimes/Your prose is dopey/Think you should only/ more

May 12, 2016 midnight , Yukon Education


Issue: 2016-03-17, PHOTO:

My Learning Disabilities Association of Yukon colleague’s daughter will be heading to Greenland next month for the Arctic Winter Games. She is competing in snowshoe biathlon, an event that requires athletes to snowshoe as fast as they can, then... more

Mar. 17, 2016 midnight Yukon Education