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The Pit

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Issue: 2019-06-19, Pixabay

was sitting on the back porch the other day, whittling myself a new pipe, when a rabbit popped out from under a garbage bin and shot across the alley. Read more

Humour

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Issue: 2018-07-11, PHOTO: James Weekes / courtesy of Iron Kingdom

In the beginning, there was Black Sabbath, Judas Priest and Motörhead, arguably the three most important bands in the history of metal music. The 1970s saw the rise of a dominant new scene, referred to as the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, or... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2017-06-21, PHOTO: Photo fournie par l’Association franco-yukonnaise (AFY)

La Saint-Jean, qu’est-ce que ? À l’origine, une fête païenne célébrée, le 24 juin, depuis quelques siècles, qui a, par la suite, été christianisée. On y faisait des feux de joie, on chantait et on dansait, le tout pour célébrer l’arrivée de l’été... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2017-06-21, PHOTO: Government of Yukon

Celebrated across cultures for centuries, the summer solstice falls on Wednesday, June 21. Each year, the summer solstice marks the longest day of the year and brings with it the kickoff of the major summer festivities in the Yukon. This week will... Read more

Yukon Summer

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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

According to journalist Ken Spotswood, who prepared a media kit of short articles for the Klondike Visitors Association (KVA) to be used during our centennial years (1996-98), the Great Klondike International Outhouse Race had its first run in 1977, Read more

Dawson City

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August 7, 2014 Issue

For those who like to boogey down, Miles from Motown, formerly the Soul Sunday Band, is back in Dawson to make it happen. Read more

Dawson City

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July 10 Issue

On a Friday night last month, they performed in Dawson City’s no-frills Pit lounge. The next night, they entertained the black-tie set for two hours at the Commissioner’s Ball, then found a house party and kept playing until 5:30 the next morning. Read more

Yukon Music

I've got the creeps, the willies, and the jim-jams. I've just heard ghost stories from Heidi Bliedungand Aaron Burnie from the love-worn, historic Westminster Hotel in Dawson City. I'm also relieved that Bliedung and Burnie, who both work at Read more

Paranormal

For Barr, this year will be nothing new, except for one thing: this will be the first year he performs his own solo project, Old Cabin Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2010-11-04

American liquor connoisseurs have Canada to thank for keeping their palates wet during Prohibition, as it was Canadians who made sure they didn't go thirsty. In fact, in its heyday Canadian-based Seagrams was the largest distiller in the world. It' Read more

Beverages