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Issue: 2019-11-06, PHOTO: Danny Macdonald

After scraping to survive the half marathon on Skiathos and then eating and drinking my way through Greece, I approached the Oct. 5 run on Santorini with some hesitation. My concerns were for naught as the course on Santorini, while challenging, was Read more

Active & Outdoors Events

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Issue: 2019-10-16, PHOTO: Danny Macdonald

The Yukon River Trail Marathon is considered a grueling course that challenges competitors to overcome hills, grabbing roots, rough terrain and even a foot bridge, usually during August heat that  can approach 30 C. Read more

Yukon Active

Discover the Okanagan

Kylie Campbell

The last day involved experiencing the Okanagan bucket list’s top winery—Mission Hill. We booked half an hour in advance for the Mission Hill Sommelier Experience. Read more

Travel Outside

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Issue: 2019-10-02, PHOTO: courtesy of Kylie Campbell

Breathtaking views, delicious food and delectable wines. The Okanagan is the top wine destination in the world, according to Huffington Post and I had to go find out how true it is. Day one incorporated incredible views, delicious food and... Read more

Travel Outside

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Issue: 2019-10-02, PHOTO: Pixabay

I have a clean driver’s slate. I mention this because it shows that most people, no matter how many goofy things they do when they were young, will finally straighten themselves out. I really try to never speed anymore and I am usually in... Read more

Yukon History

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Issue: 2019-09-11, PHOTO: Kylie Campbell

Breathtaking views, delicious food and delectable wines. The Okanagan is the top wine destination in the world, according to the Huffington Post, and I had to find out if they were right. Read more

Travel Outside

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Issue: 2019-09-04, PHOTO: Susanne Aichele

My fondest memory of Mexico is the availability of fresh coconut water. Over Christmas, I pet-sat a couple dogs on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. In the mornings, I went out to get a fresh coconut off the tree. Read more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2019-08-07, PHOTO: Josh Paton

The average reader may be surprised to learn that disc golf tournaments even exist. Indeed, many people are still unfamiliar with the bastard cousin of traditional ball golf. Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2019-07-31, PHOTO: Lillian Nakamura Maguire

I’m not a real connoisseur of fine dining, but I do enjoy trying out new tastes and exploring local foods, especially when I’m travelling. Portugal provided lots of opportunity for that when my friend and I went there in late March and early April. Read more

Travel Outside

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Issue: 2019-05-15, PHOTO: Lillian Nakamura Maguire

Here are some of my tips on travel to Portugal as a curious 70-year-old with a “willing to try it at least once” philosophy. This is based on two weeks travelling by train with another 69-year-old woman in late March and April... Read more

Travel Outside

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Issue: 2019-03-06, PHOTO: Kylie Campbell

Yes, that’s right, I’m going to write it. The “P” word. That’s right. Period. (Not the little dot at the end of a sentence, but the one that affects half the population for most of their lives.) It’s funny how a word can make people cringe, even... Read more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2019-03-06, PHOTO: Kylie Campbell

In 2016 I was living in the Republic of Georgia and travelled to the Islamic Republic of Iran for two months solo. Where and why you may ask? Two years prior I was travelling through Eastern Europe, and while in Ukraine, I met travellers heading... Read more

Travel Outside

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Issue: 2019-02-27, PHOTO: Dianne Homan

It was the end of my first camino, the ancient pilgrimage route across Spain, and I never wanted to put those dang boots on again. For the previous decade, they had served me well and felt comfortable during many one-to-four-day hikes. After a... Read more

Travel Outside

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Issue: 2018-12-12, PHOTO: Eirik Sharp

Eirik Sharp, owner and operator of The Sharp End: Mountain Adventures, with his extensive avalanche background, is bringing change to how the Yukon manages avalanche terrain. Sharp, 36, was born in Hong Kong. He is Norwegian and his family... Read more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2018-11-14, PHOTO: courtesy of Leslie Leong

Whitehorse artist Leslie Leong applied for a residency at the Ted Harrison Artists Retreat to work towards a large show at the Yukon Arts Centre Gallery in the fall of 2019. But she had lots of other ideas to work through first, both larger and... Read more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2018-11-07, PHOTO: Helen Dewell

April 9, 2017, marked the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Many refer to this as the point in time when Canada became a nation. The Battle of Vimy Ridge was a great victory for Canada, but it came at a price. In this battle, there... Read more

Yukon History

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Issue: 2018-10-24, PHOTO: Jozien Keijzer

Once upon a time, “back in the days” (last year, in October) when the Greyhound bus still existed, a garter snake slithered out of the way, a pronghorn bounced over a fence, and I happened to step into cactus. This is the beginning of a most... Read more

Travel Outside

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Issue: 2018-10-24, PHOTO: Pixabay

Halloween is most certainly a North American pastime, but this tradition has slowly morphed into a worldwide event for both kids and adults. I love Halloween ... Ever since I was a little kid, I envied the kids I saw, on TV and in movies, who got... Read more

Yukon Halloween

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Issue: 2018-10-17, PHOTO: courtesy of Lulu Keating

When the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture (KIAC) in Dawson City put out a call for a members’ exhibit with the theme of “The Age of Selfies,” local filmmaker Lulu Keating decided to submit a work about her recent hip replacement... Read more

Photography - Film

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Issue: 2018-10-10, PHOTO: courtesy of Sebastian Fricke

Having completed our undergraduate degrees, Rose and I were very eager to break free of the bureaucracy and daily grind of city life. We followed our inner compasses north, to Alaska and the Yukon, writing all along the way and compiling it into a... Read more

Literature