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Whitehorse Elementary School

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Issue: 2019-01-23, PHOTO: Deborah McNevin

It began innocently enough. At a gathering shortly after I stopped working, I overheard a friend mentioning that another friend had said she was going to learn bridge in order to have something to do in the nursing home... Read more

Hobbies

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Issue: 2017-10-18, PHOTO: Miyuki Kato

Many people wouldn’t be surprised to hear that long-time Yukoner Josée Carbonneau is a passionate fisher. Like many northerners, Carbonneau has an affinity for fishing. It’s what she does with the fish that leaves people awestruck. Long after her... Read more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2016-08-04, PHOTO: courtesy of Bob Sharp

There are two kinds of gardeners in the Yukon: those who can grow tomatoes and those who can't. With Yukoner Bob Sharp's Solar Growing Greenhouse Kit – a stable-temperature greenhouse that extends the growing season by three months.... Read more

Farm - Garden

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What's Up Yukon May 12, 2016 Issue

This year marks the 35th anniversary of French immersion programs in the Yukon and the École Whitehorse Elementary School decided to do something big to celebrate Read more

, Yukon Families

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Issue: 2016-03-17, PHOTO: Arts Underground

If you are looking for a memorable and activity-packed March Break, there is no reason to leave town. In addition to normal family-friendly programming, many organizations are offering special camps for kids. If you missed your chance to get your... Read more

Yukon Families

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Issue: 2015-02-19 PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

What are those? “Whiffle balls.” What are they for? “Tic-Tac-Toe.” Five-year-old Nash Battersby is about to school me in the art of winning prizes at the Fun Fair at Whitehorse Elementary School, this Friday and Saturday. Read more

Yukon Families

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by Fiona Solon Federoff posing outside his old digs

We get down to business so that I can learn about Vince’s rock’n’roll history , and my first question stumps him -- he can’t remember the name of his first band! We get a good laugh out of that before moving on. Read more

Yukon People

Paula Thompson said it best. "I'm in awe of primary teachers. They're amazing, amazing people. They just know what to do." Thompson oughtta know. She's a former teacher and a former principal. Now she helps teach teachers. Read more

Yukon Education

Adults of all ages will be thrilled to hear that Nakai Theatre is bringing Fred Penner to Whitehorse. Sadly, many children today haven't had the thrill of waiting for that magical moment when Penner would crawl through.... Read more

Theatre - Dance