An Interview With Violet Gatensby

An Interview With Violet Gatensby By Alexander “River” Gatensby It’s no secret that the Yukon is overflowing with artistic creativity. The territory is jam packed, side to side with aspiring young artists. But, one painter and carver really stands out from the crowd: Violet Gatensby. Violet, from Carcross, Yukon, is a traditional NorthWest Coast artist […]

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Yukon’s Quest for Frozen Treats

Yukon’s Quest for Frozen Treats By Alexander A little bit over a decade ago, Yukon lost a monarch. A frozen dairy monarch, to be exact. I’m not sure of the exact dates, but at some point in the mid 2000’s Whitehorse’s branch of Dairy Queen shut down. Children were crying to their mothers: “Mommy, I […]

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All City Band – A Musical Community

All City Band – A Musical Community An interview with All City Band Directors Every Tuesday  after I get off work, I go home, eat dinner, and grab my case. In this case is a series of hollow cylinders with metal buttons and switches. Each tube is punctured with holes. With case in hand I […]

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Leaving Vegan

by Paige Hopkins   I was vegetarian.   It was no fling, oh no. In fact it was the longest commitment of my life, from age 14 to 27. Protect the animals! I thought, ‘How can you possibly eat your animal friends?’. Though, I will be honest, it wasn’t all giggly piglets and twinkly eyed […]

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The Pangs of Nostalgia

The Pangs of Nostalgia by Cassis Lindsay Nowadays, humans are mostly sedentary people. We have houses and workplaces, staying in one region for months or years at a time, as opposed to the old ways of following nature’s patterns in search of food and resources. In North America, one of the only notable human migrations […]

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Homelessness in Yukon: Under Whitehorse’s Snowy Clean Blanket

Homelessness in Yukon: Under Whitehorse’s Snowy Clean Blanket By Skyler Isaac   By day, the town of Whitehorse is coated in a layer of something resembling beauty. The snow falls, covering the environment in its lovingly crafted flakes. Gainfully employed citizens commute to and from their jobs, breathing in the crisp air and enjoying it […]

The Opioid Crisis

The Opioid Crisis BY PAIGE HOPKINS Over the past few years, Canada has seen epidemic levels of overdoses and deaths because of one highly potent substance. The agent is odourless, colourless, and an amount the size of two grains of salt can kill you. It is easily mixed with any type of drug and is […]

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