Yukon Dreams

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Yukon Dreams – Remoteness and Mystique of the Corner of the World – Damien Tremblay

In this literary essay, author Damien Tremblay explores the concept of how remoteness contributes to the Yukon mystique and attraction.

The book abounds with legendary stories from Yukon: The Last Patrol, W.J.D. Dempster, The madness of Michael Oros, . . . → Read More: Yukon Dreams

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Rutting Season

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Rutting Season

A Wonderful Page Turner

Roy Ness has created a novel that draws the reader along inexorably as the action and characters evolve. His knowledge of Canada’s Yukon and the issues that are in conflict are evident both in detail and feeling.

Both sides of the arguments are well stated, leaving the reader . . . → Read More: Rutting Season

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Winter Walk, Yukon

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Winter Walk, Yukon – A Poem

I can’t bend my fingers And can’t feel my toes The burn on my cheeks Just the frostbitten know

It’s a bright sunny day Why walk? God knows In Yukon, in winter Light still comes with cold

And now that I’m warm Safe and comfy indoors I gaze out . . . → Read More: Winter Walk, Yukon

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Yukon Summer Feelings

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Yukon Summer Feelings – A Poem

I do love the green The blue and red sheen The orange, the pink and the yellow Magenta, cyan, and violet is grand All together, they make me feel mellow.

The warmth is so fine The sunlight sublime The breeze, the aromas, the foliage The birds and the . . . → Read More: Yukon Summer Feelings

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CAUSATUM – Off to the Editor

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Update – The name this novel will be published as is From Thine Own Well

Sending a manuscript off to the editor is similar to hiring a maid to clean your house. That is, many of us, me included, want to clean everything as much as possible so the person coming in won’t be facing . . . → Read More: CAUSATUM – Off to the Editor

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Yorkshire to Yukon

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Yorkshire to Yukon, an Art Show

This article was published in the Yukon News September 30, 2011

The colours and textures burst forth from the canvases and the acrid smell of oil paint lay heavy in the air.

“This is where it all happens,” said Simon James Gilpin as he opened the door to his . . . → Read More: Yorkshire to Yukon

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Local Women Raise Money for Leukemia/Lymphoma Research

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This article was published in the Yukon News August 19, 2011

Two Whitehorse women will be in the throng at the start of the Nike Women’s Marathon on October 16, 2011 in San Francisco.

Lori Mountain and Heather Jordan are training to run a half-marathon at this event.

Lori Mountain and Heather Jordan on . . . → Read More: Local Women Raise Money for Leukemia/Lymphoma Research

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Heavy Metal Show to be Remounted

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This article was published in the Whitehorse Star August 19, 2011

A Heavy Metal concert that was shut down in July because of excessive noise will be remounted in Shipyards Park later this month thanks to the help of the Boys and Girls Club of Whitehorse.

Taking the Stage: Heavy Metal Band Cervexecution – . . . → Read More: Heavy Metal Show to be Remounted

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New Director at Guild Hall

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The good ship Guild Hall has a new skipper at the helm and she came by way of Down Under.

Katherine McCallum, Artistic Director at the Guild Hall

Katherine McCallum, the new artistic director, comes with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia and has also studied in Germany and . . . → Read More: New Director at Guild Hall

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Rose Garden

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Artist Jozien Keizer at her exhibition “Rose Garden”

The art exhibition currently being shown at Umbellula on the River is a feast of colour, contrast and texture.

“I don’t have the words,” Jozien Keijzer said when attempting to explain how her art evolved.

“It’s very much a personal journey,” she said.

Keijzer emigrated from . . . → Read More: Rose Garden

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