The Big People – Klondike Gold Rush

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The Big People, A Thrilling Klondike Gold Rush Adventure

This captivating tale by K.H. Linville takes us on a thrilling, life-changing adventure to the Klondike Gold Rush in 1898. Elmer and his Uncle Henry begin their journey in Seattle, Washington with an opening scene describing the pitiful state of unemployment and sorry-looking futures. The story . . . → Read More: The Big People – Klondike Gold Rush

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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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Preorder – From Thine Own Well

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This Post has been updated as From Thine Own Well has now been released.

From Thine Own Well, Norm Hamilton’s new novel about a dystopian future Canadian society, is available now

Be one of the first of your friends to receive a copy of From Thine Own Well.

Order your signed copy now.

Expected . . . → Read More: Preorder – From Thine Own Well

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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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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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