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Just say ‘I do’ in the Junction

HAINES JUNCTIONForget ore and pipelines, a group in this village wants to rev up the economy with banquets and bouquets.
Postie diva takes a shot at stardom

Postie diva takes a shot at stardom

Consider it a cross between Survivor and Canadian Idol.The premise subjects six would-be Pavarottis and Emmy Destinns, from all walks of life, to…
Collision with reality

Collision with reality

Richard Nieman smiled across the table in the bare room, rubbing his freshly shaved head.Before a buddy of his gave him the new look, his thick…

Weeds shed light on climate change

Not many people understand the deadly potential of the common European dandelion.In its native environs the well-known weed isn’t much of a…

Dawson’s nature bodes well for new parents

DAWSON CITYIsolation, desolation, deprivation.Explain to people Outside, or even in Whitehorse, that 30 new mothers a year are choosing Dawson…
Ontario based storyteller makes edification entertaining

Ontario based storyteller makes edification entertaining

Riffke was troubled because her children were disobedient, begins professional storyteller Carol Leigh Wehking as she nurses a warm drink at a local…
On the hunt for caribou, caiman and culture

On the hunt for caribou, caiman and culture

Tall and lanky, with his long black hair tucked under a Native Pride cap, Isaiah Gilson stands out.His accomplishments do too — so much so,…

Getting grounded in Nicaragua

A little over a year ago now, I was sipping some of my last experiences from the cup of Central America.