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Multimedia Feature: No Rules in Rustic

Nestled amongst the trees of West Dawson, sits the Yukon’s first legal distillery – Klondike River Distillery.

This is the fourth instalment as part of a summer video series filmed and produced by our summer intern, Hannah Eden.

Be sure to pick up Wednesday, Aug. 6th issue of the Klondike Sun to read the full feature on Klondike River Distillery.

Recent Posts

Franklin Ship Located in the Arctic

Terror and Eerbus

On May 19, 1845, the Royal Navy ships Her Majesty’s Ship (HMS) Erebus and HMS Terror departed Greenhithe, England, on a much-heralded Arctic expedition in search of a Northwest Passage. » » » »

Beaver Creek RV park and hotel open for buisness

Beaver Creek Motel old main lodge

Story and Photos
By Dan Davidson

Sitting in the office of the Beaver Creek RV Park, with Beat Ledergerber and his wife Jyl Wingert, it’s easy to reflect on the many changes that have occurred in Beaver Creek since the three years that my wife and I spent here in the late 1970s. For one thing, we’re sitting in what used to be the Canada Customs depot, which used to be located directly across the road from where it now sits. New comers to town had to clear Customs to get gas until the agents got to know what your car looked like. » » » »

Three Years from Germany to the Circle

Confidence

Story & Photos
By Dan Davidson

Joachim Kreuzer (aka “Red Badger”) and Manfred Schroeter of Germany pulled up alongside the Dawson Dyke just over a month ago on July 13, finally completing a significant part of a river trip they had tried to undertake the year before. » » » »

Moosehide Hunting

Kalilah Olson (left) and friend Mikaila Blanchard hold the antlers from the 1250 pound bull moose shot on July 10.

Kalilah Olson (left) and friend Mikaila Blanchard hold the antlers from the 1250 pound bull moose shot on July 10.

Story and Photo by Hannah Eden

Moosehide Gathering preparations have officially begun with the latest edition to the three day feast – a bull moose. The moose was shot and killed by Ryan Peterson, Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Fish and Wildlife Steward with the help of friend Bobby Blanchard, his daughter Mikaila and friend Kalilah Olson in the early hours of the morning on Thursday July 10th. » » » »

Fracking in the Klondike? No Way, citizens say.

The meeting

Dawson City residents attend a meeting on the future of hydro-fracking in the Yukon

Story and Photo by Dan Davidson

If there was any doubt about how hydraulic fracking is viewed in the Klondike, the results of the visit of the Select Committee Regarding the Risks and Benefits of Hydraulic Fracturing to Dawson should settle the matter.

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