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Drea Nasager is one of the collaborators of the Klondike Songwriters Volume One that launched on July 7.
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by Dan Davidson
Early last winter, during a stretch when the thermometer dipped into the minus 40s, Nathan Tinkham came to town with a portable recording studio, set up at the Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre, and made [...]
By Lisa McKenna
Known as the Texas Troubadour, he was a pioneer of American country music.
Born in 1914 in Crisp, Texas (now a ghost town), just outside of Ellis County, he grew up working on farms. Inspired by Jimmy Rodgers (the singing brakeman) this boy would spend all his spare time singing, yodeling and playing the [...]
By Samantha Elmsley
On June 13, thirteen women met in the KIAC ballroom to discuss ongoing issues pertaining to women in the Yukon. Hosted by the Yukon Advisory Council on Women’s Issues (YACWI), the meeting provided a forum for local women to voice their concerns and celebrate successes in their community. Though many attendees were community [...]
It wouldn’t be a proper Commencement ceremony without the traditional hat toss.
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By Dan Davidson
The Palace Grand Theatre was packed on June 1 as Principal Ann Moore asked the audience to stand and welcome the Robert Service School Grad Class of 2013.
They entered to the opening four-part harmony and blistering guitar riff of Kansas’ [...]
[ June 17, 2013; 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. ]
Dawne Michell gives a big thumbs up to her winning ticket at this year’s IODE Break-up Ice Pool.
Story & Photo by Dan Davidson
Breakup 2013 is one that Dawne Mitchell won’t forget for a while. Winning $3,872 in the IODE Ice Pool is memorable enough, but other events will enhance the memory.
For one thing, she was [...]