Experts 2011

Episode 42: Yukon Bush Pilot, Historian & Author Bob Cameron

Bob Cameron is an icon in the world of Yukon aviation. He earned his private pilot’s license in 1961, followed by his commercial license in 1970. Retired from commercial flying since 2001, Bob remains just as focused on flying as … Continue reading

Episode 32: with Whitehorse Mayor Bev Buckway

Mayor Bev Buckway is serving her third consecutive term as a member of city council, including her second term as mayor. Born in Whitehorse and raised in Yukon, Mayor Buckway’s background includes private business ownership and extensive involvement in the … Continue reading

Episode 31: Hank Moorlag, Ret’d Sup’t of Yukon RCMP

Hank Moorlag is the superintendent (retired) of the Yukon RCMP. We first met him during our August 8th episode when we featured Tagish Post—the historic Northwest Mounted Police post that operated during the 1898 gold rush. Mr. Moorlag described for … Continue reading

Episode 30: Photographer Manu Keggenhoff

Manu Keggenhoff, born and raised in Germany, is an accomplished graphic artist and photographer who provides stellar images for Harper Street Publishing, the company responsible for such classic publications as Yukon, North of Ordinary, Arts, North of Yukon, and The … Continue reading

Episode 28: Yukon Wildlife Preserve

The Yukon Wildlife Preserve is a unique wildlife viewing property featuring 10 species of northern Canadian mammals in their natural environment. Encompassing 750 acres with various natural habitats, the Yukon Wildlife Preserve offers unparalleled wildlife viewing and photo opportunities. Take … Continue reading

Episode 23: Rediscovering Tagish Post

We rediscover the Klondike Gold Rush stop known as Tagish Post. It was there, at a site beside Six Mile River in Tagish where more than 20,000 stampeders paid customs taxes and registered their homemade boats with the North West … Continue reading

Episode 22: Icy Waters and Author Tor Forsberg

Author Tor Forsberg reads from her book, North of Iskut: Grizzlies, Bannock and Adventure during Arts in the Park, held in Whitehorse. Next, My Yukon Life listeners are taken on a tour of Icy Waters, a Whitehorse aquaculture facility dedicated … Continue reading

Episode 19: with Cabin Fever Adventures

Dustin and Brook Davis, co-owners of Cabin Fever Adventures, offer their clients first-rate wilderness experiences with a variety of outdoor packages including canoeing, sea kayaking, fishing, and customized wilderness excursions. As an eco-driven business, they walk the talk by living … Continue reading

Episode 18: with Yukon Fly-Tyer Claudia MacPhee

We first introduced Claudia MacPhee to My Yukon Life listeners during our April 4 episode when she revealed the secrets to creating her unique pottery, dog hair clothing, and hand-tied fishing flies. On this episode of My Yukon Life, Claudia … Continue reading

Episode 15: Yukon Trapper Norman Winther

A Yukon trapper who portrayed himself in the docu-drama, “The Last Trapper,” Norman shares some his experiences as a trapper with listeners of My Yukon Life. We also learn the story behind the making of the movie. http://media.blubrry.com/myyukonlife/p/184.154.109.37/~yukoner/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Ep15-Norman-Winther-JUN-131.mp3Podcast: Play in … Continue reading

Episode 11: Yukon Chef Michele Genest

(Originally aired live) Miche Genest is the food columnist for Yukon, North of Ordinary magazine. She is also author of the cookbook, The Boreal Gourmet: Adventures in Northern Cooking, a true northern cookbook featuring Yukon flavours and traditions. Miche joins … Continue reading

Episode 7: Faro, Yukon Mayor Heather Campbell

(Originally aired live) In 2005, life needed to change for Heather Campbell. The choices were stay put in the big city, go to Russia for three months, take a job at The Hague, or make French fries on the highway … Continue reading

Episode 5: with Yukon Fly-Tyer, Knitter and Potter Claudia MacPhee

(Originally aired live) Claudia creates extraordinary items with natural materials collected from her Yukon surroundings. Whether knitting hats and mittens made from dog hair, tying fishing flies using polar bear fur and musk ox hair, or making wood fired pottery … Continue reading

Episode 4: with Yukon Musician Kim Barlow

(Originally aired live) Kim Barlow’s musical career has taken her from Inuvik to the UK; and from Yackandandah, Australia, to Cape Spear, Newfoundland. She has recorded four CDs of her own, and also performs with Annie Lou, an all-girl hillbilly … Continue reading

Episode 2: with Yukon Travel Expert Murray Lundberg

(Originally aired live) Murray Lundbergis a Yukon historian, author, and travel guide. Murray offers suggestions on things to do in the Yukon, and how to get here, whether by cruise ship, flying, or taking a road trip. Nine-time Iditarod Sled … Continue reading

Episode 1: Debut of My Yukon Life

(Originally aired live) For this debut episode of My Yukon Life, we took calls throughout the show and introduced listeners to Yukon musician Sarah MacDougall, who became our special guest for the March 21st episode. Nine-time Iditarod Sled Dog Race … Continue reading

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