October-December 2011

Episode 43: My Yukon Life Music from 2011

On My Yukon Life podcast radio, we’ve been fortunate enough to feature many wonderful Yukon musicians on the show our first year. The only downside to having a half-hour podcast is that it’s not nearly enough time to fit in … Continue reading

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 41: Yukon Musician Nicole Edwards (Part Two)

Part one of our visit with Nicole from last week is available on the podcast page of our website at http://www.myyukonlife.com/podcasts/episode-40-yukon-musician-nicole-edwards-part-one/. Nicole Edwards is an outstanding vocalist and songwriter despite the challenges she’s faced over the years. Nicole was diagnosed … Continue reading

Episode 40: Yukon Musician Nicole Edwards (Part One)

Nicole Edwards is an outstanding vocalist and songwriter despite the challenges she’s faced over the years. Nicole was diagnosed with Scleroderma. If you’re not familiar with it, Scleroderma is a chronic systemic autoimmune disease. For Nicole, it’s resulted in a … Continue reading

Episode 39: The Kitchen-Kuiack Family

The Kitchen-Kuaick household is one of six families from across Canada competing in the Shell Canadian Geographic Energy Diet Challenge. The family that reduces its energy consumption the most before December 4th will win the competition. The Kitchen-Kuaicks represent northern … Continue reading

Episode 38: Yukoner Sue Thomas

Sue Thomas grew up in Beaver Creek, Yukon, population 300. The coldest temperatures ever recorded in North America occurred not far from her family’s cabin. During her early years, Sue attended classes in a two-room schoolhouse. When not in class, … Continue reading

Episode 37: Sky High Wilderness Ranch

My Yukon Life podcast radio host Jennifer Hawks visits Sky High Wilderness Ranch on the shores of Fish Lake. It’s only about 30 minutes from Whitehorse, but it’s a world away from civilization. They offer dog sled and horseback adventures … Continue reading

Episode 36: Yukon Musician & Dog Musher Kate Weekes

“I mush dogs and play music.” This is Kate Weekes’ response to the oft-asked question “What are you doing in the Yukon?” In the years since hitch-hiking across the country from her home in Eastern Ontario to Canada’s North, Kate has … Continue reading

Episode 35: Haunted Yukon Part Two

In the second half of this two-part Halloween episode of My Yukon Life podcast radio, host Jennifer Hawks visits the notorious Caribou Hotel in Carcross, Yukon, where several people have died, including one former owner who was brutally murdered at … Continue reading

Episode 35: Haunted Yukon Part One

We’ve put together a very special, two-part episode for you of My Yukon Life podcast radio: Haunted Yukon. In this first part of this episode, host Jennifer Hawks takes her recording equipment into a Yukon Bed and Breakfast in which … Continue reading

Episode 34: with Kayak & Canoe Racer Ingrid Wilcox

We first met special guest Ingrid Wilcox during the July 25th episode of My Yukon Life which featured Maralyn Rogers and the Paddlers Abreast team as they competed in the Yukon River Quest. In addition to also being a champion female … Continue reading

Episode 33: with Underwater Explorer Doug Davidge

Doug Davidge is the owner and operator of Underwater Video North which is based in Whitehorse. He uses what’s called a remote operated vehicle to take video images deep underwater, or even under ice, to discover and sometimes recover what … 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

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