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Yukon, North of Ordinary is the premier, full-colour magazine about the Yukon Territory. Our goal is to share the best of the Yukon with those both inside and outside of the territory. From its people to its culture, history, and great outdoors, you'll find it all in Yukon, North of Ordinary.

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    Ancient Shades of Green

    This story originally ran in the Spring 2015 (V9I1) edition of Yukon, North of Ordinary. On March 17, people throughout the world turn their collective gaze to Ireland to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. In Eire (Ireland) it is a holiday, when many go to morning mass, then attend costumed parades with music from fife-and-drum bands. I noticed while celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Dingle (on the southwest coast of Ireland) that most people wore fresh cut clusters of shamrocks on their coat lapels to show love and loyalty to their country and honour the teachings of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.   It is said that Ireland has over 40 shades of green that weave through the rolling mountains, hillsides, and patchwork pastures of the northwestern European country. The warm temperatures and amount of rain that falls throughout the year creates a perfect growing environment for all things green.
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    Surveying the Surrealism of Northern Landscapes

    The dark and magical influences in artist Rosemary Scanlon's work This story originally ran in the Fall 2014 (V8I3) edition of Yukon, North of Ordinary. The beauty of the land has an intoxicating lure when glancing at Rosemary Scanlon’s work from a distance. The stars are bright and rivers run deep blue. There is a sense of stillness—the kind that comes from living amongst cold winter months.
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    The Neglected Peak

    Discovering the beauty of Brute Mountain This story originally ran in the Fall 2014 (V8I3) edition of Yukon, North of Ordinary. DISTANCE: 11 km MAX. ELEVATION GAIN: 900 m TIME: 6.5 hours SKILL LEVEL: Difficult
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