Gudrun Sparling explains why the Yukon is her place to stay
This story originally ran in the Winter 2014 (V8I4) edition of Yukon, North of Ordinary.
Name: Gudrun Ingeborg Erickson Sparling
Place of Residence: Whitehorse
Occupation: Retired hotel owner
How long have you lived in the Yukon? I was born in Whitehorse, in 1926, and finished school here. For 30 years I was back and forth to Edmonton and Vancouver for college, marriage, and raising a family. I returned permanently, in 1978, to manage the Regina Hotel, which my brother and I owned.Read more
Tapping our favourite sourdoughs for their take on the territory. The territory's pre-eminent businessperson, Rolf Hougen, shares thoughts on his home.
This story originally ran in the Summer 2014 (V8I2) edition of Yukon, North of Ordinary.
Designer Brenda Lee Asp talks about the territory's beauty
This story originally ran in the Spring 2014 (V8I1) edition of Yukon, North of Ordinary.
Name: Brenda Lee Asp
Place of Residence: Haines Junction
Occupation: Fashion designer; graphic and print designer
How long have you lived in the Yukon? My whole life.
What brought you here? Birth! I have left the Yukon at times for training opportunities but always came back.
What keeps you here? My family and the crisp morning air.Read more