I have lost the dearest friend I ever had' Major Evans is being remembered as man dedicated to his community. Whether it was at the start line of the Yukon Quest, behind the scenes of the annual Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous, or as a longtime member of the local Elks Lodge, Evans was there. Major Evans died last Sunday evening at the age of Born in Prince Edward Island on Nov. He arrived in the Yukon in with the military, but left in with his wife, Pat, for another posting, only to return in upon his retirement from the army. As the story goes, though, it was during his initial posting in the territory when he was bitten with what was to become a passion he and his wife nurtured for the rest of their years. It was down on the Yukon River at the start of the annual dog races in when one musher called out for somebody to grab the gang line, to assist with an anxious team.
We are a community of makers, artists, and lifelong learners who not barely participate but also teach many arts programs. Every day, we embrace additional opportunities, explore new pursuits, and arouse one another to live life abundant. If you prefer to explore your creativity with power tools, the woodshop offers a safe and stimulating atmosphere for making everything from gifts en route for furniture. The Fine Arts Gallery features monthly exhibits by famous, local, after that resident artists.
Cylinder this The Yukon historical community is grieving a tremendous loss with the sudden passing of David Neufeld earlier this month. Dave was easily individual by his handle-bar mustache and cheery attitude. He had a true anger for Yukon history and his active personality and openness to learn endeared him to everyone he met. I met David in on my at the outset visit to the Yukon. I accompanied Liza Piper to Dawson City designed for research, and David invited us for my part, a total stranger at the age to stay with him and his lovely wife, Joy, at their abode for the evening of our apply to between flights from Whitehorse to Dawson.