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Nine Dog Winter By Bruce T. Batchelor
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Nine Dog Winter is a true story, about two young Canadians who recruit nine mismatched huskies, and head out camping in the Yukon in brutally cold weather. Includes instructions for building... More > toboggans, harnesses, moccasins and other traditional equipment. Hundreds of tips gathered from people who live in the Northern bush. About the author BRUCE BATCHELOR: Though he'd lived in the Yukon for five years, the author's unfulfilled dream was to spend a winter in a remote wilderness cabin training dog teams and making long expeditions. When he teamed up with backcountry ranger Marsha McGillis, the (mis)adventures could begin! Bruce and Marsha own Agio Publishing House in Victoria, Canada. REVIEWER'S COMMENT: "A real page turner. I couldn't wait to see what was around the next bend in the trail as I raced through this delightful read. An instant classic about Canada's North as experienced by two plucky southerners." -- David Pettigrew, filmmaker and sourdough< Less
Murder on Halfaday Creek By James B. Hendryx
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In the notorious colony of outlaws on Halfaday Creek, every newcomer draws his name out of a tin can, and old Cush at the saloon keeps more money in his safe than most banks ever see. Tough, cagey... More > Black John Smith maintains law and order in the district, and in dispensing justice he never forgets the value of money. In this high-spirited, action-loaded series of stories about the Yukon-Alaska border country, he manages to rake in a profit with every adventure. He foils a plot dreamed up by as mean a gang of crooks as ever stacked a deck, exchanging twenty-five thousand dollars in fake bills for good ones; he runs a pair of swindlers out of town, after persuading them to leave their cash behind, in his name; and he doubles the twenty thousand he paid for some sacks of fool’s gold, and hangs a murderer in the bargain.< Less
Badmen on Halfaday Creek By James B. Hendryx
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Hardcover: only 100 made. Continuing the complete reprinting of the classic Halfaday Creek series by master Northwest author James B. Hendryx. Originally published in book form in 1950, this edition... More > has gone back to utilize the original magazine text versions (dating from 1947 and 1948), including all of the original illustrations. Black John Smith awakens to find himself upside down in a mine shaft—and the latest series of Halfaday Creek adventures is in full swing. Needless to say, he is speedily rescued, for only Black John can keep the peace in his famous colony on the Yukon-Alaska border. Breaking the law in the interests of justice is his favorite pastime: this time his unconventional methods help him to solve the Case of the Chocolate-Covered Cartridges, the Case of the Poisoned Moose Meat, and the Case of the Other Black John. As usual, his ardent pursuit of justice add a few headstones to the Halfaday Creek cemetery, where the Hs (Hung) and the Ms (Murdered) outnumber the Ds (Died Natural).< Less
Strange Doings on Halfaday Creek By James B. Hendryx
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Cushing’s Fort on Halfaday Creek is conveniently located in Canadian territory close to the border of United States territory, so that men in ill repute with the Mounted Police can elude them... More > easily. There are “outlaws” of Halfaday Creek live, a band of doughty prospectors ruled by their self-appointed czar, Black John Smith, one of many John Smiths that inhabit that notorious lair. In this warmhearted and humorous chronicle of strange doings on Halfday, Corporal Downey of the Mounted and Black John and Old Cush punish some murderers, claim robbers and scoundrels who have made the mistake of assuming that the “outlaws” are not men of honor. Black John needs no introduction to his many admirers; he is one of out most honest and lovable rogues.< Less
The Barrier By Rex Beach
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The Barrier is a lava dam retaining the Garibaldi Lake system in southwestern British Columbia, Canada. It is over 300 m (980 ft) thick and about 2.4 km (1.5 mi) long where it... More > impounds the lake.The area below and adjacent to The Barrier is considered hazardous due to the unstable lava formation.The Barrier was formed when large lava flows were emanated from a vent on the west shoulder of Mount Price about 9,000 years ago called Clinker Peak. The large lava flowed towards the Cheakamus River valley. At the time of eruption, the valley was filled by glacial ice. The lava flow was stopped by the ice and ponded, eventually cooling to form an ice-marginal lava flow. Excerpt from: Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Jessie: the story of a genteel lady in frontier Alaska By Betty Wyatt
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Jessie: the story of a genteel lady in frontier Alaska is the fascinating saga of one of Alaska’s most remarkable women of the Goldrush/Sourdough Era. In 1913, Jessie Mather, born to a... More > wealthy, Victorian family in Sheffield, England, was stranded with her parents in Eagle, Alaska, by the outbreak of WWI because funds to continue travel became unavailable. Some fifty-six years later, in 1969, Jessie died in Sitka, and the few remaining items of her estate were sold in a state auction. The author who purchased those mementos unseen soon realized it would be possible to reconstruct the life of this pioneer lady from the contents of the ancient trunk, and thus Jessie’s story - a true riches-to-rags adventure - chronicles the life of this durable Alaskan citizen.< Less
North to Alaska Calendar By Holly Davison
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North to Alaska is a 2019 12 month calendar highlighting the beauty and diversity along the Alaska Highway. Click on the title above for a preview of the images.
Meghan Hildebrand: Next Year By Michael Warren
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Catalog for "Next Year" A solo exhibition of paintings by Meghan Hildebrand at Madrona Gallery. Includes full colour images, essay and biography of the artist.
Osiebob By Owen Keegan
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A little boy and his three animalian friends go for a hike to the Yukon.
2019 Mountains Calendar By Wes Lloyd
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Mountains photos from Colorado, Washington, British Columbia, and the Yukon Territory.

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