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Atlin Humor: HouseHusband Wanted

Atlin Humor If you have noticed, in order to survive and even thrive in the isolated rugged North Country, it’s best to have a great sense of humor. In Atlin, the Fun Days entertainment, Halloween and The Dominion Day parade are all good examples. My mom had a great...

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Atlin Security Blanket

The Atlin Security Blanket Atlin News Miner Diane Smith - Aug 24, 1972 Everyone has heard of the physiological security blanket. It is the end result of behavior motivation which leads to saving something, be it money or stale sourdoughs, thus creating a shield...

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Ghost in The Koot

As I previously mentioned, I have little personal recollection of the Kootenay Hotel, but I feel confident in the retelling of one particular Kootenay story. This is a story I heard told and retold many times as I grew up in Atlin. I will preface this by saying many...

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