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Tristin Hopper

After JFK's murder, his brother vowed to climb the Yukon's Mt. Kennedy. He came down a changed man.
What could have been. Image by Fantasy Art Design
For eons, dreamers and schemers have imagined a polar utopia – a Shangri-La as pure as the driven snow. But for every promised land they’ve envisaged, the cruel north wind has blown their plans apart.
September 2010
Long before the U.S. temperance movement put a cork in Klondike liquor, Yukoners loved their 'hooch.' Here, Dawson ladies hold a 'drinking bee' in 1900. Joseph Duclos/Dawson City Museum
In the tipsy Yukon, prohibition was a buzzkill. Would bush planes full of liquor quench their thirst?
December 2012