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Road washouts causing plenty of headaches

Canyon3.JPGHeavy rains in the southern Yukon have washed out several highways, stranding tourists and supplies and causing plenty of problems, and leading to some creative solutions.

Click on the the link below to listen to Ray Osborne give an eyewitness account of the washout of the Alaska Highway near Canyon Creek.

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Mark Mather owns the Dawson City General Store. Click below to hear him talk about the extraordinary measures he took to keep the shelves stocked.

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The CBC's Leonard Linklater is in Watson Lake, where dozens of travelers are stranded.

Click below to hear him speak with Dave.

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Click below to get the latest road information from the Yukon Government's Department of Highways and Public Works.

http://www.511yukon.ca/

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