Modern Klondike gold rush includes lights, cameras

The Yukon’s Economy is booming right now.

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The Yukon’s Economy is booming right now.

Mining and exploration is at record highs.

With gold prices sitting at $1,600 an ounce, the Klondike is experiencing a second gold rush.

Except this time, instead of being armed with picks and shovels, crews are coming with lights and cameras.

APTN National News reporter Shirley McLean has this story.

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