Hougen Group


The ladies of Hougen's dressed for the Rendezvous, 1975.

Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous

Every year the Hougen staff participated in the Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous by dressing in "turn of the century" clothing. In addition there were displays throughout the store, music, photographs and sponsorship of a queen candidate.

Gordie Tapp making a presentation to Rolf Hougen, 1975.

Canadian Entertainer, Gordie Tapp

Gordie Tapp, famed Canadian entertainer, came to Whitehorse as a spokeman for Yamaha music. Hougen's was a dealer for pianos, organs & other instruments. His most recent TV appearance is in the show "Hee Haw".

Rolf Hougen showing Joe Clark how to catch arctic grayling with a fly rod & dry fly, 1975.

Joe Clarke Visits the Yukon

Joe Clarke, as leader of the Progressive Conservative opposition visited the Yukon and spent some time at Quiet Lake as guest of Erik Nielsen. He fished, had a sauna & ate well.