Soup Season?

Well I hope that sundrenched stretch wasn’t summer. It was glorious, hot, and beautiful — what a tease. I’m sitting inside with the rain lashing the windows under our first precipitation since Environment Canada’s icons changed from snowflakes to... more »

Jun 25, 2015 12:00 AM Wild Harvest

Faro Calling

The Town of Faro fascinates me because I’ve never been there, but I’ve heard stories. That is was a mining boomtown starting in 1969, and now it’s a bit of a bust town. That it’s very well groomed — in my head (and in writing, now) I call it the... more »

Jun 25, 2015 12:00 AM Faro - Mayo

Media Arts on the Waterfront

A few years ago the Yukon Film Society (YFS) unsuccessfully bid on a lease for the Hatch House in Shipyards Park, in hopes of hosting an artist residency. Although that didn’t work out, it planted a seed that has borne fruit this summer. more »

Jun 25, 2015 12:00 AM Arts

Living With Wildlife: Jacqueline Clancy

Hello Everybody, We invite you to share your photos of Yukon wildlife. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what's going on and what camera equipment you used to editor@whatsupyukon.com more »

Jun 25, 2015 12:00 AM Living With Wildlife

The Fire Siren is Good News

On any Wednesday evening, at any time during the year, most residents in the core historic zone of Dawson City can hear the sound of a siren cutting the silence. If it’s about 7:30 p.m., people will know that there’s nothing to be concerned about. more »

Jun 25, 2015 12:00 AM North to the Klondike

When your Fingers Stumble Through the Pages

On the whole, there are two positive things about this year’s edition of NorthwesTel’s Northern British Columbia and Yukon Directory. The first is that the painting on the front cover, the dramatic “Blue Break Up” by Simon James Gilpin, is... more »

Jun 18, 2015 12:00 AM North to the Klondike

Whitehorse Nuit Blanche Survival Guide

I am no stranger to the all-night art festival rodeo. I’ve been to three of them, in two different cities — using all different methods of transportation. I’ve marvelled at and participated in hundreds of exhibits and meandered home in the early... more »

Jun 18, 2015 12:00 AM Arts - Entertainment

A Place to Rest Your Laptop

In some dream world, working from home is easy. Get up early in the morning, park on the sofa, sip cup of coffee after cup of coffee, pound stories into the faithful laptop, wear wool socks and an afghan. more »

Jun 18, 2015 12:00 AM Business


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