Graphic and free verses poem credits : Valérie Théorêt

Northern Bard Entry by Valérie Théorêt

A flow; a connection. Land. Shared belief in its value. A community; exploration. Resources. How to give and take? more »

Mar 28, 2015 12:27 AM Northern Bards Poem Contest

Issue: 2015-03-26 PHOTO: courtesy Whitney Sandulak

Tattoo You: Whitney Sandulak

Hello readers, Do you have a tattoo that is important to you? Is it inspired by something or someone in the Yukon? Please submit a high res image of your ink along with a brief explanation of its significance to editor@whatsupyukon.com. more »

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Tattoo You

West Coast sax player Campbell Ryga and his quartet will perform at the Yukon Arts Centre this Sunday

Issue: 2015-03-26 PHOTO: courtesy of Campbell Ryga

Fixing to Play

Campbell Ryga has a thing about saxophones. When he's not playing them, chances are you'll find him at a workbench repairing one, or conducting clinics to teach others to do it. "Saxophones and clarinets always kind of interested me. more »

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Music

Dan and the plan - Dan Sokolowski poses with his planning board.

Issue: 2015-03-26 PHOTO: Dan Davidson

Dawson City International Short Film Festival

Dan Sokolowski is caught up in the work of making sure everything is organized for Easter Weekend, the weekend that the Odd Fellows Hall becomes the home of the Dawson City International Short Film Festival for the 16th year. more »

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM North to the Klondike

Issue: 2015-03-26 PHOTO: Allan Benjamin

Didee & Didoo: I Almost Kicked the Pail

I think I looked pale an’ I almost kicked the pail. I was feeling worse so I went to see the nurse. She hooked me up to an IV and she tested my pee. She also tested my blood but it looked more like mud. more »

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Old Crow

Ben and Andie (Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson) take a ride in How To Lose A Guy in 10 Days, available on DVD at the Whitehorse Public Library


A Girl, a Guy, and a Love Fern

If comedy is hard, then romantic comedies must be almost impossible. You can’t always rely on someone else’s opinion, because when it comes to this genre, one person’s Citizen Kane is another’s Plan 9 from Outer Space. more »

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Movies and TV

PHOTO: Jason Westover

Puddle Jumping at The CGC

My daughter Emily just completed Puddle Jumpers. It's the first of a six level swimming course called the Little People Program. The lessons are offered at the Canada Games Centre (CGC) for children, ages three to six. more »

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Active

Nicole Edwards and Bluey

PHOTO: Barry “Jack” Jenkins

Puppet Dreams Coming True

Nicole Edwards was raised on the Muppet Show, and she dreamed of duetting with Kermit since she was a kid. As an adult, she decided to make her puppet dreams a reality. She debuted her new video, Lychee Martini, to a packed house at Epic Pizza... more »

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Music

My Yukon Bison Hunt

There's something special about waking up in a cabin with a bunch of peers who all want the same thing: to catch a bison. It puts a goal in everyone's head, a sense of unity. There is also the excitement and thrill that this could be the day, the day more »

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Hunting - Fishing

Spaceship to be

Issue: 2015-03-19 PHOTO: Joslyn Kilborn

Old Cabin in Space

Over the spring break for Whitehorse schools, the open art studio, Splintered Craft, will be filming a music video. By no means a small undertaking, the community studio — a Skookum Jim Friendship Centre program — is pulling in all the help it can... more »

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