Three French Guys and a Moose

Claude, Jacques and Marcel just finished their shifts at the copper mine outside of Whitehorse and decided to go for a beer in town. They couldn’t agree on which bar to go to, so they drew straws and ended up at the Edgewater. more »

Jan 29, 2015 12:00 AM Literature

Whats Up Yukon January 29, 2015

Someone to Talk To

Hailey Hechtman volunteered for a distress and support line in Ontario for five years. She wanted to keep volunteering for a support-phone organization when she moved to Whitehorse in 2013, but there wasn’t one. more »

Jan 29, 2015 12:00 AM Health and Wellness

Whats Up Yukon January 29, 2015

Remembering Al Baer

I learned many lessons from Alan Baer, and one was to relish the spectacular vistas that were the backdrop of our aerial classroom more »

Jan 29, 2015 12:00 AM People

Whats Up Yukon January 29, 2015

King of the Castle

“When I moved to Whitehorse I started building with snow in my yard,” says Tyler Waddell, owner of Rockhard Construction, and man behind the new snow castle at Mt. Sima. “Stuff like snow-slides with Christmas lights, ice rinks. more »

Jan 29, 2015 12:00 AM Winter

The ballroom at the Odd Fellows Hall makes a good
setting for community events like the monthly coffee houses

Photo: Dan Davidson

Music for the Community

I’ve been the opening act at the last two monthly coffee houses. We meet on the first Saturday of every month in the Odd Fellows Hall ballroom. We’ve been doing these evenings for the better part of a decade. more »

Jan 29, 2015 12:00 AM North to the Klondike

Whats Up Yukon January 29, 2015

Dan Mangan is Back in Town

Dan Mangan is almost as excited to see the Yukon again as Yukoners are to see him. In 2010, Mangan played both the Frostbite and Dawson City Music Festivals and was impressed by the local cultural scene. more »

Jan 29, 2015 12:00 AM Music

Didee & Didoo: I Have Everything

The northern lights are my TV. An eagle is my kite. Calm water is my mirror. The North Star is my compass. A rainbow is my picture. Icicles are my decorations. The birds are my radio. Birch bark is my paper. An owl is my mousetrap. more »

Jan 29, 2015 12:00 AM Old Crow

Whats Up Yukon January 29, 2015

Winter Folklore

The dances are coming. On January 31, Skookum Jim's annual Folklore Show will be take place at the Yukon Arts Centre. The vibrant show will feature many First Nation dances and songs more »

Jan 29, 2015 12:00 AM Theatre - Dance

Didee & Didoo: Poem: "Nomadic Life"

They followed the caribou herds an’ they hunted migratory birds. Gwichins moved all over the place or hunger they would face. Everyone followed the caribou tracks but they stayed away from wolf packs. more »

Jan 22, 2015 12:00 AM Old Crow

Photos: by Henry Chan

The Story of a Voice

The two songs Tristan Whiston sang constantly during his transformation from a female into a male were “Water is Wide” and “I am Sailing”. Both are about the ocean. more »

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