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Issue: 2016-03-10, PHOTO: Kevin Taylor

Meet our dogs, they live for us, we live for them, the Yukon would not be the Yukon without Dog Culture. Send us photos of Yukon dogs and their people! more

Mar 10, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Dog Culture

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Issue: 2015-10-01 PHOTO: Christian Kuntz

Cirque du Soleil sets the bar high when it comes to circus-style performing arts. In the Yukon, there happens to be a society dedicated to performing and teaching circus performances. At the head of things is Claire Ness. Having gathered... more

Oct 1, 2015 12:00 AM Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2015-09-17 PHOTO: Lea Roy

Armed with everything they need to make art, plus some delicious egg salad sandwiches, 12 Yukon artists left their lives behind and tucked themselves into the woods to make art together. Members of the Southern Lakes Artist Collective got... more

Sep 17, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2015-08-20 PHOTO: courtesy Mike Gustus

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

Aug 20, 2015 12:00 AM Hunting For Wildlife

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Issue: 2015-06-11 PHOTO: Amelia Merher

Whitehorse to Atlin You can do this in two days, fully loaded with your camping gear. I rode to Tarfu Lake the first day, and was in Atlin before dinner on the second. If you haven’t been riding with full panniers, you might want to make the... more

Jun 11, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Active

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Issue: 2015-05-07 PHOTO: Lesli Barnes

I’m almost at the Tagish Bridge when 106.7 CFET kicks in and the truck is flooded with Estonian pop music. I’m on my way to interview the fellow that makes this happen. I spent some time growing up in Tagish, and it’s there that “Radio Rob” Hopkins.. more

May 7, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon People

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Issue: 2015-05-07 ART: Jennifer Walden

During the hour I spend interviewing Maureen Morris and Sandra Grace Storey I barely ask a question. The paths of the two artists have crossed more than once during their careers, but today is the first time they meet. more

May 7, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2015-04-09 PHOTO: Silke Gade

When Dieter Gade worked for a big TV station in Germany, he had no inkling he would one day manage a radio station in a semi-remote corner of Canada’s Yukon. Gade and his wife, Silke, were both engineers in their home country. more

Apr 9, 2015 12:00 AM Haines Junction

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Issue: 2015-04-02 PHOTO Ty Heffner, Matrix Research

The Kwanlin Dün First Nation recorded elders’ stories in 1993. This turned into about seven boxes of transcripts, which sat in an office. Elders gathered several more times, and their stories of camp locations and trail locations were again... more

Apr 2, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon History

It’s a season of traditions, and for thousands of Canadians this means taking part in the annual Christmas Bird Count. Called the “longest-running science project in the world” by the Audubon Society, this annual winter event — the 115th more

Dec 17, 2014 12:00 AM Yukon Wildlife

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July 31, 2014

His name is Douglas Roy Rogers Dupont the Third. That’s what he’s known as on the water around Tagish, at least; it’s his two-way radio handle. He says all he needs is to catch a fish bigger than 60 pounds, and then he can die. Dupont used to live more

Jul 31, 2014 12:00 AM Tagish

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Issue: 2014-01-16, PHOTO: Shelley Penner

There is a new program that has started in Tagish, it's called the Homeschool Social. I interviewed the recreation director, Colin Hickman, and three Penner brothers who go to the social: Dalton (8), Dawson (7), and Alex (5). more

Jan 16, 2014 12:00 AM Tagish

Over the coming months, I hope to explore some new wines that I have not tried before, and also make a concerted effort to look at wines by country. A recent dinner I had with friends in Tagish was the perfect opportunity to explore some wines... more

Sep 23, 2010 12:00 AM Beverages

Pat McKenna takes a cook's tour of famous, infamous and soon-to-be-famous Yukon chefs. Café, motel, RV park, store and more – Tagish Stores is serving up authentic German cuisine, real Italian coffee and a Saturday barbecue for which reservations... more

Jul 23, 2009 12:00 AM Tagish

The Storey of Raven and Rabbit was originally planned for New Zealand. Sandra Grace Storey, born and raised in Whitehorse, spent her childhood summers in a cabin on Tagish Lake. At 18 she moved to Calgary for art school. Then she sailed to New Zeala more

May 16, 2008 12:00 AM Yukon Arts