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Tombstone Territorial Park

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Issue: 2017-09-13, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

Every few years the Tourism Industry Association of the Yukon brings either its spring or fall conference to Dawson City. TIA Yukon Executive Director Blake Rogers says that it makes even more sense than usual this year. “This year is a special... more

Sep 13, 2017 12:00 AM Dawson City

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Issue: 2017-02-15, PHOTO: courtesy of Erin Dixon

Erin Dixon is an artist with a passion for Yukon landscapes. “I was into colouring before it was hot,” she says with a laugh. A self described avid colourer, Dixon noticed a vacancy, “I know that colouring is really popular right now and I wanted... more

Feb 15, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2017-02-01, PHOTO: courtesy of Yamnuska Mountain Tours

Coming from urban Japan to the vast Canadian wilderness changed Naoto Motoyama’s life. Now he wants to return the favour, inspiring Yukoners with the unique, natural beauty of his homeland. Motoyama is the one-person, Yukon branch of Yamnuska... more

Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM Travel Outside

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Issue: 2016-09-01, PHOTO: wikimedia.commons.com

I’m going to tell you the story of my very personal relationship with a mushroom. I had met Lactarius deliciosus a few times at a friend’s place. Julie Frisch was, at that time, a natural history interpreter in the Tombstone Territorial Park, ... more

Sep 1, 2016 12:00 AM Wild Harvest

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Issue: 2016-08-04, PHOTO: by Devon Berquist

Not quite a year ago, Jesse Cooke was in Ottawa to receive the Parks Canada Youth Tourism Entrepreneur Award. He was being recognized for his business, Husky Bus, which he launched in the summer of 2012. Even then, as he announced at a subsequent... more

Aug 4, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: Kirsten Pattimore

The father of my daughter’s and I started taking our daughters for Dempster Highway camping adventures around 1991, and the magic and fun times of those trips stayed with them, helping them to become independent and adventurous souls. Here is an... more

Jun 9, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Families

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Issue: 2016-06-02, PHOTO: Cameron Eckert

Looking for a memorable northern road trip? The 17th annual Tombstone Weekend on the Wing (WOW) offers three days of fabulous hiking, a birding festival and interpretive events for all ages. The weekend of free events takes place June 3 to 5 and... more

Jun 2, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Wildlife

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Issue: 2015-02-26 PHOTO: courtesy of Alexander Weber

Tombstone Territorial Park, and the highway that leads to it, evoke the images of the Yukon we love so much: vivid colours, vast, open land, and jagged-steep beautiful mountains. As such, pictures of the park regularly adorn Yukon calendars more

Feb 26, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Outside

The events of the day have left me a bit nostalgic for the classroom. I spent about half the morning at the Robert Service School in Dawson City participating in an event titled "Acknowledging the Past. Celebrating the Present. Moving Forward in Unit more

May 9, 2013 12:00 AM Yukon Education

Maybe it's true. After all, how many people get to work in such beautiful and remote areas, the kind of places the rest of us go to on our weekends? With that in mind, I decided to give my hiking some purpose this summer and signed up for the Yukon more

Sep 13, 2012 12:00 AM Yukon Outside

The Yukon's beauty stuns. And yet even in this context the Tombstone Territorial Park stands out. It's a kind of iconic distillation of the Yukon's beauty.This summer, you'll be able to see that landscape through the eyes of 10 artists ... more

Aug 4, 2011 12:00 AM Yukon Arts & Entertainment

"This is a celebration of all kinds of parks," says Hillarie Zimmermann, external relations manager with Parks Canada. "Territorial parks, city parks, community parks ... anywhere people enjoy the outside." After 125 years of enjoying these parks, more

Jul 15, 2010 12:00 AM Yukon Summer