Dan Davidson

Dan Davidson retired after three decades teaching classrooms in Beaver Creek, Faro and Dawson City. For the last number of years, he has written two columns for What's Up Yukon: A Klondike Korner, where he keeps an eye on happenings in Dawson City and The Book Shelf where he shares some of his favourites and Yukon created books with us.

Timelapse scenery at the ODD Gallery

Dan Starling’s exhibit “Unsettled histories: the transformation of a print” imagines the landscape of a Rembrandt evolving over centuries

Spring clearances in Dawson

In some ways, our streets are better in the winter. Spring makes it harder to get from the street to the boardwalks. Dawson is not a friendly town for people with mobility issues.

Uncle Jimmy Roberts and the Hammerstones were locals whose sound was heavily slanted towards indigenous fiddle tunes

Live music returns to Dënäkär Zho

COVID-19 pretty much shut down live music in Dawson in 2020. This year the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture (Dënäkär Zho), in partnership with the Dawson City Music Festival, has been trying hard to bring some of it back over the last few months.

The Ice pool Contest is a go for 2021

The Ice Pool Lottery, officially known these days as the Dawson IODE Ice Guessing Contest, has been around in various forms since 1896. The Dawson Chapter of the IODE officially took over running the event in 1940 and has managed to keep it going in spite of pandemics and other natural disasters.

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