Lori Fox

Lori Fox is a writer, journalist and fishing aficionado, in addition to being editor of What's Up Yukon. When they aren't editing the paper, they can often be found lakeside with a book, a cold drink, and their trusty dog. WUY Editor: April 2020 - Present

Community Connection: Arts arts arts!

The return to emergency COVID measures took some people by surprise, but it certainly hasn’t got the community down! Performers, artists and presenters alike found safe ways to present a multitude of events at the Yukon Arts Center over the last fews weeks.

Love your local library!

October is national library month! Libraries across the territory are celebrating Yukon Public Libraries Week October 18-23.

Community Connection: A Sap For History

Seedlings from the Martha Black Mayday tree outside of city hall were given away to 250. The Mayday tree is, slated to be cut down in 2022.

Rev your engines!

Ride for Dad’s annual motorcycle rally helps raise money for prostate cancer research and awareness and it’s back for another summer.

Spring in a rush of wings

Celebration of Swans is back! Bird lovers rejoice! After an unprecedented hiatus, Celebration of Swans returns this year to Swan Haven at Marsh Lake, with events, activities and avian fun, with some new COVID-19 safety measures in place. The annual event, which marks the return of tens of thousands of migratory waterfowl, such as Arctic …

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Remembering Joe Loutchan

Loutchan played a weekly gig at the 98 Hotel for over 40 years, and the strains of his lively, heart-warming, toe-tapping music could often be heard coming through the doors as eager music-loving patrons came in and out of the bar.

Fall in love…

Love reading? Your local public library would like to make you a proposal – more free access to ebooks, audiobooks and online learning tools.
Throughout the month of February, the Yukon Public Library (YPL) system will be highlighting these new resources, along with ways for Yukoners to access them, with the New Reasons To Love You Library Campaign.

A Sliver of Light

The 2021 Available Light Film Festival launches Feb. 5

A politically-minded family drama

It’s easy to see why Ben Lerner’s The Topeka School (McLelland and Steward, 2019) was among Barack Obama’s favourite reads in 2019. At once a coming-of-age bildungsroman and a subdued political drama, this novel is as much about the nature of language and reason in American culture as it is about the power of memory …

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