May 30 2018

Finding the keys to safer camping

On the Canada Day long weekend in 2012, the Congdon Creek Campground, located on the shore of Kluane Lake near Burwash Landing, played host to a furry teenaged visitor. A medium-sized grizzly found its way into the campground and proceeded to lounge around in the central meadow, feeding on the tasty flowers.

The Yukon landscape

One thing that thrives up here is the humble spruce tree. Now before you shake your heads, let me clarify: I’m not talking about just any ol’ spruce tree.

The ecological web: A story of salmon caught in the middle

“Nature is not something else, isolated, out there; it is as much a part of us as we are of it, and neither can be altered without impacting on the whole.” – Adam Weymouth The Yukon River holds many roles—the namesake of a territory, the history of peoples for thousands of years and home to …

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A new home for GoNorth Whitehorse

by Yvonne Freiderich GoNorth expands its car & RV rental business with RV service, repair and storage at its new location on Mt. Sima Road “Summertime is RV time—for locals and tourists alike! Whether you want to rent an RV or you need your own unit repaired, GoNorth is proud to serve you,” said the …

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Herbal passions

When Beverley Gray started her business, over 20 years ago, it began with filling a need for her own family.

Dog Culture – Natalya Keller

I have a recreational dog team. My dogs are not racing dogs or Quest dogs but touring/trekking dogs. We used to go on sledding trips in the winter and hiking trips in the summer and I liked to take pictures of them. [box] Meet our dogs, they live for us, we live for them, the …

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Campfire hot spinach dip

Frozen blocks of spinach are ideal for camping: they’re basically an ice pack for your cooler, but you can eat them! Really ideal. Especially when you make this super-fast and satisfying dip that uses just a few ingredients. As for those optional add-ins, definitely make the most of what you’ve got: any sort of leftover …

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Rangin’ off to Ontario

Members of the Haines Junction Junior Canadian Rangers (JCR) attended the annual JCR National Marksmanship Championship in St. Catharines, Ontario, in early May.

Ten days in Germany

Sherri Green won our 2018 Condor competition with her ‘pretzel itinerary’ If I were to go to Germany, where would I go? There are so many possibilities. I usually have trouble deciding what to order off of a restaurant menu! I asked some friends and they helped me narrow down the possibilities. Their suggestion? Tour …

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