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Art meets nature and history

Historic Miles Canyon holds a special place in the story of Whitehorse. Today’s picturesque hiking trails, pedestrian suspension bridge and impressive rock cliffs are a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. And the...

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Capturing the Beauty of Miles Canyon

If you’re a Yukon resident, you’ve no doubt walked, biked or skied the trodden path of the Miles Canyon trail. Perhaps you’ve observed the gradient of the canyon’s rocky columns, watched canoeists paddling from atop the...

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A Market for the Whole Community

Whitehorse chef and cookbook author (and What’s Up Yukon columnist) Miche Genest has a wonderful description of the Fireweed Community Market: she calls it “community glue.”Providing access to fresh local food is just one role...

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In Support of Mental Health

The Second Opinion Society (SOS) is holding its annual barbecue on Thursday, July 28th, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and all are welcome.SOS is located at 304 Hawkins St. adjacent to the Yukon Conservation Society offices. There...

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Celebrating stewardship

When Shea Newnham goes to Wolf Creek Campground, he can still see the trail that he helped build as a Yukon Youth Conservation Corps (Y2C2) member.Ryan Drummond sees his stint as “the beginning of my understanding of the real...

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Yukon Birdathon

There are 284 bird species recorded in Yukon. This weekend is your chance to count as many as you can.The Yukon Birdathon is designed to get you out birding, and raise funds for bird conservation. Held the last weekend in May,...

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