Issue: 2014-11-06

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Halloween is over, but don’t stop dressing up. On Saturday November 8, Open Pit theatre is giving you another chance; it’s hosting a 1920s-themed silent film night, and the directors of the company want guests sporting their Sunday best. Read more

Theatre - Dance


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A glance at the credits of a film reveals that it’s a collaborative art form involving a lot of people over a lot of time. Read more

Photography - Film


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With the new market’s worldly selection of food in Watson Lake, you might be apprehensive to buy something. Read more

Watson Lake

Matthew Lien's new album, Headwaters: Music of the Peel River Watershed, isn't a protest album. “What I felt about this project from the very beginning is that we're not protesting anything, we're celebrating,” he says. Read more

Yukon Music

One of a gardener’s goals at the end of summer is to preserve the food harvested. Read more

Farm - Garden

This fox was photographed in Keno City.  He was curious about what we were doing and obliged me by coming fairly close. I took this photo with a Nikon D80, using a 18 - 135mm lens. Read more

Living With Wildlife

"Everyone has those stickers that say "protect the peel" but no one even knows what the Peel looks like. I do." states Halin de Repentigny. Read more

Yukon Arts

We choose to go to the moon. We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy but because they are hard. Because that challenge is one we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone. Read more

Yukon Active


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Generally speaking, a hunter should have two knives — one for camp chores, such as cutting rope, whittling a wiener stick, or cutting up vegetables. The second knife is for use after the animal after it is down. Read more

Yukon Outside

Sid van der Meer is an antiquarian and a storyteller; he has many wild yarns to share with his family, friends, and visitors who come to his Bordertown Garage & Museum. One particular story he tells is how he found his Western Command military vehicl Read more

, Beaver Creek

“To know the toll that battle brings, of resolute intention” — From “I Do Not Know Your Name” by Kenny Martin These words they resonate with me. At sixteen-years-old, I believe the magnitude of past events have slipped past me Read more

Yukon History

Uncle Don was born at Bluefish and he always hunt and fish. Uncle Don is my mom’s brother an’ Clara Frost is his mother. Read more

Old Crow


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Cursive writing has gravity, compared to printed writing. Cursive is used for special occasions, like thank you cards and letters to lovers, or to grandparents at Christmas. Read more


It’s been the toughest year to get motivated for hunting season. I’ve spent about 80 days over the last three years hunting moose and we've broken the Rhino, the truck, and the boat several times, trying to fill the freezer. Read more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing


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Since their introduction in 2009, Tax Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs) have become a popular savings vehicle for Canadians. Read more

Family and Health

Writing a first draft of a novel is like the beginning of a romantic relationship: Everything is exciting, new, and there is a lot to explore. Your heart beats fast; you are in love with your characters and the world you creating. Read more


Our house got turned upside down last Saturday. All the furniture in the living room was shifted, and a big table for sorting costumes was set up against one wall. Read more

Dawson City


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In the interest of full disclosure, let me admit to being a bit of a junkie when it comes to Nakai Theatre’s 24-hour Playwriting Competition, which starts on November 8 this year. Read more

Theatre - Dance

The fluffy white dog with the black eye patch stared up at me adoringly and thwacked his tail furiously against the x-ray table. A bylaw officer had brought him in; he’d been running loose, and was apparently injured. Read more

Yukoners Pets

Why do people get so fired up about a little bush? In January, the British newspaper The Telegraph ran an article by Louisa Peacock describing the public response to a pubic display. Clothing manufacturer and retailer American Apparel is known for... Read more

Yukon Lifestyle