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Issue: 2018-06-13, PHOTO: Herbert Arnold

Hello Everybody, We invite you to share your photos of Yukon wildlife. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what’s going on and what camera equipment you used to Editor@WhatsUpYukon.com more

Living With Wildlife

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Issue: 2018-06-06, PHOTO: Matthias Liniger

My name is Raven. I am completely black. Who would have guessed that, eh? My owner has really shown some creativity in giving me that name. Raven, like those birds who make that terrible noise all the time and are always trying to steal my food... more

Pawsitive Tails

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Issue: 2018-05-16, CARTOON: Allan Benjamin

And on his farm he had a caribou. And on his farm he had a moose. And on his farm he had a rabbit. And on his farm he had a ptarmigan. more

Old Crow

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Issue: 2018-05-16, PHOTO: Steve Wilson

Hello Everybody, We invite you to share your photos of Yukon wildlife. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what’s going on and what camera equipment you used to Editor@WhatsUpYukon.com more

Living With Wildlife

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Issue: 2018-04-18, Cartoon: Allan Benjamin

At the caribou calving grounds There’s only wildlife sounds. The water is clear an’ clean And the land is so pristine. more

Old Crow

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Issue: 2018-03-28, PHOTO: Steve Wilson

Hello Everybody, We invite you to share your photos of Yukon wildlife. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what’s going on and what camera equipment you used to Editor@WhatsUpYukon.com more

Living With Wildlife

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Issue: 2018-03-07, PHOTO: courtesy of Amica Sturdy

“I always wanted to get a dog, ever since I was knee high to a grasshopper,” Amica Sturdy explained. Despite her deisre, she waited patiently for the right, and responsible, moment to welcome a dog into her life. For Amica, that meant owning her... more

Pawsitive Tails

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Issue: 2017-12-06, PHOTO: Lisa Martin

Art can be in the form of a pencil, paintbrush, or even a scroll saw. My husband and local artist, Murray Martin has been both an outdoor and political columnist for over half a century and his creations just keep getting bigger... more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2017-12-06, PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

Everybody knows that the Humane Society of Yukon takes care of our beloved animals in distress at the society-run Mae Bachur Animal Shelter. But who takes care of the people who take care of the animals? Well, that would be Brent Slobodin, the... more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2017-11-29, PHOTO: Murray Martin

Picture this: an animal that lived in our waterways, here in Canada that was close to 8 feet long, big chisel teeth and could swim above and below the water line. Of course you would have had to live a few thousands of years ago. It was a beaver... more

Yukon Wildlife

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Issue: 2017-11-15, PHOTO: Pixabay

If teddy’s looking a bit peaked this season, you’re in luck. Whitehorse General Hospital is offering health care for bears this week. The hospital’s first-ever teddy bear clinic takes place from 10 am. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 18... more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2017-11-01, PHOTO: Hoefs family collection

Yukon’s history – its time scale and events – is different from any other Canadian jurisdiction. The northern portion of the Territory was part of Beringia, an ice-free area that extended from the Yukon and Alaska across the Bering Land-bridge... more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing

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Issue: 2017-10-25, PHOTO: Wyatt Biggart, Biggart Photography

Hello Everybody, We invite you to share your photos of Yukon wildlife. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what’s going on and what camera equipment you used to Editor@WhatsUpYukon.com more

Living With Wildlife

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Issue: 2017-10-18, PHOTO: foter.com

The first week of September, the mice fled the fields and snuck indoors, as mice are wont to do. It happened in the quiet hours of one night. The day before, the kitchen drawers and cupboards were spotless. The next, they were festooned with... more

Humour

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Issue: 2017-10-04, Cartoon: Allan Benjamin

Didoo’s Trunk That's where she kept her knife. That's where she kept her awl. That's where she kept her file. more

Old Crow

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Issue: 2017-08-30, PHOTO: Fred Smith

At 10:30 a.m. on August 6, some members of the congregation at Whitehorse United Church had whiskers, a tail and four legs! This is because the first Sunday in August was the Blessing of the Animals service. Blessing of the Animals is a service... more

Yukoners Pets

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Issue: 2017-07-19, PHOTO: Pixabay

He was a foundling on the streets of Edmonton – a golden cocker spaniel whose hair was so matted with burrs that much of it had to be shaved off. It was my 6-year-old daughter and two of her friends who brought him home, after he had attached... more

Humour

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Issue: 2017-07-19, PHOTO: Harbour Publishing

Alert: For the dog lovers out there! Patient, boisterous, loyal and stubborn, every dog has a singular personality with a combination of unique traits; but there are certain qualities — like good with people, comfortable in the wild, can carry a... more

Literature

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Issue: 2017-07-19, PHOTO: Fiona West

In life there can be many instances one regrets. Such as accidentally sending a text to the wrong person, or throwing out an ill received joke. Or, uttering the thought, “Let’s get a second dog.” Before we knew it, the puppy was arriving... more

Yukoners Pets

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Issue: 2017-05-10, PHOTO: Pixabay

Growing up in the 1930 and early 40s was tough times. First, there was the Great Depression, followed closely by the Second World War. For the average family, money was tough, far tougher than today and rabbits and hares often graced the supper... more

Yukon Wildlife