Carl Christensen

In the beginning it was available only to the people of Riverdale. But now — two years later — the Yukon Blue Bin Recycling Society has grown large enough to offer recycling pickup to every major residential area in Whitehorse. Their service is Read more

Yukon Local Business


August 7, 2014 Issue

Sure, you’ve seen a moose head mounted on a wall before. It probably had really big antlers, too. But was it re-enacting a scene from Dirty Dancing? Or perhaps guarding a chest full of pirate treasure? Read more

Yukon Arts

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June 19, 2014 Issue

Summer camp offers a lot to young people that classrooms don’t — canoeing, crafts, campfires, and no homework. However, what sticks out the most for kids are the relationships formed with the people at camp. A five-day summer camp can lead to a n Read more

Dawson City


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Lorraine Bretlyn and the Yukon UFO hotline If you’ve ever seen a strange light slip across the Yukon sky, or heard a mechanical buzz in the middle of a dark forest, don’t worry: you are not alone. Read more



Photos by Kevin McLachlan, Wood Street School Student

The experiential programs at Whitehorse’s Wood Street School are known for providing practical, hands-on learning to those students lucky enough to get in. Read more

Yukon Education

The ancient martial arts and those who master them are often praised for their speed, power, and feats of incredible strength. Most people will likely think of Kung Fu or Karate, and conjure images of Bruce Lee's famous one-inch punch sending men... Read more

Yukon Active

For the uninitiated, the game called ultimate might look like playing Frisbee – a hot sun and lazy days at the park kind of game rather than a sport of teams grappling competitively over the disc. However, ultimate is an organized sport that... Read more

Yukon Active

It's the biggest party in the territory, and this year Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous celebrates its 50th anniversary. For a lot of Yukoners the festival represents the nearing of the end of winter, but for others it's a chance to compete for coveted ti Read more

Yukon History

Musicians dream of taking it to the next level. Whether it's going from an empty garage, to a small open mic night, or from the open mic scene to a paid gig at a local bar. For many, the next step up is the most challenging: to take their music to a Read more

Yukon Music

Would you be ready to fend for yourself if the undead filled the streets? If you haven't thought about it yet, you're already behind. But that's okay, because Whitehorse resident Christi Mathews is throwing a party that will have you zombified. Read more


Whitehorse resident Daniel Janke has two passions: film and music. Janke has been writing and directing his own films in addition to creating music for theatre, dance, and concerts. He's also toured Canada multiple times with different groups, ... Read more

Yukon Music

The Yukon holds a certain charm in the eye of an artist. It could be the simple beauty of the place, or perhaps the opportunities it provides. Whatever the case, the arts community is strong here, and the music scene is perhaps the biggest of all. Read more

Yukon Music

Whether it's finding a way to get the kids out of the house when it's -20°C, or letting tightened shoulders drop down from ear-level, the outdoor pools at the Takhini Hot Springs offer comfort even in the frigid temperatures of winter. Read more

Yukon Winter

They've called themselves the Whitehorse Pop Choir, and they perform a variety of songs unlikely to be found in more traditional choirs. Their set list ranges from such established artists as Bruce Springsteen, Fleetwood Mac, and The Dream Academy, t Read more

Yukon Music