Dennis Zimmermann

Most teachers prepare for class with chalkboards, hour-by-hour lesson plans, and neatly aligned desks. Stan Njootli, Sr.'s preparation involves jerry cans, tarps and well-maintained boat motors. Njootli and his colleague Frances Ross are teachers at Read more

Old Crow

You've written to Santa and he's delivered. How he managed to maneuver that fully assembled nine-foot fishing rod down the chimney is best left a magical mystery. Read more

Yukon Archives

This is why programs like the Yukon Fish and Game Association's Outdoor Education Camp for youth aged 13 to 16 years old are so important. Read more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing

According to What's Up Yukon fishing columnist Dennis Zimmermann, fly fishing is no longer the "stuffy old pretentious sport" some people consider it. Read more

Photography - Film

It's a walking, talking paradox ... well, mostly it's a walking paradox: If wearing socks with sandals is so wrong, why do so many of us do it? I like to think it's because we Yukoners are soooo polite. If our tourists do it, whether it be from poor Read more


Imagine taking a roller coaster ride and then writing about it as if you were still on the ride. That is an example of a "live-it, tell-it" style of journalism ... Read more

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