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Issue: 2018-12-19, PHOTO: Erin Dixon

Hello Everybody, We invite you to share your photos of Yukon life. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what’s going on to editor@WhatsUpYukon.com. Read more

Yukon See It Here

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Issue: 2018-12-05, PHOTO: Catherine Henry

Snow. It affects our lives in the North for half the year ... but other than wiping it off the windshield of your car or shovelling it from your driveway, what do you really know about the dynamic and interesting snow... Read more

Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2018-11-14, PHOTO: Andy Paulson

Meet our dogs, they live for us, we live for them, the Yukon would not be the Yukon without Dog Culture. Send us photos of Yukon dogs and their people! Read more

Yukon Dog Culture

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Issue: 2018-10-31, PHOTO: Tyler Nichol

Every October, Mount Sima starts snow production and welcomes hundreds of athletes from all over Canada for pre-season training in November. Whitehorse, Yukon, is the perfect location and climate to have early snow production to build the national... Read more

Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2018-10-17, PHOTO: Kim Melton

I feel tumbled up against the advance of winter. All summer, the sun pulled me on with the force of a tearaway sled dog and, when the days shortened into fall, it was as if she slowed suddenly to sniff out a piece of news and I hurtled into her... Read more

Farm - Garden

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Issue: 2017-11-01, PHOTO: Haley Stallabrass

Meet our dogs, they live for us, we live for them, the Yukon would not be the Yukon without Dog Culture. Send us photos of Yukon dogs and their people! Read more

Yukon Dog Culture

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Issue: 2016-03-17, PHOTO: Tess Casher

Upon mentioning – or complaining about – the cold this winter, Yukoners immediately correct me, stating that the weather we’ve endured for the past several months does not remotely count as a real Yukon winter. However, arriving north of 60 after... Read more

Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2015-11-19 PHOTO: Scott Cameron

Hello Everybody, We invite you to share your photos of Yukon life. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what’s going on to editor@WhatsUpYukon.com. Read more

Yukon See It Here

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Issue: 2015-10-29 PHOTO: Dan Davidson

The snow has come and gone… and come and gone again… but the heavy mist on the hillsides around the town – mists that last well past the morning and into the afternoon – tell their own story of seasonal change. Winter, as they say in Westeros, is... Read more

Dawson City

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The first snow is a long-anticipated event for me. It is not only eagerness, but also apprehension, that keeps me company on my tenterhooks. Either way, there is relief when the white stuff finally flies. Read more

My experience in Dawson says that we generally get our first snow before Thanksgiving. But there are exceptions. Read more

Dawson City

One of the prominent concerns of Northern gardeners, especially this time of year, is understanding the concept of winter hardiness. Answering the question "Will my perennial plants or bushes survive the winter?" is no easy task. Read more

Farm - Garden

It almost happened. That one sickening moment when we Yukoners look out the window and say, "That's it ... no more." It was the morning of Saturday, Feb. 7, when our drapes opened to reveal a wall of snow descending upon our homes, our vehicles and Read more

Yukon Winter