Issue: 2018-09-26, PHOTO: Parks Canada/Ryan Bray

Located on the northeastern corner of Ellesmere Island in Nunavut, Quttinirpaaq National Park is Canada’s northernmost national park. Until recently it was virtually inaccessible to your average earthling... Read more

Yukon Education

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Issue: 2016-11-02, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

Just a week or so ago the newly published Atlas Obscura, subtitled, “An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders,” arrived on my desk sporting an enthusiastic recommendation from fantasy and comic book writer, Neil Gaiman. It’s a 470 page... Read more

Dawson City


Issue: 2015-06-18 Photo:

Dear Peter - My brain was obviously on hold when I read your email requesting an article for the Men’s Issue. Somehow, I got the impression you wanted a learned treatise on men’s issues. For two weeks, I Googled like a madman and slogged through ... Read more

Family and Health


Issue: 2015-05-21 PHOTO: Amelia Merhar

Welcome to the first of four articles on beginner bike touring around the Yukon. I’ll share a rundown of trips and some tips, as well as the official judgment from my quads, on which hills are the absolute worst. I’m a musician, not an athlete. Read more

Haines Junction



I made my first real gardening faux pas this week. I cut down the rhubarb. All of it. Sawing through the base of the stalks with a kitchen knife, the adrenaline rush was intense Read more

Farm - Garden

I discovered Google Earth a few years ago. Our son was spending the winter in Fort Nelson and we figured out that Google Earth would allow us to zoom in on the street where he was ... Read more

Dawson City

I call this challenge, "Google Golf" because the lower the score, the better. Here are the rules: 1.Go to 2.Type in three words with plus signs in front of each word. Read more