RSS

Headline Story

Feature Stories

What's Up Yukon's Feature Stories From Each Issue!


P3-2019-07-17-LaurenHumble-CanyonCityHike.jpg

Issue: 2019-07-17, PHOTO: Lauren Humble

Are you into history and/or walking? Maybe you prefer history and exploring beautiful places, but not walking? Either way, I’ve got you covered. Read more

Yukon Active

P4-2019-07-17-WillowGamberg-CreatedAtTheCanyon.jpg

Issue: 2019-07-17, PHOTO: courtesy of the Yukon Conservation Society

Though always a popular spot with locals and tourists alike, the basalt columns of Miles Canyon received more than 450 visitors over the weekend of July 5 and 6 for the Created at the Canyon art exhibit. Read more

Arts & Culture Events

P1-2019-06-11-LeighanChalykoff-HC-RichardGordonHerschelIsland.jpg

Issue: 2019-07-17, PHOTO: courtesy of the Government of Yukon

When Richard Gordon was a young man he worked on an oil rig in the Beaufort Sea, but often found himself looking across the water to a special place he had visited as a child. Read more

Yukon History

P2-2018-08-23-MBW-NorthwestPassage.jpg

Issue: 2019-07-17, PHOTO: courtesy of Northwest Passage Project

he quest for a sea route through the Arctic between the North Atlantic and Pacific oceans has long captivated the minds of Canadians. Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

P2-2019-07-17-DMAC-TombstoneParkEvents.jpg

Issue: 2019-07-17, PHOTO: courtesy of Government of Yukon / Robert Postma

A seven-hour drive north of Whitehorse, or one our and 30 minutes north from Dawson City, the Tombstone Interpretive Centre sits as the gateway to one of the Yukon’s most iconic territorial parks. Read more

Active & Outdoors Events

The couple tried out Dennis Zimmerman’s recipe p.148 in The Boreal Gourmet, our locally loved recipe bible. Delicious pickled pike on mayo with pepper and sunflower sprouts planted by the birds in their yard. Read more

Yukon Local Food

P3-2019-05-07-MikeGladish-WT-WeatherDisasterFactors.jpg

Issue-2019-07-10, PHOTO: Pixabay

I attended David Phillips’ (Senior Climatologist with Environment and Climate Change Canada) March lecture on weather and climate change. Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

P3-2019-06-24-TeresaVanderMeerChasse-ST-MapToTheGoldFields.jpg

Issue-2019-07-10, PHOTO: Teresa Vander Meer-Chassé

Sid’s days off consist of visiting with other locals at coffee time, doing several dump runs in a day and shuffling his classic cars around his yard. Read more

Yukon History

P1-2019-06-17-DougSack-RVH-ForgottenTown.jpg

Issue-2019-07-10, PHOTO: courtesy of Doug Sack

Two prominent American tourism publications hit the streets recently. Neither included much of a mention of Dyea, except to list the Dyea Campground in Skagway and note that it is the start of the Chilkoot Trail to the Klondike. Read more

Travel Outside

P3-Kylie Campbell-Klondike Krankfest - ben kinvig Colby Knowler.jpg

Issue: 2019-07-03, PHOTO: Colby Knowler

This month, Mt. McIntyre will host the new summer mountain bike festival, organized by the Contagious Mountain Bike Club (CMBC.) Klondike Krankfest replaces CMBC’s previous summer event, 24 Hours of Light. Read more

Yukon Active

P1-2019-06-20HughCopland-BackyardGeology-Hugh Copland-Springs.jpg

Issue: 2019-07-03, PHOTO: Hugh Copland

Yukon Lifestyle

P3-2019-02-21-KylieCampbell-YukonScuba.jpg

Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Helen Booth

Virginia Labelle didn’t learn to dive in the Yukon, but that’s where she teaches others how to do it. Read more

Yukon Local Business

Preview-P2-2019-06-10-MauretiaHolloway-Pt1-TraditionalStories.jpg

Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTOS: Pixaba

I was fortunate enough to sit with Joe Jack, the grandson on Copper Chief, son of Billie Jack and Agnes Boss. Read more

Yukon People

Preview-P4-2019-19-06-AmyKenny-Triniti-AlistairMaitland.jpg

Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Alistair Maitland Photography

You’d be forgiven for thinking Triniti Technology only sells cell phone cases. Sylvio Lin, general manager for the Whitehorse-based company, knows that’s what it looks like from the outside. Read more

Yukon People

P1-2019-04-12-Kylie Campbell-TakesToBeCanadian-Yukon arrival.jpg

Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Kylie Campbell

What does it take to be Canadian? I’ve been in this country two-and-a-half years. After 18 months of processing, I received my permanent residency on Jan. 5, 2019 and started the march towards citizenship. Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

P1-2019-06-19-OdessaBeatty-FaroIs50.jpg

Issue: 2019-06-19, courtesy of the Town of Faro

The town of Faro is turning 50 this year and the party runs all week. A birthday extravaganza will take place from June 28 until July 7. Read more

Faro

P1-2019-06-19-ManusHopkins-Adaka2019.jpg

Issue: 2019-06-19, courtesy of Adäka Cultural Festival / Archbould.com

It was in 2011 that the first ever Adäka Cultural Festival was held on the waterfront outside the Old Fire Hall. Read more

Yukon Culture

P2-2019-06-19-OdessaBeatty-NationalIndigenousDay-EmeraudePhotography.jpg

Issue: 2019-06-19, Emeraude Photography

National Indigenous Peoples Day, June 21, is right around the corner. There’s so much to celebrate during this nationwide statutory holiday. Read more

Yukon Culture

P3-2019-03-20-BarryWaitt-HankMoorlag-HoursofSunlight.jpg

Issue: 2019-06-19, Hank Moorlag

My wife and I were in Mazatlán, Mexico earlier this year. The timing of the sunrise and sunset got me thinking about the differences in the Yukon and what effects this might have on people. Read more

Humour

P1-2019-03-05-MurrayMartin-MMK-GoToDesserts.jpg

Issue: 2019-06-12, PHOTO: Pixabay

Some kids eat their meals just to get to the desserts. I can well remember when dear old Mom would tell me to eat my supper because it was good for me. Read more

Recipes