RSS

Headline Story

Feature Stories

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


P1-2018-11-05-JonnyWilkie-YSIH-ThistleCreekDredge.jpg

Issue: 2018-12-12, PHOTO: Klondike Lost Photography (Jon Wilkie)

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. more

Yukon See It Here

P7-2018-11-05-JozienKeijzer-WaterAndRock.jpg

Issue: 2018-12-12, PHOTO: Jozien Keijzer

The landscape east of the Klondike Highway, between Log Cabin and Fraser, B.C., is a giant jigsaw puzzle of water and rock. Large, round rocky outcrops are surrounded by water, with scattered vegetation growing in-between the rocks. This is a very... more

Yukon Active

P5-2018-09-24-Kylie Campbell-Business - Transition Industries.jpg

Issue: 2018-12-12, PHOTO: Tyler Nichol

Tyler Nichol, originally from Dawson City, has been building parks since he was a kid on the Dawson Dome and has gone from gold miner to a nationally renowned park creator in Canada. “I started off working in the mining industry at 18, so I gained... more

Yukon Local Business

P1-2018-12-12-KylieCampbell-PunjabChristmasShow.jpg

Issue: 2018-12-12, PHOTO: Matt Jacques Photography

Gurdeep Pandher was one of the first people I met when I moved to the Yukon. I walked into a Scottish country barn dance at the Old Fire Hall, in Whitehorse, and here was a guy in the remote North in his pagri, at an event, sitting and absorbing... more

Theatre - Dance

P2-2018-12-12-EmilyHoefs-ClutterlessChristmas-LindsayCaskenette.jpg

Issue: 2018-12-12, PHOTO: Yukon Wildlife Preserve/Lindsay Caskenette

If you’re anything like me, you look forward to the holidays all year long. But then comes the inevitable, nagging sense of guilt it brings when you take a moment to think about the cost. There is the expense of your time as you run around looking... more

Yukon Christmas

P1-2018-10-29-Kylie Campbell-Eirik Sharp-Sharp End.jpg

Issue: 2018-12-12, PHOTO: Eirik Sharp

Eirik Sharp, owner and operator of The Sharp End: Mountain Adventures, with his extensive avalanche background, is bringing change to how the Yukon manages avalanche terrain. Sharp, 36, was born in Hong Kong. He is Norwegian and his family... more

Yukon Local Business

P4-2018-12-05-JennyTrapnell-TFB-ChristmasBirdCounts.JPG

Issue: 2018-12-12, PHOTO: Shyloh van Delft

There aren’t a lot of birds around in winter. But the Christmas bird counts always generate a crowd. First established in 1900, as an alternative to the seasonal Christmas “side-hunt,” the Christmas Bird Count (CBC) is now an annual international... more

Yukon Wildlife

P6-2018-12-05-SydneyKeddy-SweetPotatoAndGoatCheeseOmelette.jpg

Issue: 2018-12-12, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

An overstuffed, browned omelette can be a thing of real beauty. This goes against all the teachings of the high-strung French culinary instructors of the world; and yet, a lovely diner-style omelette is a fast and comforting meal at pretty much... more

Recipes

P1-2018-08-20-MurrayMartin-MMK-CakesFromthe40sand50s.jpg

Issue: 2018-12-05, PHOTO: Pixabay

When you bake your own cakes, using basic ingredients, you actually know where they come from. It’s not only a good idea, but it’s also cheaper than buying a cake and results in the sweetest-tasting cakes this side of heaven … not that I came from... more

Recipes

181205-DD.JPG

Issue: 2018-12-05, Cartoon: Allan Benjamin

I know this man from Old Crow Who’s a kind and gentle soul. He was raised by his Didoo She taught him all that she knew. more

Old Crow

P2-2018-11-26-SteveWilson-LWW-EagleAndRaven.jpg

Issue: 2018-12-05, PHOTO: Steve Wilson

Hello Everybody, We invite you to share your photos of Yukon wildlife. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what’s going on and what camera equipment you used to Editor@WhatsUpYukon.com more

Living With Wildlife

P1-2018-11-14-KenBolton-GV-WinterTires.jpg

Issue: 2018-12-05, PHOTO: Pixabay

Every now and then, a fella happens to hit the sweet spot, even if it is more by good luck than good management. I rest my case on a recent example. Early in the week, I casually mentioned to “Herself” that it was time to consider remounting the... more

Humour

P5-2018-10-01-AlexanderWeber-SecondBearMountain.JPG

Issue: 2018-12-05, PHOTO: Alexander Mark Weber

If you’ve read about our first attempt to climb (or even glimpse) Bear Mountain, you may be wondering how or why we ever returned. I wish I knew myself, with any sort of confidence. Was it the resentment of failure? Was it the undeterrable... more

Travel Outside

P4-2018-12-05-UnlikelyEvents-SantaParade.jpg

Issue: 2018-12-05, PHOTO: courtesy of www.archbould.com

Superhero. Super-Hero. Super Hero. Super. No matter how you spell it, the magic, myth and mystery of our greatest stories comes from these characters of legendary proportions, completing heroic acts and always with a special power or skill to get... more

Yukon Christmas

P5-2018-11-27-SydneyKeddy-SR-MushroomGalette.jpg

Issue: 2018-12-05, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Galettes are a cross between a pie and a pizza. They come together super fast and have a lovely, rustic appearance that’s perfect for a holiday party. This particular filling is great with any combination of mushrooms; in fact, the bigger the... more

Recipes

P2-2018-12-05-DMAC-FilipinoBasketball-RickMassie.jpg

Issue: 2018-12-05, PHOTO: Rick Massie

The Filipino Canadian Basketball League Yukon (FCBLY) held their annual kickoff weekend on Saturday, November 17 and the highly anticipated event filled F.H. Collins gym for the weekend. The FCBLY president, Joselito Tobias, has been involved in... more

Yukon Active

P1-2018-10-13-DennisAllen-TDR-FederalInmatesCoffee.jpg

Issue: 2018-11-28, PHOTO: Pixabay

I work with federal inmates at an institution in central Alberta. And of all people, you would think they would know how to make coffee in an old-style coffee percolator. You know the ones ... you put your coffee grounds in a round metal filter... more

Humour

P1-2018-11-19-UlrikeLevins-Deli50thAnniversary.jpg

Issue: 2018-11-28, PHOTO: Ulrike Wohlfarth Levins

The Deli started as a dream that Ernst Wohlfarth (better known as Ernie) had when he was growing up in war-torn Germany. He dreamed of making sausage and became an apprentice in that field, as a young teenager. He soon realized that it was not... more

Yukon Local Business

P1-2018-11-28-SaskritaShrestha-RendezvousVolunteers.jpg

Issue: 2018-11-28, PHOTO: Erik Pinkerton Photography

It is no secret that without volunteers, there would be no Rendezvous. Each year hundreds of Yukon residents step up to continue a tradition that started over 55 years ago. It is these volunteers who contribute to the success of the Yukon... more

Making A Difference!

P3-2018-10-29-Kylie Campbell-Bruce Binder-Mountainfest.jpg

Issue: 2018-11-28, PHOTO: courtesy of Bruce Binder Photography

Like any person who’s ever driven into Haines Junction, the Kluane mountain range will take your breath away with its sheer beauty. Its residents live year-round in the small community that has had over 50 years of scientific research conducted in... more

Haines Junction