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Issue: 2019-11-20, PHOTO: Hugh Copland

Just about every country in the world has caves. Every province and territory in Canada, including the Yukon, has some. Caves have provided shelter to humans and animals. Culturally, they can represent dark pits of mystery or storeholds of treasure. Read more

Hobbies

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Issue: 2019-11-20, PHOTO: Christian Kuntz

Generally, when you decide to attend a dance performance, you can anticipate being treated to a single style of dance–ballet, highland, tap, contemporary, etc. Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2019-11-20, PHOTO: courtesy of Murray Martin

There are many canoe paddles on the market today, made in many styles, of many materials. The key to buying one to fit you personally is appreciating the adventures you will be undertaking in your canoe. Read more

Yukon Outside

This is a Kugel made with local carrots, eggs and wild mushrooms (agaricus and Oyster) . So tasty ! Read more

Yukon Local Food

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Issue: 2019-11-13, 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 Read more

Living With Wildlife

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Issue: 2019-11-13, PHOTO: Robert Stitt

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: 2019-11-13, PHOTO: Murray Martin

In the autumn of one's life, one often sits back in the easy chair and rehashes all the good and the bad, the indifferent and some moments I don’t care to ever disclose. Read more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing

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Issue: 2019-11-13, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

You can absolutely make a simple cheese sauce in the time it takes to boil water and cook some pasta. Keep in mind that the blue box needs milk and butter as well so the only thing you need for this recipe that is not totally shelf-stable is cheese. Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-11-06, 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 Read more

Living With Wildlife

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Issue: 2019-11-06, PHOTO: Danny Macdonald

After scraping to survive the half marathon on Skiathos and then eating and drinking my way through Greece, I approached the Oct. 5 run on Santorini with some hesitation. My concerns were for naught as the course on Santorini, while challenging, was Read more

Active & Outdoors Events

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Issue: 2019-11-06, PHOTO: University of Washington / Frank H. Nowell Photographs of Alaska

On a recent canoe/camping trip down the majestic Stikine River from Telegraph Creek, B.C., to Wrangell, AK, one name kept popping up on all the tourist info boards along the way... Read more

Yukon History

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Issue: 2019-11-06, PHOTO: Pixabay

If you have never actually used a fresh steamed pumpkin when baking, rather than buying cans of pumpkin, I might suggest you give it a try. It’s a little more work, but well worth the effort. Here are a few suggestions for baking pumpkin treats. Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-11-06, PHOTO: courtesy of Jason Patreau

Eleven years ago, Jason Patreau was in Afghanistan with Task Force 1-08, 2nd Battalion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Battle Group. (PPCLI.) Read more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2019-10-30, 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. Read more

Living With Wildlife

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Issue: 2019-10-30, PHOTO: courtesy of Skills Canada Yukon

As a kid, I always enjoyed taking things apart and figuring out what makes them “tick.” Finding ways to make them work better or perform different functions than originally intended. Turns out a career as a heavy equipment technician Read more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2019-10-30, PHOTO: Graydon Keenan

Even after a year of operating in downtown Whitehorse, Eddie Rideout, co-owner of Wayfarer Oyster House, stresses that his restaurant does more than just oysters. Read more

Yukon Business

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Issue: 2019-10-30, PHOTO: Anne Huang-Power

Have you tried kombucha; the effervescent sweet/sour beverage? Statistics say you likely have. Read more

Yukon Business

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Issue: 2019-10-23, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Salmon are out and about. This quick cure turns fresh salmon roe into a great snack or addition to a charcuterie plate. Once you cure the eggs they will last about two weeks in the fridge, or six months in the freezer. Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-10-23, PHOTO: Jake Paleczny

Fall fun is getting underway at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve, with more activities planned now than ever before. Winter hours serve guests seven days a week and Sunday Oct. 27 is the perfect opportunity to bring a friend or the family to check it out. Read more

Yukon Wildlife

Zero may be nothing in the world of math, but in weather the significance of this integer is amazing. Read more

Yukon Winter