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Issue: 2019-09-11, PHOTO: courtesy of the Yukon Hospital Foundation

This year’s Teddy Bear Clinic will feature some new experiences for children and families. Karen Forward, Yukon Hospital Foundation president, said she and the staff at Whitehorse General Hospital (WGH) are looking forward to the event... Read more

Yukon Families

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Issue: 2019-09-11, PHOTO: courtesy of the Terry Fox Run

I remember it like it was yesterday–sweaty palms, standing in front of a huge crowd (that was likely only about 50 people) at the Unicity Mall in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Read more

Making A Difference!

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Issue: 2019-09-11, PHOTO: Kylie Campbell

Breathtaking views, delicious food and delectable wines. The Okanagan is the top wine destination in the world, according to the Huffington Post, and I had to find out if they were right. Read more

Travel Outside

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Issue: 2019-09-11, PHOTO: Teresa Vander Meer-Chassé

It’s morning in Beaver Creek and fog has rolled in. Sid and I are packed and ready to head to Whitehorse. We meet outside the Visitor Information Centre. A crisp breeze hits the nape of our necks and we know winter is on its way. Read more

, Yukon People

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Issue: 2019-09-04, PHOTO: courtesy of Rolf Hougen

What do Jack London, Martha Black, Pierre Berton and Ted Harrison have in common? They’ve all been commissioned by Rolf Hougen to be sculpted by Harreson Tanner to populate Whitehorse’s Main Street. This summer, Edith Josie will join them. Read more

Yukon History

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Issue: 2019-09-04, PHOTO: courtesy of Dee Bailey

“Pieces of the Jagged Rocks” by artist Dee Bailey opens Sept. 6 with a reception from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Yukon Artists at Work Gallery in Whitehorse. Read more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2019-09-04, PHOTO: Donald Graham

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: 2019-09-04, PHOTO: Susanne Aichele

My fondest memory of Mexico is the availability of fresh coconut water. Over Christmas, I pet-sat a couple dogs on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. In the mornings, I went out to get a fresh coconut off the tree. Read more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2019-08-28, PHOTO: Hugh Copland

There is a geological feature that has caught human imagination for tens of thousands of years. Read more

Hobbies

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Issue: 2019-08-28, PHOTO: Lauren Humble

The fall weather is coming in hot and so are the salmon. This August long weekend I took advantage of the extra day and headed to Haines, Alaska to check out the salmon run. It’s not quite Coho season yet, but the river is full of pinks and sockeyes. Read more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing

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Issue: 2019-08-28, PHOTO: Jukka Jantunen

With its northwest orientation, Teslin Lake is considered a sort of bird funnel, directing birds south during fall migration. Many migrating birds are attracted to the lakeshore near the mouth of 10-Mile Creek. Read more

Yukon Wildlife

Jeszika will receive food gifts from Horse Haven Ranch, Little Red Hen Eggs and Arctic Char from Icy Waters Jeszika, has sent us many many photos simply loving Yukon grown and raised foods Read more

Yukon Local Food

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Issue: 2019-08-21, 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: 2019-08-21, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

Dawson City would not be nearly as well-known as it is without the writings of three men who lived here for parts of their lives. Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2019-08-21, PHOTO: courtesy of Yukon Film Society

The Yukon Film Society (YFS) aims to bring limited release theatrical films to local audiences every winter through its Available Light Cinema (ALC) series. On Aug. 26, the society will showcase the films Echo in the Canyon and Yesterday. Read more

Photography - Film

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Issue: 2019-08-14, PHOTO: Sam Hertz

When you tell your friends and family that you’ve finally found the place you want to settle, they get a little excited. I mean, after living in London, Moscow, Dublin, Edinburgh, they figure it must be a truly vibrant city with access to the world. Read more

Yukon Summer

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Issue: 2019-08-14, PHOTO: courtesy of the McDougalls

Mike and Kim McDougall have been mining gold in the Sixtymile region of the Klondike for nearly 40 years. Throughout the decades, they’ve made their own history in the area. Read more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2019-08-14, PHOTO: Sabrina Parks

As the new school year rolls around and fall begins, Yukoners find seasonal ways to appreciate their surroundings in this place called home. Read more

Literature

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Issue: 2019-08-14, PHOTO: Christine Burke

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: 2019-08-07, PHOTO: courtesy of Friends of the Palace Grande

Vaudeville has made a comeback in Dawson City. Cabin of Curiosities, a play which premiered last year on a limited run at the historic Palace Grand Theatre, has been reprised by The Friends of the Palace Grand Society Read more

Dawson City