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Ibex Valley

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Issue: 2019-06-12, PHOTO: Alistair Maitland Photography

Many ancient civilizations had a form of organized firefighting. The earliest recorded fire services was in Ancient Rome. Read more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2018-10-03, PHOTO:Jozien Keijzer

Recently I visited Kluane National Park. After a few hours of driving and only a hike through the forest, I was in my element—a world of rock and grand vistas. My friend and I were on Sheep Mountain, a very popular trail, and I can see why it is... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2016-09-01, PHOTO: Lily Quan

Whitehorse chef and cookbook author (and What’s Up Yukon columnist) Miche Genest has a wonderful description of the Fireweed Community Market: she calls it “community glue.” Providing access to fresh local food is just one role the market plays... Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-01-14 PHOTOS: Rick Massie

Smooth and brown, the eggs slip through the machine where they are held up one at a time to the light. The light shines through the shells and illuminates the interior of the egg and then the machine moves the egg down the light so the next egg... Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

Do you like climbing rocks? Do you enjoy hiking in a gorgeous valley? What about making friends? Walking a tightrope suspended between two giant boulders? Do you like having fun and being happy? If you answered yes to any of these, you’re in luck. Read more

Yukon Summer

When the girl-gang goes hiking, we like to do as little driving as possible. The girls live in town. I don't. So, we try to find a hike in the middle. I’d never done this hike before. But it is quite magnificent, a little comparable to the Read more

Yukon Winter

I moved to the Yukon because my brother and his wife offered me their spare bedroom. I culled my possessions so they’d fit in two Rubbermaid containers, not compromising on my rock collection, old diaries, or anything denim. Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

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Issue: 2015-05-07 PHOTO: Forest Pearson

"I don't think I can even stand up on this thing," laughs Steve Roddick, as his knee vibrates back and forth like an erratic metronome, trying to steady the piece of webbing enough to put his full weight on it. The piece of webbing in question... Read more

Yukon Active

Eric Allen keeps his hand close to the supporting foot of a young climber as he coaches the six-year-old through his first successful climbing problem during the 8th Annual Ibex Valley Bouldering Festival. The bouldering festival is one piece in... Read more

Yukon Active