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Issue: 2019-05-01

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Issue: 2019-05-01


"FOR MUM, WE RUN"

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Issue: 2019-05-01, PHOTO: Pixabay

Breast cancer is one of the top three diagnosed cancers in the Yukon. One out of eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lives. These are the staggering realities of breast cancer... Read more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2019-05-01, Photo: Dan Davidson

The melting season is upon us with a vengeance, spoiling all the plans I had for a series of columns about street clearances in Dawson. On March 7, I had a lovely photo of the large piles of snow along Front Street, showing the work done by the... Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2019-05-01, GRAPHIC: NOAA US National Weather Service

I attended David Phillip’s lecture on weather and climate change in early March and was inspired to write a series of articles with the goal of elaborating on many points that he made in his ‘factoid’ filled presentation... Read more

Yukon Outside

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Issue: 2019-05-01, PHOTO: Pixabay

Living in today’s world can mean being bombarded by awful news about sexualized assault, microaggressions and violence in many forms. All this negative news can be frustrating, overwhelming and downright exhausting... Read more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2019-05-01, PHOTO: Meibol MacDougall

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: 2019-05-01, Photo: courtesy of Heather O’Neill

Heather O’Neill is pleased to be returning to the Yukon this year for another engagement during the Yukon Writers’ Festival and Young Author’s Conference. She was last here In 2016. “I love the sunlight in the Yukon,” she said. “Everything seems... Read more

Literature

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Issue: 2019-05-01, PHOTO: Pixabay

Here are some old and mostly forgotten meals that still linger on my taste buds and I, once again, long to dig into the good ol’ days with some of these home-cooked meals... Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-05-01, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

As a light meal or a hearty side, simple blanched beans with a vinaigrette are delicate and satisfying. Topping this clean salad with a slightly runny egg adds more depth and a bit of luscious fat for a straightforward dish that really shines... Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-05-01, PHOTO: courtesy of RBC Training Ground / Kevin Light

Do you think you have what it takes to be an Olympian? So does Training Ground. That’s why the program is coming to the Yukon on May 11, to test athletes between the ages of 14 and 25... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2019-05-01, PHOTO: Gerald Lacroix / Pixabay

I was up in the Yukon last week working with Gwaandak Theatre on a series of radio plays based on legends from Old Crow. It was great to see all my Vuntut Gwich’in relatives and meet the famed Paul Kennedy from the CBC radio program, Ideas... Read more

Humour

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Issue: 2019-05-01, PHOTO: Carlos Gabriel Morales Toro/Pixabay

May 4 has long, long been, even in countries far, far away, celebrated in geek culture. “May the fourth be with you” has been an inside joke for years. It only seems fitting that Titan Gaming & Collectibles’ Free Comic Book Day concludes an... Read more

Hobbies

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Issue: 2019-05-01, PHOTO: Matt Cook

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: 2019-05-01, PHOTO: Pixabay

“Intersectional feminism”—what is it and what does it mean? The Yukon Status of Women Council (YSWC) is helping Yukoners learn more with an interactive (feminist) film screening of Bend it like Beckham. The event, which will act as a fundraiser... Read more

Photography - Film