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Issue: 2019-05-29

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Issue: 2019-05-29,


"Yukon Pioneers Seeking the Silver Screen"

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Issue: 2019-05-29, PHOTO: Alistair Maitland Photography

There are few events in Whitehorse that mark the arrival of summer like the kick-off of Arts in the Park. With its 23rd annual season underway, Arts in the Park has become an important cornerstone in the Yukon’s music and arts scene... Read more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2019-05-29, CARTOON: Allan Benjamin

You have to run. You have to snowshoe. You have to canoe. You have to speed walk. Read more

Old Crow

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Issue: 2019-05-29, PHOTO: mvipond / everystockphoto.com

I was 12 years old in 1955 when my oldest brother, Robin, went away to university. As siblings in a close-knit family, we had shared many delightful (and less-than) hours around the dinner table. But the six-year difference in our ages meant we... Read more

Humour

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Issue: 2019-05-29, PHOTO: courtesy of Liard Aboriginal Women’s Society

Building trust between a community and police is essential to addressing the extraordinarily high numbers of sexualized assaults and violence in the Yukon. Without this relationship, women at risk and women who have experienced violence are less... Read more

Watson Lake

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Issue: 2019-05-29, PHOTO: courtesy of Outpost 31 / GBP Creative Media

In 2018, the Yukon saw vast growth within the local film industry. One of the reasons for this was the emergence of northern production company, Outpost 31. Outpost 31 is a full-service media and entertainment company located in Whitehorse and... Read more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2019-05-29, PHOTO: Michael MacLean

When Mike Russo talks about his company, he uses the word we even though he’s the only employee at Firebean Coffee Roasters. “I just do so many jobs, ‘I’ becomes ‘we,’” he said over the phone on a Tuesday from the property in Golden Horn where he... Read more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2019-05-29, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Salmon trimmings are simply uneven cuts of filets that the fishmonger trims off larger pieces. They’re often the fattier pieces of the belly and they are inexpensive and delicious. Here are two ways to use up one little package of salmon trimmings... Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-05-29, PHOTO: Pixabay

A number of years ago, while writing outdoor columns for some Ontario newspapers, I touched on the subject of the anatomy of the sensory parts of animals and fish. After the publication hit the newstands, I walked into a coffee shop where a... Read more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing

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Issue: 2019-05-29, 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: 2019-05-29, PHOTO: Pixabay

Essential oils have been used for centuries in Ayurvedic practice, burial rituals, food preparations, the perfume industry and as part of traditional medicine in many cultures. Today, essential oils are once again becoming an important part of ... Read more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2019-05-29, PHOTO: Canadian Filipino Association of Yukon

May is Asian Heritage Month. It’s a time for Yukoners to not only celebrate the culture and history of Asian people, but also to recognize the contributions that Asian people have made and continue to make in our communities... Read more

Yukon Culture

I had the pleasure of visiting “The Farm” a few years ago, on Yvette’s birthday. Like all the guests, I was impressed by the beautiful view, the handsomely constructed and decorated home, the tidy corrals and property, the neat rows of farmed... Read more

Pawsitive Tails