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Issue: 2020-02-12

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Issue: 2020-02-12


"Measure of a Champion"

Read It On your Tablet


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Issue: 2020-02-12, PHOTO: courtesy of Amazon

Lawrence Millman is a man of many talents. As an author, he has written 16 books, including Last Places, A Kayak Full of Ghosts, An Evening Among Headhunters, Lost in the Arctic and Hiking to Siberia. The latter is the main subject of this column... Read more

Literature

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Issue: 2020-02-12, CARTOON: Allan Benjamin

Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2020-02-12, PHOTO: Manu Keggenhoff

Growing a beard that contends for the winning length in the “Old Growth” category of the Strength and Style competition takes years of preparation, literally. The current favourite to take home the prize is 77-year old Paul Rousseau, who placed... Read more

Yukon Culture

The 2020 Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous (YSR) Festival promises to be more inclusive than ever. The much-loved Superstar competition will be replaced by Hunt for a Headliner, presented by Yukon Energy... Read more

Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2020-02-12, 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: 2020-02-12, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Eggs cooked two ways folded into gooey cheesy rice studded with soft onions and jalapenos then folded into a toasted flour tortilla. It’s a bit labor-intensive for a busy weekday morning,  but these wraps make an ideal late breakfast on a lazy... Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2020-02-12, PHOTO: wikipedia

Anyone who says they can’t make bannock hasn’t really tried. It’s super simple. Everyone has the ingredients in their pantry and should make a point to have those same ingredients in a mouse–proof container in the camping box, or at the cabin... Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2020-02-12, PHOTO: courtesy of Government of Yukon

The Yukon Quest has been described as the hardest sled dog race in the world. Mushers and their teams of up to 14 canine athletes travel 1,000 miles of wild and difficult terrain between Fairbanks, Alaska, and Whitehorse, Yukon. And they do it in... Read more

Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2020-02-12, PHOTO: Heather Jones

Her name is Wolf Mother, Ghoóch Tlâ in Tlingit, and Colleen James in English. When James looks at the mountains around Carcross she sees the place where she picked berries with her grandmother as a child; the place that shows her what the weather... Read more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2020-02-12, PHOTO: courtesy of Ira Mamis

From February 21 to 23, young Filipino-Canadians will converge on Ottawa for a youth-led national leadership conference. Pinoys on Parliament will bring together 200 delegates from coast to coast to coast... Read more

Yukon People