Issue: 2008-02-08

"Forty-four and so much more" is more than just a slogan around the Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous offices as it prepares its 44th winter carnival. Executive Director Harold Sher says strategic planning sessions last fall turned into a "walk down memory Read more

Yukon Active

She's worked as the theatre programming intern at the Yukon Arts Centre, produced the last Longest Night concert and thrilled the crowd Read more

Yukon Music

"Sleep?" Jessica Simon asks incredulously. "Hardly ever!" This is, after all, the Yukon Arctic Ultra, a race that follows the trail of the world's toughest sled dog race ... without benefit of a dog team. Read more

Yukon Winter


Issue: 2008-12-04

The hobby of astronomy has always been an art form of simplicity and function. Let's face it, when starting out in astronomy, the task of getting great views and being comfortable at the same time can seem quite daunting. It is dark out and you... Read more


Juno nominee Danny Michel is a singer/songwriter, producer and soon-to-be CBC radio host. With a long list of qualifications under his belt and numerous touring dates set up across the country, Michel has made time to come up to the Yukon. And he sa Read more

Yukon Music

Musicians really know how to raise money. Dances are popular and most everybody likes dessert so, for the eighth year, the All-City Concert Band Society is holding a Dessert & Dance in the Porter Creek Secondary School Cafeteria ... Read more

Yukon Music

Some friends of mine have a beautiful home in Hidden Valley. From their hot tub on the back deck, they can bathe in the tranquillity of the Takhini River Valley and their own little garden. Read more

What's Up Yukon Columns

This year I will completely, absolutely and wholeheartedly do my best to not start my articles with hyperbole! Indeed, for an opening joke, I chose a particularly weak one ... call your ombudsman. I have quite a lot on my mind as time marches... Read more


"There is no political message as we are not a political group," says Thomeki Dube, a singer with Black Umfolosi. Then he adds, "That way we stay out of trouble and stress." Read more

Yukon Music

Vince Federoff kneels in the January snow. He presses brass thumbtacks into the downtown poster kiosk. He's taken care to cover only an out-of-date poster from New Year's Eve. He steps back and we admire the graceful composition of his photograph ... Read more

Yukon Arts

When winter is in its grip and snow is all around, take heart: the sun is not far away. Make it arrive sooner by enjoying some marmalade, aka "sunshine in a jar". By this time of winter, the Klondikers of old treasured the batches of canning, ... Read more