Issue: 2011-07-28

Ask David Thompson what he's read, and you'll get a varied list: George Orwell, J.D. Salinger and the adventures of Antarctic explorers. Read more


It's been called one of the hardest marathons in North America by iRun magazine and one of the top 10 trail races in Canada by Canadian Running magazine. And it's in our backyard. The Yukon River Trail Marathon takes place annually in Whitehorse... Read more

Yukon Active

Jessica Yee doesn't mince her words. "As young people, our rights to our own bodies and spaces are fundamental to our own existence. They are our birthright," the 25-year-old activist declares. Yee speaks about seeing people her own age... Read more

Family and Health

From swiss chard to arctic charr, from jelly to jewelry – all this and more is on offer at the Fireweed Community Market at Shipyards Park. The market, which runs from 3-8 pm every Thursday from mid-May to mid-September ... Read more

Farm - Garden

Most vegetables have their share of pests and problems. If it's too wet, mildew will attack peas or tomatoes. An early fall frost can kill many of the garden vegetables commonly grown up here, such as lettuce and potatoes... Read more

Farm - Garden

In mid-June, the tiny community of Keno City (pop. 25) was invaded. The invasion was led by a veritable army of women from Dawson City (pop. 1,800), calling themselves the FOOPs, or the Female Order of Pioneers. Read more