Issue: 2011-10-27

Goose is not an every day kind of food. Some find it too greasy to eat, but others love it because of the oils. I like it because it is all dark meat. I have never really been partial to the white meat of chickens or turkeys. Read more

Farm - Garden

Genticorum, a traditional band from Québec, will perform on November 2 in the community hall at the Centre de la francophonie on Strickland Street. Read more

Yukon Culture

How did a little blue daycare put Dawson City on the map for early childhood education? By an employee winning the Prime Minister's Award for excellence in early childhood education earlier this month! Read more

Yukon Families

The exciting and hilarious Candy Show is back with your backstage pass to see some of Canada's best musicians and performers, every Thursday at 9:30 ET/MT. Read more

Photography - Film

Marsh Lake-area family is working hard to demonstrate how well Northerners can reduce their energy consumption. Along the way, they hope to show other Canadians a thing or two. Brian Kitchen and Marguerite Kuiack, along with their daughters, ... Read more

The Green Issues

In the last few months you may have noticed an increase in Northern Lights action, with intense displays. I hope you had a chance to observe the stunning visuals. There is no equipment required, unless you bring your camera, or maybe a chair to... Read more


It sits beside the Alaska Highway, just south of the Lobird cutoff – a plain, brown two-storey building, surrounded by recreational vehicles of various sizes, shapes and conditions. A modest green and yellow sign announces: Philmar RV Centre. Read more

Heidi Hehn didn't set out to do a Halloween-themed show. It just kind of turned out that way. "I like to work sometimes in just one or two colours," the Whitehorse painter explains. "I started doing this series of landscapes around the Yukon ..." Read more

Yukon Arts

Several years ago, my then-editor at What's Up Yukon asked me to do a walk-through tour of the Yukon Liquor Corp. (YLC) store in Whitehorse, and write a bit about it. At first, I thought it was a little obvious, but the more I thought about it... Read more


Afew people have asked about horses, and with the white fluffy stuff sticking to the ground in the last week or so, maybe this is a good time to take a look at these guys. I've worked with horses for almost 40 years, but always from the ground. Last Read more

Farm - Garden

I arrived at the Scotch Club late. The meeting started at 4 p.m. and I had missed the formal introductions. Two friends – seemingly also late – greeted me at our host's door. "We're having a party for you," said one. "Dammit, I hate surprises." I Read more