Issue: 2012-03-29

Alongside working on final drafts of his eighth novel, Illegal, due out early next year, over the past few weeks the Berton House writer in residence has been embracing the Yukon and doing preliminary research for a new novel. Read more


When beloved members of a community pass away, thoughts about how to commemorate their lives begin to be tossed around. Sometimes a bench is adorned with a plaque or a seedling is planted. Read more

Dawson City

What do pictures of people's houses, art workshops, guest speakers and sandwiches have in common with each other and the concept of multiculturalism? Yukon College hopes to answer this question—and spark many more—with its Yukon Cultures Connect... Read more

Yukon Education

This is a funny time of year in the Yukon. The return of the light and the moving forward of the clocks speaks to the impending arrival of spring. The other day I stood outside my cabin and heard birds calling their songs out, and thought... am I... Read more


Such was the opening paragraph of the story I wrote in August of 1996 when Berton House opened as a writers' retreat for the first time. Read more

Dawson City

"A slight glow on the eastern horizon beckons to me and I anticipate the brilliant splashes of intense color that characterize our spectacular Yukon mornings—an incredible visual feast to welcome the day! "We knew with certainty it was going to be... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2013-05-02

Wondrous views await the cosmic tourist in the month of April. The end of March and the first two weeks of April are sometimes referred to as, the Changing of the Guard. This means the winter constellations are slowly sinking lower into the... Read more


We whiled away the days peering into tidal pools, looking at the feathery tongues of barnacles and watching hermit crabs carrying their wee shell homes. We strolled white shell beaches and ran the trails alongside playful mink. Read more

Yukon Outside

On the day before the 13th Annual Dawson City International Short Film Festival (DCISFF) schedule was released, I joined festival producer, Dan Sokolowski, in his office in the Klondike Institute of Arts and Culture (KIAC). Read more

Dawson City

Chicken-fried caribou steaks might just be the best thing I've eaten in a long time. I've played around with a lot of different recipes and styles over the years, and have always been happy with the results. But on one fine winter day, Itopped them Read more