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Issue: 2014-01-30

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Issue: 2014-01-30


"Supporting the Scene"


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Issue: 2015-10-15 PHOTO: Jozien Keijzer

It is the plains bison that thundered across the plains of North America in the days of the golden west, but it is the larger wood bison that roam free in the Yukon. Brought here in the 1980s and released into the wild a couple of years later, ... Read more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing

While two of the Whitehorse-based music festivals, Frostbite and the Kluane Bluegrass, are taking the year off to think about their futures, the Dawson City Music Festival (DCMF), founded the same year as Frostbite, soldiers on. Read more

Dawson City

WHEN I'M FEELING DOWN AND I HAVE A FROWN GOD STAND BY ME! WHEN IT'S ALL BAD NEWS AND I HAVE THE BLUES GOD STAND BY ME! Read more

Old Crow

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Issue: 2014-01-30, PHOTO: iStock

The Pecha Kucha format requires presenters to build a slide show containing exactly 20 slides. As the images roll, the speaker provides commentary on each one. The catch? Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

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Issue: 2014-01-30, PHOTO: iStock

One of the conveniences of the internet is that it allows anyone to be a publisher; this is also one of its biggest problems. Before the internet, there was usually a filter between you and outrageous claims. However, in many cases that filter no... Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

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Issue: 2014-01-30, PHOTO: courtesy of the Yukon Film Society

Canada's largest film festival north of 60 is about to get underway, as the 12th annual Available Light Film Festival begins in early February. Festival programmer Andrew Connors promises an impressive array of documentaries, films on the environmen Read more

Photography - Film

Whitehorse resident Daniel Janke has two passions: film and music. Janke has been writing and directing his own films in addition to creating music for theatre, dance, and concerts. He's also toured Canada multiple times with different groups, ... Read more

Yukon Music

I'm certain I'll never speak to a more grounded Olympian than Whitehorse born-and-raised Emily Nishikawa. I caught Nishikawa on the phone the day before her flight to Toblach, Italy. There, she will train at high altitude and compete in a World... Read more

Yukon People

The Yukon holds a certain charm in the eye of an artist. It could be the simple beauty of the place, or perhaps the opportunities it provides. Whatever the case, the arts community is strong here, and the music scene is perhaps the biggest of all. Read more

Yukon Music

National Geographic Channel's TV show, Border Security, about customs officers dealing with strange and sometimes dangerous people is often set in a metropolitan city, most frequently in an airport. Read more

Beaver Creek

At the monthly coffee house events in Whitehorse, it's all about the music, not the drinks. Anyone of any age is welcome to get up on the stage. Taking place in the Whitehorse United Church,t They provide an alcohol-free, smoke-free environment, ope Read more

Yukon Music

I live along the Alaska Highway and when I step out of my house I am in the wilderness. Though I normally live in the wilderness, I can always find a little wilderness wherever I go. When I lived in The Hague, the North Sea and it's beaches and... Read more

Yukon Outside