Kathy Yan Li

Kathy Yan Li is a freelance writer based out of Beaver Creek for What's Up Yukon

Additionally, She is currently working on a Graphic Novel

This year was Beaver Creek Library's first year participating in the TD Summer Reading Club (SRC). The summer reading program is a joint initiative by TD Bank Group, Toronto Public Library, and Library and Archives Canada designed to get kids reading Read more

Beaver Creek


July 24, 2014 Issue#388

Right in the heart of Beaver Creek, Yukon, there’s a gem of a find. Sid Van der Meer’s Border Town Museum is quaint and adorable. He’s been collecting artifacts from abandoned cabins and along the Alaska Highway for close to five decades and is som Read more

Beaver Creek

A day in the life at Uncle Berwyn's Birch Syrup camp, and an ode to spring. Read more

Wild Harvest


Photos by Angela Szmczuk

Earn a rebate when you go energy-efficient Since 2008, the Green Rebate program offered by Yukon’s Energy Solutions has offered a monetary incentive to encourage consumers to trade their old appliances for new, energy-efficient ones. Read more

The Green Issues

According to Statisics Canada, the average undergraduate tuition fee for 2013-2014 is $5,772. If your teenager wants to attend post-secondary away from home, then add on rent, books, and a few airplane tickets per year, the costs can be daunting. Read more

Yukon Education

So you just bought a new place, and you didn't pay too much attention during shop class, so you hire a contractor to do some work. But how do you avoid home reno nightmares? Bill Greer, director of capital maintenance at Yukon Housing Corporation,... Read more

Yukon Business

Sexy, smart, sassy, sultry, superfragilisticexpialidocious: five words Big Mama Lele uses to describe her music, and it's pretty spot on. With titles like "Dirty Old Man" and "Montreal Boys," as well as soulful pipes to go with her twangy ukulele tun Read more

Yukon Music


Issue: 2014-02-13, PHOTO: Cathie Archbould

Torontonian Clinton Walker has flown into the Yukon to direct another play at The Guild Hall. The new production The Book of Esther, by Leanna Brodie, is his fifth directorial project in five years up here. And this one hits pretty close to home for Read more

Theatre - Dance

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

In Whitehorse, the hospital is usually mere minutes away from most corners of the city. However, in the Yukon communities, residents don't have that luxury. Fortunately, there is a support system. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) are available... Read more

Haines Junction