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Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Carmen Gustafson

Carmen Gustafson is gearing up for her fourth Yukon River Quest. For those who are fond of stats, that means that by this year’s Canada Day long weekend she will have raced 2,860 km between Whitehorse and Dawson City. Read more

Active & Outdoors Events

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Issue: 2019-06-19, courtesy of SUPYukon / WUY File Photo

The race roster is set for the 2019 Yukon River Quest (YRQ) and will continue the trend of increasing registrations. This year’s field, as of writing, will feature a record 124 teams with 290 paddlers. Read more

Active & Outdoors Events

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Issue: 2018-11-21, PHOTO: Matt Cook

Hello Everybody, We invite you to share your photos of Yukon life. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what’s going on to editor@WhatsUpYukon.com. Read more

Yukon See It Here

Yukon See It Here

Matt Cook

Kayaking on Fox Lake and a beautiful sunset. Read more

Yukon See It Here

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Issue: 2018-06-06, PHOTO: Murray Martin

Meet our dogs, they live for us, we live for them, the Yukon would not be the Yukon without Dog Culture. Send us photos of Yukon dogs and their people! Read more

Yukon Dog Culture

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Issue: 2017-11-01, PHOTO: courtesy of Murray Martin

Bringing up a family back in the 50s and 60s was much different than the modern rush to get through life of today, which is mostly controlled by computers and a lack of one-on-one, face-to-face communication. Being brought up in the 30s, during... Read more

Yukon History

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Issue: 2016-02-18, PHOTO: Ruth Lera

We always said that when the kids were old enough we would take them for an Alaskan kayaking expedition, just like the one we had gone on before the kids were born. So last summer we did just that, and what we learned is that an eight-year-old... Read more

Yukon Summer

Perhaps you believe, as Kenneth Grahame suggests in his classic novel, The Wind in the Willows, that "there is nothing—absolutely nothing—half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats." If so, you need to get yourself to this weekend's... Read more

Yukon Active

  • Eye on the Outdoors

    Murray Martin

    Eye on the Outdoors

    One of the two beavers on Twin Lakes Park Lake. Lisa Martin is in the foreground, kayaking