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Issue: 2018-10-31, PHOTO: Gerry Whitley

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

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Issue: 2018-04-18, PHOTO: Aline Aubert

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: 2017-03-29, PHOTO: Jozien Keijzer

From "Don’s Descent," the small hill behind our house, one can look as far as Haines Junction. Mount Decoeli and Mount Archibald loom on the western horizon when skies are clear. In front of Decoeli, I can clearly make out Paint Mountain... Read more

Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2016-12-14, PHOTO: Jozien Keijzer

If you have hiked up Kusawa Ridge, you may have spotted a rectangular lake below. This small lake is tucked away alongside the Kusawa Road, right beside the Takhini River and isn't visible from the road, from the river, nor from Kusawa Lake. This... Read more

Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2016-02-11, PHOTO: Jozien Keijzer

Boxing Day: we drive out to Kusawa Lake. My beloved lake, Kusawa. The joys of the lake for me include swimming, boating, floating, skating, to be in it/ on it or crossing the lake. I have even bicycled on it and now I walk on it. I have often... Read more

Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2015-08-13 PHOTO: Yukon Government Photos

When Shea Newnham goes to Wolf Creek Campground, he can still see the trail that he helped build as a Yukon Youth Conservation Corps (Y2C2) member. Ryan Drummond sees his stint as “the beginning of my understanding of the real meanings of natural... Read more

Making A Difference!

Jozien Sept 19 issue 2013

Jozien Keijzer

Last year, on a hike up Vanier Mountain nearby Kusawa Lake, my friend spotted a black and white mountain across the lake. The north side of the pyramid-shaped mountain was black and the south side white. Read more

Yukon Outside

There is a competitive spirit in our house. Every season my wife Heather and I bicker about the size and amount of fish we will catch. Heather is usually a few dozen fish up on me by the time the ice comes off, so I pull the "fish per season" card. Read more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing

I have been on several day hikes this spring, and spring was very marginal this year. Winter just didn't want to let go. On the day of my last hike there were flurries and cool temperatures forecast everywhere in the territory. We aimed to climb Sto Read more

Yukon Summer

Gabe Rivest's famous hockey-playing video at Windy Arm that went viral on YouTube just before Christmas made us drive out to Kusawa Lake. Thank you, Gabe. Read more

Yukon Winter

The history of the Jo-Jo Lake trail goes a long way back, as the people of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations can tell you. "It's been a horse trail for hunting forever, since way before my time," 95-year-old Alex Van Bibber tells me. Read more

Yukon Outside