Issue: 2017-12-20, PHOTO: courtesy of Government of Yukon

From a comfortable, 21st century perch, the casual Yukon visitor might mistakenly assume The Klondike Highway (Highway 2) was planned to be a Skagway to Dawson tourist route, roughly following the journey made by the stampeders in 1898, but... more

Dec. 20, 2017 midnight Yukon History


Issue: 2017-08-23, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

Summer, with its long daylight hours, is a great time to travel around the Yukon. We started our travels the summer after we arrived, trading up from a VW Beetle to a Ford 150, and loading a second hand 8 ½ foot camper on the back. Over the next... more

Aug. 23, 2017 midnight Yukon Summer


Issue: 2017-06-21, PHOTO: Liz Beddall

Falen Johnson doesn’t hold back when it comes to Gwaandak Theatre. “I love Gwaandak,” the Six Nations writer says straight out. “It’s a place where you know you’re immediately welcomed as an Indigenous playwright.” Johnson’s play Two Indians is... more

Jun. 21, 2017 midnight Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2017-02-22, PHOTO: courtesy of Rhoda Merkle

Students from Teslin Community School will gather on Tuesday, March 7 at the Teslin Heritage Centre and on the 7th at the Teslin School for a celebration of storytelling honouring local story-teller and public figure Sam Johnston. Students from... more

Feb. 22, 2017 midnight Teslin


Issue: 2017-01-11, PHOTO: Maggie Leary

Hello Everybody, We invite you to share your photos of Yukon wildlife. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what’s going on and what camera equipment you used to more

Jan. 11, 2017 midnight Living With Wildlife

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Issue: 2016-11-23, PHOTO: Courtesy of Harvey Burian

Harvey Burian was born at St. Mary’s Hospital in Dawson City in December 1944. His parents were Mayo residents Mary (Miyo) Yoshida and Renny Burian. They had been operating a wood camp at 26 Mile on the Stewart River until wartime shortages shut... more

Nov. 23, 2016 midnight Yukon History


Issue: 2016-08-11, PHOTO: by Clare Devenish

“They just don’t stop!” That’s the coordinator of the Yukon Cello Project, Nico Stephenson, describing the energy and enthusiasm his students bring to music class each day. “Whether that’s playing cellos, or playing outside, they just don’t stop.” more

Aug. 11, 2016 midnight Yukon Music


Issue: 2016-06-23, PHOTO: Mayo Arts Festival

The 14th annual Mayo Arts Festival offers a unique way to celebrate Canada’s birthday. Ring in Canada Day on Friday, July 1 with artists, workshops and musicians from the Stewart River Valley alongside colourful celebrations. This free, homegrown... more

Jun. 23, 2016 midnight Mayo


Issue: 2016-06-16, PHOTO: courtesy of Dan Davidson

For many years there has been an annual event known as the Mayo Marathon and runners for Dawson City have been pleased to participate in it. This year, for a change, there is a Yukon Energy Dempster to Dawson (or D2DC) Solstice Race, which will... more

Jun. 16, 2016 midnight Dawson City

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Issue: 2016-04-28, PHOTO: Michelle Dawson-Beattie

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! more

Apr. 28, 2016 midnight Yukon Dog Culture

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Issue: 2016-03-03, PHOTO: Kirsten Scott

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! more

Mar. 03, 2016 midnight Yukon Dog Culture

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Issue: 2016-02-25, PHOTO: Courtesy of HHSY

Lucile Hunter was an intrepid Yukon pioneer. Just 35 years after slavery was abolished in 1863 in the United States, she and her husband, Charles, joined the stampede to the Klondike from the US in 1897. As black Americans, they hoped to trade the... more

Feb. 25, 2016 midnight , , Yukon History

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Issue: 2015-10-08 PHOTO: Lori Garrison

“I was ready to live here permanently the day I got here – the land just drew (me) in,” says Velma Hull. The day she is speaking of was 57 years ago, when she and her husband - well-known local handyman and one-time bike shop owner Red Hull... more

Oct. 08, 2015 midnight Yukon People

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Issue: 2015-06-18 PHOTO: courtesy of Bailey Staffen

This year is the 20th anniversary of the Mayo Midnight Marathon, hosted by the town’s Fly-by-Night Running Club. And potentially, it’s the end of the road for the event. There’s a joke in there somewhere, about how the marathon is on its “last legs”, more

Jun. 18, 2015 midnight Mayo

It’s a season of traditions, and for thousands of Canadians this means taking part in the annual Christmas Bird Count. Called the “longest-running science project in the world” by the Audubon Society, this annual winter event — the 115th more

Dec. 17, 2014 midnight Yukon Wildlife

Yukoners are creative when it comes to shopping — the popularity of garage sales, ski swaps, and Facebook buy-and-sell pages testify to this. It’s therefore not surprising that the territory’s craft-fair-per-capita rating is through-the-roof this t more

Nov. 12, 2014 midnight Yukon Communities

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July 17, 2014

Making soap is magical; how do all the liquid ingredients turn into a solid bar of soap? Joella Hogan has the answer. She is the owner of the Essential Soap Bar Co. in Mayo. Hogan bought the business two years ago and learned how to make soap from more

Jul. 17, 2014 midnight Mayo

Mayo is often Yukon's hot spot in the summer, and this Saturday June 18,2011 it's the hot spot for the arts as the Mayo Arts Festival takes place from noon to 7 pm. more

Jun. 16, 2011 midnight Mayo

By the time you read this, I will hopefully have completed my first marathon. I say "hopefully" because finishing a whole marathon still seems like an impossible dream for me. more

Jun. 17, 2010 midnight Mayo

The Village of Mayo, named most astutely after a certain Alfred H. Mayo, one-time circus acrobat, is hosting, for the fifth year in a row, a back-bendingly large assortment of homegrown artistic and musical talent. more

Jun. 20, 2008 midnight Mayo