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Midnight Sun

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Issue: 2019-06-19, Hank Moorlag

My wife and I were in Mazatlán, Mexico earlier this year. The timing of the sunrise and sunset got me thinking about the differences in the Yukon and what effects this might have on people. Read more

Humour

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Issue: 2017-09-27, PHOTO: Courtesy of Ondine Elizabeth Lyons Hayes

Chapter 1: The Midnight Sun June 7, 2017 I am writing this at 10:30 p.m. with no lamp. This is my third night here in Dawson. I think it's crazy that the days and nights blend into each other. Dark is not dark. Dusk is not dusk. Dawn is not dawn... Read more

Yukon Summer

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Issue: 2017-02-15, PHOTO: courtesy of Erin Dixon

Erin Dixon is an artist with a passion for Yukon landscapes. “I was into colouring before it was hot,” she says with a laugh. A self described avid colourer, Dixon noticed a vacancy, “I know that colouring is really popular right now and I wanted... Read more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2016-09-29, PHOTO: Liz Barker, Camera- Sony Alpha6000

As children are once again back in school -- practicing their writing skills by reporting on the topic “What I did last summer,” -- it is a good time to reflect on how effective the opportunities for family-related memory-making were over the past... Read more

Travel Outside

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Issue: 2016-06-16, PHOTO: Julien Strasfeld

Back for a third year, the annual Whitehorse Nuit Blanche all-night arts festival brings together national and local artists for an unforgettable solstice weekend. Fancy yourself a night owl? Get ready for 12 hours of engaging and artsy fun as you... Read more

Yukon Arts & Entertainment

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Issue: 2015-10-22 PHOTO: courtesy of Brenda Berezan

Brenda Berezan was an aspiring songwriter when she moved to the Yukon wilderness. Having taken a break from music to run a business and raise her family, she has recently returned to performing and recording. She's now releasing her second album, ... Read more

Yukon Music

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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”, Read more

Mayo

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Issue: 2015-06-11 PHOTO: Allan Benjamin

WINTER IS FINALLY GONE IT’S GREAT TO SEE A SWAN. IT’S THAT TIME OF THE YEAR WHEN WE’LL SEE A BEAR. IT’S NICE TO SEE THE BIRDS AND THE CARIBOU HERDS. Read more

Old Crow

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Issue: 2015-06-04 PHOTO: courtesy of Fibi Zonnet

If you haven’t met Saxophone Freddie up in Dawson City, you should. He is, after all, the first face you see when you fly into Whitehorse — if you enter through the new side of the airport. There is a huge photo of him playing… you’ve got it, the... Read more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2015-02-12 PHOTO: Joan Norberg

“There are two seasonal diversions that can ease the bite of any winter. One is the January thaw. The other is the seed catalogs” - Hal Borland, American journalist (1900 – 1978). Seed catalogues evoke memories of summer breezes and warmer times. Read more

Farm - Garden

I'm in Dawson City, Yukon. It is 10:30 pm on a Sunday night and I find myself walking the icy boardwalks as a few brave and hearty ravens fly overhead. Read more

Dawson City