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Mike Gladish

Zero may be nothing in the world of math, but in weather the significance of this integer is amazing. Read more

Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2019-09-25, PHOTO: Pixabay

How was your summer?  That seems to be the question Yukoners ask each other at this time of year. Along with recounting various adventures, most of us give our summery (pun intended) of the weather... Read more

Yukon Summer

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Issue-2019-07-10, PHOTO: Pixabay

I attended David Phillips’ (Senior Climatologist with Environment and Climate Change Canada) March lecture on weather and climate change. Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

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Issue: 2019-05-01, GRAPHIC: NOAA US National Weather Service

I attended David Phillip’s lecture on weather and climate change in early March and was inspired to write a series of articles with the goal of elaborating on many points that he made in his ‘factoid’ filled presentation... Read more

Yukon Outside

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Issue: 2018-04-18, PHOTO: Pixabay

January 2018 was only a short time ago, but our memories are probably quite variable. Many of us will remember the brief warm spell when we had a high of +7ºC and above freezing temperatures for about 48 hours. Trails, roads and sidewalks were icy... Read more

Yukon Winter

The Mount Mac Loop was a skier's dream on Thanksgiving weekend: plenty of snow, frosty trees and, finally, some blue sky for a perfect holiday Monday. And, of course, it was the first time on skis since late April (or May, for those who didn't give u Read more

Yukon Winter

The Whitehorse Cross-Country Ski Club (WCCS) will open its doors for the annual Winter Sports Swap and Fair this October 18 at 9:00 a.m. This swap is really a winter gear sale, and a wide range of secondhand winter equipment will be available. Read more

Yukon Active

It's a walking, talking paradox ... well, mostly it's a walking paradox: If wearing socks with sandals is so wrong, why do so many of us do it? I like to think it's because we Yukoners are soooo polite. If our tourists do it, whether it be from poor Read more

Humour

Each of us can be excused for overstating that which we are passionate about. But there was something in Mike Gladish's tone that suggested he really did mean it when he told me that cross-country skiing is the best exercise activity ever. As the ma Read more

Yukon Winter

In the early 1980s when Mike Gladish was working for the Canadian Weather Office, in Edmonton, he was given a choice between taking a job in Banff and taking a job in Whitehorse. He chose the latter. "I had just gotten into cross-country skiing,"... Read more

Yukon People