North Klondike Highway Music Society

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Issue: 2018-04-04, PHOTO: courtesy of Holy Family Elementary School

Whitehorse may be a far reach from the glitz and glamour of American Idol, but our little northern city does pack some special musical talent, courtesy of the students at the Holy Family Elementary School... Read more

Yukon Education


What's Up Yukon May 12, 2016 Issue

Nijen Holland (usually just known as Nijen) was quite right when he said this at the conclusion of the latest Coffee House/Open Mic Saturday night at the KIAC Ballroom (formerly known as the Odd Fellows Hall ballroom). Read more

, Dawson City

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Issue: 2015-11-26 PHOTO: Dan Davidson

November 7 turned out to be an incredibly busy evening for anyone involved in community events in Dawson. There was the closing banquet for the Youth Art Enrichment program, which I mentioned here a few weeks ago. There was an outdoor art... Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2015-09-10 PHOTO: Peter Menzies

The North Klondyke Highway Music Society (NKHMS) is doing a happy dance. The Canadian charity MusiCounts recently delivered the good news - the North Klondyke Highway Music Society is one of 19 programs selected from among 100 applicants across... Read more

Yukon Music

This music has a long history in the territory: the jigs and reels of the fiddle have been documented in the North since 1847. In Old Crow, fiddles have been popular since Archie Linklater, a Scot from Manitoba, came to the Yukon and married a Gwitch Read more

Yukon Music

Peter Menzies' commitment to trades education at Robert Service School (RSS) in Dawson City is setting an example for the Yukon. According to Menzies, a teacher since 2004, there is a serious lack of technology-based education in rural Yukon schools Read more

Yukon Education