Issue: 2018-03-14, PHOTO: courtesy of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations

There’s a furry addition to Team Yukon’s uniforms as they march into the opening ceremony of the Arctic Winter Games in the Northwest Territories on March 18. Athletes will sport fur pom-poms made from wolf pelts harvested in the Haines Junction... more

Mar. 14, 2018 midnight Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2018-03-07, PHOTO: Cathie Archbould

The Yukon’s inaugural 2018 Fur Ball is from the creative minds behind the UnFURled project, and will give Yukon fur-fans a chance to show off their styles. The celebration is part of an ongoing campaign to showcase the Yukon’s fur industry and... more

Mar. 07, 2018 midnight Yukon Culture


Issue: 2016-10-12, PHOTO: by Halin de Repentigny

Artistic genius runs in the de Repentigny family. Halin de Repentigny agrees. Over the phone, he said his dad loved to draw – he was always drawing something. De Repentigny’s mom loved music. Today the genius continues with Halin de Repentigny... more

Oct. 12, 2016 midnight Yukon Arts


Issue: 2015-04-23 PHOTO: courtesy Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation

The sun is back and the days are warmer, except in the late evenings. People of Old Crow used to be excited about going to Crow Flat. People used to leave after Easter Monday. Preparations were done, with essentials packed to trap muskrats and... more

Apr. 23, 2015 midnight Old Crow

Many Yukoners live here because they enjoy the active lifestyle, interaction with wilderness, and distance from ties and pencil skirts. A visiting author from the Toronto area pointed out to me the other day that he found it interesting how manyYuko more

Apr. 26, 2012 midnight Dawson City

There's a quiet old guy in the town I'm living in named Joel. Joel's been a trapper all his life. From Joel, I've learned that most short in-between words in English are superfluous, given a bit of context. He can say three simple words and I'll th more

Mar. 22, 2012 midnight Old Crow

All winter trappers trap beaver But then they catch cabin fever. They quit trappin’ for mink an’ squirrels more

Mar. 31, 2011 midnight Old Crow

Wilfred Charlie is his name, and dog mushing is his game. He comes from Carmacks, where you'll see his dog team tracks. more

Oct. 30, 2008 midnight Old Crow