West Dawson


Issue: 2018-04-11, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

The ice pool tripod is in the river, anchored by a cable to the boxed clock on the Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre, ready for when the ice moves during breakup some time in late April or early May. A statistical prediction created by local engineer... Read more

Dawson City


Issue: 2017-08-02, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

Finding the entrance to Orchid Acres can be a little confusing for newcomers to West Dawson and Sunnydale. Someone will tell you it’s on the road to the Dawson City Golf Course, and that’s true, but the signs indicating that road are a little... Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2016-11-30, PHOTO: Gabriela Sgaga

Living across the Yukon River from Dawson City in the communities of West Dawson or Sunnydale has its perks. You’re near town, but not in town. A 35-minute walk or 10-minute ferry ride is all it takes to partake of the amenities of town living, ... Read more

Dawson City

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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! Read more

Yukon Dog Culture


Issue: 2015-12-24, PHOTO: Kirsten Scott

Last Friday morning we headed to the riverbank to meet a few locals, to mark a trail across the ice to the other shore. The goal was to choose the least-worst trail because, although rough areas can be avoided on foot, those on snowmobiles need a... Read more

Dawson City


Issue: 2015-12-10 PHOTO: Kirsten Scott

Last Friday I returned from a run to find The Frenchman shovelling snow. The end result is like an iced cake: smooth, precise and clean. It’s peculiar how one can go from being wrapped in one’s tiny world to having a sudden connection with things... Read more

Dawson City


Issue: 2015-11-12 PHOTO: Kirsten Scott

Like plenty of others around the territory, I’m no stranger to cabin life sans plumbing – my usual mode de vie involves a bucket under the sink and an outhouse in the backyard. My Yukon story is also like so many others: I came for six months... Read more

Dawson City

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