WiFi & Internet


Issue: 2019-11-13, PHOTO: Deborah McNevin

In the old days–good or otherwise–interpersonal connections were via letter or phone or face-to-face. Now there are any number of interactions that can take place online and can lead to connections with real people. Read more



Issue: 2017-10-11, PHOTO: courtesy of This Is That

They met as teenagers at an improv comedy club called Lucifer’s in Calgary, Alberta. Now, more than two decades later, they’ve just launched their seventh season performing together weekly for a coast-to-coast-to-coast audience. Read more

Yukon Arts & Entertainment

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Issue: 2017-03-29, PHOTO: Gabriela Sgaga

When I saw the post on Facebook from local Dawsonite Sarah Lenart, asking for two people to join her and friend Jeremy Herndl on a trip to Tuktoyaktuk from Inuvik via the winter ice road, I was elated. The ice road follows the Mackenzie River... Read more

Yukon Winter


Issue: 2016-10-19

Ever since the advent of the internet, pundits of all description have been predicting the demise of print journalism. Traditional newspapers and magazines, once so prolific and influential in Canada and elsewhere, are undergoing seismic change... Read more



Issue: 2016-04-28, PHOTO:

Enquiring (and even inquiring) minds want to know: what the heck is a hack, anyway? In response to numerous queries on that very subject (none, actually), I've been hacking my way through the undergrowth of lexicography trying to decode a term the... Read more


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Issue: 2015-12-03 PHOTO: Miriam Ott

Today the internet is an active place with crazy things going viral all the time. From cat videos to fail compilations, to the latest greatest talent, the internet world holds all the weird and wonderful sides of life within it. One such example... Read more

Photography - Film


Issue: 2015-10-22 PHOTO: Joslyn Kilborn

I’ve been online shopping. Specifically, I’ve been fixated on merino wool base layers on Amazon. Researching sizes, the best weave weight, which tops will work both as under and outer wear, what brands won’t pill. I’ve found some that are... Read more

Yukon Active

If you’re in your mid-thirties like I am, you may remember watching one of your parents playing Super Mario Bros. on the Nintendo. Back the ‘80s, controlling Mario was so intense that most moms and dads whipped the controller up in frantic Read more

Old Crow


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In his last article, Charles discussed feedback from his previous writing about online dating. In this article, he nears the end of a really short list. Online dating was all a bit awkward at first, sticking my neck out, exposing vulnerabilities.... Read more

Yukon Families


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Okay, here I am — an educated, articulate, professional, employed man. I’m mid-1950s vintage, a home owner, and unattached. I keep fit with outdoor activities. I love drama, art, and music. During the several years I’ve been in Whitehorse, I’ve join Read more

Yukon Lifestyle


Issue: 2014-02-13, PHOTO: iStock

It's natural that you have some complaints about your boss, co-workers, or customers. No job is perfect and we are only human. However, how you express your feelings may prove to be a problem, not only in your present job, but also your chances of... Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

Considering how easy it was to encrypt your traffic, you should consider arranging your wireless access point or router so that someone else won't find it that easy to copy your encryption key. You should configure your WAP or router so that the adm Read more

Yukon Education

Then, in an article syndicated by the New York Times in March, HarperCollins announced lending limits for e-library books.... Julie Ourom, director of Yukon Public Libraries, puts the story in perspective. Read more


Once again the internets were all abuzz last month about the rise of "Fox News North". My Facebook feed was riddled with urgent cries to take action against the rise of, and I quote: "American-style hate media onto our airwaves." This has already... Read more


So I went on this website to see when I'd die. The Internet, being the general purveyor of naked people and random crotch shots, can also tell you how long you'll have to live. You simply enter a little personal data. You type in your age, history... Read more


As we speak ('cause "read together" sounds kinda weird), I have Facebook open on another window. I'm trying hard not to check it. Indeed, I am one of "those" – one of those people who actually waste their time stalking friends, vague... Read more