Ian Stewart

Alberta, BC paddle the competition at Westerns

One of the world’s most popular sports took over the Canada Games Centre this weekend — but if you didn’t know where to look,…

Transplanted taxidermist never stops learning

‘You’ve got to break the horns off, and get all the meat out of there,” said Marc Bloch, while holding the curved horn of a Dall…

Greer, Henry win on the hill

Skagway, Alaska, was the site of the 2006 Yukon Hill Climb Championships Saturday. A 990-metre climb from the Dyea Turnoff to the Summit provided…

Boys’ winning streak ends against Alaska

SOLDOTNA, Alaska The Yukon junior boys basketball team was undefeated heading into Wednesday’s game against Alaska.

Rookie orienteers get their bearings

The Yukon Orienteering Association kicked off Orienteering Week in Canada with a Learn To O course for beginners this Saturday in Riverdale.

Young athletes give tennis another whack

For the past few years, tennis in the Yukon has been stuck behind the fuzzy yellow ball. Players moving to Whitehorse found the city to be a bit of…

Lassen’s road to Beijing starts in Whitehorse

For most, going to the gym is a welcome break. An hour to forget about work and blow off steam. But for Jeane Lassen it’s a full-time job.

Speed Skaters plaque the Icemen

Although they didn’t win any medals or grace the front page during the Canada Games, the icemakers at the Canada Games Centre did an…

US Customs gets tough with bike relay

For the first time, riders crossing the border during Leg 7 of the Kluane-Chilkat International Bike Relay will have to stop and show two pieces of…

Bennett banks a hat trick in close win

Indoor Soccer Under-15 (Tuesday) Coldwell Banker 9 Kilrich Industries 8 Mary Bennett led the Bankers with a hat trick in this high-scoring affair.

Sellars, Gerlach conquer Long Lake Triathlon

Fifteen individuals and seven teams took part in Sunday’s Long Lake Triathlon, which was organized by the Boreal Adventure Running Association.

Canoes and kayaks break the ice

The Yukon Canoe and Kayak Club floated a new idea yesterday, starting at the Marsh Lake dam. “It’s the first annual Icebreaker,”…

Bell named top track cyclist by Pedal magazine

Zach Bell got some national kudos from his peers in the cycling world recently, when he was named Best Track Cyclist for 2006 in Pedal…

Kilrich tops in squash, so far

uesday Night League Kilrich 19 High Country Inn 13 Chris Toleman led Kilrich with a four-set win over Jim Gilpin, while Cameron Webber and Lori…

Spring winds spur on competitors

Chilly evening winds coming off a still-frozen Chadburn Lake challenged the 78 participants at the second orienteering evening of the summer.

Hindson delivers five goals for The News

Indoor soccer Under-seven (Tuesday) Yukon News 8 Plantation Flowers and Gifts 0 Ryan Hindson led The News to a huge win over Plantation, scoring…

Pumphrey nets eight for Pine Plumbing

ndoor soccer Under-15 (Thursday) Pine Plumbing 13 Colad Esthetics 7 Tyler Pumphrey led a host of Pine Plumbing scorers with eight goals Thursday.

Watson Lake repeats Solar Challenge success

By Ian Stewart News Reporter There’s a solar car dynasty on the rise in Watson Lake. For the second year in a row, the Solar Flair dominated…

Yukoners in the pressure cooker with Greenland and Yamal

Ben Barrett-Forrest sat in the bleachers in Yellowknife’s Range Lake School gym waiting for his match to begin.

Saskatoon savours sweet success

After going undefeated in the qualifying round, and winning its semifinal on Saturday, Norland Dental from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, took its first…