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All but one of the Yukon's hard rock mines have shuttered. Annual surveys from the Fraser Institute have shown the territory declining in investment attractiveness.
Mixing apricots and Jamaican-imported Scotch Bonnet peppers into a drink at home may sound like a recipe for disaster. And it probably is. But the Burnside Brewing Co.
One morning earlier this week, a Blackburnian warbler flew into a net at the Teslin Lake Bird Observatory. This might not seem like a big deal.
It's been a tough year for hard-rock mining in the Yukon. Yukon Zinc's Wolverine mine shut down in January, taking over 200 jobs with it.
The people in charge of the newest daycare in Whitehorse have a unique idea of what it means to run a successful business. To them, it means not keeping any of the profits.
Face up, you lie with your head under a small hanging pot. Warm oil - sesame, coconut or hemp - flows in a slow, steady stream from a hole in the bottom and onto the centre of your forehead.
"If you want a life-sized dinosaur, you have to build it yourself. Because you just can't go into Walmart and get that."
Doug Sack Special to the News Tagish Bridge, Yukon Sometimes when Mitch Dupont stumbles down the stairs early in the morning to fire up the stove in the kitchen of Six Mile River Resort.
Six months ago it was a Harley Davidson retail hangar. Now it's housing an egg-grading station, all the nuts, spices and dry goods you could dream of and soon fresh Yukon-grown food.
"It's the beginning of fall, boys!" James Kathrein is only half kidding. The Yukon Wildland Fire Management officer is giving his morning briefing to a dozen Yukon wildland firefighters.
How deeply can you care about a place you've never seen? How badly will you fight to protect mountains you've never climbed and rivers you've never paddled?
Armed with nothing but a barrel, fresh oysters, knives and some ice, Eddie Rideout and Andrew Gilbutowicz are serving the raw, slimy seafood everywhere from birthday parties to local restaurants.
A small business with a big idea is expanding beyond the Yukon, sending drones and remote-controlled machines to mineral exploration sites across Canada.
The sun is shining, the surface of the pond is shimmering, the marsh grasses are waving. The dragonflies flit back and forth above the water, their iridescent bodies glittering in the sunlight.
The store is tiny, but so far the draw has been huge. The newest shop to open its doors inside Horwood's Mall is Cultured Fine Cheese.
It's 10 a.m. on Thursday morning and Whitehorse's newest fish and seafood store, Haines Packing Co., is filling up with customers.
The Tr'ondek Hwech'in have taken up the challenge of growing fresh produce in the Klondike. The First Nation recently started its Teaching and Working Farm.
Paleontologists can never completely put their favourite theories about life during the Pleistocene epoch to gentle rest. Ice age creatures have a knack for sowing doubt and sparking debate tens of thousands to millions of years after their deaths.
A piece of Yukon history has been reborn, thanks to Sandy and Frank Ruether. That was a big part of why the couple bought the Johnson's Crossing Lodge, said Sandy. They re-opened the highway stop last spring.
This weekend, Roland Gangloff, author of Dinosaurs Under the Aurora, is bringing news of a revolution in Arctic paleontology to Whitehorse and Haines Junction. Gangloff is a former professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.