Life

Angling for one of Yukon’s overlooked fishing gems

Fish and game association educates kids on the upside of the overlooked whitefish

Traditional watercraft take to Yukon River

‘Our ancestor’s stories are going to be our stories now. We’re going to make legends’

First we eat: Dawson woman to subsist on local food only for a year

Eggs, meat, fish, berries: Yes. Chocolate and coffee? No.

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          Skagway’s gold rush park offers view of the Gold Rush’s ugly side

          New exhibits reveal the history of racism, prostitution and theft during Chilkoot trail era

          Archaeologist salvages Skagway’s Gold Rush history by sifting through trash

          Newly unearthed site Chilkoot Trail site was at risk of washing away

          Yukon College grad wins prestigious prize

          Jesse Vigliotti has one piece of advice for mature students considering a career change through further education. "Take the plunge. It's definitely worth it," said the 31-year-old father of two.

          Geeks gear up for YukomiCon 2.0

          Hot on the heels of last summer's wildly successful event, Yukon geekdom is already getting pumped for the territory's second annual comic convention. 

          New principals take over Watson Lake schools

          The elementary and the secondary schools have new leadership this year and, as new people will do, they bring fresh energy and ideas into the schools and the town.

          Pilates, yoga studio turns up the heat

          Whitehorse's The Studio, "where yoga and Pilates meet under one roof," is hoping customers will take in the benefits from heated yoga, which is now being offered at its location in Granger Mall.

          The fighter returns to hearth and fray

          Todd Hardy is a fighter who shakes and disturbs you with the depth of his courage. Hardy embraces life and death equally.

          Ending poverty starts at home

          Imagine for a second what it must be like to live in extreme poverty. You likely have inadequate housing and find it hard to get a good night sleep. As a result you're a little slow - a little out of it.

          Thai massage presses idle bodies into shape

          My sen lines are severely clogged. Which isn’t as serious as blocked arteries, but Thai masseuse Theresa Gulliver tells me it’s still…

          Yukon College welcomes Syrian refugee student

          Tareef Jaamour found out he was moving to Whitehorse from Jordan five days before he had to leave. He left his job, said goodbye to his parents and his siblings and got on a plane bound for Paris.

          Get Out!

          All the pretty horses Sled dogs remain a viable source of animal transport, but you still can't don period clothing and ride them in a circle. The Classic Open Horse Show returns to Watson Lake.

          Tariuq: Yukon’s ocean

          The wind is strong from the east. To my left a low line of hills rises from a beach littered with driftwood, to my right the Arctic Ocean ice extends infinitely into the sun.

          Giving the gift of life

          I heard trilling laughter and the thud of small feet running in big boots. Then an elfin, pink, pirouetting imp danced into the room, smiling, laughing and wanting to be everywhere at once.

          Amping up the sound of ‘Random Radio’

          There's a scene in the 1990 movie Pump up the Volume where Mark, the high school outcast played by Christian Slater, first broadcasts an illegal FM radio signal from his parent's basement.

          Where the road meets the sky: a well loved man’s life remembered

          When Ray Taylor’s daughter Jennifer last talked to him, he had just finished riding his Harley Davidson over San Francisco’s Golden Gate…

          Gaylight shines bright in Whitehorse

          Whitehorse’s Main Street was once again a flowing river of colour, support and pride on June 10.