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Collyn Lovelace knows a thing or two about hard work. The 30-year-old single mother is pursuing a degree in social work at Yukon College, and juggling life as a mom and a full-time student definitely has its challenges.
Yukoners have no shortage of fond stories about Dr. Jim Zheng, who spent more than two decades practising traditional Chinese medicine in the territory.
It took Heather Johnson two degrees and years of globetrotting before she realized she wanted to become a nurse. Now, 13 years after graduating from nursing school in Kamloops, B.C...
Like sculptors through centuries, eight budding local artists released forms caught in raw chunks of cedar — masks, plaques, paddles and bowls.
Tyrell Jim and four of his friends spend hours after school practicing the songs and steps for traditional Native American dances.
Susan Thompson was many things: biologist, athlete, wildlife advocate, soccer coach, Yukoner and friend. But to the people of Kakamega, Kenya, she was something more. She was "Momma Susan.
Paddle the annual Chili and Bean Downriver Canoe and Kayak race. Push out from Rotary Park and paddle like mad for 18.5 kilometres until you hit the Takhini Bridge.
Stranded on a mountain with a pack full of sheep meat, Anne-Marie Briggs had no other option than to bed down for the night and wait until daylight.
Who knew the two were spending time underneath the mistletoe? This year's Winterval Santa Parade features a giant Yukon River salmon puppet, stilt walkers and marshmallow roasting.
Lucie Desaulniers and Michel Morris love to dance, and not just with each other. The couple - both youth counsellors and salsa teachers - are organizing a Latin fiesta tomorrow evening at the Mount McIntyre Recreation Centre.
It’s easy to be apathetic, lazy, uninterested. It doesn’t take a lot of effort to be bored.
Communications giant Bell Canada hopes to change that with a special campaign today aimed at getting people to talk about their mental health issues. Its recruited six-time Canadian Olympic medalist Clara Hughes to help get the message out. In a 32-second TV commercial, Hughes tells how she's battled depression.
Jocelyn Joe-Strack was sitting on her desk, writing up the working land use plan for her First Nation’s land when she was struck with an idea.
The last time Judith Steele was in Bhutan, a raven stole her soother. Forty-three years later, the Yukon day-home operator returned to the country to have tea with Princess Ashi-Tashi. The princess is 86 years old now, but remembers Judith's father Peter Steele bringing his young family to her country to study goitre in 1967.
It has been at least 10 years since flying trapeze artists and twisting aerial acrobats have swung through Whitehorse. And that's not because it's too far for the circus caravan to travel. They just haven't been invited.
The young boy bent over and picked up the tiny, crying newborn. Covered in afterbirth and with the umbilical chord still attached, the child had…
Leading a First Nation can present its own unique challenges compared to municipal or territorial politics, says former Champagne and Aishihik First Nations Chief Diane Strand.
Instead of biking for a nebulous cause, Belinda and Roland Hinmueller are getting their hands dirty. he New Zealand couple - riding a yellow tandem bike from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, to Argentina - is volunteering at Salvation Army posts along their route.
‘So this guy from Texas has a motorcycle and we’re sitting there in Cairo hatching a plan to ride it to Lebanon,” says Jamie…
Local artist and seamstress Lea-Ann Dorval is putting her original designs, artwork and accessories on sale - at half price. A few months ago, Dorval's three-year-old nephew was diagnosed with Wilms Tumour, a very rare kidney cancer that targets young children.