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Strings of deer and elk hide were wrapped around the pillars outside the Ta'an Kwach'an Council's health centre like cobwebs this weekend. "The sun helps keep them white," said facilitator Chuck Hume.
It was a vacation to a sun-drenched, exotic location — complete with long beaches, thick rainforest and lava-spewing volcanoes.
Young French-speakers are leaving the territory. But one group is working to make the Yukon a more hospitable place for them.
So what does a stay-home-mom do all day long, anyway? Ask Pam Butterfield of Haines Junction. Butterfield has had little chance of escaping art as…
Few people can stop moving vehicles with a glance, but Leonard Gordon Sr. can. And sometimes he doesn't even have to do that. Many of the cars that pass him on a regular basis slow down to wait for his attention. Drivers honk, wave and, most importantly, they slow down.
If Paul Nicklen isn't chasing death, he's not doing his job. The National Geographic photographer has been bitten by seals, charged by a grizzly bear, crashed two ultralight planes...
A story book used in teaching Aboriginal languages in the Yukon may soon be helping indigenous people in Siberian Russia learn their own Ket language.
Trish Newport Special to the News Zinder, Niger Two weeks ago, in Niger, two French men were kidnapped and killed by al-Qaida. One of the men worked for a medical NGO in Niger, and was scheduled to get married this week.
Roger Veilleux has been a bus driver with Greyhound for 31 years. He’s been driving the same run, between Whitehorse and Fort Nelson, for the last 16.
North Americans are fungal phobic. We're less likely than Asians and Eastern Europeans to take a walk in the woods to forage for fungi.
Clara Schinkel loved to dance in big, high-heeled shoes. Even after arthritis bowed her body, the 70-year old wolf clan matriarch was sometimes…
Danny Nowlan arrived in the Yukon in the late 1940s as a lean, scrappy, headstrong and handsome young forest ranger who loved to work and play hard.
When Megan Holosko was a toddler she never suspected the cousin who doted and cared for her would, one day, see her looking after him. But that's exactly what happened.
I'm at 1,900 metres on a British Columbia mountain when I find out Father Mouchet has died. Part of me feels gutted, but another part feels a deep building joy.
Orange You Curious, an exhibition of works by landscape painter and wildlife artist Heidi Hehn, continues at Yukon Artists at Work Gallery 200-120 Industrial Road, 5 to 8 p.m. until November 8.
HAINES JUNCTION Many contend you can’t go home again. Darren Madley is proof that you can. The serious-minded, 26 year old spent the past 18…
This autumn, during my recent six-month transition from a retired oilpatch catskinner to a born-again Yukon cheechako, I did a pretty good job keeping my yap shut.
Everett Igobwa has the kind of love of music that you'd expect from someone who plays 15 instruments. He can play the piano and most of the brass and woodwind instruments.
Pavlina Sudrich In 1963, Martha Benjamin became a legend in the Canadian sport world. The Gwich'in mother of five didn't just win the national cross-country ski championships in Ontario.
They don't make motorcycles like they used to. Just ask Jorg Michel. The 50-year-old has monkeyed around with the machines ever since he was a young teenager.