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Dog dies on Quest trail

Jewel died on the Yukon Quest trail, Sunday. The five-year-old female husky was running on Yuka Honda’s team.

Whitehorse’s Troy Henry bound for Olympic trials

Whitehorse speedskater Troy Henry is getting a shot at Sochi. The 24-year-old long-track skater has qualified for the Team Canada's Olympic trials, Speed Skating Canada announced last week.

Glacier Bear has second undefeated Dino Cup

If in a decade Whitehorse Glacier Bear Rennes Lindsay decides to attend the University of Calgary, a strong record in its pool might have something to do with it. As of yet, she's never lost in it.

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          Polarettes wrap up weeks of competition

          It was a long road to the Jurassic Classic for the Whitehorse Polarettes Gymnastics Club -- literally.

          Canada’s Coach coming to Whitehorse

          In the midst of the current economic crisis the Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce is hoping teamwork is the answer. That's the focus of Thursday's Economic Summit being held at the High Country Inn in Whitehorse. And who better

          Overtime loss keeps Team Yukon tied for last

          Playing in its third game at the U17 National Basketball Championships, Yukon’s boys’ team suffered a disappointing 75-63 loss to P.E.I.

          Assante ascends to top of Rapids league

          After being held to just one win in its first eight matches of the season, Assante Financial Management finished on top in the final of the Whitehorse Rapids Over-35 Men’s Indoor Soccer League playoff at the Canada Games Centre on Saturday.

          Three Yukoners selected for Special Olympics World Games

          The 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games will certainly be a special one for Yukon. Three Whitehorse athletes from Special Olympics Yukon have been selected to represent Canada at the quadrennial event next March in Austria.

          Two Yukoners named to national orienteering team

          With just nine athletes comprising Canada's orienteering team, it may raise a few eyebrows that two are from Whitehorse. However, for those who have navigated through the brush and over the hills in the territory,

          Video artist melts Klondike horizons

          The video installation the space between here and there (the yukon river) is the work of an artist hungry for the outdoors after 10 productive years of making short film and video work in Toronto.

          When it’s this close, it’s time to spoon

          CARMACKS After they pulled into Carmacks three minutes apart, Quest champ Lance Mackey was ready to cuddle up with Ken Anderson.

          Yukon table tennis players eliminated in quarterfinals

          Half of Yukon's table tennis team reached the quarterfinals in the singles tournament at the Arctic Winter Games on Monday. However, none will be vying for medals in the finals on Friday in Fairbanks, Alaska.

          Former music store owner riffs on all that jazz

          Costumer service was never lacking at Rose Music shop. There wasn’t much in the way of Top 40s though; the focus was on the finer things in…

          Outdoor education scholarships up for grabs in Yukon

          Beginning a career in the outdoors may not be as difficult - or expensive - as once thought.

          Paslawski edged out of playoff spot at Travelers Championships

          Yukon's Team Paslawski was the most exemplary men's team for the Travelers Club Curling Championship, last week in Halifax.

          Jackie Ziehe follows the light

          Artist Jackie Ziehe has a secret tool to help her find the perfect painting subjects - a helicopter. At Ziehe's newest exhibit in the Copper Moon gallery, she stands in front of a piece with blue and grey mountains towering over a winding river.

          Whitehorse cyclist to fight cancer with ride

          Whitehorse's Stephanie Benoit is preparing for the longest bike ride of her life. It's the most important one, too.

          Wallingham rink finishes strong at juniors

          The Whitehorse rink won four straight games to place ninth in junior men at the 2014 Canadian Junior Curling Championships in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, on Friday.

          Cheap hit lights fire under Mustangs

          No one wants to see cheap hits on the ice during a hockey game, but one against the Bantam A Mustangs was just what the team needed on Sunday. Down 1-0 in the final of the Alberni Valley New Years Tournament in Port Alberni, B.C.

          Yukon squash players ousted by high ranking competition

          A pair of Yukon squash players didn't get the chance to ease into the competition at the Canada Winter Games on Sunday.