Heidi Loos

It’s a treat to tap your feet to the fiddler’s beat

His fingers do the quickstep along the neck of his fiddle. His bow glides across the strings like a figure skater on ice. In a classroom at Yukon College, the cheery melody of a Celtic jig dances through the air, and at its source is professional fiddler Daniel Lapp.

So, the Yukon can dance …

When it comes to breakdancing, "there's a right and a wrong, a funky and a not funky...It's all about the funk and the flavour," says Miles Faber, Toronto B-boy, popper, and one of the top four from CTV's So You Think You Can Dance, Canada?

Long time business owner retires to his cars

Graham's Engine and Machine has been in business for 25 years. That's about 20 years too long, says Graham Cole. "I should have got out years ago," he says.

Draftsman’s gold medal makes Yukon history

Two weeks after the Skills Canada Competition in Charlottetown, PEI, 17-year-old Yukoner Denis Godin reveals he is still shocked by the outcome of event. Godin won gold, but it came as a surprise.

She can can can

The Frantic Follies is back for its 40th season. The Yukon's traditional slapstick comedy reclaimed its summer venue downtown Whitehorse at the Westmark Hotel, presenting a full, familiar and talented cast on opening night, May 21st.

  • May 29, 2009

Family business survives harsh Yukon conditions

A passion for sled dogs roped Hans Oettli into the pet store business. For 13 years, the bearded, soft-spoken fellow has operated Duffy's Pets & Tanzilla Harness Supplies.