Ian Stewart

Hand cycler crosses the country to fight polio

Ramesh Ferris will give his hometown supporters a fond farewell tomorrow as he embarks on his cross-Canada Cycle to Walk campaign to end Polio.

Telepalooza: backcountry wild men do the resort thing

Like many Telemark skiers, Stephan Poirier likes to get away from the crowds and civilization, into the backcountry.

Air North buzzes the Roadhouse

Whitehorse Recreational Hockey League Sunday playoff results Air North Jets 9 Roadhouse 2 Scott Horsey led the Jets on Sunday with three goals…

Zach Bell’s road gets rocky

With the Beijing Olympics just four months away, Zach Bell is getting very close to realizing one of his biggest goals.

Nishikawa and Johnsgaard win warmest ski race of the year

The Subway 5K Race Series sprinted to the end of its final event Tuesday evening, with 30 skiers lined up in the ski stadium to complete a 2.

Rookie ski patrollers best in the West

Although they didn’t have much to do this season, Yukon ski patrollers still made an impressive mark at the Canadian Ski Patrol System’s…

Green biathletes grab bronze at nationals

Biathlon A young Biathlon Yukon team headed to the Callaghan Valley last week to compete at the 2008 Squamish Life Canadian Championships at the…

Greer, Smith win Yukon Championships

The territory’s best skiers hit the trails at the Whitehorse Cross-Country Ski Club for the Yukon Championships this weekend.

Nannock, Fort MacPherson win Native titles

By Ian Stewart News Reporter The 31st Annual Yukon Native Hockey Tournament crowned its champions yesterday at the Takhini Arena, with the Nannock…

Freestylers fly over a season of hurdles

Even without a place to practise, Yukon’s freestyle skiers managed to crown their champions last week at their adopted home — Watson…

Lassen lifts for triple gold in Peru

Whitehorse weightlifter Jeane Lassen dominated her division at the Pan American Championships/Continental Olympic Qualifier in Callao, Peru last…

Watson Lake’s golden racket

Vanessa Carlson and Abbie Rotondi were the only badminton players to spoil Greenland’s monopoly on gold ulus during the Arctic Games.

Yukoners strong at nationals

Cross-country skiing Team Yukon faced 500 of the best skiers in the country, the US national team and skiers from 15 other countries last week at…

Yukon mushers golden, but lonely

Rachel Kinvig swept the juvenile class last week in the Arctic Winter Games dog mushing event, winning three gold ulus.

Alaska leads in ulus, Nunavut wins Hodgson trophy

YELLOWKNIFE Arctic Winter Games tradition dictates that the athletes that entered the games as separate contingents leave as one group, without…

Curling boys golden, girls claim silver

It was sweet, sweet payback, and good timing, for the Yukon boys’ curling team when it finally beat Alberta North at the Yellowknife curling…

Home on the range

Last winter Ryan Burlingame found the sport that perfectly fit his criteria… something that combined adrenaline with precision.

Yukon earns its gold in a double OT thriller

Basketball fans witnessed what might have been one of the most exciting finishes in Arctic Games history on Friday night during the boys’…

Bantams digging for gold

YELLOWKNIFE Yukon’s bantam hockey team is headed to a gold ulu showdown with Alberta North tonight, after putting the NWT on ice last night in…

Simple sport,high drama

YELLOWKNIFE How tough can it be to strap into a pair of snowshoes and finish a race? Apparently, it’s harder than it looks — not the…