Ian Stewart

Yukon orienteers dominate nationals

Team Yukon continues to post superb results at the Canadian Orienteering Championships in Saskatchewan.

Clark, Furniss take the Tour

By Ian Stewart News Reporter This weekend’s three-stage Tour de Whitehorse started Friday with a four-kilometre downhill race starting at the…

Yukon orienteers haul in medals at Nationals

It was an impressive first day at the Canadian Orienteering Championships in Saskatchewan with Yukoners winning seven medals in the sprint race.

Gabor, Pasloski golden at Age Group Nationals

Two days of miserably cold, wet conditions followed by two days of blazing sun did not deter Whitehorse Glacier Bear swimmers on the weekend.

German speed skaters try the territory

Yukon College employees have to find somewhere else to put their cars this week. The college parking lot has become an impromptu skating oval for a…

Yukon orienteers head to Saskatchewan

Fifteen members of the Yukon Orienteering Association are travelling to Saskatchewan this week for the Canadian Orienteering Championships.

Parker way ahead on the Range Road Loop

Velonorth At last — sun (lots), heat (25 Celsius) and no wind — a perfect day for a road race.

Sled dogs compete under summer sun

If you’re a sled dog, summer can be a bit of a drag. Once the white stuff disappears, there’s not much for the hounds to do except lay…

Clark tops in the Dry Tri

Forty-six racers including 36 individual competitors and 10 teams took on the challenge of the first ever Dry Tri off-road duathlon on the weekend.

Dawe, Kulych to hit the links for Yukon

Golf The first Junior/Amateur event of the season was held last weekend at Mountainview Golf Course. The tournament was a two-day qualifier to…

Lassen’s road to Beijing starts in Whitehorse

For most, going to the gym is a welcome break. An hour to forget about work and blow off steam. But for Jeane Lassen it’s a full-time job.

A big green year for the birds

In North American birding circles, the Big Year is as intense as it gets. Take one year, and try to see as many species of birds as possible.

Emco leads on the links

Emco 4-Skins are tough to beat. The team earned the full eight points again this week using the skins format at the Men’s Commercial Golf at…

Inclusive team ready to roll

The Kluane-Chilkat International Bike Relay is a Yukon institution, returning each year, maybe a little bigger, or with some new rules about gear to…

Ringers dominate Yukon Adventure Challenge, season two

In adventure racing, experience can make all the difference. When the second Yukon Adventure Challenge kicked off early Saturday in Carcross, it…

Qualita’s Pumphrey nets four

Soccer Under-13 (Tuesday) Qualita Cleaners 9 Intersport 6 This was a hard-fought game in the second half.

Runners answer call of the wild – weekly

The difficulty of a task is often a matter of perception. For example, there’s Nancy Thomson’s idea of a breezy jaunt in the…

Glacier Bears hunt for medals in BC

The Glacier Bears Swim Club had a busy weekend, with teams competing at two different meets in British Columbia.

Yukon River Quest bigger than ever

The ninth installment of the Yukon River Quest, the longest annual canoe and kayak race in the world, is set to be the biggest in the race’s…

Sharp pins the competition in Germany

Yukon wrestler Erica Sharp brought home a gold medal for the Canadian women’s wrestling team at a German Grand prix tournament in Dormagen,…