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On August 29 at around 11 a.m., Coralee Johns spotted two spawning chinook salmon in Fox Creek. It was the moment she had been waiting for, a culmination of seven years of work.
There's a new butcher shop in town, and it's off the hook. Off The Hook Meat Works processes domestic and wild game, and provides a variety of deli meats to retail and commercial customers.
Dawson is tweaking its rules so miners who want to cash in on the boom have a place to stay. "It's put in place as a kind of band-aid solution to Dawson's housing shortage," said community development officer Micah Olesh of possible amendments to municipal bylaws.
NorthwesTel has received some bad news from the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission. Late last week the telecom regulator scuttled a $3.4 billion deal for Bell Canada.
DAWSON CITY Get close enough and one call still smell smoke soaked into the beams that supported the roof of Dawson City’s Eldorado Hotel…
Karen Baltgailis' vision of the Peel was fading. Actually fading. So we had to cut our trip short. The 54-year-old conservationist was at Bonnet Plume Lake in the Peel Watershed...
With house prices in the territory falling slightly, the president of the Yukon Real Estate Association says that buyers and sellers should get used to this "new normal.""It's a rebalancing of the market," said Val Smith.
As Guillaume Nielsen peels back the plastic seal on a glass jar, a powerful stench wafts free. It smells like a combination of rotten eggs and a mouldy coffee cup that's been left unwashed for far too long. “It’s good,” Nielsen says, laughing. “When it smells bad, it means the bacteria is working.”
North American Tungsten Corporation plans to re-open its Cantung mine by October.
Is it Jonathan Ferris, Jonathon Ferris, or Ramesh Ferris? In his new book, Better than a Cure, the 30-year-old polio survivor can't seem to make up his mind.
The smell of pungent hops, alcohol and fruit fills the small space where Winterlong Brewery owner Marko Marjanovic and his only employee, Matt Waugh, are preparing for a busy holiday season.
Whitehorse loves its bars. Consider how many there are, and how varied, for a town of 27,000 people. If you want to drink, at almost any time of day or night, there is at least one establishment that can tend to your needs.
With the 1957 completion of the North Klondike Highway, the death knell of the Yukon paddlewheeler had been sounded. Trucks, not ships, now supplied Dawson City, and returned laden with ore.
Will we be ready? If one thing haunts Piers McDonald the question of readiness for the 2007 Canada Winter Games is it.
Angela Demientieff has been advising Yukon River salmon managers since negotiations between Canada and the United States began more than two decades ago. But she never knew how aboriginal people in the Yukon caught fish.
‘You’ve got to break the horns off, and get all the meat out of there,” said Marc Bloch, while holding the curved horn of a Dall…
At about 1:30 p.m., Stacey McDiarmid sat on her couch and began breastfeeding her four-month-old baby girl. Across a colourful, foamy, puzzle-piece floor, Tammy Ward sat playing with her toddler.
Capstone Mining Corp. plans to spend $32 million to beef up its Minto mine in central Yukon this year. The company is going to put $14 million of that toward building an underground mine in 2012.
Whitehorse has a new clothing store. Unity Clothing opened its doors on May 1 at the corner of Second and Elliot, in the former location of Shades Harley Davidson.
Office-dwellers of Whitehorse rejoice: a new downtown lunch spot has opened. Panda Panda Noodle House replaces the former La Patrona Mexican joint, next to Antoinette's on Fourth Avenue.