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Calgary's Rebecca Northan has become an excellent judge of character. It's a job requirement when you cast the lead of your play moments before you go on stage.
Many Yukoners know Katie Young as that woman engulfed in a thick plume of smoke, wearing a welding helmet, protective mitts, suit, and boots.
Meg Walker Special to the News Fitness options in Dawson City have long included yoga classes, but as of this month, the town has its first yoga-dedicated space.
Lorne Metropolit wants to go a step beyond selling locally grown vegetables: he wants to sell living vegetables. To do that, the owner of Yukon Gardens will sell lettuce heads with the roots still attached.
By 5 a.m. every Saturday morning the commercial kitchen owned by L'Association franco-yukonnaise in downtown Whitehorse is already humming.
Gwenn Flowers bears the stress of handling the safety of her crew as they navigate between some of Canada's largest peaks on skis. But she's not a mountaineer. She's a scientist.
If there is anywhere in western Canada outside of the oilpatch where a quick primer on environmental reclamation and restoration is timely, it is the neglected goldfields of the Yukon generally and the Klondike specifically.
Luann Baker-Johnson can barely contain her excitement. The mother of six has the energy and giddiness of a teenager. She's standing inside Yukon's new - and only - glass-blowing studio.
They're near invisible to the untrained eye. Ninety per cent of the time they lay in rest, hiding in baseboards, cracks and box springs waiting to bite.
The Mount Lorne community centre is now being powered in part by solar energy, thanks to a federal grant and the handiwork of a new Yukon workers' cooperative.
I'm trapped in a log cabin with three of my friends as we frantically search for clues that will lead us to finding my grandfather's gold.
In The Martian, Matt Damon plays a botanist abandoned on Mars who is forced to MacGyver together a system that can grow potatoes.
If you've ever bitten into a slice of tomato and wished for a little more flavour, or watched sadly as your cucumbers begin to rot just days after you bought them - well, now there's a new, made-in-Yukon solution for your veget
The back room used by Yukon's paleontology department is not all that flashy until Dr. Grant Zazula starts spinning wheels reminiscent of bank vault doors and the rows of shelves separate like a giant accordion.
Starting in the next few weeks, the City of Whitehorse and a dozen Yukon communities will begin the annual battle against the invasion of mosquitoes in the territory.
Duckweed isn't the most beautiful of plants. Each little plant is smaller than the size of your thumbnail - just a few tiny leaves floating on the surface of a pond.
As the story goes, when the speedy army engineers first built the Alaska Highway, no one had time to consider putting up gas stations.
By his own admission, Alastair Smith only took up cross-country skiing to impress his wife. Before they were married, she was on the ski team at university, so he started skiing to spend time with her - as you do.
There's a certain irony in the act of flying across the continent to give a speech about the perils of man-made climate change.
The Alaska Highway can be one of the worst places for impromptu hunger pangs to hit. Options for food between Watson Lake and Whitehorse are limited to a handful of restaurants.