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To decontaminate water flowing out of old Yukon mines, all you need is beer. Or molasses. Or anything carbon-based, really: wood chips, peat or straw.
You can smell it in the air. Winter is coming. And for those who love to hurl themselves down frozen mountains, it can’t come soon enough.
For the past year, Jared Gonet has compiled names of Yukon birds in Yukon and Alaskan First Nation languages.
To the uninitiated eye, the code behind a website looks complex, ugly and boring, made up of line after line of random words, numbers, colons, brackets and symbols.
Dawson City has always seen a wide variety of summer visitors, from well-heeled RV drivers to young hitchhikers travelling on a shoestring budget.
After 47 years, one of Whitehorse’s best-known family businesses is getting new owners.
Tony Ciprani sits in a black leather salon chair, in front of his younger, bespectacled, cartoon likeness on the storefront window. “That’s when I used to have hair,” he says.
One of Lance Goodwin’s pilots noticed something strange as he flew over the Slims River a few weeks ago.
Step through the front door of Deborah Turner-Davis's home in downtown Whitehorse and the aroma of ginger wafts over to greet you. Two dehydrators full of the stuff sit on her kitchen counter.
For eight weeks last summer youth in Carcross - axes in hand - went to work in the bush on Montana Mountain.
Luke Legault is looking at a picture of two fat black pigs resting on the grass at a Yukon farm, and he can barely contain his excitement. Legault likes bacon.
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.