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How do you study an animal that can weigh up to 700 kilograms, and each year will walk thousands of kilometres over sea ice in the remote Canadian Arctic and never return to the same place twice? It is not easy, says graduate student Vicki Sahanatien, who
Clear the air Photographs of quarry-related air pollution along Robert Service Way obviously strike a sensitive nerve with councillor Doug Graham.
Osteologist Susan Mooney wants the bones to tell their own story.
Premier Dennis Fentie appears to have backed down on his plans to essentially merge publicly owned Yukon Energy with Yukon Electrical, owned by Alberta-based Atco, thanks to the very public resignations of four Yukon Energy board members.
Dear Uma: I know I am constantly swearing off politics and just as constantly end up paying attention again, kind of like my relationship with martinis and junk food.
Think of the future I have concerns about the rezoning of the McLean Lake area for quarries and heavy industrial uses.
Five-hundred-and-sixty-one Yukon volunteers served with distinction in the trenches of France during the First World War. Many came home decorated for their bravery in combat.
Ed Jones is one of the most remarkable history hunters in the Yukon. He and his wife Star have carved out a sizeable niche in the study of Yukon's history.
A thought from Shakespeare’s England, comes in a book published in 1592. It tells the young swain to bend old pennies and give them to his…
Public Safety Minister Vic Toews told Liberal MP Francis Scarpaleggia this week that he could either support the Conservatives' new Internet snooping bill or "stand with the child pornographers.
The Yukon Historical and Museums Association celebrated Heritage Day by handing out its annual heritage awards on Monday night at the Yukon Archives.
According to lifetime Whitehorse resident Lloyd Ryder, the ferry in the above photograph is the Takhini River ferry, which was 21 miles from…
Dear Uma In the 20 or so years we’ve known each other, I don’t think I’ve ever written and phoned you as often as I have since I…
The French is the most honest place in America. Looking at the bar’s burnt-out neon sign from the main road running through the heart of…
I mentioned in a previous column that the Dawson City area had many beautifully created signs in its gold rush days, like the sign appearing in this column.
My mother says things I don’t always understand at first blush. She once told me that when she was growing up in the “twenties and…
Over the last week I have taken to the annual task of transcribing phone numbers, e-mail addresses and other bits of the critical information of…
In 1966 I was 11 years old. My adopted family moved that summer to a rented farmhouse in Bruce County in southwestern Ontario.
The fossil record suggests mountain goats immigrated to North America across the Bering land bridge from Eurasia sometime in the early Pleistocene epoch, or late Pliocene.
Were the Arctic Winter Games a good investment? This kind of question often gets asked of economists, either by the proponents of major events, their opponents, or governments trying to decide whether to splash out some public cash.