Filmmaker Shaunoh Anderson. (Submitted)

Shining a light on Indigenous films

Yukon film will be screened at imagineNATIVE film festival

David Troup replaces the camouflaging moss and tree limbs around one of his wildlife cameras alongside a game trail on Oct. 8. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)

Trail cameras offer look at Yukon’s wild side

David Troup enjoys capturing and sharing wildlife images with motion-activated cameras.

Claire Ness performs at Nakai Theatre’s 2021 Pivot Festival in Whitehorse. Participants in Nakai’s Together Today Creative Friday’s program could have their work shared at the 2022 Pivot Festival. (Courtesy/Nakai)

Getting creative on Friday nights with Nakai

New drop-in program focus’ on First Nations teachings and creativity

Performer Johanna Goossens demonstrates how to do tricks in silks during a Circus Sunday. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Class clowns welcome: Circus Society starts weekly lessons

Yukoners who have always dreamed of running away to the circus don’t have to go far this fall

The special loonie commemorates the 125th anniversary of the Klondike Gold Rush. (Courtesy/Royal Canadian Mint)

Special edition loonie commemorates the gold rush and Yukon First Nation history

“We wanted to make people want to find out more about what it represents.”

The special loonie commemorates the 125th anniversary of the Klondike Gold Rush. (Courtesy/Royal Canadian Mint)
Visiting Jade City on his way to the Yukon, artist Dave Johnston created this painting on a piece of jade. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Operation Chalk the Nation comes to Whitehorse

Dave Johnston brings his artwork to the Yukon

Visiting Jade City on his way to the Yukon, artist Dave Johnston created this painting on a piece of jade. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Quenton and Carolyne Doon show off their selected Cards Against Humanity Family Edition submissions. (John Tonin/Yukon News)

Whitehorse twins’ jokes selected for Cards Against Humanity family deck

Carolyne and Quenton Doon are now part of the exclusive Funny Kids Club

Quenton and Carolyne Doon show off their selected Cards Against Humanity Family Edition submissions. (John Tonin/Yukon News)
The skate competition took place at Yáan át lòon gooch skatepark in Carcross. (Andrew Serack/Yukon News)

GALLERY: Carcross rocking all over town this past weekend

Energies exploded in Carcross this past weekend with bikers, skaters, dancers, bands,…

The skate competition took place at Yáan át lòon gooch skatepark in Carcross. (Andrew Serack/Yukon News)
After a Korean Airlines flight was directed to Whitehorse, NORAD officials contacted Canadian authorities for the go-ahead to shoot down the plane if necessary. (Mike Thomas/Yukon News)

Remembering Whitehorse’s 9/11 experience

A former student recalls the evacuation, events of the day as 20th anniversary draws close

After a Korean Airlines flight was directed to Whitehorse, NORAD officials contacted Canadian authorities for the go-ahead to shoot down the plane if necessary. (Mike Thomas/Yukon News)
<em>Meanderings</em> by Yukon author Peter Steele was released on June 5. (Indigo/Screenshot)

Review: Armchair travel with Peter Steele’s Meanderings

Lewis Rifkind Special to the News In these days of extremely limited…

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<em>Meanderings</em> by Yukon author Peter Steele was released on June 5. (Indigo/Screenshot)
Artist Anne Spice draws in her studio at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre in Whitehorse on August 2. Spice spent three weeks in the Yukon as a 2021 Shakaat Artist-in-Residence. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Tlingit tattoo revival comes to Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre

“f you’re going to bring it back, you kind of have to bring it back in your own way.”

Artist Anne Spice draws in her studio at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre in Whitehorse on August 2. Spice spent three weeks in the Yukon as a 2021 Shakaat Artist-in-Residence. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
Students and staff mingle outside the UiT - the Arctic University of Norway campus in Alta, Norway. The school is part of the north2norht program through University of the Arctic. Grants are now being made available to students in northern Canada to take part in the exchange program. (Submitted/Arctic University of Norway)

Yukon University students eligible for travel grants

Up to 10 grants now available for participants in north2north mobility program

Students and staff mingle outside the UiT - the Arctic University of Norway campus in Alta, Norway. The school is part of the north2norht program through University of the Arctic. Grants are now being made available to students in northern Canada to take part in the exchange program. (Submitted/Arctic University of Norway)
Two gallery visitors admire Natasha Henderson’s Yukon landscapes in the Focus Gallery on Aug. 12. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Nature inspires two new exhibits at Arts Underground

“We need to focus on joy, we need to be able to live our lives fully.”

Two gallery visitors admire Natasha Henderson’s Yukon landscapes in the Focus Gallery on Aug. 12. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
The propeller of a motorized boat encrusted with invasive zebra mussels. Zebra mussels made the list of Yukon’s top five invasive species of concern. (Contributed)

Five invasive species to watch for in the Yukon

The species are on the list due to their existing or probable impacts on the Yukon’s environment

The propeller of a motorized boat encrusted with invasive zebra mussels. Zebra mussels made the list of Yukon’s top five invasive species of concern. (Contributed)
Beth Mulloy, the executive director of the Yukon Literacy Coalition, works in the learning garden the coalition has developed outside its literacy centre at Shipyards Park. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Learning garden established in Shipyards Park

The garden is operated by the Yukon Literacy Coalition

Beth Mulloy, the executive director of the Yukon Literacy Coalition, works in the learning garden the coalition has developed outside its literacy centre at Shipyards Park. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
A Cherry-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum internum), one of the Yukon’s 33 species of dragonflies and damselflies. This individual was captured near Kelowna, British Columbia on Aug. 6. (Cameron Eckert/Submitted)

Here be dragons: Finding and IDing Yukon dragonflies

Here be dragons: Finding and identifying the Yukon’s 33 dragonfly species

A Cherry-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum internum), one of the Yukon’s 33 species of dragonflies and damselflies. This individual was captured near Kelowna, British Columbia on Aug. 6. (Cameron Eckert/Submitted)
Researchers looking into the Peel watershed’s excellent geological record of earth’s paleozoic era walk along a cliff at the water’s edge. (Submitted)

Yukon’s Peel River offers extraordinary record of ancient ocean floor

Researchers scanned Yukon’s Peel River for clues to earth’s ancient past

Researchers looking into the Peel watershed’s excellent geological record of earth’s paleozoic era walk along a cliff at the water’s edge. (Submitted)
From left: Rebecca Manias, Kim Roberts and Sheelah Tolton have been selected as the artists of the Chu Niikwän Artist Residency. (Submitted/Yukon Arts Centre)

Yukon River/Chu Niikwän provides the backdrop for artist residency

Three Yukon artists are in the midst of a three-week residency, creating…

From left: Rebecca Manias, Kim Roberts and Sheelah Tolton have been selected as the artists of the Chu Niikwän Artist Residency. (Submitted/Yukon Arts Centre)
WildWise Yukon staff lead a bear awareness hike with YCS. It is among the popular specialty hikes offered by the YCS at Kwanlin/Miles Canyon during the summer. (YCS/Submitted)

YCS offers guided hike focused on wild edibles

The hike is scheduled for July 10 at 10 a.m.

WildWise Yukon staff lead a bear awareness hike with YCS. It is among the popular specialty hikes offered by the YCS at Kwanlin/Miles Canyon during the summer. (YCS/Submitted)
Murray Arsenault sits in the drivers seat of his 1975 Bricklin SV1 in Whitehorse on June 16. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Bringing the 1975 Bricklin north

Murray Arsenault remembers his dad’s Bricklin, while now driving his own

Murray Arsenault sits in the drivers seat of his 1975 Bricklin SV1 in Whitehorse on June 16. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)