Diane Olsen shows the progress she has made on her dark purple parka during the parka making class at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre in Whitehorse on Nov. 24. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)

Parka makers learn to stitch together warmth

Class at the Kwanlin Dün clultural centre teaches making of coats and memories

Named for the year Mount Aspiring National Park was founded, 1964 and based in the far south of Aotearoa, New Zealand,1964 is a high-quality, throwback print magazine that's made with coffee tables in mind.

New Zealand print magazine a hit with British Columbians

Historically there’s a lot of crossover between British Columbia and New Zealand

  • Nov 22, 2021
A stand of burned forest close to the Dempster Highway on May 27, 2007. (Submitted)

Black spruce losing boreal ground due to climate change

“Even that fire-adapted strategy has a limit and a rapid-fire cycle is pushing it to the brink.”

A stand of burned forest close to the Dempster Highway on May 27, 2007. (Submitted)
Sonia Radwanska transforms a hallway at the Heart of Riverdale Community Centre into a spooky forest scene as part of this year’s haunted house. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

A spooky weekend descends upon Whitehorse

Haunted houses, a wild trick-or-treat and more all part of celebrations

Sonia Radwanska transforms a hallway at the Heart of Riverdale Community Centre into a spooky forest scene as part of this year’s haunted house. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
The golden eagle that was rehabilitated by the Yukon Wildlife Preserve burst out of its open cage to fly away on Oct. 24, 2021. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)

Eagle rehabilitated at Yukon Wildlife Preserve flies free

A total of $920 in donations was received from people who came to watch the eagle’s release.

The golden eagle that was rehabilitated by the Yukon Wildlife Preserve burst out of its open cage to fly away on Oct. 24, 2021. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)
Filmmaker Shaunoh Anderson. (Submitted)

Shining a light on Indigenous films

Yukon film will be screened at imagineNATIVE film festival

Filmmaker Shaunoh Anderson. (Submitted)
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.

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)
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

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)
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

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

  • Sep 9, 2021
<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)