Yukon First Nation Education Directorate knowledge keeper Andy Carlick teaches Grade 5 students at Jack Hulland Elementary School about fish during the school’s fish camp on May 5. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Yukon First Nation Education Directorate knowledge keeper Andy Carlick teaches Grade 5 students at Jack Hulland Elementary School about fish during the school’s fish camp on May 5. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Mary Caesar’s exhibition, <em>A Retrospective of My </em><em>Journey</em>, runs until May 28 in the Focus Gallery at Arts Underground. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
Mary Caesar’s exhibition, <em>A Retrospective of My </em><em>Journey</em>, runs until May 28 in the Focus Gallery at Arts Underground. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
Kathleen Lake. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)

Forty-year-old samples offer insight into Yukon kokanee salmon health

The fish in Kluane National Park are the northernmost population of the landlocked salmon in Canada

Kathleen Lake. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)
Christopher Wheeler is seen with a copy of his first book A Parade of Dreams. He’s currently working on a new book that would also feature his poetry and photography. (Christopher Wheeler/Submitted)

Finding poetry Within Walking Distance

Christopher Wheeler works towards next poetry, photography collection

Christopher Wheeler is seen with a copy of his first book A Parade of Dreams. He’s currently working on a new book that would also feature his poetry and photography. (Christopher Wheeler/Submitted)
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What caribou do, without you: Fortymile herd outfitted with cameras

Lori Fox Special to the News If a caribou munches lichen in…

  • Apr 30, 2022
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An adult Dall’s sheep sniffs the spring breeze at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve April 10. (Dana Hatherly/Yukon News)

The Yukon’s wild sheep and goats need space this spring

Lambing and kidding season is a vulnerable time for the animals. Read on for some areas to avoid.

An adult Dall’s sheep sniffs the spring breeze at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve April 10. (Dana Hatherly/Yukon News)
Vancouver Biennale’s Threads Through Time/Weaving Cultural Identities exhibit is on display at the Yukon Arts Centre until May 20. (Mike Thomas/Yukon Arts Centre)

Weaving stories at the Yukon Arts Centre

Amy Kenny Yukon Arts Centre The city of Vancouver grew up around…

  • Apr 23, 2022
Vancouver Biennale’s Threads Through Time/Weaving Cultural Identities exhibit is on display at the Yukon Arts Centre until May 20. (Mike Thomas/Yukon Arts Centre)
Mobb Diggity performs at The Local Bar in December 2021. (Courtesy/Isaac Pumphrey)

North Gold Entertainment champions new talent as Yukon’s first hip-hop label

Rarely does the phrase “necessity breeds invention” ring so true as in…

Mobb Diggity performs at The Local Bar in December 2021. (Courtesy/Isaac Pumphrey)
A lone adult whooper swan, native to Europe and Asia, was sighted in the Yukon on April 7 and 8. (Ken Billington/Wikimedia Commons)

Whooper swan far from home spotted in the Yukon

The lone adult bird was spotted among the migrating trumpeter swans at Marsh Lake.

A lone adult whooper swan, native to Europe and Asia, was sighted in the Yukon on April 7 and 8. (Ken Billington/Wikimedia Commons)
Alexander Calantes recently launched his streetwear-inspired rug business. (Submitted)

Whitehorse artist starts streetwear-inspired rug business

Alexander Calantes first saw rug tufting about a year ago when he…

Alexander Calantes recently launched his streetwear-inspired rug business. (Submitted)
One of the pools at Eclipse Nordic Hot Springs is seen March 28. The new facility that sits on the site of the former Takhini Hot Springs is expected to open in the spring. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Eclipse Nordic Hot Springs brings new relaxation options to the Yukon

Facility boast four pools, saunas, steam rooms, relaxation centre

One of the pools at Eclipse Nordic Hot Springs is seen March 28. The new facility that sits on the site of the former Takhini Hot Springs is expected to open in the spring. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Yukon singer/songwriter Kim Beggs will release her new CD, Steel and Wool, during her April 2 concert at the Yukon Arts Centre. Submitted photo.

Kim Beggs performing newest album at YAC

Amy Kenny Yukon Arts Centre Kim Beggs tends to look for the…

  • Mar 29, 2022
Yukon singer/songwriter Kim Beggs will release her new CD, Steel and Wool, during her April 2 concert at the Yukon Arts Centre. Submitted photo.
Selina Heyligers-Hare is scheduled to play multiple shows this spring at The Local Bar, the 98 Hotel and Mt. Sima. (Courtesy/Taya Fraser)

Selina goes solo in the studio

Local musician Selina Heyligers-Hare set to release three original songs this summer

Selina Heyligers-Hare is scheduled to play multiple shows this spring at The Local Bar, the 98 Hotel and Mt. Sima. (Courtesy/Taya Fraser)
Rebecca Law has started creating a collection of Black and brown sock dolls that represent her and people she knows. (Rebecca Law/Courtesy)

Taking charge: Black Canadian woman crafts Black and brown sock dolls

Rebecca Law started up her own collection after a search for Black toys yielded unsettling results

Rebecca Law has started creating a collection of Black and brown sock dolls that represent her and people she knows. (Rebecca Law/Courtesy)
Curator Kailen Gingell says “Unceded Territories” was the first time he experienced virtual reality. (Dylan MacNeil/Yukon News)

Immersive, virtual art presented at Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre

Spring officially starts on March 20 and some Yukoners might tell you…

Curator Kailen Gingell says “Unceded Territories” was the first time he experienced virtual reality. (Dylan MacNeil/Yukon News)
The road hockey tournament is one of the most popular features of the annual Thaw Di Gras spring carnival in Dawson. The winner of the tournament is tasked with organizing the event in the following year. (Andrea Magee/Submitted)

Dawson welcomes spring with Thaw Di Gras Carnival

Long list of events are part of a packed weekend schedule

The road hockey tournament is one of the most popular features of the annual Thaw Di Gras spring carnival in Dawson. The winner of the tournament is tasked with organizing the event in the following year. (Andrea Magee/Submitted)