Looking over some of the films discovered in Dawson in 1978.

History Hunter: From a gold rush town to Tinsel Town

Michael Gates explores the Klondike’s relationship with Hollywood in new book

First People’s Coffee is a partnership with Firebean Coffee Roasters. (Submitted)

Yukon coffee company educates on Indigenous culture

First People’s Coffee provides a platform for First Nations artists

Carter Hatch, a student in Brendan Morphet’s Grade 6 and 7 class at Takhini Elementary School puts finishing touches a birdhouse on Sept. 8. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)

Takhini Elementary students work to build a better birdhouse

Project a chance to break comfort zones and learn about ecosystems

Canadian musician Serena Ryder serenades the crowd. (Dana Hatherly/Yukon News)
Canadian musician Serena Ryder serenades the crowd. (Dana Hatherly/Yukon News)
All Sparks Ethan Janes (left) and Johnathon Coyne show off a season’s worth of FIRST Lego League Hardware. Their latest trophy, far right, is the Breakthrough Award won at the Canada Cup. (John Tonin/Yukon News)

Yukon All Sparks add another trophy to their FIRST Lego League mantel

The last time we checked in with the FIRST Lego League (FLL)…

All Sparks Ethan Janes (left) and Johnathon Coyne show off a season’s worth of FIRST Lego League Hardware. Their latest trophy, far right, is the Breakthrough Award won at the Canada Cup. (John Tonin/Yukon News)
Jordan Kaltenbruner takes flight as one of the ravens in a rehearsal for Dogtown: The Musical. (Courtesy/Yukon Arts Centre)

Trevor the dog’s legacy continues in Dogtown: The Musical

Story of famous death-row dog plays at Yukon Arts Centre Sept. 7-10

Jordan Kaltenbruner takes flight as one of the ravens in a rehearsal for Dogtown: The Musical. (Courtesy/Yukon Arts Centre)
The Whitehorse Anonymous Facebook page is home to confessions and questions from across the city. (Dylan MacNeil/Yukon News)

Over a decade of Whitehorse Anonymous

The Facebook page allows users to post their thoughts and feelings with no name attached

The Whitehorse Anonymous Facebook page is home to confessions and questions from across the city. (Dylan MacNeil/Yukon News)
A person on a one-wheel scooter board holds up a rainbow umbrella against the bright sun at the Pride parade in Whitehorse on Aug. 20, 2022. (Dana Hatherly/Yukon News)

Rainbows, sunshine and smiles mark Pride 2022 in Whitehorse

At least 100 people participated in march for 2SLGBTQIA+ community on Aug. 20

A person on a one-wheel scooter board holds up a rainbow umbrella against the bright sun at the Pride parade in Whitehorse on Aug. 20, 2022. (Dana Hatherly/Yukon News)
A truck decorated in Pride flags and a beaver leads the way for approximately 300 people at the annual Pride parade in Whitehorse in 2019. The parade will take place on Aug. 20 this year. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Whitehorse Pride Parade planned for Aug. 20

Pride marchers will be parading down Whitehorse’s Millennium Trail this weekend as…

A truck decorated in Pride flags and a beaver leads the way for approximately 300 people at the annual Pride parade in Whitehorse in 2019. The parade will take place on Aug. 20 this year. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Aliya Grant, left, receives a Yukon outstanding youth acheivement award from Governor General Mary Simon and Yukon Comissioner Angélique Bernard. Bernard said Grant earned the award by always being present at events in her community and helping set up programs for youth. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)

Four Yukon youth granted achievement awards

Four Yukon youth are being awarded for their community contributions. The Yukon…

Aliya Grant, left, receives a Yukon outstanding youth acheivement award from Governor General Mary Simon and Yukon Comissioner Angélique Bernard. Bernard said Grant earned the award by always being present at events in her community and helping set up programs for youth. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)
A young Rita Smith is seen at the age of 10 practising her first jumps on Teaka at Lorrina Mitchell’s Pineland Stables. Many Whitehorse kids at the time learned to ride thanks to Teaka. (Submitted)

First full-breed Morgan horse born in the Yukon

Anyone who talks with Rita Smith about horses will quickly see the…

A young Rita Smith is seen at the age of 10 practising her first jumps on Teaka at Lorrina Mitchell’s Pineland Stables. Many Whitehorse kids at the time learned to ride thanks to Teaka. (Submitted)
The Dakhká Khwaán Dancers at Wondercrawl 2021. (Courtesy/Jona Barr)

Wonderhorse Festival returning to Yukon for third year

Festival launches new ‘pay it forward’ purchasing model

The Dakhká Khwaán Dancers at Wondercrawl 2021. (Courtesy/Jona Barr)
Bands performed all afternoon and night on the Keno main stage. (Gabrielle Plonka/Yukon News)

Keno City Music Festival rocks in rain and shine

The Keno City Music and Film Festival took place over the weekend.…

Bands performed all afternoon and night on the Keno main stage. (Gabrielle Plonka/Yukon News)
Bison is playing at the Local Bar on Aug. 12. (Courtesy/Stefan Alexander)

Vancouver-based Bison to crush Local audience

This month, the mighty Bison will be returning to the Yukon. Dark,…

Bison is playing at the Local Bar on Aug. 12. (Courtesy/Stefan Alexander)
The Keno City stage is in “great shape” for the festival, organizers say. (Facebook)
The Keno City stage is in “great shape” for the festival, organizers say. (Facebook)
Ezzie Bailey, 11, competes in the semi-finals of CypherFest’s block party battle on July 24. (Magan Carty/Yukon News)

Kids break out the dance moves at CypherFest

All eyes were on the youth breakdancing battle at the Heart of Riverdale on July 24

Ezzie Bailey, 11, competes in the semi-finals of CypherFest’s block party battle on July 24. (Magan Carty/Yukon News)
Josée Carbonneau holds up samples of fish skins she has tanned using tea and natural dyes by the SS Klondike on July 25. (Mira Alden-Hull/Yukon News)

This week, Whitehorse artists set up their studios en plein air along the banks of the Yukon River

En Plein Air is a chance for local artists to share their creative process with passersby

Josée Carbonneau holds up samples of fish skins she has tanned using tea and natural dyes by the SS Klondike on July 25. (Mira Alden-Hull/Yukon News)
Communications coordinator Megan MacLeod leads a tour of the depot on July 13. (Magan Carty/Yukon News)

Raven Recycling embraces uniqueness, carves space for creativity

Artist residencies, school tours and kids’ recycling club spark conversations about waste

Communications coordinator Megan MacLeod leads a tour of the depot on July 13. (Magan Carty/Yukon News)
Madeline deRepentigny, centre, leads the singing of the Happy Song during the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in’s Moosehide Gathering closing ceremony in 2014. (Alistair Maitland/Yukon News file)

Moosehide Gathering returns to Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in

The 2022 Moosehide Gathering will take place from July 28 to 31

Madeline deRepentigny, centre, leads the singing of the Happy Song during the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in’s Moosehide Gathering closing ceremony in 2014. (Alistair Maitland/Yukon News file)