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)
Yukon paleontologists Grant Zazula (left) and Elizabeth Hall (right) examine mammoth fossils in Whitehorse on June 10. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Mammoth bones discovered at Dawson mine site

“So this is just a start, hopefully, we’re going to be learning a lot.”

Yukon paleontologists Grant Zazula (left) and Elizabeth Hall (right) examine mammoth fossils in Whitehorse on June 10. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
Artist Meshell Melvin examines her work mounted in the Yukon Arts Centre on June 7. The show includes over 1,000 individual portraits. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Double portrait show at the Yukon Arts Centre features art that looks back

“I hope they’ve been looked at fondly, and I’m hoping that fun looking comes back.”

Artist Meshell Melvin examines her work mounted in the Yukon Arts Centre on June 7. The show includes over 1,000 individual portraits. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
PROOF CEO Ben Sanders is seen with the PROOF team in Whitehorse. (Submitted)

Proof and Yukon Soaps listed as semifinalists for national award

The two companies were shortlisted from more than 400 nominated

PROOF CEO Ben Sanders is seen with the PROOF team in Whitehorse. (Submitted)
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Lucille Fressigne shows off one of the bear scat sampling kits at the centre of a citizen-science project she is coordinating on May. 26.

Project seeks to unlock the secrets of Yukon bear scat

Volunteers are needed to collect samples which will help with bear population estimates.

Jim Elliot/ Yukon News
Lucille Fressigne shows off one of the bear scat sampling kits at the centre of a citizen-science project she is coordinating on May. 26.
Submitted/Julius Csotonyi
Ancient horses crossed over the Bering Land Bridge in both directions between North America and Asia multiple times during the Pleistocene, represented in an illustration.

Links between ancient North American horses and modern species examined in new study

The genetic analysis could strengthen a campaign to consider the horse a native species

Submitted/Julius Csotonyi
Ancient horses crossed over the Bering Land Bridge in both directions between North America and Asia multiple times during the Pleistocene, represented in an illustration.
Yukon Gardens owner Lorne Metropolit seen on May 27. (John Tonin/Yukon News)

How to achieve gardening success in the Yukon

The more you put in the more you will get when it comes to your garden

Yukon Gardens owner Lorne Metropolit seen on May 27. (John Tonin/Yukon News)