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)
Participants ages 18 to 30 from across the North and British Columbia joined in on an online event that simulated the negotiation of a modern treaty between a First Nation and the government. Among them was Natalie Hare of the Ta’an Kwäch’än Council. (Submitted)

Simulated treaty talks serve as learning opportunity

Ta’an Kwäch’än Council employee among participants from across the north and B.C.

Participants ages 18 to 30 from across the North and British Columbia joined in on an online event that simulated the negotiation of a modern treaty between a First Nation and the government. Among them was Natalie Hare of the Ta’an Kwäch’än Council. (Submitted)
In My Body is a multimedia street-dance production by Bboyizm performing at the Yukon Arts Centre on March 10 and 11. (Submitted)

Bodies breaking and coming together at the Yukon Arts Centre

Amy Kenny Yukon Arts Centre Even if you’ve never been a street…

  • Mar 9, 2022
In My Body is a multimedia street-dance production by Bboyizm performing at the Yukon Arts Centre on March 10 and 11. (Submitted)
Alice McGuire pictured in 1978. (Courtesy/Yukon Archives)
Alice McGuire pictured in 1978. (Courtesy/Yukon Archives)
A young Tara Risby is seen prospecting with her father Peter (Submitted/Tara Risby)
A young Tara Risby is seen prospecting with her father Peter (Submitted/Tara Risby)
Aaron Bailey, who many will recognize from his presentations about ADHD and learning disabilities, is now offering ADHD life coaching services. (Aaron Bailey/Submitted)

ADHD life coach offering services in Whitehorse

Aaron Bailey brings his own experience and training to the job

Aaron Bailey, who many will recognize from his presentations about ADHD and learning disabilities, is now offering ADHD life coaching services. (Aaron Bailey/Submitted)
Proof CEO Ben Sanders is seen with the PROOF team in Whitehorse. (Submitted)

Yukon start-up purchased by Toronto company

Proof announces a merger with Daylight Automation Inc.

Proof CEO Ben Sanders is seen with the PROOF team in Whitehorse. (Submitted)
Long, Luscious Lashes by Rebecca Manias is part of the Softcore exhibit by North Node Collective. (Mike Thomas/Yukon Arts Centre)

Softcore sets out to challenge notions about the body

Arts centre gallery exhibit described as confrontational and playful.

Long, Luscious Lashes by Rebecca Manias is part of the Softcore exhibit by North Node Collective. (Mike Thomas/Yukon Arts Centre)
Tedd Tucker’s “Winter Sketches” show runs from Jan. 7 to Jan. 29 at Arts Underground. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Tedd Tucker beats the winter blues in Arts Underground show

“I’ve always been kind of impacted by the seasons in doing creative work.”

Tedd Tucker’s “Winter Sketches” show runs from Jan. 7 to Jan. 29 at Arts Underground. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
Festive lights brighten up a Whitehorse home. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Whitehorse’s city lights tour map available online

The making of the Whitehorse city lights tour

Festive lights brighten up a Whitehorse home. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Bruce Fast reads the part of Ebenezer Scrooge in the radio production of A Christmas Carol put on by the Nazarene Church in Whitehorse on Dec. 11. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)

A Christmas Carol, live or on the airwaves in Whitehorse

Nazarene church puts on COVID-safe Christmas performance.

Bruce Fast reads the part of Ebenezer Scrooge in the radio production of A Christmas Carol put on by the Nazarene Church in Whitehorse on Dec. 11. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)
A bohemian waxwing feasts on berries beside the Yukon River on Jan. 15. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News file)

Annual Christmas Bird Count is a December tradition for nature lovers

Birders will be spotting feathered residents from Tombstone Park to Watson Lake.

A bohemian waxwing feasts on berries beside the Yukon River on Jan. 15. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News file)
Selection of botanical spirits and alcohol free gin available at Riverside Grocery. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)

Adding non-alcoholic drinks to your holiday offerings

There are more alcohol free drinks available for Yukoners than ever before

Selection of botanical spirits and alcohol free gin available at Riverside Grocery. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
Researchers are using new methods of examining ancient DNA to learn more about the ancient Yukon landscape. (Julius Csotonyi/Submitted)

Mammoths roamed Yukon 6,000 years ago: new DNA research

How much did the ancient people of Beringia interact with the wooly mammoth?

Researchers are using new methods of examining ancient DNA to learn more about the ancient Yukon landscape. (Julius Csotonyi/Submitted)
Geneviève Doyon was the artist-in-residence at Jenni House in Whitehorse for November. She is working on Look Up, a series of short performances produced for those with mobility challenges. (Submitted/Geneviève Doyon)
Geneviève Doyon was the artist-in-residence at Jenni House in Whitehorse for November. She is working on Look Up, a series of short performances produced for those with mobility challenges. (Submitted/Geneviève Doyon)
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

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)
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
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.