Life

Fire-grilled feast serves up Indigenous fare

‘I believe Indigenous food, and the spirit behind eating it, is Canadian food’

The boreal owl: Yukon’s secretive, bite-sized raptor

Even with their abundance, actual sightings of a boreal owl are rare

Pneumonia-causing strain of bacteria found in Alaskan wild sheep, goats for the first time

‘This is an issue we have been concerned about for quite some time’

  • Mar 22nd, 2018
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Howling for wolves
Whitehorse Mud Bogs 2018
Gold panning in Dawson City
REPLAY: This week in B.C. in video

What’s the deal with airline food? Yukon Comedy Festival aims to find out

‘We’re trying to give them the most Yukon experience ever’

Mayo, Yukon, DJ Dustin Miles bound for festival in Norway in April

‘It’s not like playing Arts in the Park in Mayo, you know?’

Breakdancing Yukon Society dances all day long

Dance marathon raises money for projects, events, and educational trips

How three bison ended up dead in the middle the Yukon wilderness

Three bison were spotted in a remote valley a 40-minute helicopter ride outside of Haines Junction

How Northern dogs went from ‘howl’ to ‘woof’

Archaeological evidence shows humans were burying their canine best friends nearly 15,000 years ago

  • Mar 13th, 2018

B.C. veterinarian wants 2,900-km wildlife death trap removed

Collapsed, 100-year-old Yukon Telegraph line believed to be killing moose across north

Senior-songwriters are the new singer-songwriters

Whitehorse songwriting project focuses on fighting isolation among seniors

String spectacle scheduled for Yukon Arts Centre

‘I think it’s really going to be a spectacle for the audience’

Twinkle toes: Ballet great visits Whitehorse

‘It means that we have kids that are worth coming to see’

Of ravens, eagles, livers and lead

Environment Yukon’s animal health unit has been testing livers of scavenging birds since 2013

Short-tailed grouse are the singing, dancing lotharios of the avian world

It’s Dirty Dancing for birds, with every male trying to be Patrick Swayze

  • Feb 22nd, 2018

A new leash on life: Injured Whitehorse pup settles into new home

‘I think now he’s less of a perfect dog but he’s more himself’

Saying goodbye to Sarah Steele

Sarah, A Love Story is a tender memoir that offers an intimate look at the death of a loved one

  • Feb 15th, 2018

Whitehorse singer Kim Beggs releases fifth solo album

Said Little Sparrow focuses on friends, family and sticking together during the darkness of winter

Yukon musician Matthew Lien wants you to get out of your own head

‘First of all I can get you out of my head, and then I can put you in the Taj Mahal’

Notes from a cold, dark road

Driving the Alaska Highway in the depths of winter is not for the faint of heart

  • Feb 6th, 2018

A behind-the-scenes glimpse at Environment Yukon’s necropsy lab

‘It’s a dead body, but it’s treated with respect’