Life

Don’t rely on bear spray in the back country, experts say

Not knowing how to use bear spray properly can lead to a grizzly scene

  • Jul 27th, 2017

The life and times (and bag limits) of Yukon’s lake trout

‘They’re something as spectactular as a grizzly’

Piano man invites Whitehorse residents and visitors to tickle the ivory

Plans to put pianos in public spaces would Whitehorse on par with cities around the world

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Bartenders respond to push for better non-alcoholic drinks

Life lines: Te Wehi Preston brings Māori tattooing to the Yukon

‘Tā moko is not a tattoo for our people. It is a way of life’

Rain fails to dampen fun at the Atlin Arts and Music Festival

‘This is one of the top folk music festivals in the country’

Angling for one of Yukon’s overlooked fishing gems

Fish and game association educates kids on the upside of the overlooked whitefish

Traditional watercraft take to Yukon River

‘Our ancestor’s stories are going to be our stories now. We’re going to make legends’

First we eat: Dawson woman to subsist on local food only for a year

Eggs, meat, fish, berries: Yes. Chocolate and coffee? No.

Skagway’s gold rush park offers view of the Gold Rush’s ugly side

New exhibits reveal the history of racism, prostitution and theft during Chilkoot trail era

Archaeologist salvages Skagway’s Gold Rush history by sifting through trash

Newly unearthed site Chilkoot Trail site was at risk of washing away

Yukon College grad wins prestigious prize

Jesse Vigliotti has one piece of advice for mature students considering a career change through further education. "Take the plunge. It's definitely worth it," said the 31-year-old father of two.

Geeks gear up for YukomiCon 2.0

Hot on the heels of last summer's wildly successful event, Yukon geekdom is already getting pumped for the territory's second annual comic convention. 

New principals take over Watson Lake schools

The elementary and the secondary schools have new leadership this year and, as new people will do, they bring fresh energy and ideas into the schools and the town.

Pilates, yoga studio turns up the heat

Whitehorse's The Studio, "where yoga and Pilates meet under one roof," is hoping customers will take in the benefits from heated yoga, which is now being offered at its location in Granger Mall.

The fighter returns to hearth and fray

Todd Hardy is a fighter who shakes and disturbs you with the depth of his courage. Hardy embraces life and death equally.

Ending poverty starts at home

Imagine for a second what it must be like to live in extreme poverty. You likely have inadequate housing and find it hard to get a good night sleep. As a result you're a little slow - a little out of it.

Thai massage presses idle bodies into shape

My sen lines are severely clogged. Which isn’t as serious as blocked arteries, but Thai masseuse Theresa Gulliver tells me it’s still…

Yukon College welcomes Syrian refugee student

Tareef Jaamour found out he was moving to Whitehorse from Jordan five days before he had to leave. He left his job, said goodbye to his parents and his siblings and got on a plane bound for Paris.