After 30 years, a final trip for Whitehorse’s resident Greyhound driver

Roger Veilleux has been a bus driver with Greyhound for 31 years. He’s been driving the same run, between Whitehorse and Fort Nelson, for the last 16.

On the hunt for tasty fungi

North Americans are fungal phobic. We're less likely than Asians and Eastern Europeans to take a walk in the woods to forage for fungi.

Don’t forget to go dancing now and then

Clara Schinkel loved to dance in big, high-heeled shoes. Even after arthritis bowed her body, the 70-year old wolf clan matriarch was sometimes…

Moose gives early morning visit to B.C. conservation officers
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Danny Nowlan (June 4, 1929 October 23, 2011)

Danny Nowlan arrived in the Yukon in the late 1940s as a lean, scrappy, headstrong and handsome young forest ranger who loved to work and play hard.

A gift of life

When Megan Holosko was a toddler she never suspected the cousin who doted and cared for her would, one day, see her looking after him. But that's exactly what happened.

Skiing, God and Father Mouchet

I'm at 1,900 metres on a British Columbia mountain when I find out Father Mouchet has died. Part of me feels gutted, but another part feels a deep building joy.

Get Out!

Orange You Curious, an exhibition of works by landscape painter and wildlife artist Heidi Hehn, continues at Yukon Artists at Work Gallery 200-120 Industrial Road, 5 to 8 p.m. until November 8.

Car selling stint steers young man home

HAINES JUNCTION Many contend you can’t go home again. Darren Madley is proof that you can. The serious-minded, 26 year old spent the past 18…

Laments of a ‘semi skilled labourer’

This autumn, during my recent six-month transition from a retired oilpatch catskinner to a born-again Yukon cheechako, I did a pretty good job keeping my yap shut.

Connecting with music, thousands of kilometres away

Everett Igobwa has the kind of love of music that you'd expect from someone who plays 15 instruments. He can play the piano and most of the brass and woodwind instruments.

Old Crow ski loppet celebrates Father Mouchet’s legacy

Pavlina Sudrich In 1963, Martha Benjamin became a legend in the Canadian sport world. The Gwich'in mother of five didn't just win the national cross-country ski championships in Ontario.

Time machine for rent

They don't make motorcycles like they used to. Just ask Jorg Michel. The 50-year-old has monkeyed around with the machines ever since he was a young teenager.

Whitehorse filmmakers investigate the paranormal in new web series

The Palace Grand Theatre in Dawson City presented a variety of acts during the Gold Rush era - acrobats, dancing bears and knife-throwers, among others - so it's not too hard to imagine paranormal activity within those walls.

Get Out!

Follow in the footsteps of a Canadian hero and join in the Terry Fox Run on Sunday. The global tradition continues Fox's efforts in 1980 to raise money for cancer research. The 29th annual run begins at 12:30 p..

Running on fumes

ATLIN Mike Stevens’ best audiences sniff gas. Although playing for kids holding green garbage bags to their faces leaves the harmonica player…

Hockey returns to Ross River

At a community meeting about the centre, hosted by the Ross River Dena Council on Tuesday, people pointed through the windows at the massive twisted frame and talked about its arrival in the summer of 1989.

Keeping the Tlingit language alive

When you're teaching the second-most difficult language in the world, you need patience, says Emma Sam. And she should know.

Whitehorse fundraiser supports blood cancer research

Carol Deuling doesn't have a bucket list. She's never been the type of person to put things off, to wait until retirement to do what she wants. She's travelled a lot, and worked part-time for many years.

Home baking and old friends lure mushers to McCabe Creek

McCABE CREEK Mushers eat a lot. Jari Kruse had been baking for the last four days, and the homemade cinnamon buns were almost gone.

Rescuing Haitian children while scraping for cash

Like many young women away from home, Morgan Wienberg needs money. But the 20-year-old, who hails from Whitehorse, isn't hoping her mother, Karen, sends her cash to cover school and groceries.