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Emily Nishikawa retires from competitive skiing

“She was always the one that was really grounded and knew what she had to do”

Dylan Cozens named WHL Eastern Conference Player of the Year

The 19-year-old forward had 85 points in 51 games for the Lethbridge Hurricanes

Over $9 million of economic activity projected for cancelled AWG

Up to 2,000 athletes and 900 visitors were expected

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Skate park plans roll forward

“The new park is going to blow people’s minds”

Yukon Quest co-founder dies

Yukon Quest co-founder LeRoy Shank died earlier this month in Fairbanks, Alaska.…

Organizers continue to plan for Reckless Raven

Significant changes or eventual cancellation not ruled out

Yukoner finishes 13th in Iditarod

Michelle Phillips arrived in Nome, Alaska, shortly after 12:40 p.m. on March 18

Final IBU World Cup event ends early

The mixed relay events were cancelled as measures to combat COVID-19 ramped up

Just For Kicks provides long-distance competition for Yukon Arctic sports athletes

The Arctic sports event included junior athletes locally and a group of Alaskans via the internet

Whitehorse skier finishes sixth overall in slopestyle World Cup season

Etienne Geoffroy-Gagnon earned three top-10 finishes in four starts

Team Yukon gains valuable experience at 2020 Brier

“I don’t think our record is indicative of how well we played”

Polarettes gymnasts reach new heights at the International Gymnix 2020

“They came out more motivated and inspired than ever”

Yukon archers win half dozen medals at Canadian Regional Indoor Championships

The Yukon archers won two golds, three silvers and one bronze

In pictures: Efforts behind cancelled Arctic Winter Games recognized with parade

Hundreds celebrated with a parade and dance party in Whitehorse on March 15.

  • Mar 18, 2020

Norwegian musher wins 2020 Iditarod

Thomas Waerner crossed the finish line in Nome shortly after 12:30 a.m. on March 18.

Percy DeWolfe Memorial Mail Race cancelled but planning underway to deliver the mail

The annual race is a roundtrip between Dawson City and Eagle, Alaska

Cross-country ski racing halted with Canadian Ski Championships and World Cup cancellations

“It’s basically all cross-country ski racing on the planet is coming to an end this weekend”

Yukon Native Hockey Tournament cancelled

The cancellation was announced in a press release on March 13