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Jessica Frotten finds the podium at Summer Down Under series

The Yukoner finished the week with a second-place and three third-place finishes

Dahria Beatty, Emily Nishikawa heading to FIS World Nordic Ski Championships

Ten skiers — five men and five women — will compete for Canada

Day two of the Yukon Quest sees multiple lead changes

As of 10 a.m. on Feb. 4, live tracking showed Yukoner Michelle Phillips in first place

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VIDEO: Four-time Yukon Quest winner Hans Gatt ready for another race

“I always had to explain, ‘No, I’m a sprint racer’ and they were kind of disappointed”

VIDEO: Michelle Phillips returns to the Yukon Quest after nearly a decade of running the Iditarod

“Once I’d helped him with the Yukon Quest one year, I decided to try my own race.”

Whitehorse’s Nadia Moser earns a pair of top 30 finishes at IBU Cup event in Germany

Moser finished 29th in the 7.5-km sprint and 26th in the 10-km pursuit

Yukon cross-country skiers compete at World Cup and Canadian World Championship Trials

Dahria Beatty raced in Estonia while Graham Nishikawa skied in Quebec

Lights Out tournament lights up the basketball courts in Whitehorse

In the largest tournament to date, the Terminators and the Billy Goats were victorious

VIDEO: Rob Cooke prepares to run an experienced team in his sixth Yukon Quest

“It can be tough, it can be lonely, but there is also some beautiful wilderness out there”

Theme song announced for Whitehorse 2020 Arctic Winter Games

“Something that’s contemporary but also has sort of a fusion of some Indigenous components”

Weather cooperates for Yukon Cross Country Ski Championships

After being postponed a week, temperatures improved enough to allow racing on Jan. 19

Yukon Quest announces changes due to trail conditions

Mushers and teams will be trucked from Braeburn to Carmacks

Yukoner Michelle Phillips finishes fifth at Copper Basin 300

“So the trail was put in and then the temperatures dropped down to -40 C. It makes for a fast trail”

Dylan Cozens to play for Team Cherry in 2019 Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Games

The Lethbridge Hurricanes forward is eighth in WHL scoring with 25 goals and 33 assists in 43 games

Whitehorse’s Emily Nishikawa skis to 25th place finish at Tour de Ski

“You have to recover as fast as you can from one race to the next.”