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Nishikawa and Johnsgaard win warmest ski race of the year

The Subway 5K Race Series sprinted to the end of its final event Tuesday evening, with 30 skiers lined up in the ski stadium to complete a 2.

Melvin McNutt rides to fifth at his first nationals

Max Melvin-McNutt's first national championship came long after it should have. Free of broken bones this time around, the Whitehorse snowboarder made his first nationals a good one.

Abbott sprints to 47th at U23 worlds

The longest sprint race so far this season for Whitehorse's Colin Abbott has also been the most important. The 22-year-old Team Canada skier placed 47th out of 72 skiers in the 1.

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Yukoners burn up the B.C. snowboard scene

Two Yukon snowboarders have been sliding, flying and speeding to strong results down south lately.

Crusaders defeat top Alberta teams

If the Vanier Crusaders senior boys volleyball team were from an Alberta school, they would be one of the top teams in the province, says Crusaders head coach Russ Tait.

Missed opportunity ends Team Yukon run at mixed nationals

One shot could have made all the difference for Team Yukon at the 2014 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship in Ottawa last week.

Studio 204 mounts a unique retrospective for its final hurrah (for now)

Scott Price is a pack rat. For the past 45 years the Whitehorse sculptor has kept every scrap of paper he’s doodled on — no matter…

Emily Nishikawa nears spot on Sochi team

Emily Nishikawa has taken a large stride towards landing a spot on Canada's Olympic team.

Fish Lake musher grinds out win at mid distance race

Marine Gastard and her team had home-trail advantage over the weekend and it served them well.

Frotten golden in Calgary as Canada Games near

Whitehorse's Jessica Frotten was back on track, literally and figuratively, over the weekend.

Nine goals not enough for Molars

Molars' Laurie Malo should invite his wife and kids to more of his games. With loved ones in attendance, Malo gave a Darryl-Sittler-like performance, accumulating eight points with four goals and four assists.

Warrior teams still looking for first win

The way things are playing out so far this Super Volley season, tonight could likely be the last chance for the FH Collins Warrior teams to pickup a win at home.

Dawsonite fastest in Riders race

Francis Bouffard was the fastest getting down the hill at the RBC Riders race on Sunday at Mt. Sima, but he was the slowest getting home. He lives in Dawson City. The 15-year-old Dawsonite narrowly captured first place at the second RBC Riders of the season.

First timers win Adventure Challenge

Simply going by their resumes, Ryan Burlingame and Aliye Tuzlak went into the Yukon Adventure Challenge as strong contenders, even if it was their first adventure race.

Painting wasted dreams

Strange fascinations can lead to evocative art works. Andrea Kastner’s painting exhibition The Waste Land, currently showing at the ODD Gallery in Dawson City, is a strong example of how powerful work can emerge.

Yukon Brewing raises Cochrane Cup

The Yukon Brewing Football Club is on a three-year plan and it's really panning out well. Since being assembled last year, the over-35 team has won two Outside tournaments in two attempts.

Turbo charged Yukoners top Alcan 200

For 36-year-old Jason Adams, the Alcan 200 is a race in a league all its own. And he should know; the Whitehorse resident raced professionally for eight years.

Two players win triple gold at badminton championships

Watson Lake's Jason Carlson in the open division and Whitehorse's Peter Jensen in the U16 division won golds in singles, doubles and mixed doubles at the tournament held at Porter Creek Secondary School.

Yukon golfers heading to BC Championships

Whitehorse's Phil Mullin is getting back into the swing of things -- hopefully without hooks and slices. "I didn't think I'd play seriously this summer," said Mullin. "But the opportunity came up and I happened to play well enough to get in.

Novice Canucks plow through Senators

The Canucks caught fire for 20 minutes in the championship game, making two other periods rather inconsequential.