history

Hard travel over the Yukon’s winter trails

The overland trip to Dawson City today is a cakewalk compared to a century ago

  • Dec 14, 2017

 

Celebrating 40 years of celebrating Yukon’s history

This year the Yukon Historical and Museums Association marks a major milestone

  • Dec 7, 2017

 

New Gold Rush novel full of historical hogwash

No Time To Bury Them undermines its own authenticity with goofy gunfights

  • Nov 30, 2017

 

Straight and true: the story of the Yukon colours

Michael Gates | History Hunter Last week, I participated in the 150th…

  • Nov 16, 2017

Let’s all celebrate Joe Boyle’s birthday

He financed a machine gun unit for WWI, escaped Russia and befreinded the queen of Romania

  • Nov 9, 2017

Remembering the fallen of World War I

For Yukoners, the end of the war was a complicated affair

  • Nov 2, 2017

Yukon Women and the vote, Part 2

How the temperance movement mobilized the push for women’s suffrage

  • Oct 26, 2017

Remembering four Yukoners killed in the First World War

Four brave Yukon soldiers were killed 99 years ago

  • Sep 7, 2017

Theatres of the Yukon’s Klondike Gold Rush, Part 2: 1898

The character of the gold rush city became one of rapid growth and wild excess

  • Aug 31, 2017

The bishop, the madman, and murder

In 1886, four men left Victoria, B.C. for the Yukon. Within months, one of them would be dead

  • Jul 20, 2017

Kluane country is filled with history — and memories

The Alaska Highway route was a feat of engineering — and a profound injustice

  • Jul 13, 2017

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

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