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The Alaska Highway north is reflected in a vehicle’s side mirror as the sun sets behind a Kluane National Park mountain range. As part of the Yukon First Nations Chamber of Commerce Yukon Community Travel project, a survey was launched in early December for anyone who travels the territory by road. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Travel survey underway

Yukoners are being asked why and how they travel between communities in…

 

A mocked-up version of the 180-page full-colour <em>Yukon Hiking</em> due out this month. (Submitted)

Take a hike: Popular Yukon Hiking website becoming hardcopy guidebook

The new title is set to hit the shelves in early December

 

Education Minister Tracy-Anne McPhee and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Brendan Hanley speak at a Yukon government press conference on June 9 in Whitehorse. (Alistair Maitland Photography)

MAD theatre program returns to Wood Street space

Hanley also cautioned travellers to observe new B.C. restrictions

 

Premier Sandy Silver during a COVID-19 press conference in Whitehorse on March 27. Silver said recently that he doesn’t support allowing Alaskan snowbirds to pass through the territory on their way to the southern states. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Yukon premier says Alaskan snowbird travel is ‘non essential’

Alaska officials have asked the Prime Minister to expand exemptions to those wintering in the south

Premier Sandy Silver during a COVID-19 press conference in Whitehorse on March 27. Silver said recently that he doesn’t support allowing Alaskan snowbirds to pass through the territory on their way to the southern states. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Eva Stehlin and JOHN SMITH cook a two-course hot breakfast for all their guests at Hidden Valley Bed and Breakfast in Whitehorse.

Privacy and Proximity: A wilderness B&B just 20 minutes from downtown Whitehorse

In town for errands or looking to escape, your home away from home is here!

  • Oct 19, 2020
Eva Stehlin and JOHN SMITH cook a two-course hot breakfast for all their guests at Hidden Valley Bed and Breakfast in Whitehorse.

Northern Lights return to dance across the Yukon sky

And soft they danced from the Polar sky and swept in primrose…

Test your your luck at Dawson City’s Diamond Tooth Gerties

Dawson City visitors can add another to-do to their travel itinerary with…

Discover Whitehorse, Yukon

Explore this small city … and its big backyard!

  • May 8, 2020

Dawson City: A strange drink is part of this place’s fame

Dawson City is a vibrant northern community on the banks of the Yukon River

Yukon: Despite its name, this lake is a great destination

Snafu lake is great for family canoe trips, and it has a colourful name, too

Yukon: Whitehorse is a must-stop for those on a northern adventure

Hundreds of kilometres of trails, the Yukon River, majestic scenery and much, much more

Ferry tale: One Alaska hockey team’s not atypical journey

‘What goes through my head is that I’m going back to bed’

Notes from a cold, dark road

Driving the Alaska Highway in the depths of winter is not for the faint of heart

  • Feb 6, 2018

Have you driven to a fjord lately?

Greenland visit caps off an epic trip through the Northwest Passage

  • Dec 21, 2017

A cold and lonely place to die

Desolate Beechey Island is home to three graves from the Franklin Expedition

  • Dec 5, 2017

Hey Gjoa Haven: Cruising through the Northwest Passage

Marina McCready | Special to the News We woke at anchor off…

  • Nov 30, 2017

Erebus or bust: Sailing the Northwest Passage

Even today, weather still scrambles the best laid plans of mariners

  • Nov 23, 2017

A hot day in Chicken, Alaska

Scenes from Chickenstock