Yukon

Alberta man charged with alleged armed robbery at a Carmacks mining site on Feb. 19. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Alberta man charged with alleged armed robbery in Carmacks

A Carmacks mining site was victim to an armed robbery on Feb.…

 

The now empty lot at 410 Cook Street in Whitehorse on January 19. As developers move forward with plans for a housing development that would feature 16 micro-units, they are asking city council for a zoning change that would reduce the number of required parking spaces. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Parking problems predicted

Zoning amendment would create more on-street parking issues, residents say

 

David Malcolm, 40, has been charged with assaulting and attempting to disarm a police officer after an incident in Whitehorse on Feb. 18. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

Man resists arrest, assaults officer

A Whitehorse man has been charged with assaulting and attempting to disarm…

 

Approximately 30 Yukoners protest for justice outside the Whitehorse courthouse on Feb. 22, while a preliminary assault hearing takes place inside. The Whitehorse rally took place after the Liard Aboriginal Women’s Society, based in Watson Lake, put out a call to action over the weekend. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Courthouse rally denounces violence against Indigenous women

The Whitehorse rally took place after the Liard Aboriginal Women’s Society put out a call to action

Approximately 30 Yukoners protest for justice outside the Whitehorse courthouse on Feb. 22, while a preliminary assault hearing takes place inside. The Whitehorse rally took place after the Liard Aboriginal Women’s Society, based in Watson Lake, put out a call to action over the weekend. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)
Reita, Dudley and Rodney Morgan at their Whitehorse home in 2002. (P. Gowdie/Courtesy Yukon Hidden Histories Society)

Recognizing Black history in the Yukon

Yukon’s Hidden Histories Society is entering its twentieth year of researching Black…

Reita, Dudley and Rodney Morgan at their Whitehorse home in 2002. (P. Gowdie/Courtesy Yukon Hidden Histories Society)
If you have time for a detour on your Alaska Highway road trip, the South Klondike Highway to Skagway offers visual delights. Govt of Yukon/R Hartmier photo

3 Epic highways for your next Yukon road trip

OK, now isn’t the best time for your Yukon vacation. Every person…

  • Feb 2, 2021
If you have time for a detour on your Alaska Highway road trip, the South Klondike Highway to Skagway offers visual delights. Govt of Yukon/R Hartmier photo
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

A mocked-up version of the 180-page full-colour <em>Yukon Hiking</em> due out this month. (Submitted)
Travelling by dogsled is the best way to go in the Yukon backcountry! (Photo: F Mueller/ Government of Yukon)

3 Wild Yukon excursions for your dog sled bucket list

Photographer, storyteller, survivor… What kind of musher are you?

  • Dec 1, 2020
Travelling by dogsled is the best way to go in the Yukon backcountry! (Photo: F Mueller/ Government of Yukon)
The Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous Can-Can dancers surprise bar patrons with a performance at The Town and Mountain Hotel in Whitehorse on Feb. 18, 2020. Rendezvous won’t be holding open auditions for the group this year. Rather, Rendezvous is looking for former members of the dance line interested in returning to be part of the 2021 line up. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Rendezvousing at a distance

Festival planned to go ahead while meeting COVID restrictions

The Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous Can-Can dancers surprise bar patrons with a performance at The Town and Mountain Hotel in Whitehorse on Feb. 18, 2020. Rendezvous won’t be holding open auditions for the group this year. Rather, Rendezvous is looking for former members of the dance line interested in returning to be part of the 2021 line up. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Yukon’s clocks will no longer change in March and November but will remain permanently on Pacific Daylight Saving Time. (Courtesy Yukon government)

Off the clock: Yukon prepares to end seasonal time changes

Starting on Nov. 1 Yukon will be one hour ahead of Vancouver and two hours ahead of Alaska

Yukon’s clocks will no longer change in March and November but will remain permanently on Pacific Daylight Saving Time. (Courtesy Yukon government)

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…

This staycation offers a getaway that gives back to Yukoners!

The best vacations are often staycations – the opportunity to make memories…

  • May 11, 2020

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

Foxes and coyotes in the Wilderness City

There’s lots more research to be done on how wildlife adapts to urban environments, says biologist

  • Apr 2, 2020