Yukon

Welichem Equipment Limited owns most of the removable equipment at the Wolverine Mine. This equipment is now available for sale.

Yukon zinc mill, power plant, camp and single piece assets for sale

Wolverine Mine mill infrastructure, 200+ single piece assets and 250-person camp now available

  • Jan 2, 2023

 

Alex Lavoie was even able to feed cat food to a raven that flew alongside his Jeep on the Dempster Highway in Yukon. Youtube video screenshot

VIDEO: Raven flies alongside Quadra Island couple travelling frigid Yukon highway

23 minute video with Raven garners over 5,000 views on Youtube

 

Chris Locke brings his own brand of unique comedy along with local performers to the Boiler Room a the Yukon Inn Dec. 9 and 10.

Uniquely funny Canadian comic comes to Whitehorse!

Yukon Inn’s Boiler Room hosts national headliner + local talent

  • Nov 28, 2022

 

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Yukon zinc mill and camp facilities for sale

Wolverine Mine mill infrastructure and 200+ person camp now available

  • Nov 28, 2022
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Dora Medrzycka on the Walsh Glacier. (Teton Gravity Research/Submitted)

Successful ‘treasure hunt’ recovers 1930s-era cameras abandoned on Yukon glacier

Assisted by glaciologist, adventure filmmakers track down supply cache left by climbers 85 years ago

Dora Medrzycka on the Walsh Glacier. (Teton Gravity Research/Submitted)
Lisa Baker

Fearless and funny comedians come to Whitehorse

Yukon Inn’s Boiler Room hosts live comedy Nov. 18 and 19

  • Nov 7, 2022
Lisa Baker
First People’s Coffee is a partnership with Firebean Coffee Roasters. (Dylan MacNeil/Yukon News)

Yukon coffee company shares Indigenous art and culture

Visitors to the Yukon can now explore local Indigenous culture as they…

First People’s Coffee is a partnership with Firebean Coffee Roasters. (Dylan MacNeil/Yukon News)
Award-winning comic Danny Martinello has headlined throughout Canada and Australia.

High-energy, gut-busting comedy comes to Whitehorse!

After a few years of not getting to see any live comedy,…

  • Oct 10, 2022
Award-winning comic Danny Martinello has headlined throughout Canada and Australia.
Nun cho ga, the mummified baby woolly mammoth shortly after discovery. (Yukon Government/Submitted)

Mummified baby woolly mammoth discovered in Yukon was likely weeks old when she died

Nun cho ga being preserved in freezer storage while next steps are determined

Nun cho ga, the mummified baby woolly mammoth shortly after discovery. (Yukon Government/Submitted)
Eldo Enns rides his penny farthing bicycle in Dawson City, Yukon, on Friday June 19, 2009. Yukon’s tourism industry is abuzz with anticipation as Canada’s northernmost border opens June 1 for the first time since the pandemic began, says the executive director of the Klondike Visitors Association in Dawson City.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Canada’s most northern border to reopen June 1, Yukon prepares for return of tourism

Americans typically make up most of the territory’s tourists

Eldo Enns rides his penny farthing bicycle in Dawson City, Yukon, on Friday June 19, 2009. Yukon’s tourism industry is abuzz with anticipation as Canada’s northernmost border opens June 1 for the first time since the pandemic began, says the executive director of the Klondike Visitors Association in Dawson City.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Laura Grizzlypaws performs her bear dance during the Adäka Cultural Festival in Whitehorse on July 1, 2019. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Adäka Cultural Festival returning to Whitehorse this summer

Two year hiatus due to COVID-19 set to end

Laura Grizzlypaws performs her bear dance during the Adäka Cultural Festival in Whitehorse on July 1, 2019. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
A lone adult whooper swan, native to Europe and Asia, was sighted in the Yukon on April 7 and 8. (Ken Billington/Wikimedia Commons)

Whooper swan far from home spotted in the Yukon

The lone adult bird was spotted among the migrating trumpeter swans at Marsh Lake.

A lone adult whooper swan, native to Europe and Asia, was sighted in the Yukon on April 7 and 8. (Ken Billington/Wikimedia Commons)
The Klondike gold rush had a mystique that inspired many Hollywood productions over the last century, and, accurate or not, that portrayal of the Klondike has played a major role in shaping the world’s perception of the Canadian North.

History Hunter: Viewing Hollywood’s Yukon

Sid Grauman was a teenage Klondike stampeder who sold newspapers in Dawson…

  • Mar 28, 2022
The Klondike gold rush had a mystique that inspired many Hollywood productions over the last century, and, accurate or not, that portrayal of the Klondike has played a major role in shaping the world’s perception of the Canadian North.
The Yukon is preparing for a strong return of summer tourism.

Yukon airports in Dawson and Whitehorse ready for visitors as Canada drops border testing

‘I think we’re looking at a very good season in front of us.’

The Yukon is preparing for a strong return of summer tourism.
With visitor numbers expected to rebound in Alaska, Yukon is eyeing the return of cross-border visitors. AdobeStock
With visitor numbers expected to rebound in Alaska, Yukon is eyeing the return of cross-border visitors. AdobeStock
The Yukon Rendezvous Festival returns with the Log Toss and other in-person events, plus online activities and contests. On now until Feb. 27! (Manu Keggenhoff Photo)

Chainsaw Chucks, a Fiddle Show and Kendall Gender… the Yukon Rendezvous returns!

On now until Feb. 27, the Yukon Rendezvous Festival is your chance to shake off winter’s chill

  • Feb 15, 2022
The Yukon Rendezvous Festival returns with the Log Toss and other in-person events, plus online activities and contests. On now until Feb. 27! (Manu Keggenhoff Photo)
Tombstone Territorial Park is seen in autumnal splendour on Sept. 5. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Permits open for the Yukon’s Tombstone backcountry and Kluane glamping

Backcountry camping permits for territorial parks opened on Jan. 5, while reservations…

Tombstone Territorial Park is seen in autumnal splendour on Sept. 5. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
An RV pulls into Wolf Creek Campground to enjoy the first weekend of camping season on April 30, 2021. (John Tonin/Yukon News)

Plan ahead for your Yukon camping adventure

Fees will almost double, with daily permits up to $20 and annual permits up to $100

An RV pulls into Wolf Creek Campground to enjoy the first weekend of camping season on April 30, 2021. (John Tonin/Yukon News)
Everyone in the Yukon is urged to share feedback, ideas and diverse perspectives about a permanent paid sick leave program at LetsTalkYukon.ca. Public consultation will be open through Dec. 10, 2021.

Paid Sick Leave: Have Your Say, Yukon

What should paid sick leave look like? Your ideas, stories and more are up for discussion

  • Nov 22, 2021
Everyone in the Yukon is urged to share feedback, ideas and diverse perspectives about a permanent paid sick leave program at LetsTalkYukon.ca. Public consultation will be open through Dec. 10, 2021.
Dennis Dunn (left) and Shelby Jordan are seen in front of their cafe/restaurant BonTon & Company in Dawson City. (Courtesy Archbould Photography)

Looking for the Best Tapas North of 60? This Yukon restaurant has ‘em!

BonTon & Company recognized on Air Canada’s Best New Restaurants list

Dennis Dunn (left) and Shelby Jordan are seen in front of their cafe/restaurant BonTon & Company in Dawson City. (Courtesy Archbould Photography)