Yukon

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…

 

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

 

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

 

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)
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 15, 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.
David Troup replaces the camouflaging moss and tree limbs around one of his wildlife cameras alongside a game trail on Oct. 8. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)

Trail cameras offer look at Yukon’s wild side

David Troup enjoys capturing and sharing wildlife images with motion-activated cameras.

David Troup replaces the camouflaging moss and tree limbs around one of his wildlife cameras alongside a game trail on Oct. 8. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)
The Yukon Rose in Dawson City awaits a permanent resting place. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
The Yukon Rose in Dawson City awaits a permanent resting place. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
At the signing ceremony for the Huchá Hudän/Fort Selkirk Management Plan on Aug. 21, Peter Isaac, elder of Selkirk First Nation, teaches how to light a fire in deep snow. Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News photo
At the signing ceremony for the Huchá Hudän/Fort Selkirk Management Plan on Aug. 21, Peter Isaac, elder of Selkirk First Nation, teaches how to light a fire in deep snow. Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News photo
The 39th running of the Yukon Quest international dog sled race will be split in two – the first on Feb. 5, 2022, starting in Fairbanks, and the second Feb. 19 starting in Whitehorse.

The Yukon Quest splits the distance: One race becomes two for 2022

After receiving musher feeback, the Yukon Quest Joint Board of Directors to hold two shorter distances races instead of going forward with the 1,000 mile distance

The 39th running of the Yukon Quest international dog sled race will be split in two – the first on Feb. 5, 2022, starting in Fairbanks, and the second Feb. 19 starting in Whitehorse.
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Yukon’s local choice for propane

New partnership creates local jobs and better service for seamless fuel supply

  • May 3, 2021
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The camping season in the Yukon will open April 30, a few weeks earlier than in previous years. (Ian Stewart/Yukon News file)

Yukoners, get your tents and trailers ready: Campgrounds open for spring

18 of the territory’s campgrounds open this weekend; others will open as they become accessible

The camping season in the Yukon will open April 30, a few weeks earlier than in previous years. (Ian Stewart/Yukon News file)
The Kilrich Building Centres’ 42nd spring sale happens May 1 to 15 – just in time for all those projects you've been planning!

Backyard building projects? This local team makes it easy!

Annual spring sale, May 1 to 15, is Whitehorse’s unofficial start to project season

  • Apr 26, 2021
The Kilrich Building Centres’ 42nd spring sale happens May 1 to 15 – just in time for all those projects you've been planning!
Patrick Jackson and his dog Dawson spend some time training on the Kusawa Lake Road for their Dempster Walk-A-Thon set to begin April 12. (Submitted)

Walking the Dempster

Patrick Jackson gets set for 405-kilometre journey

Patrick Jackson and his dog Dawson spend some time training on the Kusawa Lake Road for their Dempster Walk-A-Thon set to begin April 12. (Submitted)
Epic North Tour

‘We want to show off the Yukon the way we would to our friends’

When it’s safe to visit the Yukon, this epic tour company will be ready

  • Mar 22, 2021
Epic North Tour
Travel Yukon shares this 360-degree video taking viewers on a snowy ride through the winter landscape.

Travel the snowy Yukon countryside … without leaving home!

If a winter visit to the Yukon is on your bucket list,…

Travel Yukon shares this 360-degree video taking viewers on a snowy ride through the winter landscape.
Meghan Marjanovic pours a pint of Witch Craft IPA on International Women’s Day at the Wintering Brewery in Whitehorse on March 8. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Whitehorse’s Winterlong team brews up a little Witch Craft

Craft brewer celebrates International Women’s Day with limited-edition beer

Meghan Marjanovic pours a pint of Witch Craft IPA on International Women’s Day at the Wintering Brewery in Whitehorse on March 8. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Chic Callas is seen in the maze he created at the Morley Street park in Riverdale in Whitehorse March 2, 2021. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
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Chic Callas sits in the snow maze he created at the Morley Road park in Riverdale in Whitehorse March 2.

Snow brings new maze to park

Record snowfalls and the work of a Morley Road resident has brought…

Chic Callas is seen in the maze he created at the Morley Street park in Riverdale in Whitehorse March 2, 2021. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
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Chic Callas sits in the snow maze he created at the Morley Road park in Riverdale in Whitehorse March 2.
Crystal Schick/Yukon News
Calvin Delwisch poses for a photo inside his DIY sauna at Marsh Lake on Feb. 18.

Yukoners turning up the heat with unique DIY sauna builds

Do-it-yourselfers say a sauna built with salvaged materials is a great winter project

Crystal Schick/Yukon News
Calvin Delwisch poses for a photo inside his DIY sauna at Marsh Lake on Feb. 18.
Today, you can climb aboard the White Pass and Yukon Route Railway to retrace prospectors’ journeys during the Klondike Gold Rush. Photo courtesy Travel Yukon.

All aboard! Train traces the epic Klondike journey

What do the Eiffel Tower, the Panama Canal and the Statue of…

Today, you can climb aboard the White Pass and Yukon Route Railway to retrace prospectors’ journeys during the Klondike Gold Rush. Photo courtesy Travel Yukon.
Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce executive director Susan Guatto and program manager Andrei Samson outside the chamber office in downtown Whitehorse Feb. 23. (Stephanie Waddell, Yukon News)

When business models shift

Whitehorse chamber offers digital marketing workshop

Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce executive director Susan Guatto and program manager Andrei Samson outside the chamber office in downtown Whitehorse Feb. 23. (Stephanie Waddell, Yukon News)