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2016 Guides Have Arrived!!

  Have you seen the 2016 guides? These updated guides are full of information, maps and local business listings. Pick one up for free today! Request Guides

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A foggy day in Whitehorse

The Yukon River, Jan 6, 2015. Photo by Christa Galloway. This afternoon the snow was falling as the fog was rising at the Yukon River in Whitehorse this afternoon. This photo was taken from the Riverfront trail in -30C. The Riverfront Trail, Jan 6, 2015. Photo by Christa Galloway.

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Burning Away the Winter Blues

   

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Christmas Day Timelapse

Christmas Day is one of the shortest days in the Yukon. With just over five and a half hours of daylight in Whitehorse, the sun never rises far above the mountains. This timelapse video was taken just off the South Klondike Highway on Christmas Day from 10:30am until 5pm.

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Grey Mountain Road Hike

Hikers enjoy the view from Grey Mountain Road (about 11 kilometres up the road) on Boxing Day, 2014. Photo by Christa Galloway. You’ve got to love a city where you can drive 12 km from downtown and be walking on a mountain side with breathtaking views. Although driving parts of Grey Mountain Road can be a bit daunting […]

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Hugh Neff wins the 2016 Yukon Quest

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Neff crossed the finish line of the 1600 km race at 2:30pm yesterday. This was the second win for the veteran musher from Tok, Alaska. His first win was in 2012. Yukon Quest is a 1,000 mile international sled dog race held every year. This year mushers raced from Fairbanks, Alaska to Whitehorse, Yukon. Brent Sass came in second […]

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Liard River Hotsprings Provincial Park is beautiful in the winter

Liard Hotsprings is a popular year-round stop for travellers on the Alaska Highway, but in the winter the experience can be surreal. The surrounding flora is enveloped in a white layer of ice and snow from the steam rising off the pools. Although Liard is open year round there are few visitors in winter and you could have the hotsprings […]

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Open Mic Night at Gold Pan Saloon

Foot stomping, hip-style flute music and facing fears were all part of the performances at Open Mic Night at Gold Pan Saloon last night.      

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Our new quadcopter drone

Our new Inspire 1 quadcopter drone (named TK-471 after arguably the most famous stormtrooper) can record crystal clear 4K or 1080p video. The 3-axis gimbal which holds the camera gives smooth, stable footage while giving the camera that ability to turn 360 degrees. The GPS keep the drone steady, even in winds, without touching the […]

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Season of Swans

Photo by Christa Galloway

Spring comes to the Yukon with longer days, warmer weather, blue skies and melting snow. After a long winter, signs of spring are welcomed. One of the most anticipated portents of spring is the arrival of swans. Swans, as well as other waterbirds, arrive in the Yukon in April each year. M’Clintock Bay on Marsh […]

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Tanya Tagaq performs at the Yukon Arts Centre

 Photo by Christa Galloway “It’s gonna get weird,” warned throat singer Tanya Tagaq last evening at the Yukon Arts Centre just before she started her performance of Nanook of the North with violinist Jesse Zubot and drummer Jean Martin. The audience remained rapt for the next 79 minutes as the trio delivered a visceral soundtrack […]

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The new Inuvik guide is here!

Check out this year’s Inuvik guide for a new fold-out map, highway information. events calendar, articles and listings for local businesses.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Gain valuable experience, take part in exciting events, meet new people, and make a difference in your community. Volunteering can take you to surprising places and opportunities, so volunteer today and make a difference! Current Whitehorse Volunteer Opportunities 2015 Skookum Jim Folklore Show is looking for Volunteers Volunteer PR/Volunteer Marketing Writer United Way Yukon is […]

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Work Opportunities

The Yukon has a wide range of work opportunities available. Current Whitehorse Work Opportunities: Human Resources and Travel Coordinator #1058 at Capstone Mining Corp. in Minto Mine After School Sport Program Assistant at Skookum Jim Friendship Centre

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Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous 2015

Saturday Feb 21, 2015           Friday Feb 20, 2015 – We lucked out with some fantastic weather for the Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous this year. Here are a few photos from this afternoon.    

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