Arctic Arts Summit in Yukon to showcase Indigenous talent

They were still busy at the Yukon Arts Centre in Whitehorse on Friday, putting together a new exhibition to coincide with next week's Arctic...

'She's perfect and she's beautiful': Frozen baby woolly mammoth discovered in Yukon gold fields

A perfect storm of events has led to a once-in-a-lifetime discovery for a gold miner, a First Nation, a veteran paleontologist and a territory."I don't know how to process it all right now, to...

Supreme Court Issues Devastating Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade

ANCHORAGE – The Supreme Court issued a misogynistic, regressive ruling today overturning Roe v. Wade — the landmark decision recognizing the constitutional right to abortion nearly 50 years ago. Today’s ruling opens the...

Opioid crisis on the agenda for Gov. Gen. Mary Simon's 1st visit to Yukon

In her first official visit to the Yukon, Gov. Gen. Mary Simon will deliver the keynote address at the Arctic Arts Summit, which opens in Whitehorse Monday. She'll also travel to Carcross to discuss...

Alaska Science Forum: Bonsai trees tell of winters long past

By Ned Rozell A GREEN PLATEAU NORTH OF LITUYA BAY — “These are museum-class bonsais,” Ben Gaglioti says as we walk through an elfin forest. Gaglioti, a University of Alaska Fairbanks ecologist, has led...

Yukon arts scene 'so ahead' of the N.W.T., say arts advocates and artists

Just a couple days ahead of the Arctic Arts Summit in Whitehorse, the Yukon arts scene seems to be thriving. But it's not quite the case in the N.W.T., say arts advocates and artists, and some say...

Whitehorse's Millennium Trail set to reopen Friday

Whitehorse's Millennium Trail along Robert Service Way is set to reopen Friday morning.In a news release Thursday afternoon, the City of Whitehorse said the section between Jeckell and Drury Streets will also reopen but parking...

'Gets my heart going': Yellowknives Dene host enormous handgames tournament

In the largest handgames gathering in years, 36 teams have traveled from across the N.W.T., Yukon and British Columbia to compete in the $100,000 Yellowknives Dene First Nation handgames tournament. Jessica Sangris, language and culture coordinator...

Utqiagvik, where there’s still snow in June

Still making snowballs in June. Image-Serina WesenA group of University of Alaska Fairbanks faculty, students and staff has been conducting Arctic fieldwork in Utqiagvik since mid-April to measure snowmelt, but the melt only...