Alaskans are raring to return to Yukon — and hopeful for full border opening soon


When Karla Ray is able to make the trip to Whitehorse later this summer, she knows exactly what she wants to do. 

Ray, who owns several businesses in Skagway, Alaska, looks forward to the familiar drive up and to seeing Yukon friends — but she also can’t wait to get her cracked windshield repaired.  

“There’s a lot of pent up demand to get up to Whitehorse,” Ray said in a recent interview with Radio-Canada.

Her to-do list, with its mix of the practical and the personal, illustrates the deep economic connections between Yukon and Alaska.

Now that the Canadian government has announced that fully-vaccinated U.S. citizens will be able to enter

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