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Traditional moosehide tanning skills passed on in Whitehorse workshop

Moosehide tanning is one of the fundamental practices of Yukon Indigenous people. They've been doing it for thousands of years, and passing the skills down from generation to generation.It's an important tradition to maintain...

'We should all dress fancy': Whitehorse residents remember late Queen Elizabeth II

Whitehorse residents came to remember Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Monday morning at the Jim Smith Building.Among the attendees, eight-year-old Emily Marilyn Rooke stood out from the crowd with her green, purple and gold...

Northern Nights Festival celebrates dark skies in the Yukon

Marie-Eve Owen and Tim Taylor wanted to spend one last family vacation outdoors as the midnight sun fades away and the dark winter sky settles in.That's why they drove two hours from Whitehorse to...

Downrigger weight triggered bomb investigation by police, military in Yukon

Anthony Ted Dickson, an Upper Liard resident, was fishing on Sunday down the Liard River in the Yukon when he found a strange object that looked like military ordnance. As it turns out, it's...

The Strumbellas and Serena Ryder perform at record-breaking Yukon concert

The Yukon Arts Centre kick started its 30th anniversary celebration with a well-attended concert on Saturday afternoon at Shipyards Park.The show featured two Canadian premier musical acts, The Strumbellas and Serena Ryder. It drew a crowd of more...

Environmental impacts unknown after Whitehorse sewage system repair

A major leak in Whitehorse's sewage system was repaired mid last week, but the extent of the procedure's environmental impacts are still unknown. The Marwell Lift Station, which acts as a conduit for the majority of...

Sisters launch Yukon's 1st free 24/7 pantry for menstrual products

Two sisters have started a community-led initiative in Whitehorse to bring menstrual hygiene products to people who can't afford or access them.The Yukon Period Pantry, founded by Ayesha Ahmad and her sister Abeer, had...

New mural in Whitehorse stays away from 'traditional Yukon themes'

At 25-years-old, Asia Hyde is the designer and illustrator behind the new mural in downtown Whitehorse. Hyde said she stayed away from the "standard Whitehorse mural themes," wanting her art to be more imaginative and less historical."It's...

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