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Yukon Eighth Grader Published Her Second Book And Writing Many More

Gurdeep Pandher | Posted 02.25.2016 | Books
Gurdeep Pandher

Ursula Westfall is a Yukon 8th grade student with a very bright future ahead. She's co-written two books with her mother Rachel Westfall and has plans...

Native Americans Propose Oil Railway to Valdez Alaska From Alberta

Diane M. Francis | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
Diane M. Francis

The railway would be a 50-50 partnership with aboriginal groups. It would require loan guarantees, from the federal, Alberta and Alaska governments, and private sector equity partners.

Will the Real Sam McGee please stand up: The Yukon/Klondike Gold Rush Trail on the Looney Front, Part 4

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.15.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

There are strange things done in the midnight sun By the men who moil for gold; The Arctic trails have their secret tales That would make ...

From Tombstone Park to Whitehorse: The Yukon/Klondike Gold Rush Trail on the Looney Front, Part 3

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.11.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Some 70 miles from Dawson City, shortly after the junction where the Dempster Highway branches off from the Klondike Highway to begin its rough 458-mi...

Dawson City, Canada - Ground Zero of a Stampede: The Yukon/Klondike Gold Rush Trail on the Looney Front, Part 2

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.08.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Dawson City, snug on the banks of the Yukon and Klondike rivers in Canada's far-north, now lives off its past as epicentre of one of the largest peace...

Along the Top of the World Highway to Dawson City: The Yukon/Klondike Gold Rush Trail on the Looney Front, Part 1

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.15.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Of course I'm doing this the wrong way round. Those gold rush stampeders of the naughty nineties surged up to Whitehorse in Canada's Yukon Territory, ...

Connect With Yukon's Remoteness Through Damien Tremblay's Book Yukon Dreams

Gurdeep Pandher | Posted 09.21.2015 | Books
Gurdeep Pandher

In Damien Tremblay's book Yukon Dreams, the attractive aesthetics of remote areas in the Yukon are illustrated and displayed in their full glory, drawing people's attentions to these regions.

Skagway and the Yukon Gold Rush Railway: Cruising Alaska's Inside Passage on the Looney Front, Part 5

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.15.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Waterfalls, large and small, tumble down the cliffs every few yards - and, alas, a zillion selfies click every few nano-inches on the observation platforms with a gazillion inane and insane grimaces, grins and grunts. I must be in a proud minority of one in my aversion to the selfie craze.

4-time Champ Lance Mackey Joins Impressive Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race Field

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.01.2015 | Sports
Alaska Dispatch News

Mackey is four-time champion of both the Yukon Quest and the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. He is the only musher to have won both races in the same year, with dual wins in both 2007 and 2008.

5 Must-Sees in Skagway, Alaska

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 10.04.2014 | Travel
Chuck Mirarchi

In 1897, over 100,000 would-be-miners and dreamers traveled from all over the world and stampeded into Alaska on their way to the Klondike Valley to find their riches during the Klondike Gold Rush. Many of those prospectors came through Skagway, Alaska.

Meatless Monday: From the Yukon With Love And Vegan Fruitcake

Ellen Kanner | Posted 07.19.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

A big birthday shout out to Suat Tuzlak, my BFF whom I've never met. At least in person. I'm in Miami, he's in the Yukon. It's a tough commute. But de...

WATCH: These Cute Baby Bears Are On A Mission To Undress

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.11.2014 | Green

A couple of baby bears with an agenda visited HuffPost Live on Friday. The adorable duo kept reaching for host Caroline Modarressy Tehrani's zipper...

Wolf's Howl Still Echoes

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 03.19.2014 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

Roadside Oil Boom North Dakota's oil boom could be seen in this farmer's field on the Bakken Formation, one of hundreds I saw along with fires burnin...

Living Road: Runners on Road for Life

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 09.28.2013 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

So much of my time hitchhiking, I think of roads. Of Patch workers on ice roads. Of roadside running caribou. Of traveling carnival convoys. Of runners in love living their dream lives on the road. There's a lot of living on the road and some rides go far.

Global Cooling? Russian Specter of New Cooling Period Alarms Alaskans.

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 07.03.2013 | Science
Alaska Dispatch News

Snow fell on the Anchorage Hillside again Thursday. The National Weather Service was forecasting up to an inch by the end of the day. And for Alaskans...

Ancient Bone Discovery Sheds Light On Animal Adaptation To Climate Change

Posted 02.04.2012 | Green

A recent discovery at a goldmine in the Yukon may help scientists better understand how animals have adapted to climate change in the past. A team ...

Building an Interstate Highway for Wildlife

Alexia Parks | Posted 07.27.2011 | Green
Alexia Parks

When we think about human settlements throughout the world, we need to remember that we are sharing the earth with others.

BIG TRUCKS GAINING SALES TRACTION ... AGAIN!

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

The auto industry's US sales numbers for August are in, and Americans are again buying full-size pickups and SUVs. They are actually a "bright spot" i...