Twenty-three women tested their mettle in the first annual Femsport Whitehorse Challenge on April 27.
Twenty-three women tested their mettle in the first annual Femsport Whitehorse Challenge on April 27.
Whitehorse gymnasts won five out of six divisions and collected 11 medals at the Yukon Gymnastics Championships.
Old Man Winter met his fiery end at the annual Burning Away the Winter Blues in Whitehorse.
Whitehorse celebrated its annual winter festival, Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous, over the weekend.
Synchronized swimmers compete in the Synchro Yukon Championships on Feb. 10 at the Canada Games Centre in Whitehorse.
Images from the start of the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race in Whitehorse, Yukon, on February 2.
Twenty-six mushers left Whitehorse on Feb. 2 in the 30th running of the 1,600 kilometre Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race.
Mushers and Skijorers compete at the annual Carbon Hill Sled Dog Race outside Whitehorse.
Yukon athletes in action during 2012.
Images published in the Yukon News throughout the year.
Yukon high schools battled for supremacy in the Pepsi Yukon Volleyball Championships at Porter Creek Secondary School.
Eleven NHL players took part in the First Assist Charity Hockey Fundraiser Classic at Takhini Arena in Whitehorse on Wednesday.
Carvers with the Northern Cultural Expressions Society spent this summer carving a 11-metre totem pole to help residential school survivors on their healing journey. The completed pole was raised in downtown Whitehorse on November 3.
Whitehorse photographer Peter Mather paddled the Wind River in the Peel watershed this summer with a group of artists. The group will show their work in a multimedia performance in Whitehorse in the new year.
The Royal Canadian Air Force displayed its hardware in Whitehorse as part of Operation Northern Reach to increase awareness of the air force’s capabilities in the North.
The air in the Klondike was filled with the sounds of music during the 34th Annual Dawson City Music Festival.
Sixteen countries participated in the 10-day long Women’s World Fastpitch Championship in Whitehorse.
Whitehorse celebrated Canada’s 145th birthday on Sunday.
The Yukon Kennel Club took over the Mt. McIntyre Recreation Centre in Whitehorse on the weekend for its 41st Annual Dog Show.
Severe washouts have destroyed sections of the Alaska Highway between Teslin and Watson Lake, Yukon, forcing the closure of that section of the road. Crews are repairing the road so stranded transport trucks and other vehicles can begin moving again.
Over 170 people participated in the Canadian Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life at Shipyards Park in Whitehorse on Saturday. So far, almost $71,000 has been raised.
Varietease, a burlesque cabaret, is back again with its risque humour and performances.
The City of Whitehorse wants to build a subdivision and new road in the McIntyre Creek area, but many residents would like to see the creek and surrounding area protected. Photographer Peter Mather spent the last three months documenting the popular creek and its surroundings.
Images of sled dogs and their mushers during the Cool Dogs and Hot Springs Race Day organized by the Dog Powered Sport Association of the Yukon on Sunday at the Takhini Hot Springs.
Yukon photographer Robert Postma created a time lapse video of northern lights over Annie Lake, near Whitehorse.
View the large selection of images by the Yukon News’ team of photographers of athletes competing at the Arctic Winter Games in Whitehorse last week.
The Sourdough Rendezvous celebrations cured Yukoners of the winter blues over the weekend.
The Cinderwood Mustangs and the Aldergrove Bruins of B.C. faced off in a three-game midget series in Whitehorse over the weekend.
The annual Marsh Lake Loppet had 235 cross-country skiers registered in Saturday’s race, 50 of whom wore wacky costumes.
The Whitehorse Fire Department puts potential volunteers through the Firefighter Combat Challenge to test if they got the stuff.
Yukon and Alaska basketball teams battle for supremacy at the Don Hather Tournament in Skagway, Alaska.
A selection of some of our favourite images from 2011.
Here are some of the Yukon News’ best sports photos from 2011.
The Northern Lights School of Dance holds its annual Christmas performance of Nutcracker at the Yukon Arts Centre.
Five Whitehorse fighters from Avalanche MMA didn’t pull their punches Warpath 3 in Chilliwack, B.C.
Yukon schools battled for supremacy during the Yukon Volleyball Championships at the Canada Games Centre in Whitehorse.
Every year, bears and thousands of bald eagles descend onto the Chilkat River valley in Haines, Alaska, to feed on the late-season salmon run.
Remembrance Day ceremonies were held on Friday at the Canada Games Centre in Whitehorse.
Whitehorse became the music capital this weekend when it hosted the Breakout West Festival and the Western Canadian Music Awards.
The Yukon Conservation Society recently took a group of international journalists to Bonnet Plume Lake in the Peel Watershed area.
Dirt bike riders tested their skills at the Stinky Lake Hare Scrambles race in Whitehorse’s Long Lake area on Sunday.
There were 300 participants, including 25 volunteers, involved in the annual Terry Fox Run in Whitehorse on Sunday. The event raised $6,700.
Whitehorse photographer Peter Mather spent two weeks in August paddling and photographing Yukon’s Snake River in the Peel Watershed area.
Dozens of walking dead enthusiasts participated in Whitehorse’s first zombie walk.
The landscape around Fish Lake in Whitehorse displays its brilliant fall colours on Labour Day.
Heidi Neufeld talks about horse jumping at the Yukon Horse & Rider Association’s season finale of the 2011 Whitehorse Horse Show.
The sound of music was celebrated at the annual Dawson City Music Festival.
Over 200 participants from Canada, USA and Europe are competing on Whitehorse’s trails for the Western Canadian Orienteering Championships all this week.
An audio slideshow of Yukon's historical site Fort Selkirk.
Drivers and fans alike get down and dirty in the Whitehorse mud bog races.
Ryan Burlingame wants to make stand up paddling the next biggest thing in the Yukon.
Jorg Michel of Tagish, Yukon, takes his passion for old motorcycles on the road with his school bus converted into a motorcycle museum.
The Haines Road was busy with 1195 cyclists competing in the annual Haines Chilkat International Bike Relay between Haines Junction, Yukon, and Haines, Alaska, on Saturday.
Dog enthusiasts showed off their pets at the Yukon Kennel Club’s 40th Annual Dog Show this weekend at the Mt. McIntyre Recreation Centre.
About 150 athletes competed at the YSAA Track and Field Meet at FH Collins Secondary in Whitehorse on Wednesday.
A mother fox turned a busy freight yard in Whitehorse into a home for her kits.
Images from the rehearsal for Northern Lights School of Dance’s spring recital at the Yukon Arts Centre.
Over $40,000 has been raised from Sunday’s Run For Mom event in Whitehorse. The money goes towards breast health awareness and programs in the territory.
The arrival of Trumpeter swans and other migratory birds is a spring ritual in the Yukon. The following images were taken in the Tagish area, south of Whitehorse.
Whitehorse celebrated the coming of spring by burning an effigy of Old Man Winter during Yukon Educational Theatre’s annual Burning Away the Winter Blues at the Robert Service campground on Saturday.
Images from the second week of competition at the Canada Winter Games in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Images of Yukon athletes competing during the first week of the Canada Winter Games in Halifax.
The Canada Winter Games opens up with much fanfare during the opening ceremonies at the Halifax Metro Centre in Nova Scotia on Friday.
Whitehorse became the centre of attention during Scotiabank’s Hockey Day in Canada with a live broadcast on CBC on Saturday. Here are some images from the celebrations that started on Wednesday.
The Dawson City Nuggets and the Ottawa Senators Alumni revived a rivalry that goes back over a century at Takhini Arena in Whitehorse on Wednesday.
Young snowboarders tested their mettle during the RBC Riders competition at Mt. Sima on Sunday.
Images of mushers and their dogs leaving Whitehorse at the start of the 1,600-kilometre Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race on Saturday, followed by the Yukon Quest 300 - a shorter version of the main event.
The Roadhouse Inn is closing it doors, forcing 23 people, many who are on social assistance, to look for new places to live. Here are some the people who will be affected by the closure.
The Public Safety Building in Whitehorse gives the fire department its first, new station in 40 years.
Images from the annual Carbon Hill Dogsled Race on Sunday.
Yukon and Alaska high schools were representing their nations at the Don Hather Basketball Tournament in Skagway last weekend.
Some of our favorite images published in the Yukon News in 2010.
Some of our best images of Yukon athletes competing at sporting events during 2010.
Whitehorse kicked off the Christmas season with the Winterval parade on Main Street on Saturday.
Selected images from Whitehorse’s annual pond hockey tournament at Hidden Lakes on Saturday.
Amateur photographer Kennedy Bradshaw captured daily life in the Yukon mining towns of Elsa and Keno from the 1950s through the 1970s. A display of his unique photos opens Thursday at Gallery 22 in Whitehorse.
Yukoners honour Canadian soldiers during the Remembrance Day ceremony at the Canada Games Centre in Whitehorse on Thursday.
Whitehorse high schools battled for supremacy during the finals at the Dawson Invitational Volleyball Tournament over the weekend.
Whitehorse skies were filled with a variety of aircraft and parachutes for the National Search and Rescue Exercise organized by Canadian Forces 19 Wing Comox, BC, all this week.
Whitehorse photographer Peter Mather spent a month kayaking along the Arctic coast from Kaktovik, Alaska, to Ivvavik National Park in North Yukon this summer.
Environmentalists and First Nations are fighting government and mining over the preservation of the Yukon's Peel watershed area.
A view of the Dawson City Music Festival through the eyes of musician Dan Mangan.
Paddlers from around the world are making their way to Dawson City, Yukon, in the 740-kilometre long Yukon River Quest - the longest annual canoe and kayak race.
First Nations celebrate their culture during National Aboriginal Day at Shipyards Park in Whitehorse.
The annual Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay enjoyed a record year with over 1200 riders on Saturday. The 240-kilometre race ran from Haines Junction to Haines, Alaska.
One hundred and twenty athletes pushed their bodies to the limit in the 2010 Whitehorse Triathlon on Sunday.
Images of the historic Watson Lake Hotel burning to the ground early Saturday morning.
Whitehorse celebrated the coming of spring by torching an effigy of Old Man Winter during the annual Burning Away the Winter Blues ritual.
Four hundred elite skiers from across Canada competed all last week in the Haywood 2010 Ski Nationals at the Whitehorse Cross-Country Ski Club.
Images of Yukon athletes in action during the 2010 Arctic Winter Games in Grande Prairie, Alberta last week.
Images from the boys and girls finals of the Yukon Basketball Championships.
Yukoners participate in all sorts of crazy antics during the annual Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous over the weekend.
Whitehorse beats the winter blues with the sounds of the Frostbite Music Festival.
Yukon cultural performers put on a good show for the world during Yukon Day celebrations at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics on Saturday.
The Bantam Whitehorse Mustangs take gold at this past weekend’s Knights of Columbus Bantam Tier 2 hockey tournament in Fort St. John, BC.
Dog teams hit the trails in the annual Carbon Hill Sled Dog race in the Mt. Lorne area on Saturday.
The Paradise Hill Hawks of Saskatchewan dominated the Whitehorse Huskies in AAA hockey action over the weekend.
Alaska Highway lodges have long been a haven for tired travelers, but their numbers are dwindling.
Whitehorse's Copperbelt Railway and Mining Museum digs into the history of mining in the area.
Yukon First Nation youth learn the traditional skills of canoe building on a secluded island on the Yukon River.