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How to Start Berry Picking

Many Yukoners are making a concerted effort to eat local…. One of the best ways to eat local: berry picking.   Late summer and early fall are the best picking times.  You can find northern gooseber...

The Fireweed of Yukon

We all recognize the purple flowers of fireweed.   In 1957 fireweed was chosen as the floral emblem of Yukon.  We see this flower crossed under our Yukon coat of arms.  Fireweed is very hardy, just...

How to dress for the Klondike Road Relay

The Relay is at a tricky time of year.  It could be sunny and warm.  It could snow.  You might be running at 1pm or 1am and of course you need to consider team costumes! However, even if you are d...