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Arctic Adventure Sweepstakes Are Back!

Your chance to win a week of late summer aurora viewing in Canada's Northwest Territories.

By Hannah Eden
Jun 17
2016

"It was a time and a place I’ll never forget."

A hockey player reflects on his short—but triumphant—stint with one of Yellowknife's old...

By Up Here
May 06
2016

Meet Francis Tessier-Burns

The month of April brings many things to the North—longer days, (supposedly) warmer temperatures...

By Up Here
Apr 08
2016
Homunculus. By Franz Xaver Simm (1853-1918) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Coming To Our Census

Tips to help the NWT cash in on transfer payments

By Up Here
Apr 04
2016
That's a long way between towns, pilgrim. Photo courtesy of Marco Marder

What it’s like to hike (part of) the Dempster Highway

And some advice for anyone crazy enough to try it

By Daniel Campbell
Feb 29
2016
Breakfast of dog sledding champions. Photo by Ralph Daily from Birmingham, United States (Blackberry Ice Cream Sandwiches [Explore]) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons from Wikimedia Commons

The Yukon Quest Diet

Musher Brian Wilmshurst on burritos, bacon, and ice cream sandwiches

By Samia Madwar
Feb 11
2016
Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here

Rabbit, Lynx and Reindeer

Recipes from a 1959 Northern cookbook

By Samia Madwar
Feb 01
2016
The Northern fibre loop. Courtesy Northwestel

Out of the Loop

The odd timing of the Yukon's fibre line announcement

By Herb Mathisen
Oct 27
2015
Photo Daniel Campbell

Dogs of Lodges

Canines sidetrack writer on Northern tourism junket

By Daniel Campbell
Jul 30
2015