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The MV Lafferty, captained by Graham Cox, battles the Liard River current in the Deh Cho. Photo: Herb Mathisen/Up Here, Photo illustration: Beth Covvey
Small-talk from the captain's nest of the Fort Simpson ferry
April 2016
"If I have to, I'll run for mayor and I'll save this damn headframe." - Walt Humphries, prospector and local historian.
Surveying the post-Rob-Shaft horizon
April 2015
A little bit of the North, inscribed on the cup. Photo: Hockey Hall of Fame
What would you do for a chance to play for the Stanley Cup?
March 2016
The agony of defeat--shellshocked Molson's players drink bubbly from a gallon pail. Photo courtesy Ron Sulz
A look back at the wildest 20 minutes in Yellowknife hockey history
March 2016
Photo by Angela Gzowski
Northern newspapers are surviving and even thriving in the Internet age
July 2013
Yellowknifer Janet Pacey is a veteran pin-haggler of the Arctic Winter Games
March 2016
Illustration by Andrew Qappik, C/O Uqqurmiut Centre for Arts & Crafts
Anauligaaq is like baseball, cricket and stickball. But also not at all.
March 2016
Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here
The inside track on the Arctic Winter Games' unofficial sport
March 2016
The Farmer's Market in Yellowknife. Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here
Here's how start-ups are born
February 2016
Dennis Patterson, Madeleine Redfern, Peter Taptuna.
...with Peter Taptuna, Madeleine Redfern and Dennis Patterson
February 2016