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Gone Ice Fishin'

With a fish feature in the works, we figured we may as well put a few lines in and try our luck

By Up Here
Apr 17
2018
Illustration by Alison McCreesh

April/May Sneak Peek

We've got dispatches from the frontlines of Northern health care and so much more in this...

By Up Here
Mar 29
2018

Arctic Winter Games: A Running Diary

Let Up Here be your eyes and ears at the South Slave games.

By Herb Mathisen
Mar 19
2018

Loving the Ulu News

From baiting ravens with vodka to checking hares for radiation: A collection of oddball stories...

By Herb Mathisen
Mar 14
2018
A few familiar faces in the crowd at the inaugural Arctic Winter Games. NWT ARCHIVES/N-1979-052:1234/Sport North Federation

AWG WEEK: Where’s Pierre?

That time the Prime Minister of Canada disappeared en route to Yellowknife

By Herb Mathisen
Mar 13
2018

AWG WEEK: The champagne and caviar games

The time the party overshadowed the Arctic Winter Games

By Herb Mathisen
Mar 12
2018

Dead North May Just Save Your Life

Here's our cinematic how-not-to-die guide to the end of the world (or just some really scary...

By Jessica Davey-Quantick
Feb 28
2018

It's Coming!

Here's a look at our March issue, with the Northern Enquirer and our annual readers photo...

By Up Here
Feb 27
2018
Biathlete Brendan Green. All photos courtesy International Olympic Committee

Meet Your Olympians

Canada’s North is well represented in Pyeongchang

By Herb Mathisen
Feb 09
2018
Photo courtesy of Arctic Inspiration Prize/Patrick Doyle

Big Wins For The North

As well as doling out $2 million, Arctic Inspiration Prize founders write $60-million cheque for...

By Jessica Davey-Quantick
Feb 01
2018