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The Whitehorse Dam. Its construction drowned the capital's namesake White Horse Rapids, which now lie beneath Lake Schwatka. Photo courtesy Archbould Photography/Yukon Energy

Water Power

Hydro electricity is often seen as the panacea to the North’s energy woes—and for good reason. It’s...

April 2016 Herb Mathisen
The Farmer's Market in Yellowknife. Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here

How To Incubate Small Businesses

Here's how start-ups are born

February 2016 Herb Mathisen

Fortune Tellers

It's 2026 and the situation is dire. No more so than in the North.

February 2016 Herb Mathisen
Jeff Philipp, Bob McLeod, Bob Gannicott.

Fortune Tellers - NWT...

...with Bob McLeod, Jeff Philipp and Bob Gannicott

February 2016 Herb Mathisen
Darrell Pasloski, Joe Sparling, Stefan Voswinkel.

Fortune Tellers - Yukon...

...with Darrell Pasloski, Joe Sparling and Stefan Voswinkel

February 2016 Herb Mathisen
Dennis Patterson, Madeleine Redfern, Peter Taptuna.

Fortune Tellers - Nunavut...

...with Peter Taptuna, Madeleine Redfern and Dennis Patterson

February 2016 Herb Mathisen
Photo by Tim Edwards

What To Drink After Being Stalked By A Bear

From summits to suds with Yukon trailfinder and brewmaster Marko Marjanovic

January 2016 Tim Edwards
There's a theory that the geological anomaly underneath Darnley Bay, NWT, was caused by a massive prehistoric meteorite impact. Photo: Shutterstock

What's Under Darnley Bay?

The North's biggest potential mining project is also its most mysterious

November 2015 Tim Edwards

UPDATE: The GNWT’s case for buying Mactung

You have to spend money to not lose money

November 2015 Herb Mathisen
Carver Jerry Ell breaks out blocks of limestone on Bear Island, near Coral Harbour, Nunavut. Photo courtesy Government of Nunavut

The Work of Art

Here's how that beautiful soapstone carving got to your display case

November 2015 Daniel Campbell