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March 2018

Cryogenic frogs! The man with nine lives! The alien invasion afoot in the Arctic! Our March issue includes the Northern Enquirer, with all the news that's strange but true. Look for it on newsstands or in your mailbox next week.
Also in this issue, we take a look at the legacy of the Arctic Winter Games and the Top of the World Ski Races in Inuvik. And we give you a glimpse of the North through the lenses of our readers with the winners of our annual Up Here Photo Contest.

In This Issue

Frogs That Come Back To Life

What can humanity learn from the miraculous wood frog?

By Jessica Davey-Quantick
Mar 29
2018
Who you gonna call? Jill Rivera, zombie hunter. That's who. Photo by John Pekelsky

Are You Ready?

Prepare for the worst with our Northern Zombie Survival Guide

By Jessica Davey-Quantick
Mar 28
2018
Photo courtesy of Shawn Kitchen

The Man With Nine Lives

He’s been shot at, hit by a truck and fallen from the sky. Meet Shawn Kitchen.

By Katharine Sandiford
Mar 27
2018
Photo by Patrick Kane

The Human Magnet

Yellowknife’s Aquaman finds sunken treasures. Will his next discovery be alien life?

By Elaine Anselmi
Mar 26
2018
Illustration by Beth Covvey

Cold Therapy

On embracing goosebumps and chattering teeth

By Katie Weaver
Mar 23
2018
Illustration by Beth Covvey

The Struggle To Stay Put

Three men wait out a blizzard for three days. In a two-man tent.

By Peter Autut
Mar 21
2018
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The Finest Spring Skiing In The World

Inuvik’s races once hosted world champions. Now it's all about fun.

By Jess Dunkin
Mar 19
2018
Dahria Beatty is one of three Yukoners on the Olympic cross-country ski team who raced at the AWGs. Photo courtesy of Pam Doyle.

An Olympics Of The North

The Arctic Winter Games bring together athletes and artists from the circumpolar North for a week of culture and competition. They’ve come a long way in the last 50 years.

By Herb Mathisen
Mar 16
2018

AWG WEEK: The Games Reach New Heights

It's 1972, the second Arctic Winter Games. And five mountain climbers have gone missing.

By Herb Mathisen
Mar 13
2018
Steve Ducharme/Nunatsiaq News

True To The Vision

New premier Paul Quassa wants to get back to the original intent of Nunavut’s creation

By Herb Mathisen
Mar 07
2018