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Tommy Forrest Ballpark in Yellowknife. Photo courtesy Ollie Williams
A downtown Yellowknife ballpark transformed from blight to beauty
July 2016
Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here
SSi Micro’s Jeff Philipp thinks a monopoly could help fix these problems
July 2016
Photo by Chris Colbourne/Yukon News
In the North, we still live according to the laws of the wild
July 2016
Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here
The North's champion for the little guy rolls up his sleeves
July 2016
 Can this man really extend a Northern summer? If you're a pepper, then, yes he can. Photo by Daren Gallo
A Yukon greenhouse aficionado has given Northern green thumbs a leg-up on winter.
June 2016
Flying in fast food. Illustration by Beth Covvey
Where a Big Mac is a really big deal
June 2016
Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here
Chewing the fat with Dene elder, raconteur and renaissance man, Joe Mackenzie
June 2016
A taiga takeoff. The Swedish Space Corp. launches rockets from its Esrange site, north of the Arctic Circle. Photo courtesy ESA/Esrange/Lars Thulin
What the NWT can learn from Sweden's space town
May 2016
The view from Sisimiut, Greenland. Photo courtesy Greenland Travel
You’re probably familiar with Nunavut’s crippling housing crisis. It needs thousands of houses, but construction costs are astronomical, and utilities, heating and annual maintenance costs for existing homes continues to rise–to $26,000 per unit in 2015. What might be done to build more and build better?
May 2016
Svartifoss Falls, Iceland. Photo courtesy Javier Losa
I'm probably just a really, really terrible person
May 2016