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Since 1984, our Yellowknife-based magazine has chronicled northern travel, culture, nature, and arts from across the territories with award-winning writing and spectacular photography. Below you’ll find our past issues. Click on any to see all the online articles from that particular magazine. If you’d like to subscribe to the print edition click here.

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Cover image of Up Here's September/October issue

Journey under the water, into the past, and out of this world in our September/October issue.

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Past Issues

October/November 2017 cover

In our October/November issue the annual Mining Report covers the ups and downs this year in the industry that drives the Northern economy and we look at just what a diamond is really worth.

September 2017 cover

In our education issue, we look at the different ways Northerners learn, and at a few institutions that are bringing students up from the South.

July/August 2017 cover

In our education issue, we look at the different ways Northerners learn, and at a few institutions that are bringing students up from the South.

June 2017 cover

The midnight sun takes over the June issue of Up Here magazine, and the land and waters we write about.

May 2017 cover

For all those planning Northern treks, our May issue features a rundown on all kinds of hikes.

April 2017 cover

In the April issue, we look at road building and why some communities are happy to stay disconnected.

March 2017 cover

The March issue travels across the Canadian Archipelago to share stories of the places that give the country its "True North" cred, but also beg the question, are we doing right by our Arctic?

February 2017 cover

One hundred feet down in a glacial crevasse. Stranded on Canada’s highest mountain. Through the ice on a frozen river. Is help coming?

January 2017 cover

For our first issue of 2017, we check out territorial and national parks that you probably haven’t heard of, let alone visited, and figured out why you probably should.

December 2016 cover

Whether you know Gary Bailie’s name or not, once you hear his story, you’ll understand why we chose him as the 2016 Northerner of the Year.