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Bison on NWT Highway 3. Photo by Daniel Campbell

Blind Alertness

A long drive on a short day

January 2016 Samia Madwar
Whitehorse does winter. Photo courtesy Peter Mather/Government of Yukon

The Insider's Guide to the North - February

It's a cold month, but the days are getting brighter, and Whitehorse residents are ready to...

January 2016 Up Here
Camp at the Barrenlands. Photo by Kristen Gilbertson Olesen

The Insider's Guide to the North - January

The long dark month allows for spectacular trips by dogteam, and gives Dawson City time to get...

January 2016 Up Here
Downtown Cambridge Bay at the end of December. Photo by Herb Mathisen/Up Here

Fireworks in a Blizzard

New Year's Eve in Cambridge Bay

December 2015 Herb Mathisen

A Leaning Tower of Meat

Fort Providence's Big River Diner makes one big burger

October 2015 Herb Mathisen

Stuck in the Middle

On the slow train from Churchill

September 2015 Peter Worden
The historic MacPherson House, built in 1936 and located above the flats. Photo Daniel Campbell

Where the Big Rivers Meet

It's the jumping off point to the Nahanni--but what can you actually do in town?

August 2015 Daniel Campbell
The Cirque of the Unclimbables, in Nahanni National Park, NWT. Photo Gary Bremner

From the West into the Wilderness

Europeans arrived in North America looking for wealth and the Pole. Explorers defied death for...

August 2015 Tim Edwards
Burger, classic poutine and East Coast-style poutine (French fries topped with Newfoundland dressing--turkey stuffing and gravy) from Iqaluit's Nanook Express food truck. Photo Peter Thuell

Food Trucks North of 60

The foodie revolution has arrived in the Arctic. Food trucks are taking Northerners to wild, new...

July 2015 Up Here
ATVs are a common form of transportation here. Photo: Paul Aningat

Arviat On the Up and Up

It's got tourism, population, a great reputation--it just needs more jobs

July 2015 Peter Worden