Yukon North Of Ordinary

All news by Annalee Grant

A bittersweet farewell from your Star sports editor

July 9, 2010 at 3:38 pm

After 10 months at the Whitehorse Star , it is time for me to move on, but it isn’t without a bit of sadness.

Battle For Bronze

July 8, 2010 at 1:49 pm

Brad Holm of Holm’s Contracting

Yukon runners and walkers complete 5 km Championships

July 7, 2010 at 2:18 pm

Athletics Yukon held the Yukon 5 km Road Race Championships on Tuesday evening, where runners and walkers of all ages continued to build on their times.

Largest Special Olympics team prepares for competition

July 7, 2010 at 2:16 pm

A send off was held on Tuesday evening for the largest team of athletes ever to attend the Special Olympics Canada Summer Games.

Weather opens up for cycling stars at Tour de Whitehorse

July 6, 2010 at 2:13 pm

The Tour de Whitehorse was held this past weekend, and the event welcomed several elite athletes back to the Yukon.

Scenes From The Yukon River Quest

July 6, 2010 at 2:00 pm

2010 Yukon River Quest

Johnson sets solo kayak record at 2010 River Quest

July 5, 2010 at 3:33 pm

Carter Johnson slowly stumbled out of his kayak in Dawson City Friday afternoon after completing the Yukon River Quest in 42 hours, 49 minutes, setting the solo kayak record.

Seals, trains and helicopters batter River Questers

July 5, 2010 at 3:29 pm

The Steelbacks were complaining, the clouds were threatening yet another lightning storm, and Jean-Francois Latour was re-enacting an Arctic seal hunt on the Yukon River – kind of.

Kayaker Ingrid Wilcox powers past younger opponents

July 5, 2010 at 3:23 pm

The shore of the Yukon River was lined with spectators and well-wishers as Ingrid Wilcox glided through the final few metres of the Yukon River Quest on Saturday morning.

New and veteran paddlers leave Whitehorse all smiles

July 2, 2010 at 2:25 pm

Two very different experiences were happening in one very small area Wednesday morning.