Yukon North Of Ordinary

All news by Marcel Vander Wier

Yukon capital may host Arctic X Games in 2016

April 24, 2014 at 2:19 pm

The problem of the six sports excluded from the 2016 Arctic Winter Games may have been solved yesterday in the Yukon legislature.

Figure skaters twirl to strong results in Parksville

April 24, 2014 at 1:35 pm

Arctic Edge Skating Club’s competitive season ended on a high note in Parksville, B.C., earlier this month.

Div. 1 squash final goes down to wire

April 23, 2014 at 2:47 pm

The battle of the Yukon’s top two Division 1 squash teams fittingly went down to the wire last night at Better Bodies Whitehorse.

Yukoners complete emotional Boston Marathon

April 22, 2014 at 1:40 pm

Five Yukoners were part of the 35,755 runners who took to the streets yesterday for the 118th edition of the Boston Marathon.

Late goal determines women’s hockey final

April 21, 2014 at 2:08 pm

As time wound down in the women’s hockey final Thursday night, defenceman Amy Vermeulen took the game into her own hands.

Wrestling event sees 500-plus compete

April 17, 2014 at 1:47 pm

More than 500 students from 16 Yukon elementary schools hit the mats at the Canada Games Centre yesterday during the Yukon Schools’ Athletic Association wrestling tournament.

‘No limitation’ for Texas-bound Tait

April 16, 2014 at 3:02 pm

Whitehorse wheelchair athlete Darryl Tait has refused to let his injury keep him down.

Simapalooza spells end of ski season

April 15, 2014 at 1:49 pm

A jam-packed slate of activities helped skiers and snowboarders end Mount Sima’s season on a high note this weekend.

Grey Cup fever sweeps Yukon capital

April 14, 2014 at 1:43 pm

Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Mike McCullough gained a new appreciation for the Yukon during his whirlwind tour through Whitehorse with the Grey Cup this weekend.

Yukon claims fifth at broomball nationals

April 14, 2014 at 1:40 pm

After struggling to score goals throughout the Canadian Senior Broomball Championship,