Places 2011

Episode 42: Yukon Bush Pilot, Historian & Author Bob Cameron

Bob Cameron is an icon in the world of Yukon aviation. He earned his private pilot’s license in 1961, followed by his commercial license in 1970. Retired from commercial flying since 2001, Bob remains just as focused on flying as … Continue reading

Episode 37: Sky High Wilderness Ranch

My Yukon Life podcast radio host Jennifer Hawks visits Sky High Wilderness Ranch on the shores of Fish Lake. It’s only about 30 minutes from Whitehorse, but it’s a world away from civilization. They offer dog sled and horseback adventures … Continue reading

Episode 35: Haunted Yukon Part Two

In the second half of this two-part Halloween episode of My Yukon Life podcast radio, host Jennifer Hawks visits the notorious Caribou Hotel in Carcross, Yukon, where several people have died, including one former owner who was brutally murdered at … Continue reading

Episode 35: Haunted Yukon Part One

We’ve put together a very special, two-part episode for you of My Yukon Life podcast radio: Haunted Yukon. In this first part of this episode, host Jennifer Hawks takes her recording equipment into a Yukon Bed and Breakfast in which … Continue reading

Episode 28: Yukon Wildlife Preserve

The Yukon Wildlife Preserve is a unique wildlife viewing property featuring 10 species of northern Canadian mammals in their natural environment. Encompassing 750 acres with various natural habitats, the Yukon Wildlife Preserve offers unparalleled wildlife viewing and photo opportunities. Take … Continue reading

Episode 27: Whitehorse Fish Ladder

My Yukon Life host Jennifer Hawks takes listeners to the Whitehorse Fish Ladder—the longest wooden fish ladder in the world. It’s also one of the oldest. Without it, because of the hydro dam that’s in place, migrating salmon wouldn’t be … Continue reading

Episode 23: Rediscovering Tagish Post

We rediscover the Klondike Gold Rush stop known as Tagish Post. It was there, at a site beside Six Mile River in Tagish where more than 20,000 stampeders paid customs taxes and registered their homemade boats with the North West … Continue reading

Episode 22: Icy Waters and Author Tor Forsberg

Author Tor Forsberg reads from her book, North of Iskut: Grizzlies, Bannock and Adventure during Arts in the Park, held in Whitehorse. Next, My Yukon Life listeners are taken on a tour of Icy Waters, a Whitehorse aquaculture facility dedicated … Continue reading

Episode 17: with Yukon Canoe Racer and Marathoner Tim Hodgson

Tim Hodgson will be racing solo during the upcoming Yukon River Quest. An accomplished canoe racer and marathoner, Tim shares some of the challenges and rewards he’s experienced during his career. He also offers tips for those who’d like to … Continue reading

Episode 12: VIP Tour of Yukon Brewing

(Originally aired live) Host Jennifer Hawks takes My Yukon Life listeners on Victoria Day to Yukon Brewing in Whitehorse. How else could we celebrate Queen Victoria’s birthday other than to hoist a few and take our listeners on a VIP … Continue reading

Episode 10: Faro, Yukon’s Sheep & Crane Viewing Festival

(Originally aired live) Host Jennifer Hawks takes My Yukon Life listeners on location to Faro, Yukon for the annual Sheep and Crane Viewing Festival. Jennifer captures the highlights of the three day event, which includes local bluegrass music, a wild … Continue reading

Episode 7: Faro, Yukon Mayor Heather Campbell

(Originally aired live) In 2005, life needed to change for Heather Campbell. The choices were stay put in the big city, go to Russia for three months, take a job at The Hague, or make French fries on the highway … Continue reading

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