Stephanie Wood

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Stephanie Wood is currently an intern at CBC Whitehorse. She is from the Squamish Nation in North Vancouver, B.C.

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Whitehorse youth cook meals inspired by literature in library workshop

'Literacy and cookbooks tie together perfectly,' said the program coordinator.

'You know the risks' of a wilderness race, says Yukon marathon runner confronted by bears

A bear encounter on this year's Yukon River Trail Marathon has left some wondering about the proper response for that type of situation, but the runner who saw the bears doesn't think any substantial changes to the race are necessary.

Shellfish poisoning becoming less predictable, say researchers in Alaskan Indigenous communities

Point Louisa, a common clamming spot for harvesters from the Tlingit and Haida tribes, is seeing high levels of paralytic shellfish poison (PSP) in butter clams.

RCMP still searching for man target shooting near bike trail, could face criminal charges

Andrew Crist was nearly shot by an unknown man doing target practice on a mountain biking trail in Whitehorse.

With Airbnb rentals flourishing in Whitehorse, city considers regulation

There are just under 200 Airbnb listings in Whitehorse, and the company says Yukon has the highest-rated hosts in Canada. Meanwhile, Whitehorse city officials say they're looking at possible regulations.

Tlingit language course connects Yukon and Alaska communities

The Yukon Native Language Centre partnered with several communities, to host a course geared toward adults.

Adäka Festival culminates in a night of fashion

The Dà Ze Tsàn (From Our Hearts) fashion show highlighted Indigenous artists, and brought the cultural festival in Whitehorse to an exciting close.

Seniors in continuing care get a 'magical' canoe ride in Whitehorse

More than a dozen seniors receiving continuing care got a chance to ride on Yukon's Chadburn Lake as part of recreational therapy. One senior spoke for the first time in months while out on the canoe, says therapist Julia Wilson.

One Whitehorse family's yearlong search for a home

Mother, her fiancé and three kids have until June 30 to move out and haven't found a home they can afford.

Yukon health centres gear up with naloxone in preparation for summer

Yukon health centres gear up with naloxone in preparation for summer.

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