Yukon, North of Ordinary scored big at the International Regional Magazine Association’s
(IRMA’s) 43rd annual magazine awards. The awards, highlighting accomplishments in editorial, photography, art direction, design, and overall publication, were announced at the association’s annual conference in May in Portland, OR.

  • GOLD Photo Series*
    “7 scenes you don’t see every day” from our summer 2022 issue, won gold in the Photo Series category. Conratulations to contributing photographers Peter Mather, Beat Glanzmann, Mark Kelly, GBP Creative, Devon Berquist, Robert Postma, and YNoO art director Manu Keggenhoff.
  • SILVER Podcast
    Podcast-host and editor Karen McColl took home silver for the YNoO podcast! We’re so proud!
  • BRONZE Cover*
    Our take on a sasquatch cover won us bronze. The fall 2022 cover was created by YNoO co-publisher and art director Manu Keggenhoff. Judges described it as “Fun and irresistible” and “[…] the best Sasquatch/Bigfoot magazine cover I’ve ever seen.”
  • BRONZE Nature & Environment Feature*
    “Sanctuary under threat” from our summer 2022 issue, won bronze in the nature & environment feature category. The story, describing the challenges at Bear Cave Mountain, was written by our editor, Karen McColl.

  • MERIT General Feature*
    “Climbing high to drill deep” from our winter 2022 issue, by Alison Criscitiello

  • MERIT Digital Presence
    for our website, northofordinary.com.

The strength of YNoO relies wholly on the strength of our contributors and we are pleased to see them recognized by IRMA.