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Grinding for gold

In Randy Clarkson's garage, behind the Mini Cooper and a bunch of plastic Tupperware bins, sits a small metal machine. It's a portable cement mixer with the bowl ripped off. Welded in its place is a thick tube of eight-inch steel pipe.

  • Apr 17th, 2015 2:00am

Yukon bird observatories are now ‘full fledged’

Early this month, the US National Audubon Society released the Birds and Climate Change Report: 314 Species on the Brink.

  • Sep 19th, 2014 2:00am

Kwanlin Dun is helping its citizens fight addictions

I am writing in response to the political cartoon published by the Yukon News in the Wednesday, Sept. 3 edition which included a cartoon of my likeness as chief of Kwanlin Dun First Nation.

  • Sep 12th, 2014 12:35pm

America is leading the way to liberal pot laws

One is best advised not to count chickens which have not yet hatched, but those who have long called for changes to this country's marijuana laws are understandably beginning to take an inventory of eggs on the farm.

  • Sep 10th, 2014 2:00am

Local experts monitor the pulse of Old Crow’s ‘fuel fishery’

Salmon have been ferrying energy and nutrients to the landlocked ecosystem near Old Crow, and to the Gwich’in people there, since well before the contact period of the 18th and 19th centuries.

  • Jul 11th, 2014 1:44pm

Addressing global warming is an economic necessity

Those who don't outright deny the existence of human-caused global warming often argue we can't or shouldn't do anything about it because it would be too costly.

  • Jul 11th, 2014 2:00am

14 years in, Fireweed market hits full blossom

Pavlina Sudrich Thursday afternoon a crowd descends onto Shipyards Park for Whitehorse's weekly Fireweed Community Market. From a distance it's a collection of small tents shifting in a breeze that smells like fresh sweet kettle corn.

  • Jun 11th, 2014 2:00am

The Yukon’s ice man confronts a slow melt

Calmels is a disaster man - a permafrost pundit for hire, making a living off melting ice.

  • May 23rd, 2014 2:00am

Yukon Gold shines a light on Dawson’s placer miners

Gold miners are a tight-lipped bunch. Neighbours don't talk about their gold, or how much money they make.

  • Feb 28th, 2014 1:00am

Why is the U.S. helping to re arm al Qaida?

Sarah Davison Syria now hosts 130,000 jihadis from all corners of the globe, a number so large it signals the regeneration of al-Qaida. The United States is to blame, according to local commentators.

  • Aug 14th, 2013 2:00am

Senate committee urges stronger actions to address harassment in the RCMP

Daniel Lang and Romeo Dallaire The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, with its iconic red serge and Stetson hat, has recently been the focus of a number of internal and external reviews regarding harassment.

  • Jun 19th, 2013 2:00am

Clan based politics is democracy, too

Duane Aucoin Our Teslin Tlingit clan government is based upon Haa Koosteeyi, our Tlingit way. This organizational structure was around long before there was a Yukon and Canada. It guided our people and helped us to flourish to this day.

  • Jun 7th, 2013 2:00am

How the Peel commission did its consultation

Premier Darrell Pasloski and Resources Minister Brad Cathers have complained that few Yukoners participated in the Peel planning commission's consultation processes.

  • May 1st, 2013 2:00am