Matthew Grant

Tale of the burger bandit

For one Whitehorse man, this Christmas wasn’t as much about turkey and Santa as it was about fried chicken, burgers, pizza, and cop cars.

First Nations enter the Whitehorse real estate market

Whitehorse’s real-estate landscape is about to change. With most land claims settled, self-governing First Nations, who are prohibited from…

This lawn’s a rainbow

In a neighbourhood that has proven dangerous for the likes of concrete bunnies and garden gnomes, a Whitehorse woman is building monuments that will…

Mobile homes the way to go

The best way to get the city through its current land crunch is a trailer park, says Barry Bellchambers.

Dashing through the snow in a glowing garbage truck

At Christmastime, some kids in the world go to bed with visions of sugarplums in their heads. Others go with sore bottoms.

Politician and labour prez trade blows

Before offering opinions on the Trade Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement, Doug Graham should hit the books, says Yukon Federation of Labour…

Disabled FH Collins students get a lift

Disabled FH Collins students got a much-needed lift last week. After months of having limited access to areas of their school, a new wheelchair lift…

Yukon jailors harass female colleagues

Female employees at the Whitehorse Correctional Centre are being harassed by both inmates and facility supervisors, according to a three-year-old…

Yukon children under the microscope

Education Minister Patrick Rouble is sitting on a report that recommends massive changes to the territory’s education system, say opposition…

Man still toils in Back Country

Len McGinnis is still beavering away in Porter Creek, removing wrecked cars and dilapidated buildings from a property that doesn’t belong to…

New study to study what the old study studied

Spending buckets more money to decide whether to replace or rebuild FH Collins Secondary School raises several questions, says NDP education critic…

Parental custody 101 – from brain surgery to legal fees

A Haines Junction man is wondering why it’s taken more than one year and $10,000 in legal fees to prove he has a right to look after his aging…

Lights may shine at four way stop

A four-way stop that has been the bane of motorists travelling through the Marwell industrial area could soon be history.

Jazz hits sour notes in Yukon

Air Canada Jazz is not very popular with Yukoners this week. That’s because flight delays and cancellations caused inconvenience, hefty hotel…

Chamber president puts in his 21 cents on minimum wage

Raising the minimum wage another 21 cents in line with the Consumer Price Index isn’t fair to business, says the president of the Whitehorse…

Games’ financial winners tabulated

The Canada Winter Games generated $94.8 million for the local economy. That’s the final figure given by local economist Luigi Zanasi who…

Yukon armed for cyber war

Whether they know it or not, Yukoners are engaged in a cyber war. Our computers, along with internet users in the NWT, Nunavut and northern BC are…

Parents need to push for workplace safety

Parents need to do more to ensure the company their kids work for is safe, but they don’t need to know that company’s safety record, says…

Survivors to swap stories at Yukon College

Hundreds of aboriginal Canadians who suffered through the federal government’s residential school program will gather in Whitehorse this week,…

The life and times of giant pumpkins

Nothing says fall like a 200-pound pumpkin … unless of course it’s two 200-pound pumpkins.