Yukon News

Letter to the Editor

A step in the healthy direction As a parent concerned with food as it relates to health and learning, I am pleased to see that soft drink dispensers…

Not a soul survived to tell the tale

It has been called the “worst marine tragedy in the history of the Alaskan coast” by the Dominion Government Service.

Can you smell pork?

The Yukon government is spending $31 million to improve the Campbell Highway. That’s a pile of money.

Letter to the Editor

Remember homeless pets at Christmas This Christmas please think about what it means to bring a new member into your family.

Religion between friends

If I were to go one step further west I would get wet, very wet. Alice Loenberg from over at Fairweather Cove sits next to me and we both stare out…

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Yukon government employees as of 2002: 3,749. Yukon government employees as of 2006: 4,444. Percentage increase: 19.

Letter to the Editor

City shenanigans On Monday, Whitehorse is planning a public hearing on bylaws that are supposed to be in accord with the greenspace referendum…

Eating ugly fish

I shall not say about other Europeans, but Icelanders did not eat monkfish for the longest time. There was only one reason for this.

Letter to the Editor

Too much fuel tax Government officials say increases on the price of oil are good for the economy of Canada.

Letter to the Editor

Quarry would be a big mistake People living in Lobird, Copper Ridge, Granger, and Hillcrest should be fully aware of the city’s proposed…

Conservatives alike squabble for control of the Hypocrisy Party

Meet the new boss….  “I am his Highness’ dog at Kew, please tell me sir, whose dog are you?” Alexander Pope,…

Where’s the beef?

There are serious problems with the territory’s mobile abattoir. First among them, the cost of butchering animals.

Our firestorms

The tension was as thick as the smoke swirling around us. A strong wind pushing up the valley towards us fanned the fire.

The real McGee

‘There are strange things done in the midnight sun “By the men who moil for gold; The Arctic trails have their secret tales That would…

I ride because I care

On May 1, the city of Whitehorse unveils its Wheel 2 Work program as an incentive to get folks peddling.

It’s nothing serious, just war

Canada is now a nation at war, and as far as the country’s prime minister is concerned, it’s not a serious issue.

A happy problem

And what a race it was. While swollen knees and cramped quadriceps elicit yelps of pain this week from runners in the Klondike Trail of ’98…

Letter to the Editor

John Graham to appeal Justice minister’s ruling John Graham appeared before the Supreme Court of British Columbia in Vancouver, on Friday.

No evidence of wrongdoing

Once again, Liberals close to Prime minister Paul Martin have come to the attention of the RCMP — oops, make that twice again.

Gone to the dogs: disgraced footballer Vick, files for bankruptcy

Boy, you bankroll a dog-fighting ring, drown and electrocute a few dogs, and next thing you know you’re millions of dollars in debt.