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Halifax has withdrawn its bid for the 2014 Commonwealth Games. The decision was announced just as the Canada Winter Games were wrapping up.
The low craggy rock outcrop rises no more than about 150 metres above sea level. Actually, the harbour of Pireaus on the Saronic Gulf and the true…
Hougen Group supports artists As a member of the business community, we would like to express our views on the public art galleries in our community.
Canada’s military leaders are getting desperate. How desperate? Well, they’ve reached the point where they are considering sending the…
The dog days of summer can test one’s endurance. High temperatures coupled with equally high humidity demand slow movement.
Maybe it was just a matter of time before the robocall scandal surfaced in the Yukon. All things - good and bad - eventually wend their way north. Housing booms, fresh vegetables and, as it turns out, even voter-suppression tactics.
Day-care proposal violates city plan and bylaws I am writing to clarify some of the issues regarding the application to rezone 710 Jarvis St.
The Yukon Environmental Act states that a State of the Environment report “shall” be drafted every three years.
Last week, astrophysicist and popular science writer Stephen Hawking brought me right down to earth. Hawking, in Hong Kong to deliver a lecture,…
Flying with eagles Will Gadd, the world paragliding distance record holder, was in Whitehorse two weeks ago.
Fly fishing with a friend along a narrow stretch of Aishihik River, I let my mind wander. Stream fishing is the perfect environment for aimless…
Israeli mortars struck a UN school in northern Gaza on Tuesday, killing more than 40 people. Soldiers claimed they were returning fire, at first…
Live Words 2008, the Yukon Writers’ Festival, continues this week. Guest writers from across Canada include: Kevin Chong (novelist), Ivan…
If you travel to Kabul, Afghanistan today, and if you have plenty of money, you can stay at the five-star Serena Hotel, where rooms range from $250…
According to federal laws, you can do whatever you want to your personal property. And that may seem OK, until you consider that, under those same…
According to Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, it would be imprudent to hang Saddam Hussein this year, despite his conviction for mass murder.
Decked out in swanky new shoes, Federal Finance minister Jim Flaherty delivered his first budget. The government is weak — it controls only…
McDonald's Yukon Championships 2008 Cross-Field – June 13-15th U-9 TEAMS Division A: 1. Yukon News 2. Yellow Truck Excavating 3.
Consider the children This letter is in support of Lori Austin’s attempt to open a day care in the downtown residential area on Jarvis Street.
Shortly before his death, US president John F. Kennedy said, “The war against hunger is truly mankind’s war of liberation.