Letters & Opinions/history Hunter

Let’s all celebrate Joe Boyle’s birthday

He financed a machine gun unit for WWI, escaped Russia and befreinded the queen of Romania

  • Nov 9th, 2017

Remembering the fallen of World War I

For Yukoners, the end of the war was a complicated affair

  • Nov 2nd, 2017

Yukon Women and the vote, Part 2

How the temperance movement mobilized the push for women’s suffrage

  • Oct 26th, 2017

Klondike theatres part 3: 1899-1900

Dawson City’s theatre scene was hot — and sometimes literally on fire

  • Sep 28th, 2017

Whitehorse had growing pains in 1901

There’s a reason why you’ve never heard of Closeleigh

  • Sep 21st, 2017
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        History hunters from down under visit the Klondike

        Following in the footsteps of Gold Rush-era relatives

        • Sep 14th, 2017

        Remembering four Yukoners killed in the First World War

        Four brave Yukon soldiers were killed 99 years ago

        • Sep 7th, 2017

        Theatres of the Yukon’s Klondike Gold Rush, Part 2: 1898

        The character of the gold rush city became one of rapid growth and wild excess

        • Aug 31st, 2017

        Origin of the Ballad of the Ice-Worm Cocktail uncovered

        Actually, it was spaghetti

        • Aug 24th, 2017

        New book reveals story of black regiment on Alaska Highway

        We Fought The Road sheds some light upon hidden chapter of the Alcan story

        • Aug 3rd, 2017

        Frank ‘Paddy’ Slavin: The ‘Sydney Cornstalk’

        The champion boxer fought everywhere from New Zealand to England to the Klondike

        • Jul 27th, 2017

        The bishop, the madman, and murder

        In 1886, four men left Victoria, B.C. for the Yukon. Within months, one of them would be dead

        • Jul 20th, 2017

        Kluane country is filled with history — and memories

        The Alaska Highway route was a feat of engineering — and a profound injustice

        • Jul 13th, 2017

        History is on the move this summer

        I have been practically run off my feet and still can’t keep up with every historical event.

        • Jun 27th, 2017

        ‘When the legend becomes the truth, print the legend’

        Many Klondike scribes didn’t mind taking liberties with the truth

        • Jun 23rd, 2017