Year: 2006

The tale of Christmas present passed
Every year, my best friend and I subvert Christmas. Just a smidge. We don’t lay hints. We don’t give lists.

Richard Mostyn / December 23, 2006

christmas giving the gift of time
Readers of this column often find me taking cheap shots at politicians whom I have described at one time or another as stupid, narrow, deceitful,…

Yukon News / December 23, 2006

Rookies will take another stab at the Quest
For some of the mushers plucked off Eagle Summit in what has been touted as the worst storm in the Yukon Quest’s 23-year history, the 2006…

Yukon News / December 23, 2006

Teaching children to play
When Dustin Davies moved to Old Crow 18 months ago to teach fitness at the local school, a simple game of tag would often deteriorate into a…

Leighann Chalykoff / December 23, 2006

a shamanic christmas
A few years ago, I was traveling in the Chukotka region of eastern Siberia, and I happened to eat Santa Claus.

Lawrence Millman / December 23, 2006

Driller’s Murray nets five
Whitehorse Recreational Hockey Kluane Drillers 8 Narrow Gauge Contracting 5 Tyler Murray scored five goals for the Drillers, Daniel Murray added…

Ian Stewart / December 23, 2006

A wrinkly, ratty Santa
It was a strange Christmas kiss. Actually, it was a lick — from a hairless rat in a Santa suit.

Genesee Keevil / December 23, 2006

Yuletide is here again
“And now it is Christmas again, now it is Christmas again, and Christmas lasts until Easter! No, that is not true, no that is not true, for in…

Yukon News / December 23, 2006

Inside the snow globe
Like everything else in Montreal, Christmas has a ‘mode de jour’, a current style. A few years ago, those hanging-icicle lights were de…

Yukon News / December 23, 2006

Shine a little love
NOTE: This a reprint of Richard Mostyn's Christmas story from 2005. People think I hate Christmas lights. But that’s not really true.

Richard Mostyn / December 23, 2006

Letter to the Editor
Outfitters aren’t saints In your editorial (It’s time to end the anarchy, the News, December 20), regarding the issues with Bonnet Plume…

Yukon News / December 23, 2006

Rookies will take another stab at the Quest

For some of the mushers plucked off Eagle Summit in what has been touted as the worst storm in the Yukon Quest’s 23-year history, the 2006 experience has left them a little sour.

Jillian Rogers / December 22, 2006