Year: 2006

Greer golden on Alaskan trails
The Yukon Ski Team spent the weekend in Alaska competing with the state’s best in the Besh Cup race series in Anchorage.

Ian Stewart / December 19, 2006

Senate reform: tinkering with the obsolete
Last week, Stephen Harper announced plans to reform the Canadian Senate through a system of non-binding elections designed to advise the executive on…

Yukon News / December 19, 2006

Christmas cheer flies into Old Crow
By Leighann Chalykoff News Reporter OLD CROW Christmas came early to this fly-in community of 300. The air in Chief Zzeh Gittlit School was thick…

Leighann Chalykoff / December 19, 2006

Past Quest champs have new attitudes
Hans Gatt has a new mushing philosophy. At least as far as the Yukon Quest is concerned. The three-time champion has signed up again for the…

Yukon News / December 16, 2006

its a beginning
This week, Jim Kenyon, minister responsible for the Yukon Liquor Corp., announced warning and suspension letters issued to local bars and restaurants…

Yukon News / December 16, 2006

Senator Christensen announces retirement
Ione Christensen baked Christmas cookies for reporters before inviting them to her home in Whitehorse to announce her retirement from Canada’s…

Tim Querengesser / December 16, 2006

forgotten causes lost friends
Friends sometimes just slip away, lost not by any conscious act but just by an accumulation of those insignificant, daily circumstances that slowly…

Yukon News / December 16, 2006

the art of saving our world
Olivier Pitras was 12 years old when he had a horrific dream in which he was drowning in the frigid and stormy North Atlantic.

Yukon News / December 16, 2006

Outfitters surprised by cabin controversy
Today is the deadline for Bonnet Plume Outfitters to prove it had authorization to build a lodge and several cabins on the Bonnet Plume River.

Tim Querengesser / December 16, 2006

letter to the editor262
Shame on you, Mr. ‘We’ First things first: “Lots of both.” is not a sentence, dear editor.

Yukon News / December 16, 2006

A wanderer returns
Kim Beggs is a wanderer. But she’s also very rooted. It might have something to do with her heart.

Genesee Keevil / December 16, 2006

New fire hall may not meet city’s needs
Building a $4-million fire hall at the top of Two Mile Hill contradicts the recommendations of the city’s latest Firestation Location Study.

Yukon News / December 16, 2006

the little queendom vs. big bush
The Danish army has participated in the US invasion of Iraq almost from the get-go; 470 Danish soldiers are now serving there.

Yukon News / December 16, 2006

Youthful images unmask sexualized violence
‘Most people are abused by someone they know. “In this room, I was.” The caption was scrawled in red and black marker across a…

Genesee Keevil / December 16, 2006