Year: 2006

Watson Lake doctor guilty of wasting meat
On Wednesday, Watson Lake doctor Said Secerbegovic was found guilty of wasting meat and fined $3,000. The 62-year-old Secerbegovic is also…

Genesee Keevil / December 16, 2006

Games lack security
The Canada Winter Games is still looking for a security force. Three security companies submitted proposals, following a September tender, but all…

Genesee Keevil / December 16, 2006

Huge Tagish grizzly shot
Conservation officers shot and killed a starving grizzly bear near Tagish on December 6th. An area farmer first spotted the animal on Sunday.

Genesee Keevil / December 14, 2006

City raises fees, taxes and cuts services
Mayor Bev Buckway supports a 2007 city budget that sees a 10 per cent, across-the-board increase in fees, higher taxes, an $8-million city deficit…

Yukon News / December 14, 2006

Holcombe and Carney squash the competition
Thursday night squash league: Kumon Learning 17 Northern Lights Optometry 6 Kumon took this meet handily, with both Darren Holcombe and Jeanette…

Ian Stewart / December 14, 2006

Animal protection legislation reviewed
Following a 2,500-signature petition calling for improved animal protection, the Yukon Party government is examining how other jurisdictions shield…

Yukon News / December 14, 2006

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.

Yukon News / December 14, 2006

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Star power sometimes sells suffering short Hollywood started the war, now must DiCaprio save Botswana? Whether or not I ever see the film, I expect…

Yukon News / December 14, 2006

Reward offered for Mr. Bear
Mr. Bear has been kidnapped. Again. Northern Elegance’s stuffed, black mascot was stolen sometime Saturday afternoon.

Genesee Keevil / December 14, 2006

The Capital’s drugs are history: owner
The drug dealers were here, but they’re gone now, said Capital Hotel co-owner Maurice Byblow, while sitting in its bar on Monday afternoon.

Leighann Chalykoff / December 14, 2006

Police unit to focus on street crime
Six cops and two civilian analysts focused on smashing the drug and bootlegging trade “at all levels” will set up shop in the Yukon this…

Tim Querengesser / December 14, 2006

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Something old, something borrowed, something blue . . . OK it’s for weddings, but that’s a happy time, so why can’t we borrow it…

Doug Bell / December 14, 2006

Watson Lake doctor charged with wasting meat
Watson Lake doctor Said Secerbegovic, is in court on charges of wasting meat after abandoning more than 30 pounds of “edible” sheep meat…

Leighann Chalykoff / December 14, 2006