Year: 2006

Porter Creek boys win at home
The Porter Creek Rams senior boys basketball team put on an early-season clinic for the competition this weekend in the inaugural Road to the Gold…

Ian Stewart / December 12, 2006

terrorism in canada so far so good
The British government is warning citizens to brace themselves for another terror attack this year. The Christmas season is a particularly…

Yukon News / December 12, 2006

A visiting Muslim talks terrorism and peace
When Muhammad Mirza walks into a room, people look at him warily. “They think I might have a bomb in my hat, or in my sleeve, or in my…

Genesee Keevil / December 12, 2006

GST rebate scrap challenged
Yukon officials have little hope the $78.8-million GST-rebate program will survive following the first meeting of Canada’s tourism ministers in…

Tim Querengesser / December 12, 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 12, 2006

RCMP nabs youth after suspicious fire
A 16-year-old youth is facing criminal charges in connection with a weekend house fire at the Takhini Trailer Court.

Leighann Chalykoff / December 12, 2006

Greers dominate at Sumanik races
avid and Janelle Greer continued their winning streak at the second of the Don Sumanik races held Saturday on the Mount McIntyre ski trails.

Ian Stewart / December 12, 2006

Letter to the Editor
Phone, we’ll talk This is an open response to Neil Johnson’s letter in Wednesday’s News: You have chosen to air your political…

Yukon News / December 12, 2006

understanding climate changes
Climate change affects ocean ecosystems more than it affects those on land, especially in the Arctic. Even though temperature clearly has a direct…

Yukon News / December 9, 2006

Living with FASD is lonely and confusing
A few months ago the window fell out of Jim’s third-floor apartment. (Not his real name.) The replacement window has big cracks around its…

Genesee Keevil / December 9, 2006

letter to the editor265
Winter cycling hazards Open letter to the manager of public works: First of all, I would like to thank Whitehorse’s Public Works department…

Yukon News / December 9, 2006

Christmas spirit Scrooged in Porter Creek
Collin Moonen has spent more than $8,000 on Christmas spirit. This year he covered his Fir Street house and front lawn in nearly 15,000 coloured…

Leighann Chalykoff / December 9, 2006