Year: 2006

Mount McIntyre Ski Report
By Mike Gladish The ski season really started on the weekend with great snow, milder weather and excellent trail conditions.

Yukon News / December 5, 2006

Letter to the Editor
Banker boosts freer trade Canada could augment the benefits of globalization — at home and abroad — if business owners broadened their…

Yukon News / December 5, 2006

Winter hits with a vengeance in November
If you’ve been wearing extra long johns and mending frozen pipes, there’s a reason: you have just weathered the Yukon’s coldest…

Yukon News / December 2, 2006

post it and toast it
In 2005, the government burned Guy Mirabeau’s cabin to the ground. The fellow built the sod-roofed place on Crown land 165 kilometres from…

Yukon News / December 2, 2006

are the poor a nation
The woman dressed for the cold settled her three children down for a short night’s sleep. Coats for pillows, they tried to get comfortable on…

Yukon News / December 2, 2006

skip the fish pass the seal oil
For centuries, Icelanders and Norwegians have sworn by fish liver oil. It’s said to cure just about everything — from the common cold to…

Yukon News / December 2, 2006

civilizations tenuous thread
They tell us there are no vacations any more. There’s only changes of locations. I’ve got ample evidence of that in my new office.

Yukon News / December 2, 2006

Workplace injuries up, rates rise at WCB
So far in 2006, three people have died on the job. Another 1,858 workers have been reported injured. That’s 10 per cent of the Yukon’s…

Yukon News / December 2, 2006

a yukon classic
Frozen in time, and maybe just plain frozen as well, the figures still seem to be moving up the snow-covered, 45-degree slope, a skein of antlike…

Lawrence Millman / December 2, 2006

Bhullar and Nunez: under 11 scoring machines
Indoor soccer Under-11 (Wednesday) Assante 13 Alkan Air 1 Sameen Bhullar booted in five goals for Assante, taking the MVP nod, in trouncing Alkan.

Ian Stewart / December 2, 2006

Laughter muscles get a workout
There was a clown in Peak Fitness. But the muscle-obsessed teenagers weren’t laughing. They were ticked off and angry.

Genesee Keevil / December 2, 2006

Letter to the Editor
Think of the energy future I would like to thank Roger Rondeau for initiating a timely public discussion.

Yukon News / December 2, 2006

McRobb candid about election disappointment
When it comes to Gary McRobb, everything has changed. And nothing has. McRobb works out of the same office he had a year ago — the former New…

Yukon News / December 2, 2006

Government contracts outside for school advice
The Education department sole-sourced a $70,000 contract to a Victoria-based consulting company to help decide what kind of school to build in…

Graeme McElheran / December 2, 2006

Second place nets Law a poker payday
Derrick Law’s moonlighting gig just became profitable, in a big way. The Whitehorse cardsharp is $290,000 richer after finishing as the…

Ian Stewart / December 2, 2006