Year: 2006

Jacob apprehended in Vancouver
Convicted “sadistic” rapist Marcellus Norman Jacob is back in custody in a BC penitentiary after three days on the lam.

Yukon News / December 2, 2006

rcmp fails the public
It took an anonymous tip to alert Whitehorse media that Marcellus Jacob had breached his parole and was now, officially, missing.

Yukon News / November 30, 2006

Yukon’s history as art
The jumbled metal sculpture perched on a plinth near the Yukon Arts Centre tells a colourful territorial story.

Leighann Chalykoff / November 30, 2006

Abandoned cats stalk Beaver Creek
Fifty below is no place for a kitty. But dozens of cats and kittens have been roaming Beaver Creek in freezing temperatures since a local woman…

Graeme McElheran / November 30, 2006

Cold weather floods school
A wall of water blocked the entrance to Ecole Emilie Tremblay Monday afternoon, flooding the school’s main hallway.

Genesee Keevil / November 30, 2006

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Government vs. lodge owners Re Highway Lodges on the endangered list (The News, November 22): Who do I get in touch with to try to help some of…

Yukon News / November 30, 2006

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‘Tis the season to shop for blocks Leave your senses at home and grab your credit cards. ‘Tis the season for normal, responsible adults…

Juliann Fraser / November 30, 2006

Don’t blame the water
Water already cost more than oil. And Paul Sheridan thinks the next world war will be fought over it.

Genesee Keevil / November 30, 2006

A ticket to change
After 50 years of service, Hougen’s ticket office closes on Thursday. And those who’ve relied on the office to buy bingo packages,…

Genesee Keevil / November 30, 2006

Wilderness school a natural fit for Yukon
With just an office and storage space tucked away in Hillcrest, it’s easy to overlook the National Outdoor Leadership School’s Yukon…

Ian Stewart / November 30, 2006

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There are those who think there is nothing more beautiful than sunshine on snow, and then there are those who think there is nothing more beautiful…

Doug Bell / November 30, 2006

Jacob arrested
Convicted “sadistic” rapist Marcellus Norman Jacob is back in custody after three days on the lam. Jacob turned himself in to a downtown Vancouver…

Leighann Chalykoff / November 30, 2006

Jacob’s whereabouts still unknown
Marcellus Norman Jacob remains at large. The Correctional Service of Canada issued a nationwide warrant on Sunday after the convicted…

Yukon News / November 30, 2006

Safer communities initiative up and running
After 18 months of discussion and preparation, the Yukon government is ready to crack down on crack houses, bootleggers and prostitution dens.

Leighann Chalykoff / November 30, 2006

Buxton Carr shuts out Alkan
Whitehorse Recreational Hockey League Sunday results: Alwarid & Associates 7 Alkan Air 0 Mike Buxton-Carr shut the door on Alkan Air, earning…

Ian Stewart / November 30, 2006