Year: 2007

Letter to the Editor
Farewell to a friend The Yukon has lost another of its beneficial movers and shakers to cancer. Ken Kane lost his valiant fight against the disease…

Yukon News / December 22, 2007

Letters to the Editor
Dangerous seed On December 10 in the legislature, the government responded to a petition signed by more than 1,500 people calling for a moratorium…

Yukon News / December 22, 2007

Mt. Mac Ski Report
It may be cold but the trails are in very good condition. World Cup 10K and Pierre Harvey Trail were groomed Tuesday.

Yukon News / December 22, 2007

slow our rush to judgment
Snow filled the streets of Quebec City even before the major snowstorm swept Eastern Canada last weekend.

Yukon News / December 22, 2007

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Namaste notes Sunday, December 23 — 4th Sunday in Advent. Suggested reading Matthew 1:18-24. Wednesday, December 26 — St.

Michael Dougherty / December 22, 2007

Disruptive dolls shake up Longest Night
The newest members of the Longest Night community don’t know how to pose for pictures. The woolly grey elephant with the burlap ears kept…

Genesee Keevil / December 22, 2007

Housing prices tickle the $300,000 mark
After shooting up 99 per cent in the last six years, the average price of a single-family home in Whitehorse is now $297,400, according to the Yukon…

Matthew Grant / December 22, 2007

First Nation pioneer dies
A pioneer of First Nation rights who helped pave the way for self-government agreements in the Yukon passed away this week.

Yukon News / December 22, 2007

Jailing the innocent
In October, Veronica Germaine’s charges were dropped. But she’s still in jail. The 31-year-old Northern Tutchone woman had 23 breaches…

Genesee Keevil / December 22, 2007

Soon to be Christmas
The boughs sag under the fresh snow and, between them, the stars twinkle with unnatural clarity in the night sky.

Richard Mostyn / December 22, 2007

Disabled FH Collins students get a lift
Disabled FH Collins students got a much-needed lift last week. After months of having limited access to areas of their school, a new wheelchair lift…

Matthew Grant / December 22, 2007