Year: 2007

Letter to the Editor
Animal rights know-nothings I’m compelled to write to you regarding your seeming support of public bullying of dog mushers.

Yukon News / December 18, 2007

No more paintings of fireweed, please
Jackie Irvine is sick of fireweed. And she’s sick of northern lights. At least, the Faro artist is tired of the painted version.

Genesee Keevil / December 18, 2007

learning to love spiders and snakes
ADELAIDE, South Australia Ken was really more a magician than a wildlife expert. Friendly and smiling, smartly dressed in khaki shirt and shorts,…

Catherine Miller / December 18, 2007

French community weighs school options
Recently, 35 members of the Yukon French community met to discuss options for a new high school. “We have a need for space right now,”…

Chris Oke / December 18, 2007

Nishikawa bounces back in Quebec
Graham Nishikawa demonstrated to the Canadian ski community that he is a force to be reckoned with as he scored a decisive victory in the Open…

Ian Stewart / December 18, 2007

end of the road1
We had a short conversation with an outfitter the other day. He was talking about the Wind River region.

Yukon News / December 18, 2007

no virginia
‘I am eight years old. Some of my little friends say that there is no Santa Claus … Please tell me the truth.

Yukon News / December 18, 2007

It is the old Royal Alexandra Hotel lobby
Situated on Dawson City’s Front Street, the old hotel certainly was unique and interesting, a part of the Klondike history that definitely…

Jim Robb / December 18, 2007

Melon is Watson Lake’s gold
Yo Uma! Remember when we first got here and Pete and I were having the big debate about whether to get a dog or not? I really wanted one for the…

Heather Bennett / December 18, 2007

Government investments still in limbo
The Yukon government will have to wait at least six weeks to discover the fate of its $36.5 million in frozen investments.

Chris Oke / December 18, 2007

Arctic travel changed my life
KIMMERUT, Baffin Island I remember the little girl who guided me through life in this 480-person hamlet on the shores of Hudson Strait.

Anne Aubin / December 18, 2007

Letter to the Editor
Mayor and counsellors gouge rather than serve Open letter to Mayor Bev Buckway and city council: Last year, the Utilities Consumers’ Group…

Yukon News / December 15, 2007

Letter to the Editor
Canada fails the world at Bali Today in Bali the UN climate change negotiations will come to a close.

Yukon News / December 15, 2007

Mt. Mac Ski Report
By the Whitehorse Cross Country Ski Club Conditions have improved with the additional snow. Skating is fair to good on packed trails.

Yukon News / December 15, 2007

Namaste note Sunday, December 16 — Third Sunday of Advent. A suggested reading Matthew 11: 2-11.

Michael Dougherty / December 15, 2007

Move ignores victim services’ client needs
Friday, victim services is leaving its street-level office and relocating upstairs. The move ignores client needs, former victim services trauma…

Genesee Keevil / December 15, 2007