Year: 2007

Mt. Mac Ski Report
By the Whitehorse Cross Country Ski Club Flurries and low cloud are teasing eager skiers once again. Snow is needed! Classic skiing is still very…

Yukon News / December 1, 2007

helping business find workers
This week, the Yukon government moved to ease the labour shortage. It’s welcome news. Since 2005, the territorial economy has been operating…

Yukon News / December 1, 2007

roses in december
Roads twisted through the crumpled Appalachian landscape of West Virginia before disappearing up forgotten valleys or dead-ending at some open pit…

Yukon News / December 1, 2007

Smoking bill burns out
The Yukon Party and Liberal MLAs blocked an NDP attempt to pass anti-smoking legislation yesterday, paving the way for a similar government bill next…

Yukon News / December 1, 2007

the colourful world of early yukon politics
The mob found him a few minutes before four o’clock in the afternoon. He was hiding in the Fourth Avenue cabin of Montreal Marie, at the north…

Michael Gates / December 1, 2007

Social assistance rates to rise
Social assistance rates in the Yukon will increase by 25 per cent under a new government proposal. About 750 recipients — individuals and…

Yukon News / December 1, 2007

Marcotte hangs on to Top Shot title
Pelly Crossing shooter Danielle Marcotte continues to hit the bull’s-eye at national-level competitive shooting events.

Ian Stewart / December 1, 2007

Cash’s road spells trouble for wilderness
The Caribou Commons Project and the Friends of Yukon Rivers would like to state our strong opposition to the proposal put forth by Cash Minerals to…

Yukon News / December 1, 2007

Yukon is faceless on Facebook
Facebook is making Yukoners into Alaskans and that’s not fair, say users of the online social utility.

Matthew Grant / December 1, 2007

Drillers cool off the Boiler Room
Whitehorse Recreational Hockey Tuesday Results: Kluane Drillers 15 Yukon Inn Boiler Room 3 Mark Daniels led the Drillers as they trounced the…

Ian Stewart / December 1, 2007

Untitled
Saturday, December 1 — World AIDS Day’s theme Stop AIDS: Keep the Promise calls on governments to meet their pledges in the fight against…

Michael Dougherty / December 1, 2007

Letter to the Editor
YTG dumps on dogs Open letter to the Education department: This letter is written in regard to a recent decision made by Education officials.

Yukon News / November 29, 2007

Labour and chamber play safety tug o war
Dealing with workers’ compensation through agencies in Alberta or BC might make things cheaper, but it won’t keep Yukoners safer.

Matthew Grant / November 29, 2007

Confessions of a 32 year old dance student
Dance clubs are interesting places, kind of like high school. There are those muscley jock types, the hip and trendy, the beautiful, the not so…

Matthew Grant / November 29, 2007

are chickens smarter than humans
‘Fort Knox” we could call it: the double-walled high security compound with its exercise area surrounded by wire mesh and an electric…

Lisa Hasselbring / November 29, 2007

Greer, Knight among major award winners
It may seem strange that none of the athletes honoured with major awards at the Sport Yukon Awards Night on Friday were around to pick up their…

Ian Stewart / November 29, 2007