Year: 2008

Letter to the Editor
Stop spending taxpayers’ money on animal abuse As a citizen who has come to care about Yukon sled dogs, I respectfully ask that the Tourism…

Yukon News / December 23, 2008

Teslin library to stay shut over holidays
Teslin’s community library will likely remain closed over the holidays while territorial officials await the results of air quality tests.

John Thompson / December 23, 2008

Rub a dub dub, play the washtub
Play the washtub? Why, yes. Why not? That is what Peter Upton of Silver Creek does. And that is what he did in Haines Junction on the morning of…

Elaine Hurlburt / December 23, 2008

Yukon hires third psychiatrist
The Yukon government has hired a third psychiatrist. She is to start work in March. Dr. Pauweliena Laureijs signed a three-year contract to provide…

John Thompson / December 23, 2008

Consultation conflict continues
Once again, the Yukon Party has broken its promise to consult with First Nations, says Ta’an Kwach’an Chief Ruth Massie.

Genesee Keevil / December 23, 2008

Dan Lang is headed for the Senate
Dan Lang will be the third person to represent the Yukon in Canada’s Red Chamber. The longtime Conservative and Yukon Party politician has…

James Munson / December 23, 2008

More medals for Yukoners at NorAms
Three of the Yukon’s premier cross-country skiers have added to their long lists of accomplishments at the ongoing NorAm circuit held last…

tom Patrick / December 20, 2008

Flames melt Rangers’ lead
After trading the lead three times, the AON Flames jumped out in front when it mattered, scoring twice in the second period to win 5-4 over the Firth…

tom Patrick / December 20, 2008

Letter to the Editor
Perplexity and pain follow Little Paws closure I’m writing in response to the issue of the closure of Little Paws Learning Centre.

Yukon News / December 20, 2008

Seven cocaine dealers busted
Seven people have been arrested and three more are being sought by the RCMP in an undercover drug bust operation known as “Operation Miner.

James Munson / December 20, 2008

unlikely environmentalists
It must be tough being a Whitehorse city councillor. The hours are long, the pay is not commensurate with the level of boredom the position…

Lewis Rifkind / December 20, 2008