Year: 2008

pushing paper
The art of paper making is deceptively simple. Take any pulpy substance, used office paper will do nicely, and mix it in a blender with water.

Lewis Rifkind / December 13, 2008

selfishness got us into this quagmire
A thumb of a hill, nearly 900 meters high, punctuates the Mapocho River valley. A ride up the south side of Cerro San Cristobal on a funicular…

Yukon News / December 13, 2008

canadas real welfare rolls
A report released this week by the National Council on Welfare reveals that most Canadians living on social assistance can’t afford decent…

Yukon News / December 13, 2008

Audit reveals scofflaw Environment Department
The Yukon Environment Act is out of date, says assistant deputy Environment minister Allen Koprowsky. It was created before devolution and is in…

Genesee Keevil / December 13, 2008

help build a teched up inukshuk
This week, I attended a gathering of information technology types from Yukon College and private industry, hosted by  Inukshuk Wireless.

Rick Steele / December 13, 2008

Rangers overcome three goal deficit
If anything, Edgewater Hotel should be getting used to games like these. For the third time in a couple of weeks, Edgewater has built an early lead,…

Yukon News / December 13, 2008

AMBOCA takes late lead in U13 win
Tying the game three times before finally taking their first lead late in the second half, AMBOCA Ecological Services beat Mobile Maintenance 6-5…

Yukon News / December 13, 2008

Food bank takes stock
Hundreds of hungry Yukoners who have struggled without a food bank for years may finally get a chance to start filling their plates.

Genesee Keevil / December 13, 2008

The grotesque death of 11 puppets
It’s easy to kill a puppet. After all, they’re not alive to begin with. But when Eric Bass smothers and beheads tiny, inanimate figures…

Genesee Keevil / December 13, 2008

Little Paws daycare faces eviction
Little Paws Learning Centre is being evicted. The daycare, several months behind in its lease payments, must leave the new building it has occupied…

John Thompson / December 13, 2008