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On The Riverbank
There are times when the governments of Yukon, Whitehorse, Kwanlin Dun and Ta’an Kwach’an First Nation don’t quite see eye to eye…
Dawson youth get another shot at centre
DAWSON CITY Youth here are getting another shot at a place they can call their own. The former Tr’ondek Hwech’in language centre on…
Delayed OCP ready for public input
Dawson City residents have an opportunity to tweak the official community plan for the first time in six years.
Dawson to turn New York North
The town of 1,800 is preparing to get a little more colourful next year. Adding to its wealth of arts programs and festivals, Dawson City is poised…
Dawson’s sewage woes go round
DAWSON CITY Klondike MLA Peter Jenkins wants the territorial and federal governments to take another look at Dawson City’s sewage problem.
Miner demands millions in compensation for lagoon ground
DAWSON CITY A series of 13 claims in the Klondike Valley may be on richer ground than miners anticipated.
Ledwidge wins going away
DAWSON CITY On Sunday, Peter Ledwidge proved he is ready to enter the Yukon’s elite mushing circle.
The Percy gets a $10,000 purse
DAWSON CITY Some enterprising Yukoners have put the purse back into the Percy. On Friday, the Yukon News reported that the 30th Percy DeWolfe…
Bare bones Percy to run as always
DAWSON CITY The Percy is going back to its roots after nearly going bankrupt last year. Thursday a slimmed-down version of the 30th annual Percy…
Gilday resting before the next giant leap
DAWSON CITY Leela Gilday is finally taking a break of sorts, and the Juno award nominated musician has chosen Dawson City for the near-rest.
Dawson’s CFYT will soon be on the air again
It’s like an old dog that won’t give up the ghost. After a six-year hiatus, Dawson City’s 83-year-old radio station is once again…
Melting permafrost threatens Dawson’s infrastructure
Thawing ice and shifting soil could spell disaster for Dawson’s sewer and water systems. The municipality’s permafrost is melting at an…
Award winning filmmaker shares her wisdom in Dawson
DAWSON CITY Story, and nothing else, is the secret to making a strong movie, says Andrea Dorfman, an award-winning Canadian filmmaker.
Mayo, Dawson look for community soccer support
DAWSON CITY Since at least 1993, youth soccer organizers in Mayo and Dawson have demanded more support from the Whitehorse-based Yukon Soccer…
Yukon government studies branding strategy
DAWSON CITY The Yukon government is creating a new tourism brand-marketing strategy to help the territory stand out in a crowded marketplace.
Dawson’s nature bodes well for new parents
DAWSON CITY Isolation, desolation, deprivation. Explain to people Outside, or even in Whitehorse, that 30 new mothers a year are choosing Dawson…
Dawson hotel qualifies for historic grants
DAWSON CITY Dawson City’s venerable Westminster Hotel is undergoing a major structural renovation to ensure it remains in business, thanks to…
Lack of work forces Dawson construction company to export labour
Last January, John Mitchell was worried. The manager of Han Construction was planning at least $4 million worth of construction projects in Dawson…