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Persuasions to sing in Dawson City

Jimmy Hayes' knowledge of Dawson City comes from a John Wayne movie -- North to Alaska -- and a brief internet search performed by a friend.

Longest day becomes quiet night for RCMP

The solstice sky is murky and threatening showers. The evening forecast calls for thunderstorms. RCMP Const.

The fires are alight

DAWSON CITY Forest fire season in the Dawson region is underway. A lightning storm that swept through the area Thursday night, combined with a week…

Steins goes from fighting the man, to being the man

DAWSON CITY Newly acclaimed mayor John Steins’ workroom is a well-used space of a man with a lot on the go.

Mother wonders: ‘What if?’

DAWSON CITY Jane would rather not use her real name. She says she’s had enough unwanted attention since an unidentified man tried to snatch…

Dawson sewage continues to stink in Ottawa

VICTORIA, BC On January 30, 2001, eight armed enforcement agents from Environment Canada and the RCMP stormed Dawson City’s municipal offices…

Former mayor was the stuff of tragedy

DAWSON CITY Glen Everitt is barely through the front door when he says, “I don’t have much time for this.