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This week’s mailbox: electoral reform and the Atlin project

Watching the electoral reform conversation On May 26, 2021, the Special Committee…

  • Jan 23, 2022
Letters to the editor.
jan 21 2021

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Jan. 21, 2022.

  • Jan 21, 2022
jan 21 2021
jan 19 2022

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Wyatt’s World for Jan. 19, 2022.

  • Jan 19, 2022
jan 19 2022
Two contract nurses play with birthing balls in the obstetrics unit at Stanton Territorial Hospital. They are seen in photos recently shared with Yellowknifer. Submitted photo

Video shows idle nurses in closed NWT birthing unit

YELLOWKNIFE — Recent videos and screenshots from the Stanton Territorial Hospital obstetrics…

  • Jan 18, 2022
Two contract nurses play with birthing balls in the obstetrics unit at Stanton Territorial Hospital. They are seen in photos recently shared with Yellowknifer. Submitted photo
Yoanis Menge, left, and Ruben Komangapik posing with a grey seal following a hunting trip on Quebec’s Magdalen Islands. They are the people behind a new project, called Reconseal Inuksiuti, which aims to celebrate both non-Indigenous and Indigenous seal hunting traditions. Photo courtesy of Yoanis Menge

Here’s how two friends are promoting reconciliation through the grey seal

A group of camo-clothed hunters roamed along a beach on Quebec’s Magdalen…

  • Jan 18, 2022
Yoanis Menge, left, and Ruben Komangapik posing with a grey seal following a hunting trip on Quebec’s Magdalen Islands. They are the people behind a new project, called Reconseal Inuksiuti, which aims to celebrate both non-Indigenous and Indigenous seal hunting traditions. Photo courtesy of Yoanis Menge
Three cosy, fully furnished cabins are set up to help you enjoy your stay in Mayo!

Cosy cabins offer a home-away-from-home for your Yukon stay

Whether visiting for work or play, cabins with full kitchens make this an ideal base

  • Jan 17, 2022
Three cosy, fully furnished cabins are set up to help you enjoy your stay in Mayo!
Letters to the editor.

This week’s mailbox: the Atlin power project and advice to YG

Corporations versus the people It’s been my experience that people are essentially…

  • Jan 16, 2022
Letters to the editor.
Commercial fish harvesters haul up a full net of pink and chum salmon in Chatham Strait, Alaska. (Courtesy/SkeenaWild Conservation Trust)

Alaskan commercial fishery ‘plundering’ threatened B.C. salmon

Commercial fish harvesters in southeast Alaska are netting significant amounts of threatened…

  • Jan 15, 2022
Commercial fish harvesters haul up a full net of pink and chum salmon in Chatham Strait, Alaska. (Courtesy/SkeenaWild Conservation Trust)
The Taos is 24 centimetres shorter than the Tiguan and the distance between the front and rear wheels 10 centimetress less. PHOTO: VOLKSWAGEN

Meet the 2022 Volkswagen Taos

The newcomer to VW’s utility-vehicle lineup is small, but it has big boots to fill

  • Jan 14, 2022
The Taos is 24 centimetres shorter than the Tiguan and the distance between the front and rear wheels 10 centimetress less. PHOTO: VOLKSWAGEN
A downburst about 50 kilometres east of Fort Liard demolished vast stretches of forest. (Courtesy/Government of the Northwest Territories)
A downburst about 50 kilometres east of Fort Liard demolished vast stretches of forest. (Courtesy/Government of the Northwest Territories)

What obliterated this Northwest Territories forest? A downburst

Sarah Sibley Local Journalism Initiative Cabin Radio If extreme flooding and wildfires…

  • Jan 14, 2022
A downburst about 50 kilometres east of Fort Liard demolished vast stretches of forest. (Courtesy/Government of the Northwest Territories)
A downburst about 50 kilometres east of Fort Liard demolished vast stretches of forest. (Courtesy/Government of the Northwest Territories)
jan 14 2022

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Wyatt’s World for Jan. 14, 2022.

  • Jan 14, 2022
jan 14 2022

Morris Mike Kostiuk

September 16, 1939 - January 13, 2022Born in Redfield, Saskatchewan - Passed…

  • Jan 13, 2022
jan 12 2022

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Wyatt’s World for Jan. 12, 2022.

  • Jan 12, 2022
jan 12 2022
Iqaluit’s Canadian North Cargo office is facing a backlog due to weather and Covid-19 related delays. (Trevor Wright/NNSL)

Qikiqtaaluk contends with cargo backlog amid latest COVID-19 wave

Trevor Wright Northern News Service IQALUIT — The latest wave of COVID-19,…

  • Jan 11, 2022
Iqaluit’s Canadian North Cargo office is facing a backlog due to weather and Covid-19 related delays. (Trevor Wright/NNSL)

Gerry Mussgnug

January 9, 2022It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden…

  • Jan 9, 2022

Murray Lawrence Biggin

May 27, 1931 - January 9, 2022Murray Lawrence Biggin died peacefully in…

  • Jan 9, 2022
Letters to the editor.

This week’s mailbox: Pausing after the holidays and parking in Whitehorse

To the City of Whitehorse Mayor and Council; The NGO (Non-Governmental Organisation)…

  • Jan 7, 2022
Letters to the editor.
jan 7 2022

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Wyatt’s World for Jan. 7, 2022.

  • Jan 7, 2022
jan 7 2022
The Corvette Z06 is wider than the standard Corvette, which makes room for wider tires while increasing the size of the side ducts that feed the engine. PHOTO: CHEVROLET

The Corvette Z06, a trio of new Mazdas, redesigned Tacoma + more

The Auto Sleuth: Hot off the press news from the auto world

  • Jan 6, 2022
The Corvette Z06 is wider than the standard Corvette, which makes room for wider tires while increasing the size of the side ducts that feed the engine. PHOTO: CHEVROLET

Allan Routhier

June 10, 1947 - January 6, 2022It is with profound sadness that…

  • Jan 6, 2022