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sept 16 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Sept. 16, 2022.

  • Sep 16, 2022
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sept 14 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Sept. 14, 2022.

  • Sep 14, 2022
sept 14 2022
The $2.7M project will improve drainage, as the parking lot collects water after rainfall and snow melt, according to the Yukon’s Department of Highways and Public Works. (Courtesy/Yukon government)

Yukonomist: Priority parking!

A skater friend stayed with us this summer. He was highly impressed…

The $2.7M project will improve drainage, as the parking lot collects water after rainfall and snow melt, according to the Yukon’s Department of Highways and Public Works. (Courtesy/Yukon government)
Sept 9 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Sept. 9, 2022.

  • Sep 9, 2022
Sept 9 2022
sept 7 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Sept. 7, 2022.

  • Sep 7, 2022
sept 7 2022
The film found buried in Dawson in 1978 was encrusted with mud and rust. Many of them became moldy as they thawed out. The films were transported to Ottawa by the military, where they were stabilized by specialists assembled by the National Film Archives. (Courtesy/Kathy Jones-Gates)

History Hunter: Premiere of historical films had a romantic ending

In July 1978, a hoard of silent movie films was uncovered from…

The film found buried in Dawson in 1978 was encrusted with mud and rust. Many of them became moldy as they thawed out. The films were transported to Ottawa by the military, where they were stabilized by specialists assembled by the National Film Archives. (Courtesy/Kathy Jones-Gates)
Yukon letters

This week’s mailbox: Water levels at Army Beach

Water levels too high at Army Beach We are presently seeing, never…

  • Sep 4, 2022
Yukon letters
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Star Trek arrives in the Yukon

For the generation of Yukoners who grew up watching Star Trek on…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
aug 31, 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Aug. 31, 2022.

  • Aug 31, 2022
aug 31, 2022
(Mike Thomas/Yukon News file)

In the Yukon, nature is thriving. We can keep it that way

Chris Rider CPAWS Yukon Nature surrounds us in the Yukon. It is…

  • Aug 28, 2022
(Mike Thomas/Yukon News file)
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Comparing the incomparable

We are lucky to have two world-class UNESCO-recognized parks on our doorstep:…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
aug 26 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Aug. 26, 2022.

  • Aug 26, 2022
aug 26 2022
aug 24 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Aug. 24, 2022.

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Modern day events at the Commissioner’s Residence in Dawson City are open to everybody in the community. (Courtesy/Michael Gates)

History Hunter: Death in the dining room

The Commissioner’s Residence, located prominently on Front Street in Dawson City, was…

Modern day events at the Commissioner’s Residence in Dawson City are open to everybody in the community. (Courtesy/Michael Gates)
aug 19 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Aug. 19, 2022.

  • Aug 19, 2022
aug 19 2022
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Summer trails

Ever slogged through buckbrush and ankle-deep mud and complained, “Someone should come…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
aug 17 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Aug. 17, 2022.

  • Aug 17, 2022
aug 17 2022
A photo of Jim Smith is seen with Lisa Jager in 1974. (Trade and Source Magazine/May 1974)

Yukonomist: How to get a building named after yourself

After 46 years under the descriptive but prosaic title of “Main Administration…

A photo of Jim Smith is seen with Lisa Jager in 1974. (Trade and Source Magazine/May 1974)
aug 12 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Aug. 12, 2022.

  • Aug 12, 2022
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aug 10 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Aug. 10, 2022.

  • Aug 10, 2022
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