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Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Inflation versus your wallet

Your wallet is in a race with inflation and, lately, your wallet…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
The pages of this rare photograph album began to curl in the dry conditions in my home. In the Yukon Archives, where the humidity meets preservation standards, they are beginning to flatten again. (Courtesy/Michael Gates)

History Hunter: Rare photo album finds a permanent home

Seven years ago, I unwrapped a Christmas gift from my wife, Kathy,…

The pages of this rare photograph album began to curl in the dry conditions in my home. In the Yukon Archives, where the humidity meets preservation standards, they are beginning to flatten again. (Courtesy/Michael Gates)
aug 15 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Aug. 5, 2022.

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aug 3 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Aug. 3, 2022.

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aug 3 2022
Wayne Tuck, City of Whitehorse operations building project manager, gives a tour of the building’s construction progress in 2019. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Yukonomist: Building boom continues, for now

Across the territory, as soon as Yukoners get respite from this summer’s…

Wayne Tuck, City of Whitehorse operations building project manager, gives a tour of the building’s construction progress in 2019. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
july 29 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for July 29, 2022.

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july 27, 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for July 27, 2022.

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Kate Rockwell showing Hollywood actresses how to roll their own cigarettes, January 22, 1942. From left to right: Shirley Patterson, Jinx Falkenburg, Rockwell, and Evelyn Keyes. (Courtesy/Gates Collection)

History Hunter: Klondike Kate in Hollywood

In January of 1942, Kate Rockwell Matson rolled into Hollywood to consult…

Kate Rockwell showing Hollywood actresses how to roll their own cigarettes, January 22, 1942. From left to right: Shirley Patterson, Jinx Falkenburg, Rockwell, and Evelyn Keyes. (Courtesy/Gates Collection)
(Illustration by Lynn Johnston)

Guitarist in the North: Fill your tank at Pine Tree services

Paul Lucas Special to the News Editor’s Note: This column is an…

  • Jul 24, 2022
(Illustration by Lynn Johnston)
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Bringing carbon money to the Yukon

Do you suffer from a vague guilty feeling that recycling your yogurt…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
july 22, 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for July 22, 2022.

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july 20 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for July 20, 2022.

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july 20 2022
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Beavers versus Just-in-Time Logistics

Beaver hats would be the perfect thank-you gift for the hard-working crews…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
july 15 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for July 15, 2022.

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july 15 2022
july 13 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for July 13, 2022.

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july 13 2022
In April of 1962, the Palace Grand was still being reconstructed. Work continued up to opening day. (Courtesy/Gates collection)

History Hunter: The Dawson City Festival

Dawson City had once been a place of fabulous wealth and magnificent…

In April of 1962, the Palace Grand was still being reconstructed. Work continued up to opening day. (Courtesy/Gates collection)
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: A DEW line for the 21st century

Last month’s announcement of federal plans to spend $38.6 billion over twenty…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
july 8 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for July 8, 2022.

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july 7 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for July 6, 2022.

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july 7 2022
Nun cho ga, the mummified baby woolly mammoth shortly after discovery. (Yukon Government/Submitted)

Yukonomist: Connecting with the ice age

Your job may include moments of magic. But probably not as magic…

Nun cho ga, the mummified baby woolly mammoth shortly after discovery. (Yukon Government/Submitted)