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Tim Green stands beside the remnants of an old cabin located on a hilltop above Stinky Lake in Porter Creek. Some of the surviving logs are larger than anything growing in the area now. Could this date back to the gold rush era, before any timber was harvested? (Michael Gates)

History Hunter: There is plenty of history hidden around Whitehorse

A few days ago, Tim Green , a history-hunting Porter Creek neighbour,…

Tim Green stands beside the remnants of an old cabin located on a hilltop above Stinky Lake in Porter Creek. Some of the surviving logs are larger than anything growing in the area now. Could this date back to the gold rush era, before any timber was harvested? (Michael Gates)
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Minimum wage just one part of the puzzle

The Liberal-NDP alliance raised the Yukon’s minimum wage, effective Aug. 1, to…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
aug 6 2021

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Wyatt’s World for Aug. 6, 2021.

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Letters to the editor.

LETTER: Concerned parents of Hidden Valley School

To whom it may concern, We, a group of concerned parents from…

  • Aug 5, 2021
Letters to the editor.
aug 4 2021

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Yukonomist: Disasters and the digital citizen

Social media is transforming not just how we engage politically or waste…

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July 30 2021

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Wyatt’s World for July 30, 2021.

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July 28 2021

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Yukonomist: Who should pay for the new city hall?

Readers reacted vividly to my recent column on the City of Whitehorse’s…

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Even at midnight, there are plenty of men -and dogs - visible in this post card photo from Smith’s Book Store, of Second Avenue in Dawson City in 1904. (Courtesy/Gates Collection)

History Hunter: Old Yukon postcards open a window into the past

A boom of picture postcards hit the Yukon after 1903

Even at midnight, there are plenty of men -and dogs - visible in this post card photo from Smith’s Book Store, of Second Avenue in Dawson City in 1904. (Courtesy/Gates Collection)
(Julien Gignac/Yukon News file)

COMMENTARY: Land withdrawals are negatively impacting the Yukon

Ed Peart President, Yukon Chamber of Mines On June 15, the Dawson…

  • Jul 23, 2021
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july 23 2021

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July 21 2021

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Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Accountability theatre

Premier Silver has published fresh mandate letters to his ministers. Mandate letters…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
July 16 2021

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July 14 2021

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April 7 2021

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Wyatt’s World for July 7, 2021.

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At Tagish in 1898, the Mounted Police laid the mail out on the beach for stampeders to search for letters from home. (Courtesy/Gates collection)

History Hunter: From gold rush to COVID-19, mail has been an essential service

During the early days of the pandemic, when we were in total…

At Tagish in 1898, the Mounted Police laid the mail out on the beach for stampeders to search for letters from home. (Courtesy/Gates collection)
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

YUKONOMIST: Summer fun on two wheels

With record water levels across the Southern Lakes, if you’re not fixing…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
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