Yukon Zinc’s Wolverine minesite has created a mess left to taxpayers to clean up, Lewis Rifkind argues. This file shot shows the mine in 2009. (John Thompson/Yukon News file)

Editorial: The cost of the Wolverine minesite

Lewis Rifkind Special to the News The price of a decent wolverine…

  • May 9, 2021

EDITORIAL: Support Rendezvous or don’t, but ask why

If you’ve been reading social media — and really, it shouldn’t be…

  • Feb 6, 2021

COMMENTARY: International Ombuds Day: Unusual name, important service

Diane McLeod-McKay Special to the News Ombuds Day was celebrated this week…

  • Oct 9, 2020

COMMENTARY: IPC reiterates concerns regarding access to information during Right to Know Week

Diane McLeod-McKay Special to the News Right to Know Week is being…

  • Oct 2, 2020

EDITORIAL: Where the Quest faltered, the community stands tall

Literally anything would have been better than nothing

  • Sep 11, 2020

EDITORIAL: Missed opportunity in TCMF guidelines

Way back on March 27, the same day a state of emergency…

  • Aug 15, 2020

EDITORIAL: The internet brings out the worst in some of us

Last week, a local man commented some truly horrific things on one…

  • Jun 26, 2020

EDITORIAL: Good science means accepting new information and adjusting accordingly

While COVID-19 has been making international headlines since early 2020, the day…

  • May 22, 2020

EDITORIAL: The Yukon justice department keeps finding ways to fall short

When the Yukon justice department announced in April its plan to retrofit…

  • May 8, 2020

COMMENTARY: Grief and isolation: Two sides of the same coin

Megan Slobodin A year ago, my husband passed — unexpectedly, suddenly. I…

  • May 6, 2020

EDITORIAL: Teachers continue to lead by example

This will be an end of the semester like no other

  • Apr 17, 2020

EDITORIAL: Just stay home this long weekend

The pandemic won’t be fixed in an instant, but each right decision gets us closer to normal

  • Apr 8, 2020

Editorial – Slow your roll: You don’t need all that toilet paper

Wash your hands and don’t give in to fear

  • Mar 13, 2020

EDITORIAL: What would happen if Whitehorse transit was free?

If the city is considering cheaper fares we might as well crunch the numbers on no fares at all

  • Feb 14, 2020

EDITORIAL: The health department needs a time-out

The information and privacy commissioner deserves to be treated better

  • Jan 24, 2020

Editorial: Second Avenue: How many more people have to get hit?

There is no sugarcoating it: Whitehorse’s Second Avenue is a hazard for…

  • Jan 3, 2020

EDITORIAL: Time for the Yukon Party’s opening act

Having a competitive leadership race could be good for the party

  • Dec 6, 2019

EDITORIAL: Could a federal minority in Ottawa mean an early Yukon election?

Politically speaking, it might not be bad to call an election early

  • Oct 25, 2019

EDITORIAL: It’s about time

B.C. is gearing up to potentially get rid of time changes. Yukon needs to get ready to follow suit.

  • Oct 4, 2019

Editorial: An emergency that lacks some urgency

Anyone driving past Whitehorse city hall last Monday may have thought there…

  • Sep 27, 2019