Editorials

Yes, online tough guys, murdering drug dealers is bad

Way back in 2001, shortly after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, it was…

Sandy Silver doesn’t let the details get in the way of a good photo op

How hard is it for the government to answer a simple question? Very, apparently

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The Yukon needs a plan to prevent interface fires

At present, this is not a priority for government. Make it one

  • Mar 8, 2018

Whitehorse’s housing woes are a feminist issue

The rent is too damn high. Especially when women are paid 26 per cent less than men

  • Mar 1, 2018

The North’s way of life is no match for social media’s prudish algorithms

Northerners now find their cultures under a new kind of puritan scrutiny

Building a parking garage in downtown Whitehorse is a terrible idea

We can avoid the massive 20th-century mistakes of other cities

Every Yukon organization needs a privacy primer

Diane McLeod-McKay | Special to the News Privacy laws are in place…

  • Feb 6, 2018

The Riverdale bus lane: more like this, please

It’s the kind of low-risk, high-reward experiment we should see more of

Whitehorse’s sidewalks are a deathtrap

In the interest of safety and simplicity, the city should just plow the sidewalks

Imagine that: Yukon’s cannabis debate has been reasonable

Politicians here haven’t said anything blatantly insane, uninformed or stupid. That’s a win

In Yukon’s budget battle, politics trumps reason

It’s a shame our politicians have decided to take months of consultation and throw it in the trash

No more Mr. Nice Guy

Friendly leaders overseeing bad things are a feature of the system, not a bug

The Yukon government has disgraced itself

The Department of Justice must come clean about the scope of abuse settlements

Let’s be blunt: Yukon should spurn Ontario’s lead on weed

The land that fun forgot is a poor model for legalization

Don’t let Dawson City’s UNESCO debate pit miner against miner

If miners shut this project down, how will others feel about us?

  • Sep 14, 2017

The RCMP should have been more forthcoming on fentanyl seizure

Police need to do better than a six-week communications lag

SOVA’s school of hard knocks

It’s not exactly clear that Yukon College is even interested in saving Dawson’s art school

Burning sensation: Get used to the North’s fiery new normal

Living in the boreal forest is increasingly like the Hunger Games. Except with more fire