Letters & Opinions/history Hunter

Let’s all celebrate Joe Boyle’s birthday

He financed a machine gun unit for WWI, escaped Russia and befreinded the queen of Romania

  • Nov 9th, 2017

Remembering the fallen of World War I

For Yukoners, the end of the war was a complicated affair

  • Nov 2nd, 2017

Yukon Women and the vote, Part 2

How the temperance movement mobilized the push for women’s suffrage

  • Oct 26th, 2017

Klondike theatres part 3: 1899-1900

Dawson City’s theatre scene was hot — and sometimes literally on fire

  • Sep 28th, 2017

Whitehorse had growing pains in 1901

There’s a reason why you’ve never heard of Closeleigh

  • Sep 21st, 2017
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    History hunters from down under visit the Klondike

    Following in the footsteps of Gold Rush-era relatives

    • Sep 14th, 2017

    Remembering four Yukoners killed in the First World War

    Four brave Yukon soldiers were killed 99 years ago

    • Sep 7th, 2017

    Theatres of the Yukon’s Klondike Gold Rush, Part 2: 1898

    The character of the gold rush city became one of rapid growth and wild excess

    • Aug 31st, 2017

    Origin of the Ballad of the Ice-Worm Cocktail uncovered

    Actually, it was spaghetti

    • Aug 24th, 2017

    New book reveals story of black regiment on Alaska Highway

    We Fought The Road sheds some light upon hidden chapter of the Alcan story

    • Aug 3rd, 2017

    Frank ‘Paddy’ Slavin: The ‘Sydney Cornstalk’

    The champion boxer fought everywhere from New Zealand to England to the Klondike

    • Jul 27th, 2017

    The bishop, the madman, and murder

    In 1886, four men left Victoria, B.C. for the Yukon. Within months, one of them would be dead

    • Jul 20th, 2017

    Kluane country is filled with history — and memories

    The Alaska Highway route was a feat of engineering — and a profound injustice

    • Jul 13th, 2017

    History is on the move this summer

    I have been practically run off my feet and still can’t keep up with every historical event.

    • Jun 27th, 2017

    ‘When the legend becomes the truth, print the legend’

    Many Klondike scribes didn’t mind taking liberties with the truth

    • Jun 23rd, 2017