Opinion

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,…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Inflation versus your wallet

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

aug 15 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Aug. 5, 2022.

  • Aug 5, 2022
(Illustration by Lynn Johnston)
(Illustration by Lynn Johnston)

Guitarist in the North: Trucks, trains and skidoos

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

  • Aug 4, 2022
(Illustration by Lynn Johnston)
(Illustration by Lynn Johnston)
aug 3 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Aug. 3, 2022.

  • Aug 3, 2022
aug 3 2022
Yukon letters

This week’s mailbox: Bear viewing versus hunting

Bear viewing versus hunting History of grizzlies in North America is a…

  • Jul 31, 2022
Yukon letters
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.

  • Jul 29, 2022
july 29 2022
The Chariot of Love. (Courtesy/Paul Lucas)

Guitarist in the North: Today and today and today — Cabin life in the present

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

  • Jul 28, 2022
The Chariot of Love. (Courtesy/Paul Lucas)
july 27, 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for July 27, 2022.

  • Jul 27, 2022
july 27, 2022
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)
Yukon letters

This week’s mailbox: Questions about COVID-19

Questions lingering around COVID-19 Dr. Ranade the new CMOH indicated that Yukon…

  • Jul 24, 2022
Yukon letters
(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.

  • Jul 22, 2022
july 22, 2022
july 20 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for July 20, 2022.

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.

  • Jul 15, 2022
july 15 2022
(Illustration by Lynn Johnston)

Guitarist in the North: Talk to the Animals II

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

  • Jul 14, 2022
(Illustration by Lynn Johnston)
july 13 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for July 13, 2022.

  • Jul 13, 2022
july 13 2022