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Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Climbing Cardboard Mountain

Ah, Christmas in the Yukon. Puffs of pure white snow garland our…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
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Yukonomist: Yukon mortgage pain — 1,000 triggered households

Pundits have been predicting economic trouble from our overheated housing market for…

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dec 16 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Dec. 16, 2022.

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Garth Graham, who was instrumental in establishing the Yukon Archives, spoke at the 50th birthday celebration at the archives on Dec. 10. (Courtesy/Michael Gates)

History Hunter: Garth Graham, the anarchist who established the Yukon Archives

The Yukon Archives celebrated its 50th birthday on Dec. 10 in its…

Garth Graham, who was instrumental in establishing the Yukon Archives, spoke at the 50th birthday celebration at the archives on Dec. 10. (Courtesy/Michael Gates)
Yukon letters

This week’s mailbox: Lights of Life on Dec. 15 and bonuses for nurses

Open Letter to Mr. Michael Hale and Mr. Van Randen: Editor’s Note:…

  • Dec 15, 2022
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dec 14 2022

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dec 7 2022

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Archivist Lesley Buchan looks through decades-old ledgers in the Yukon Archives vault in 2016. The archive is celebrating it’s 50th year. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News file)

History Hunter: The Yukon’s Memory Bank turns 50 this month

The Yukon was a different place when I first came here 51…

Archivist Lesley Buchan looks through decades-old ledgers in the Yukon Archives vault in 2016. The archive is celebrating it’s 50th year. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News file)
Yukon letters

This week’s mailbox: Dr. Gilles Wendling on cumulative effects

Cumulative effects: What are they, and why are they important? Modification of…

  • Dec 4, 2022
Yukon letters
Mining in Faro used to be a cornerstone of the Yukon’s economy. (Courtesy/ARCHBOULD PHOTOGRAPHY)

Yukonomist: The past, present and future of mining and the Yukon economy, Part 1

This column is the first of two parts. The Geoscience 50th Anniversary…

Mining in Faro used to be a cornerstone of the Yukon’s economy. (Courtesy/ARCHBOULD PHOTOGRAPHY)
dec 2 2022

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Wyatt’s World for Dec. 2, 2022.

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nov 30 2022

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Yukon athletes at the 2007 Canada Winter Games in Whitehorse. (Yukon News file)

Yukonomist: The Rorschach Games

Yukon athletes at the 2007 Canada Winter Games in Whitehorse. (Yukon News file)
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nov 23 2022

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This week’s mailbox: An open letter to ATCO and radon

An open letter to ATCO In late September the Yukon Utilities Consumers’…

  • Nov 20, 2022
George Black was an important presence in the legal profession in the Yukon for more than 50 years. He developed a reputation of getting acquittals for his clients when conviction seemed a sure thing. (Courtesy/Library and Archives Canada C-039892)

History Hunter: George Black had a storied affair with the law

Michael Gates & Kathy Jones-Gates George Black was a lawyer, a soldier,…

George Black was an important presence in the legal profession in the Yukon for more than 50 years. He developed a reputation of getting acquittals for his clients when conviction seemed a sure thing. (Courtesy/Library and Archives Canada C-039892)
An aerial view of the airport and downtown Whitehorse are seen in 2011. One could make an argument for moving the airport and creating a neighbourhood close to downtown. (Yukon News file)

Yukonomist: How would you like to live at YXY?

I don’t mean living in the airport terminal, like Karimi Nasseri who…

An aerial view of the airport and downtown Whitehorse are seen in 2011. One could make an argument for moving the airport and creating a neighbourhood close to downtown. (Yukon News file)
nov 18 2022

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Wyatt’s World for Nov. 18, 2022.

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nov 16 2022

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Wyatt’s World for Nov. 16, 2022.

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