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The plaque commemorating the Whitehorse fallen from World War I was originally mounted on a monument in front of the first public library, at the corner of Elliott Street and second Avenue. It was then moved to the federal building on Main Street. It  is now located in front of Whitehorse City Hall, along with a second plaque memorializing the fallen from World War II. (Michael Gates/Yukon News)

History Hunter: Yukon war memorials remind us of the fallen

The cancellation of the Remembrance Day service at the Canada Games Centre…

The plaque commemorating the Whitehorse fallen from World War I was originally mounted on a monument in front of the first public library, at the corner of Elliott Street and second Avenue. It was then moved to the federal building on Main Street. It  is now located in front of Whitehorse City Hall, along with a second plaque memorializing the fallen from World War II. (Michael Gates/Yukon News)
nov 12 2021

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nov 10 2021

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Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Crunchy conundrums for Yukon cereal bowls — calculating your breakfast’s carbon footprint

Shopping is getting harder, and I don’t mean because pandemic supply chain…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
nov 5 2021

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Letters to the editor.

LETTERS: We are moving away, and housing is the reason

Dear News Team, We have recently decided to leave the territory for…

  • Nov 4, 2021
Letters to the editor.
nov 3 2021

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The theatres and dance halls of Dawson, unlike the Hollywood portrayal, were quite strait-laced. The dance hall girls wore long dresses and high-necked blouses with sleeves down to the wrist. Everything shut down on Sunday, and the Mounties quickly put risque performances out of action. Can-can dancing came to Dawson decades later. (Illustration/Tappan Adney)

History Hunter: The Yukon had its own Broadway – for a while

When gold was discovered in the Klondike, the quantities that were taken…

The theatres and dance halls of Dawson, unlike the Hollywood portrayal, were quite strait-laced. The dance hall girls wore long dresses and high-necked blouses with sleeves down to the wrist. Everything shut down on Sunday, and the Mounties quickly put risque performances out of action. Can-can dancing came to Dawson decades later. (Illustration/Tappan Adney)
Letters to the editor.

LETTER: ‘Back roads are a strike against all wildlife’

Science has proven that back roads into the backlands of the environment…

  • Oct 30, 2021
Letters to the editor.
oct 29 2021

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oct 27 2021

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Letters to the editor.

LETTERS: mandatory vaccines and the Just Transition Act

Mandatory vaccination for health care workers Seniors Action Yukon is a volunteer,…

  • Oct 24, 2021
Letters to the editor.
Caribou habitats are reliably dwindling, regardless of what we pretend in remediation strategies, argues Sebastian Jones. (File photo)

COMMENTARY: Caribou populations are dwindling, and we’re in denial about it

Sebastian Jones, Wildlife Analyst Yukon Conservation Society Everyone has heard of climate…

  • Oct 24, 2021
Caribou habitats are reliably dwindling, regardless of what we pretend in remediation strategies, argues Sebastian Jones. (File photo)
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Housing crisis sparks building boom, but is it enough?

Yukon home builders are responding to the price signals coming out of…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
oct 22 2021

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Keno City’s transfer station sits next door to an industrial mine site with waste disposal permits. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)

LETTERS: Defending transfer stations in Keno and Silver City

Regarding the removal of vital infrastructure in rural communities by the Government…

  • Oct 20, 2021
Keno City’s transfer station sits next door to an industrial mine site with waste disposal permits. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
oct 20 2021

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Letters to the editor.

LETTERS: Candidates comment on vaccine mandates; Hidden Valley parents seek transparency

A survey of municipal candidates on mandatory vaccination (Ed. note: This letter…

  • Oct 20, 2021
Letters to the editor.
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COMMENTARY: Ombuds Day, vaccine credentials and fairness

Diane McLeod-McKay Yukon Ombudsman International Ombuds Day is celebrated around the world…

  • Oct 17, 2021
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Letters to the editor.

LETTERS: ‘Keno City is not amused’ and a response to Keith Halliday

‘Keno City is not amused or impressed’ I would like to make…

  • Oct 17, 2021
Letters to the editor.