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This week’s mailbox: Stewart River hunters, please leave your fire crackers at home

Stewart River hunters, please leave your fire crackers at home There was…

  • Nov 13, 2022
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A little robot calculates the fuel levels in home oil tanks. (Keith Halliday/Yukon News)

Yukonomist: The robots have arrived, and they are not as scary as I thought

On a recent Friday afternoon, in the fading Yukon light, a shadow…

A little robot calculates the fuel levels in home oil tanks. (Keith Halliday/Yukon News)
nov 11 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Nov. 11, 2022.

  • Nov 11, 2022
nov 11 2022
Yukon letters

This week’s mailbox: Support for Bill 306 and walking the talk on climate

Response to Bruce Bark I was saddened to read the recent letter…

  • Nov 10, 2022
Yukon letters
nov 9 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Nov. 9, 2022.

  • Nov 9, 2022
nov 9 2022
Seventeen Whitehorse men, who enlisted together in the fall of 1915 served in the 67th Pioneer Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during World War I. Shown here are: Top Row, left to right: Joseph Bingham, William “Red” Brown, Norman Ryder, James Salvatore. Middle Row, l to r: Laurence R. Wilson, George Ryder, Jimmy Porter, William Hughes, Vido Zic, and John Luich. Front row, l to r: John Hyde, Alfred Cronin, Fred Young, James M. Smith, William W. Burden, Alex Pover, and Robert Holburn. Cronin was killed in action at Bourlon Wood, September 27, 1918.

History Hunter: Whitehorse men served their country in WWI

The Whitehorse Star of Oct. 22, 1915, reported that the first all-Whitehorse…

Seventeen Whitehorse men, who enlisted together in the fall of 1915 served in the 67th Pioneer Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during World War I. Shown here are: Top Row, left to right: Joseph Bingham, William “Red” Brown, Norman Ryder, James Salvatore. Middle Row, l to r: Laurence R. Wilson, George Ryder, Jimmy Porter, William Hughes, Vido Zic, and John Luich. Front row, l to r: John Hyde, Alfred Cronin, Fred Young, James M. Smith, William W. Burden, Alex Pover, and Robert Holburn. Cronin was killed in action at Bourlon Wood, September 27, 1918.
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Yukonomist: It’s time for an awkward conversation about rationing

Pour a few PBRs into a certain type of Alaskan libertarian around…

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nov 4 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Nov. 4, 2022.

  • Nov 4, 2022
nov 4 2022
Yukon letters

LETTER: Water levels affecting Southern Lakes

The false narrative on Southern Lake water levels (Ed. Note: This first-person…

  • Nov 2, 2022
Yukon letters
nov 2 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Nov. 2, 2022.

  • Nov 2, 2022
nov 2 2022
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Putting a price tag on slow government

Governments around the world have recently been forced to hand out energy…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukon letters

This week’s mailbox: Yukon’s water and John Streicker’s car

Walking the talk on retrofitting I recently read the article in the…

  • Oct 28, 2022
Yukon letters
oct 28 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Oct. 28, 2022.

  • Oct 28, 2022
oct 28 2022
oct 26 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Oct. 26, 2022.

  • Oct 26, 2022
oct 26 2022
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Making globalization work for you

A lot of newspaper columns have been written bemoaning the impact of…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
James McNeil wearing his Yukon Order of Pioneers sash. Because he had been in the Yukon before the gold rush, McNeil qualified as a member of the fraternity. (Courtesy/The Musum of History and Industry)

History Hunter: James McNeil and uncovering family connections

I have been exchanging e-mails and telephone calls with Kathy Larson in…

James McNeil wearing his Yukon Order of Pioneers sash. Because he had been in the Yukon before the gold rush, McNeil qualified as a member of the fraternity. (Courtesy/The Musum of History and Industry)
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This week’s mailbox: Public servants’ commitment to cultural competency is lacking

Open letter to Whitehorse city council I want to thank you for…

  • Oct 22, 2022
Yukon letters
oct 21 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Oct. 21, 2022.

  • Oct 21, 2022
oct 21 2022
Oct 18 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Oct. 19, 2022.

  • Oct 19, 2022
Oct 18 2022
Jason Pedlar was sworn in as the Yukon’s new ombudsman for a five-year term on Oct. 14. (Courtesy/Yukon Ombudsman website)

COMMENTARY: Introducing the Yukon’s new Ombudsman, as we mark Ombuds Day this month

Jason Pedlar Yukon Ombudsman Over the past four years I have worked…

  • Oct 18, 2022
Jason Pedlar was sworn in as the Yukon’s new ombudsman for a five-year term on Oct. 14. (Courtesy/Yukon Ombudsman website)