Opinion

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)
oct 12 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Oct. 12, 2022.

  • Oct 12, 2022
oct 12 2022
Yukon letters

This week’s mailbox: A rebate rant

“If you really want to give cash back, send a cheque to every Yukon health card holder.”

  • Oct 12, 2022
Yukon letters
By 1929, aged 62, Fred Atwood looked like an elder statesman. (Atwood collection/Dawson City Museum)

History Hunter: The Remarkable Legacy of Fred Atwood

Yukon history has been filled with heroes and adventurers like Joe Boyle,…

By 1929, aged 62, Fred Atwood looked like an elder statesman. (Atwood collection/Dawson City Museum)
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Yukonomist: What will be waiting on the next premier’s desk

In our system the Yukon’s next premier will not be selected by…

keith
oct 7 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Oct. 7, 2022.

  • Oct 7, 2022
oct 7 2022
oct 5 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Oct. 5, 2022.

  • Oct 5, 2022
oct 5 2022
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Our carbon report card

The Yukon government recently released its latest climate report card, entitled Our…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
sept 30 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Sept. 30, 2022.

  • Sep 30, 2022
sept 30 2022
Yukon letters

This week’s mailbox: Takhini elk concerns

If Government can’t treat Farmers fairly and equally, then Government should re-zone…

  • Sep 25, 2022
Yukon letters
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: A lease that will outlive you

“In the long run, we are all dead,” quipped legendary economist John…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Sept 23 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Sept. 23, 2022.

  • Sep 23, 2022
Sept 23 2022
sept 21 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Sept. 21, 2022.

  • Sep 21, 2022
sept 21 2022
Yukon letters

This week’s mailbox: Bus schedule changes should be posted for accessibility

Regarding accessible bus service I am a handicapped senior who lives at…

  • Sep 19, 2022
Yukon letters
The gymnasium in the Dawson Amateur Athletic Association building was transformed into the Family Theatre by the proprietor, Walter Creamer, in 1911. Some time after this photo was taken, Creamer added one more feature: an American Photoplayer piano, specially designed for movie houses, that came with all sorts of bells and whistles to provide sound effects for the films being screened.” (Courtesy/Gates collection)

History Hunter: The first and last picture shows in the Klondike

Moving pictures were invented by the Lumière Brothers in France in 1896,…

The gymnasium in the Dawson Amateur Athletic Association building was transformed into the Family Theatre by the proprietor, Walter Creamer, in 1911. Some time after this photo was taken, Creamer added one more feature: an American Photoplayer piano, specially designed for movie houses, that came with all sorts of bells and whistles to provide sound effects for the films being screened.” (Courtesy/Gates collection)
Premier Sandy Silver speaks during Question Period at the last session of the legislature’s spring session in 2018. Silver managed the status quo over his six-year term as premier, Keith Halliday argues. (Yukon News file)

Yukonomist: The Silver era’s lessons for future Yukon premiers

Last week Premier Sandy Silver announced he was quitting as premier, just…

Premier Sandy Silver speaks during Question Period at the last session of the legislature’s spring session in 2018. Silver managed the status quo over his six-year term as premier, Keith Halliday argues. (Yukon News file)
sept 16 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Sept. 16, 2022.

  • Sep 16, 2022
sept 16 2022
Yukon letters

This week’s mailbox: The proposed downtown cannabis shop

Mayor and Council, As General Manager of the Fire and Flower Cannabis…

  • Sep 15, 2022
Yukon letters
sept 14 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Sept. 14, 2022.

  • Sep 14, 2022
sept 14 2022