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Avatars chat on AltspaceVR, Microsoft’s virtual reality program. (Courtesy/Microsoft)

Yukonomist: Yukonaverse versus Metaverse

Are you tired of the Yukonaverse these days? Is the ice dam…

Avatars chat on AltspaceVR, Microsoft’s virtual reality program. (Courtesy/Microsoft)
april 8, 2022

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Wyatt’s World for April 8, 2022.

  • Apr 8, 2022
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We must stop funding and building fossil fuel infrastructure and shift our resources into cleaner, healthier ways of powering societies. (Drew Hays/Unsplash)

Commentary: Will the world again hit ‘snooze’ on latest climate alarm?

David Suzuki Over the decades that I and others have been warning…

  • Apr 7, 2022
We must stop funding and building fossil fuel infrastructure and shift our resources into cleaner, healthier ways of powering societies. (Drew Hays/Unsplash)
april 6 2022

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Wyatt’s World for April 6, 2022.

  • Apr 6, 2022
april 6 2022
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2021 Heritage Awards. From Left to right: The Hon. Ranj Pillai, Minister of Tourism and Culture, Kaitlin Normandin, Bruce Mitford, Beth Hunt, Darlene Johns (receiving on behalf of the late Art Johns), Janna Swales, Elaine Ash (Art Johns), and Commissioner Angélique Bernard. Not shown: Anne Morgan and Jamie Toole. (Courtesy/Michael Gates)

History Hunter: Yukon celebrates its heritage at annual awards

For the first time since 2019, the Yukon Historical and Museums Association…

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2021 Heritage Awards. From Left to right: The Hon. Ranj Pillai, Minister of Tourism and Culture, Kaitlin Normandin, Bruce Mitford, Beth Hunt, Darlene Johns (receiving on behalf of the late Art Johns), Janna Swales, Elaine Ash (Art Johns), and Commissioner Angélique Bernard. Not shown: Anne Morgan and Jamie Toole. (Courtesy/Michael Gates)
A Grizzly bear lumbers through Denali National Park, Alaska. Photo by Bob and Enid Phreaner

Commentary: Yukon grizzly bears need protection

Grizzly Bear Protection Yukon Grizzly bears are the supreme symbol of wilderness…

  • Apr 3, 2022
A Grizzly bear lumbers through Denali National Park, Alaska. Photo by Bob and Enid Phreaner
april 1 2022

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Wyatt’s World for April 1, 2022.

  • Apr 1, 2022
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Yukonomist: A tale of three copper megamines

The International Energy Agency thinks that, in order for the human race…

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March 30 2022

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Wyatt’s World for March 30, 2022.

  • Mar 30, 2022
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Yukon letters

This week’s mailbox: the Dawson egg toss, electoral reform and vaccines

Egg toss is a waste Very sad to see on page 5…

  • Mar 27, 2022
Yukon letters
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: What different budget choices could look like

If Ottawa gave you $1.542 billion, how would you spend it? My…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
march 25 2022

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Wyatt’s World for March 25, 2022.

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march 23 2022

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Wyatt’s World for March 23, 2022.

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Roscoe ‘Fatty’ attended the premiere of Chaplin’s film in Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in 1926. Grauman sold newspapers in Dawson City during the gold rush, and Arbuckle, who became one of Hollywood’s first superstars, once performed on the stage of the Auditorium Theatre (now the Palace Grand). Did they ever compare notes about their Klondike experiences? (Courtesy/Gates collection)

History Hunter: Viewing Hollywood’s Yukon

Sid Grauman was a teenage Klondike stampeder who sold newspapers in Dawson…

  • Mar 20, 2022
Roscoe ‘Fatty’ attended the premiere of Chaplin’s film in Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in 1926. Grauman sold newspapers in Dawson City during the gold rush, and Arbuckle, who became one of Hollywood’s first superstars, once performed on the stage of the Auditorium Theatre (now the Palace Grand). Did they ever compare notes about their Klondike experiences? (Courtesy/Gates collection)
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Carbon isn’t the only air pollution

Here’s a skill-testing question. You live in a small northern city where…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
march 18 2022

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Wyatt’s World for March 18, 2022.

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march 16 2022

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Wyatt’s World for March 16, 2022.

  • Mar 16, 2022
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Yukon letters

This week’s mailbox: Energy bills pushing cost of living too high; concerns over snow machines in Ibex Valley wetland

Energy bills push cost of living over I am extremely concerned about…

  • Mar 13, 2022
Yukon letters
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Stimulating the already stimulated

As I read the new territorial budget, the implications were pretty clear…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
march 11 2022

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Wyatt’s World for March 11, 2022.

  • Mar 11, 2022
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