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Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Wall Tent Christmas

2020 has been so awful this may be the perfect year to…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Flora Boyle Frisch stands in front of Dredge Number 4 on Bonanza Creek, which had originally been built by her father, Joe Boyle, in 1913 at the mouth of the Klondike River. (Kathy Jones-Gates/Submitted)

History Hunter: When Joe Boyle’s daughter came to visit

When Flo Whyard, former mayor of Whitehorse, called me on the telephone…

Flora Boyle Frisch stands in front of Dredge Number 4 on Bonanza Creek, which had originally been built by her father, Joe Boyle, in 1913 at the mouth of the Klondike River. (Kathy Jones-Gates/Submitted)
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COMMENTARY: Mining is just one interest among many for land planning

David Loeks & Katarzyna Nowak Special to the News Our recent commentary…

  • Dec 18, 2020
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WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Dec. 18, 2020

  • Dec 18, 2020
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Wyatt’s World for Dec. 16, 2020

  • Dec 16, 2020
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COMMENTARY: Chamber of Mines says mining criticism unfair

Ed Peart Special to the News This commentary is a response to…

  • Dec 11, 2020
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Today’s mailbox: Climate emergencies and shopping local

Letters to the editor published Dec. 11, 2020

  • Dec 11, 2020
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Wyatt’s World for Dec. 11, 2020

  • Dec 11, 2020
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COMMENTARY: Government was right to say ‘no’ to the ATAC road

Resource projects can’t expect to move forward if they don’t respect proper processes

  • Dec 10, 2020
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Wyatt’s World for Dec. 9, 2020

  • Dec 9, 2020
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In 1909, Joseph Kavetzki took over Brown’s Harness Shop, depicted here, reconstructed, 90 years later. Third Avenue in Dawson, south of Princess Street, was the heart of the blue collar industrial section of gold rush Dawson. (Michael Gates/Yukon News)

History Hunter: The Yukon is rich in hidden history

I had worked for a few months in my new position as…

In 1909, Joseph Kavetzki took over Brown’s Harness Shop, depicted here, reconstructed, 90 years later. Third Avenue in Dawson, south of Princess Street, was the heart of the blue collar industrial section of gold rush Dawson. (Michael Gates/Yukon News)
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Today’s mailbox: Kindness, shingles and speed limits

Letters to the editor published Dec. 4, 2020

  • Dec 5, 2020
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COMMENTARY: Land use planning must include industry

Carl Schulze Special to the News This commentary is a response to…

  • Dec 5, 2020
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Yukonomist Keith Halliday

YUKONOMIST: Climate emergency, lite edition

Back in September 2019, Whitehorse City Council declared a climate emergency, to…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
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Wyatt’s World for Dec. 4, 2020

  • Dec 4, 2020
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Wyatt’s World for Dec. 2, 2020

  • Dec 2, 2020
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Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: The K-shaped economic recovery and what Yukoners can do about it

It looks like COVID-19 will play the role of Grinch this holiday…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
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Wyatt’s World for Nov. 27, 2020

  • Nov 27, 2020
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COMMENTARY: Trust the public with the public interest

Take land use planning seriously

  • Nov 25, 2020
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Wyatt’s World for Nov. 25, 2020

  • Nov 25, 2020
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