Opinion

oct 15 2021

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Oct. 15, 2021.

  • Oct 15, 2021
oct 15 2021
Letters to the editor.

LETTER: Last week’s letter was ‘whining, self-serving’

I am writing in response to Simon Tourigny’s article as printed in…

  • Oct 13, 2021
Letters to the editor.
Letters to the editor.

LETTER: Sharing the trails — a plea and a warning

On February 5, 2021, my little dog Milo was killed by a…

  • Oct 13, 2021
Letters to the editor.
oct 13 2021

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Oct. 13, 2021.

  • Oct 13, 2021
oct 13 2021

LETTER: Must improve safety of Yukon highways

Dear Premier and Minister: Thank you for your recent reply to my…

  • Oct 11, 2021
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Canola to your furnace’s rescue?

Like the Faro mine, your environmentally-challenged oil furnace will be surprised to…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Postcards come in many forms, shapes and sizes. Collector Dave Bouquot is shown here with one of the giant postcards from his collection. (Michael Gates/Yukon News)

History Hunter: The Yukon exposition that never was

My wife Kathy and I have assembled a small assortment of Yukon-related…

Postcards come in many forms, shapes and sizes. Collector Dave Bouquot is shown here with one of the giant postcards from his collection. (Michael Gates/Yukon News)

LETTER: In defense of transfer stations from Keno City

Greetings from Keno City, As a resident and local volunteer, I feel…

  • Oct 10, 2021
oct 8 2021

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Oct. 8, 2021.

  • Oct 8, 2021
oct 8 2021
Ben Charland and Alita Powell in a scene from Larrikin Entertainment’s production of The Resurrectionists at the Yukon Arts Centre. The play runs until Oct. 16. Go to yukontickets.com for more info. (Mike Thomas/Yukon Arts Centre)

REVIEW: The Resurrectionists kills on the Yukon stage

The Larrikin Entertainment production is playing in Whitehorse, Watson Lake, Atlin, Haines Junction and Dawson City

Ben Charland and Alita Powell in a scene from Larrikin Entertainment’s production of The Resurrectionists at the Yukon Arts Centre. The play runs until Oct. 16. Go to yukontickets.com for more info. (Mike Thomas/Yukon Arts Centre)
Keno City’s transfer station sits next door to an industrial mine site with waste disposal permits. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)

LETTER: The Yukon government ‘plans to kill Keno’

Yvonne Bessette advocates for the Keno City transfer station

  • Oct 6, 2021
Keno City’s transfer station sits next door to an industrial mine site with waste disposal permits. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
Simon Tourigny and several others have built cabins outside of Dawson City. (Simon Tourigny/Submitted)

LETTER: Yukon’s lifestyle is vanishing

Faced with eviction from an unauthorized cabin outside Dawson City, Simon Tourigny makes his case

  • Oct 6, 2021
Simon Tourigny and several others have built cabins outside of Dawson City. (Simon Tourigny/Submitted)
oct 6 2021

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Oct. 6, 2021.

  • Oct 6, 2021
oct 6 2021
Liane Karba travelled to Whitehorse recently and brought her mother's ashes to Lumel Studios. They were transformed into a blown glass peony (pictured) and chickadee. Also pictured is her mother's notebook containing beloved sayings and anecdotes, compiled over 15 years. (Submitted)

LETTER: Thanks to Lumel for turning ashes into art

Recently, my husband and I made a trip to Whitehorse that ended…

  • Oct 3, 2021
Liane Karba travelled to Whitehorse recently and brought her mother's ashes to Lumel Studios. They were transformed into a blown glass peony (pictured) and chickadee. Also pictured is her mother's notebook containing beloved sayings and anecdotes, compiled over 15 years. (Submitted)
Letters to the editor.

Letter: Seniors Action Yukon reminds Dr. Hanley of his campaign promises

Dear Dr. Hanley, Seniors Action Yukon (SAY) is an independent volunteer organization…

  • Oct 3, 2021
Letters to the editor.
Australian boxer Frank Slavin, known as “The Sydney Cornstalk,” had been the top boxer in the Yukon for several years, until he was challenged, and defeated by American Nick Burley in April of 1902. Burley knocked out Slavin in a 1907 re-match in Victoria, B.C. (Klondike Nugget April 24, 1902)

History Hunter: Early day boxing was big in the Klondike

My files are swelling with accounts of boxing in the Yukon, going…

Australian boxer Frank Slavin, known as “The Sydney Cornstalk,” had been the top boxer in the Yukon for several years, until he was challenged, and defeated by American Nick Burley in April of 1902. Burley knocked out Slavin in a 1907 re-match in Victoria, B.C. (Klondike Nugget April 24, 1902)
Diane McLeod-McKay, the information and privacy commissioner for Yukon made 18 recommendations on improvements to the Health Information Privacy and Management Act. (File photo)

COMMENTARY: Privacy commissioner outlines changes in privacy legislation

Diane McLeod-McKay Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner Right to Know Week takes…

  • Oct 1, 2021
Diane McLeod-McKay, the information and privacy commissioner for Yukon made 18 recommendations on improvements to the Health Information Privacy and Management Act. (File photo)
oct 1 2021

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Oct. 1, 2021.

  • Oct 1, 2021
oct 1 2021
The Orange Shirt Day T-shirt designed by Kayoni Dickson-Camilleri, a student of the Porter Creek Secondary FADS program. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)

COMMENTARY: Take action and mourn on Orange Shirt Day

Lorraine Rousseau Regional Executive Vice President for PSAC North The National Day…

  • Sep 30, 2021
The Orange Shirt Day T-shirt designed by Kayoni Dickson-Camilleri, a student of the Porter Creek Secondary FADS program. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)
Annette King and Bengie Clethero are the Yukon’s child advocate and deputy child advocate. (Submitted)

COMMENTARY: Reconciliation requires action in the Yukon: Child Advocate

Annette King & Bengie Clethero Yukon Child and Youth Advocate Office September…

  • Sep 30, 2021
Annette King and Bengie Clethero are the Yukon’s child advocate and deputy child advocate. (Submitted)