Yukon Zinc’s Wolverine minesite has created a mess left to taxpayers to clean up, Lewis Rifkind argues. This file shot shows the mine in 2009. (John Thompson/Yukon News file)

Editorial: The cost of the Wolverine minesite

Lewis Rifkind Special to the News The price of a decent wolverine…

  • May 9, 2021



EDITORIAL: Support Rendezvous or don’t, but ask why

If you’ve been reading social media — and really, it shouldn’t be…

  • Feb 6, 2021


EDITORIAL: Where the Quest faltered, the community stands tall

Literally anything would have been better than nothing

  • Sep 11, 2020


EDITORIAL: Missed opportunity in TCMF guidelines

Way back on March 27, the same day a state of emergency…

  • Aug 15, 2020

EDITORIAL: The internet brings out the worst in some of us

Last week, a local man commented some truly horrific things on one…

  • Jun 26, 2020

EDITORIAL: Good science means accepting new information and adjusting accordingly

While COVID-19 has been making international headlines since early 2020, the day…

  • May 22, 2020

EDITORIAL: The Yukon justice department keeps finding ways to fall short

When the Yukon justice department announced in April its plan to retrofit…

  • May 8, 2020

EDITORIAL: Teachers continue to lead by example

This will be an end of the semester like no other

  • Apr 17, 2020

EDITORIAL: Just stay home this long weekend

The pandemic won’t be fixed in an instant, but each right decision gets us closer to normal

  • Apr 8, 2020

Editorial – Slow your roll: You don’t need all that toilet paper

Wash your hands and don’t give in to fear

  • Mar 13, 2020

EDITORIAL: The health department needs a time-out

The information and privacy commissioner deserves to be treated better

  • Jan 24, 2020

EDITORIAL: The courts haven’t seen the last of the Peel

A judge is likely going to have to decide if those with claims deserve cash

  • Aug 30, 2019

EDITORIAL: What’s next for Many Rivers?

There are plenty of questions to answer before the organization can be up and running again

  • Apr 3, 2019

EDITORIAL: Youth in group homes deserve transparency – and an RCMP investigation

The full report on mistreatment in Yukon government group homes needs to be handed over to the RCMP

  • Sep 12, 2018