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Storm slammed, slowed commuters

As downtown and Riverdale residents made their way home late Wednesday afternoon under a record amount of rain accompanied by thunder and lightning, Bill Miller was barbecuing at his house in Porter Creek.

We’re a team, new premier declares

Premier Dennis Fentie unveiled his cabinet Saturday afternoon before hundreds of Yukoners who packed the government administration building to witness the ceremony.

June 17, 2005

  • Iceman - Kwaday Dan Ts’inchi Continuing research into a 500-year-old body of an ice man found in August 1999 in northern B.C. has reached some conclusions about his journey and final days.

September 12, 2001

April 28, 2001

May 26, 2000

  • “We made it!” Despite the doubts, Watson said, “The whole epic up to the top was really so difficult, it felt like a heck of an achievement!”

May 25, 2000

  • Dodging ‘bombs’ on a Logan trek What’s the scariest thing next to climbing Mount Logan blind? How about climbing the southwest Yukon mountain alone, without a compass, an altitude metre or a GPS (Global Positioning System)?

April 19, 2000

  • Climbers found The body of one of two mountain climbers who disappeared on Mount Logan 13 years ago may have been found.

April 18, 2000

  • Big Red Machine steamrolls NDP Now, ’tis the spring of their discontent. That was the sentiment from the voters in Whitehorse Monday as every one of the city’s 10 ridings was awash in Liberal red to create the defeat of the reigning New Democratic Party.
  • Duncan's smile could have lit up city It was the desire for accountability and professionalism that delivered the Yukon its first Liberal government, Government Leader-elect Pat Duncan told an ecstatic party headquarters last night.

January 18, 2000

  • Sky-high drama mesmerizes Yukoners Many Yukoners, Alaskans and northern British Columbians were rattled and mesmerized by a light in the dark morning sky at approximately 8:44.

April 19, 1999

  • Grief-stricken staff mourn woman Regina Irena Thyrone volunteered to come to the territory as part of a personnel-sharing project between the Vancouver and Whitehorse offices of the federal Department of Justice.

April 15, 1999

February 26, 1999

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