Losing her 29-year-old daughter hit her. And it hit her hard, up to this day.
A bison jaw unearthed last summer on the terrace overlooking the Takhini River has been dated at 7,100 years old.
A literary Yukoner has joined an exclusive list of Canadian members of the Order of Canada.
After an afternoon of hard work, the breach of the sandbag barrier at Marsh Lake has been contained.
- College gets $26 million from Ottawa (7)
- YG adds one French immersion class for kindergarteners (6)
- Reimbursed money could top $100 million (6)
- Report on zoning changes comes forward (5)
- Cook Street property owners could face LIC vote (5)
- Man obtained money through false pretenses: judge (5)
- Drug activity sees property ordered vacated (4)
- Acting deputy Finance minister named (3)
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June 17, 2005
- Delegates hear of ice man’s final journey 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.
June 16, 2005
- 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.
January 30, 2004
- Artist appointed to Order of Canada From his early beginnings sketching on moosehides, Jim Robb has maintained his stature as a classic Yukon artist for almost half a century.
December 2, 2002
- 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.
August 30, 2002
- Dawson Criminal Re-captured After A Year’s Hunt Swan Harrison, who escaped from the Northwest Mounted police at Selkirk on the Yukon a year ago, has just been captured by members of the same efficient force at a point thousands of miles distant.
September 12, 2001
- Aircraft hijacking initially feared Police treated a Korean passenger plane that landed at the Whitehorse airport at noon today as if it had hijackers on board, despite reports from Alaskan officials that it was a false scare.
- Yukoner witnessed dreadful moments in New York City Whitehorse’s Norman Shorty watched in horror from his Manhattan hotel as the World Trade Center collapsed – one twin tower at a time.
June 6, 2001
- Dramatic collapse took two hours There’s a gaping hole in the Alaska Highway, where up until yesterday there laid what was once referred to as the largest culvert of its kind on the globe.
April 28, 2001
- Thousands turned out for royalty The Yukon’s beauty compelled the artist in Prince Charles put paint brush to canvas during his trip.
November 28, 2000
- 'I will work for all' “I don’t like politics that much, but this isn’t bad,” Bagnell told a jubilant crowd of about 80 Liberal supporters at the Gold Rush Inn.
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)?