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June 17, 2005

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

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

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

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)?

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