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February 26, 2021
- Tired of the condescension Tim Giilck’s article in last Friday’s Whitehorse Star
- Vaccines offer the reward of survival I am writing in response to the opinion piece by staff writer Tim Giilck in the Feb. 19th Star edition.
- Taxi firms: keeping women safe is your issue to solve This past month or so has proved as a reminder that travelling around Whitehorse, especially as a female, is not safe.
- COVID-19 pandemic could be a salutary tale The pandemic is not yet over but we are beginning to see some light through the cracks in our world.
- More and more of us are seeing the light As we near the March date when we would previously have “sprung ahead” for Daylight Saving Time, let’s assess the option chosen in Yukon – of being permanently on Pacific Daylight Time, which in the winter is the same as Mountain Standard Time.
- Morning darkness has endangered our kids Daylight Saving Time (DST) was first introduced more than a hundred years ago by the Austria-Hungary/German Empire a way back in 1916.
- Your pie-a-thon generosity took the cake Re. the Rotary Shepherd’s pie-a-thon for the Whitehorse Food Bank.
February 22, 2021
- Strategy has made it difficult to comment The postulates at the very base of the Yukon Mineral Development Strategy are, in our view, warped, and make it difficult to comment on the specific points of the proposal.
- Beware: this could be you next! Residents along Horse Creek and Shallow Bay have received a letter from the Government of Yukon asking us to fill in a questionnaire about a riparian zone being placed on either side of a water source of 60 metres (which is almost 200 feet for us older folks).
- I shall never forget the moment What would Jimi Hendrix have accomplished if he hadn’t died of barbiturate poisoning at 27?
- This commentary was spot-on Thank you for the article you published by your reporter, Tim Giilick.
February 19, 2021
- Here’s a party that puts money before health Currie Dixon, the leader of the Yukon Party, is sending the message that territorial politics are all about making money, and not ensuring good health.
- Texans may change their thinking I hope the proponents of green energy have been following what has happened in Texas since the polar vortex has delivered a blow to that state.
February 15, 2021
- Canada should have donated to COVAX Amid concerns over COVID vaccine delays, we should remember that Canada ordered five times more vaccine than it needed.
February 12, 2021
- Open your eyes and save this natural heritage! Ed. note: this is an open letter to Energy, Mines and Resources Minister Ranj Pillai.
- We watched it burn in pure disbelief Residents were on the scene of Wednesday’s house fire quickly, helping to remove furniture, personal effects, etc.
- Yukon Energy must wake up to the climate crisis Instead of spending $500 million to buy electricity from B.C., Yukon should be investing in our own renewable energy future
- Name the election time, Premier Silver Ed. note: the Yukon Party released this statement Thursday.
February 10, 2021
- Hope the forecast is wrong again I hope the two-week, extended weather forecast is wrong for the temperatures in Whitehorse and Yukon.