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- Downtown site chosen for drug safe-house (57)
- COVID-19 cases still declining (13)
- City asked to agree to charges reduction (12)
- Public notified of 20 new COVID-19 cases (10)
- Worries expressed over easing of COVID rules (10)
- Families to be refunded for July’s child care expenses (6)
- ‘I’m just glad it turned out the way it did’ (5)
- U.S. border stays closed for another month (4)
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July 23, 2021
- Speed limit must be bolstered by enforcement I read with interest the editorial in last Friday’s issue of the Whitehorse Star dealing with downtown traffic concerns on Second and Fourth avenues, in particular, the problem of speeding on Second Avenue.
- The government has shortchanged Yukon parents Ed. note: the official Opposition Yukon Party released this statement this week.
- Ronaldo had an important message Most people think of the great soccer player Ronaldo as having God-like skills, and maybe that includes walking on water.
- We’re proud to help drive the private sector On June 15, the Dawson Regional Planning Commission released its draft land use plan – On the Land We Walk Together/Nän käk ndä tr’ädäl for an area encompassing 39,854 square kilometres or approximately 10 per cent of the Yukon.
July 19, 2021
- Canada must resolve to help those who are most in need! Earlier this month, Canada announced that 17.7 billion doses of vaccines will be donated to low- to middle-income countries.
- It’s high time to get this right! Contrary to a recently published tourist information magazine now circulating, Yukon is not on Pacific Standard Time year-round.
July 16, 2021
- What happened to the mineral development strategy? Since returning to power with the help of “deputy premier” Kate White and the Yukon NDP, our local Liberals seem to have forgotten all about desperately needed legislative changes to reform Yukon’s mineral development industry.
- Property owners worry about this project Ed. note: this is a letter to John Streicker, the minister responsible for the Yukon Energy Corp.
July 14, 2021
- Take heart: we’re making progress As to the transition of U.S. presidents, we have moved from chaos and disunity to control and working for unity.
July 12, 2021
- The lunatic fringe is alive and well Andy Warhol said that “In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.”
- Please, may they not ask to see it! I am exasperated when I see or hear about proposed vaccination passports.
July 9, 2021
- Consider this research, Dr. Hanley Ed. note: this is a letter to Dr. Brendan Hanley, the Yukon’s chief medical officer of health.
- This could become a major tourist attraction The McIntyre Creek watershed could become a major tourist attraction with trails from the Alaska Highway upstream to Fish Lake.
- Our current strategy is prolonging the pandemic The Yukon is currently experiencing the beginning of a major COVID-19 outbreak.