- YG addressing shelter problems: minister (42)
- MP, challenger assess latest SNC-Lavalin twist (31)
- ‘This is the lowest point I’ve ever seen the shelter’ (12)
- Activities heat up at Brewery Creek minesite (6)
- Jury dismissed after judge declares a mistrial (5)
- ‘This beautiful garden is planted in unity’ (3)
- Curriculum changes loom on eve of school year (3)
- Man is entitled to review in territory: court (2)
July 29, 2019
- We aim to maintain the North’s lowest rates Ed. note: this is a letter to Roger Rondeau of the Yukon Utilities Consumers’ Group.
- YG must make major renewable projects a priority I was encouraged by the standing-room-only attendance at June’s Climate Action Now public meeting organized by the group Yukoners Concerned.
July 26, 2019
- Reflect well, and offer a prayer In 1920, the American writer Herman Louis (H.L.) Mencken wrote:
- Our party’s box is quite full, actually In Murray Martin’s letter in the July 19th Star, he reminded Yukoners of the oncoming shower of political advertising.
- Listen to and value those who came before us Bill Weigand just came to my door and handed me a note: “Hi, Alice, we are waiting for your next letter to the editor – Gordon Ryder.”
- Thank you to courageous firefighters! Early in July, we were told that a forest fire threatened our trapline home along the Stewart River.
- Give your head a shake and review the four years! With not even three months to go before the federal election, perhaps some of us ought to be looking at why we vote in the first place!
July 24, 2019
- Banks in Canada are changing for the better Have you noticed how the following in the Canadian banking industry is changing?
- MP’s cheerleading shows he works for Ottawa This week, the federal Liberal Party welcomed Justin Trudeau’s former principal secretary, Gerald Butts – one of the key players in the SNC-Lavalin scandal – back into the fold and onto their campaign team.
July 19, 2019
- Local pedestrians are polluting the air A substantial number of folks who work within Whitehorse happen to live in their homes away from the city.
- Political signs are soon to shower the Yukon Soon the political election signs will be scattered along the highways and byways,
- We’re being gouged again! The excise tax has gone up four cents a litre on gasoline and home heating fuel in Yukon!
- Different results in different places There’s light at the end of the tunnel.
- Who has the grit to inform taxpayers? On or about May 15, 2019, the Yukon Utilities Consumers’ Group (UCG) wrote an open letter to Andrew Hall.
- That’s it; I’m staying home The latest tweet by “T”– the man who shall not be named – directed at four U.S. women legislators of colour to “go back to where they came from” was the last straw for me.
- World’s young people show great leadership Young, bold and courageous high school kids are showing the way.
July 17, 2019
- Why have you reduced the bid transparency? Ed. note: this is a letter to Premier Sandy Silver.
- The Liberal catastrophe of Canada In May,
- A very enlightening start! Our federal election in the fall is going to be very interesting: LIEberals versus CONservatives.
July 12, 2019
- Again, Air North saved the day! We recently travelled to Alberta.
- ‘Drug with a plug’ is terrible! It seems quite a while since I’ve written to the Star.
- Pipeline makes utterly no sense to our nation I am so dismayed that Prime Minister Trudeau claims that earnings from Trans Mountain will be spent on clean energy.
- Act to end conversion therapy in the Yukon Ed. note: this is a letter to Health and Social Services Minister Pauline Frost and Justice Minister Tracy-Anne McPhee.
- We’re in an over-inflated housing market Whitehorse is faced with an over-inflated housing market which is going to implode because prices can go only so high before the market fails like Vancouver.
- Enough of the smoke and mirrors! Yukon Energy’s proposed 20-megawatt thermal plant will bind Yukon to a fossil fuel future, defying science, its own financial situation and common sense.