- Concerns expressed about methods of man’s arrest (30)
- Ambitious railway dream is gathering steam (26)
- Think local, shop local, chamber urges Yukoners (24)
- Collision claims two lives (18)
- Education system adjusts to COVID-19 realities (13)
- Residents concerned about lack of summer ice (6)
- Residents decry destruction of flowers, berries (5)
- Police seek help in finding suspect (3)
June 19, 2020
- We’ve never had a more undemocratic regime When members of the Yukon Legislative Assembly agreed to adjourn the legislature on March 19, I supported their decision.
- These projects need the funding Ed. note: a territorial Liberal cabinet spokesperson released this statement this week.
- The Liberals’ abuse of power continues Ed. note: the official Opposition Yukon Party released this statement this week.
- We sound a strong note for equality Music Yukon stands in solidarity with communities around the world who are standing up to systemic injustice within our societies.
- Trudeau is out to seize all firearms In my humble political opinion, Junior Trudeau and his buddy, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair, the former Toronto police chief and, for a time, the head of the Ontario Provincial Police for a short period, have a goal.
- Trails must not degrade our environment The City of Whitehorse’s new Trail Plan should acknowledge the fact that when we build trails, we may negatively impact the natural environment.
- To our leaders: give us our lives back! Most of us old folks remember the famous words of the Apollo 13 mission crew commander in 1971 when he calmly noted to the NASA command centre: “Houston, we have a problem.”
June 17, 2020
- Will America recover from this? A couple of years ago, I mailed a letter to Spokane’s Spokesman Review newspaper:
- An open border may bring harm to Yukoners Ed. note: this is a letter to Community Services Minister John Streicker.
June 12, 2020
- Your statement was absolute nonsense Ed. note: this is a letter to Yukon MP Larry Bagnell.
- Everyone’s life matters! It is very sad that all of this trouble has to take place from the bad behaviour of certain groups of people who do not respect their position in life and use it to hurt other people.
- Banishing ‘Spook’ was a wise move I would like to congratulate the Northern Vision Development (NVD) organization for their recent epiphany in removing the name Spook Creek from their property (Star, June 10).
- Take part in a Canada Day video! Fellow Yukoners: for the past 16 years, the Whitehorse Legion has organized Canada Day celebrations in Whitehorse.
- More pandemic help for our seniors to come this summer Seniors in Canada have experienced some of the most negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 10, 2020
- Restaurants deserve a helping hand Ed. note: this is a letter to Richard Mostyn, the minister of Highways and Public Works.
- The dandelion crop will attract bears! The City of Whitehorse needs to cut and clean up the heavy dandelion crop along Hamilton Boulevard prior to, once again, allowing it to go to seed.
- A simple realization Simple language encourages simple thought and simpletons.
- Don’t write failure into the new Trail Plan The new Trail Plan for the City of Whitehorse should recommend that the Snowmobile Bylaw be amended to reflect the rules of the ATV Bylaw, and prohibit snowmobile operators from using non-motorized trails, greenbelts, and open spaces.
June 8, 2020
- Please speak out, Mr. Trudeau Twenty-one seconds of silence, while thinking....
- Is it time to rethink local landmarks’ names? Amid the powerful solidarity movements around the world happening this past weekend,
June 5, 2020
- We are acutely aware of the Charter’s provisions Ed. note: this is a letter to the Toronto-based Canadian Civil Liberties Association.
- The premier is ignoring our requests to meet Ed. note: this is a letter to Premier Sandy Silver and Liberal house leader Tracy-Anne McPhee.
- Review Ottawa’s actions to ban guns! Re. the federal government brings in new laws to take away assault-style guns, not assault guns.
- What are the grad plans? Ed. note: this is a letter to Education Minister Tracy-Anne McPhee.
- Graduation is a milestone for every student Ed. note: Education Minister Tracy-Anne McPhee released the following statement on Yukon Graduate Day.
- Yukon students and families deserve better Last week, I wrote to the minister of Education about the plans for re-opening schools in the fall and when families can expect to be informed about them so they can adjust their lives and schedules to fit the plan.
- Remember that inclusion builds community! This is a response to: “Yukon Liberals continue to undermine democracy”, the Yukon Party’s statement in the Whitehorse Star last Friday.
- Let’s honour them with a memorial park Many years ago, when my occupation took me to many places in North America,
- I offer this title for the memoires If Forrest Trump ever goes to prison, he would have plenty of time to write about his time in the White House.
- Trail’s name has been hijacked into evil Ed. note: this is an open letter to Mayor Dan Curtis and Whitehorse city council.