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BACK WHERE IT STARTED – Logan Lamb picked up the Star bag one last time on held their own events. Tuesday outside the newspaper’s building.

‘Yukon’s final paperboy’ set down his bag in 2020

The Whitehorse Star was the last newspaper in the Yukon to deliver directly to people’s homes – and Logan Lamb was the last paperboy making the rounds.

By Submitted on May 17, 2024

The Whitehorse Star was the last newspaper in the Yukon to deliver directly to people’s homes – and Logan Lamb was the last paperboy making the rounds.

Logan’s route was on Blanchard Road and Bates Crescent in Riverdale.

He delivered his final Star in January 2020 (coincidentally just before the COVID -19 pandemic arrived in the Yukon).

Logan took over the paper route from his older sister, Nicole, in 2015 (Nicole had been delivering since 2008).

The Star paper route truly was a family affair; Mom and Dad and Grandmother also pitched in when needed.

Logan’s fondest paperboy memories are of the friendliness and hospitality of neighbours; especially when they invited him to wait inside their homes in the wintertime as he was collecting their monies due.

Logan went on to graduate with honours from Yukon University in 2023, with a diploma in Northern Outdoor and Environmental Studies.

He is currently enrolled at the University of Victoria, with his classes resuming in the fall.

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jack on May 18, 2024 at 12:44 am

I was a paperboy for the Star '76-'78

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