Following last Sunday’s death of Alex Trebek, the bilingual Canadian who hosted the Jeopardy! quiz show for 36 years, CBC TV interviewed the winning contestant from the episode telecast Nov. 5; it had been taped several weeks earlier.
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- Expect more COVID cases, Yukoners told (35)
- ‘I am concerned about this outbreak’: MD (31)
- COVID-19 claims third Yukoner’s life (24)
- Couple should apologize to Beaver Creek residents: premier (19)
- Case count rises; enforcement details released (16)
- Northwestel rolls out Internet plan (15)
- Couple fined for Beaver Creek vaccine caper (15)
- City hall reconstruction project progresses (10)
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June 18, 2021
- The scourge gathers strength with a vengeance (Editorial) Did the Yukon’s public health officials and lawmakers ease up on the gas prematurely in their management of COVID-19’s rekindled presence here
June 16, 2021
- Is this a change in the (economic) weather? It’s not Bretton Woods, but it’s a start.
June 11, 2021
- The process guiding project approval is flawed (Comment) Ed. note: the first part of this two-part commentary was published last Friday.
June 7, 2021
- Silver should mandate sufficient paid sick leave (Comment) Premier Sandy Silver has done well, in that Yukon residents have escaped the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 4, 2021
- Project leaves many unanswered questions (Comment) The Executive Committee (EC) of the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board (YESAB) released its Draft Screening Report and Recommendation (DSR) for Newmont’s (“the Proponent”) Coffee Gold Mine Project (“the Project”) in January, and requested comments to be submitted by March 25, 2021.
- Determine why you’re confessing your cheating Ed. note: with mental health awareness coming under rising concern and scrutiny since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the Star publishes this occasional column written by a Yukon resident which invites the participation of our readers.
May 28, 2021
- Despite COVID, the Senate has achieved much (Comment) Spring in the Yukon!