In my 48 years at the Whitehorse Star, I have seen six editors and countless reporters, advertising staff members, production personnel and paper boys and girls pass through our doors.
- Boaters Float Pass Idea (24)
- Mayor facing criminal charges; due to appear in court Oct. 6 (16)
- Expanded program supports COVID-19 projects (11)
- RCMP presence showed ‘deep disrespect’: group (8)
- Proposed Stevens Quarry development resurfaces (7)
- CanNor plans to invest almost $5 million in northern projects (7)
- Computers for Schools coping with frenzied demand (5)
- Watson Lake town council OKs ex-mayor’s resignation (5)
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August 12, 2020
- Lebanon’s meltdown began long before the blast (Comment) Beirut has been living with car bombs and air raids on a sporadic but continuing basis for so long that it would probably make sense to rebuild this time with shatterproof glass.
August 7, 2020
- The next logical step in confronting a scourge (Editorial) Last Friday, the Yukon government announced an alarming escalation in opioid-related deaths in the territory.
- Trump knows it’s either victory or cell time An “October surprise” in the United States is now almost inevitable – because that will be Donald Trump’s last chance to get re-elected legitimately.
August 5, 2020
- COVID-19 pandemic reveals gaps in older adults’ care (Comment) Who would have guessed that I could be facing some of the same issues as an older person that I did as a parent of a toddler?
July 31, 2020
- Cons decimate pros in early election chatter (Editorial) The recent rash of territorial cabinet ministers emerging from their low, pandemic-related profiles to make non-virus-related announcements has created some interesting speculation among those anchored to the outside looking in.
- Do we want to entrust Canada with these people? (Musings) When you watch the news, everything seems to revolve around the nasty riots that are occurring nightly in major U.S. cities.
July 24, 2020
- Getting transparent about political funding (Editorial) Though it wasn’t Elections Yukon’s mandate to do so, it recently reminded Yukoners why an overhaul of their electoral legislation is so sorely needed.
July 20, 2020
- It’s distressing when the world goes offline (Uffish Thoughts) The night of Saturday, July 11 was very interesting and quite annoying.