How cold has it been in Dawson lately?
Chris Ross, formerly Chris Beacom, texted me earlier this year to tell me his book was about to be published and I should buy it because I’m in it.
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.
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.
- Advisory committee on inclusivity endorsed (33)
- Premier is nearing retirement, YP speculates (26)
- Silver, Trudeau pore over several issues (21)
- Slide area continues to be monitored (20)
- Wall requires special equipment from Alberta (19)
- Research funding supports green power initiatives (15)
- Inaugural Whitehorse-Yellowknife-Toronto flight takes off (13)
- Minister challenged on border crossing remarks (11)
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May 13, 2022
- The NDP probes the elephant in the room (Editorial) Is the act of disregarding a major, jobs-toting corporation’s human rights violations an outrageous case of tunnel vision, or cold pragmatism amid the world’s considerable business and political turbulance?
- Ditch the tissues: a pharmacist’s allergy relief tips (Comment) Spring is in full swing – which also means that allergy season has arrived in full force for many of us Whitehorse.
- 2023 – I didn’t forget about digital ID “Freedom Camp, here we come!” sang the small child with the tousled hair.
May 9, 2022
- China and COVID: the cost of infallibility (Comment) Even the Pope claims to be infallible only on matters of faith and doctrine.
May 6, 2022
- Far-right Yukon Party is deeply divided This is the second part of a series examining the spring sitting of the Yukon Legislative Assembly.
- 2023 – drop it, kid. Let’s go grab a burger! “Well, hello there, stranger. Where were you?” squeaked a small voice attached to untidy red plaits.
May 2, 2022
- Ukraine: the reversal of expectations (Comment) Three months ago, when Russian tanks first rolled into Ukraine, every message from Washington or NATO about the invasion included a prominent passage saying what the Western alliance would not do.
April 29, 2022
- Yukoners can use new tool to prioritize health (Comment) Vaccines are the best way to protect oneself from contracting certain vaccine-preventable illnesses and can also help prevent against serious complications from illness.
- 2023 – if Mexico can, why can’t Canada? “So, kid, what do you want to eat?”
- Worker safety is everyone’s shared responsibility Every year on April 28, we stop to remember and honour injured and deceased workers.
- The Flower’s petals fluttered across the North Many thousands of NHL goals ago, Guy Lafleur literally sought to take the term “Flying Frenchmen” to elevated heights – over the Yukon landscape.