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.
- Downtown site chosen for drug safe-house (57)
- COVID-19 cases still declining (13)
- City asked to agree to charges reduction (12)
- Public notified of 20 new COVID-19 cases (10)
- Worries expressed over easing of COVID rules (10)
- Families to be refunded for July’s child care expenses (6)
- ‘I’m just glad it turned out the way it did’ (5)
- U.S. border stays closed for another month (4)
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July 23, 2021
- Let’s skip this round of election speculation (Uffish Thoughts) Well, the writ has been dropped in Nova Scotia, with yet another minority government seeking to achieve a stable majority, hoping to achieve the result the NDP in British Columbia did when it pulled the plug.
July 16, 2021
- Confronting the woe of pedestrians as bowling pins (Editorial) Thankfully, the woman crossing Second Avenue at Strickland Street alertly paused in the middle of the crosswalk.
- Climate change deniers lose out to reality (Comment) First this month’s “heat dome”, with temperatures in the mid-to-high 40s Celsius in many parts of western North America for up to a week (49.6° C in Lytton, B.C.).
July 14, 2021
- ‘Foreigners came to kill the president’ (Comment) The presidential dogs were still alive – which meant that something was very wrong with the official explanation of the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse last Wednesday.