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.
- ‘There is no excuse but to act with urgency’ (43)
- Projects will address violence against Indigenous women, girls (18)
- First Nations Birth Worker Program developed (12)
- Sister City connection to be feted (11)
- Aggressive dog investigation underway in Whitehorse (10)
- 40@-40 Society launches First Principles Project site (9)
- Way cleared for new housing development (9)
- Damaging social media post prompts an apology (8)
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August 10, 2022
- Make no mistake: the Wizard has spoken (Uffish Thoughts) The comic strip Shoe has a character who sometimes turns up when there are equipment problems at the Treetop Tattler newspaper
August 5, 2022
- Liberals continue to ignore this school community Ed. note: the Yukon Party official Opposition submitted this commentary on Thursday.
July 29, 2022
- Is our toxic junior hockey worth saving? (Comment) I first encountered the shame that’s junior hockey in Canada in Kimberley, B.C.
July 25, 2022
- Another global health emergency breaks Monkeypox is very unpleasant and it spreads very fast, but it’s not a real killer: 16,000 cases in 75 countries in just a couple of months are impressive, but there have been only five deaths.
July 20, 2022
- Pharmacists can help manage chronic disease July 10 marked Chronic Disease Day, an opportunity to raise awareness about chronic diseases and the impact they have on Canadians’ day-to-day living.
July 15, 2022
- John Horgan: a flawed environmental legacy (Comment) The king is dead! Long live the King!
- Patient had to pay his surgeon $2,563 As COVID restrictions lessen, Canadians are increasingly travelling on vacation or business to other parts of their country.