- Dixon slams Liberals’ ‘grave abuse of power’ (42)
- Cases could have numbered in the thousands: data (18)
- Cabott proposes support for business community (9)
- Co-runners congratulate Dixon as Hassard surrenders the helm (7)
- Dining out, personal services on cusp of returns (7)
- Watson Laker faces several charges (6)
- Tlingit Street reconstruction work awarded (3)
- ‘Outdoor grocery store’ swings open Thursday (2)
April 29, 2020
- Pondering vain words from an empty mind (Uffish Thoughts) We had Chinese food last Thursday night for the first time in a while, watched some television, worked on a few personal projects, and then caught The National, only to hear Number 45 rambling about heat, light and disinfectant treatments for COVID-19.
- The oil industry enters the perfect storm For the global oil industry, it has been a double whammy.
- Dear God: what is this world coming to? Twenty-two people dead, including former Yukoner Lillian Hyslop, as the Star reported last week. Maybe more.
April 27, 2020
- Ducks patrol open leads in the ice in search of food .... The first of the two pieces was published Friday.
April 24, 2020
- Snow disappears with the strengthening sun .... Retired doctor and mountaineer Peter Steele was born in England and lived in far-flung places such as Nepal, Bhutan, and Labrador before settling in Whitehorse with his family in 1975.
- Is it time for Dr. Anthony Fauci to go away? Brazil’s health minister, Luiz Mandetta, was fired last Friday for criticizing the country’s mini-Trump, Jair Bolsonaro.
- Criminals try to exploit confusion and fear (Musings) With COVID-19 hitting pretty much every country in the world, infecting who knows how many victims and killing far too many, you would think that criminals might go into hiding for a bit.
- Like him or lump him, you knew where he stood (Editorial) Call it the “worship in the washroom” caper if you must, but it forever rated as one of Duke Connelly’s favourite yarns of a storied career in municipal politics.
April 22, 2020
- Puddle-dodging in Dawson: a spring tradition (Uffish Thoughts) It seems such a short time ago that I was regaling you with tales of navigating Dawson’s snow-covered streets, mentioning, just in passing, the looming threat of shifting from snow mounds to puddles.
April 17, 2020
- It’s now a question of lives vs. livelihoods (Comment) Wuhan, the Chinese city where it all started, was locked down for 79 days before the restrictions on movement were finally lifted last week.
- Improbable link forms part of Yukon history Norman Hartnell, who lived in London, England, never heard of Émilie Tremblay until more than a decade after her death.
- Honey time, but the livin’ ain’t easy It’s hard to keep up with the coronavirus news some days, or at least the snippets at the bottom of the TV screen on 24-hour news channels.
April 13, 2020
- Nervy times: another sign of the virus at work (Uffish Thoughts) An eye-catching announcement attached to the Welcome to Dawson signpost on the Klondike Highway has raised quite a few comments, and no small amount of ire over the last few days.