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Story & Photo by Dan Davidson
The purchase of the Old CIBC Building on Front Street by the City of Dawson at the end of January was just the first step in the town’s plan to save the place from further decay and end years of complaints from both locals and visitors about the state of the building. » » » »
Story & Photos
by Dan Davidson
The yellow CC-115 Buffalo aircraft circled above the Yukon River half a dozen times before the two parachutists bailed out and their orange chutes bloomed, looking a lot like the paraglider wings that often slide across the Dawson skies in the summer. » » » »
A golden opportunity to make some $$ this summer and tell stories from our incredible, colourful, quirky community. The Klondike Sun is now hiring for our summer student intern position.
Eligibility requirements include:
- Post-secondary education (currently enrolled in a community college or university)
- Experience in research, writing and preparing reports
- Familiarity with CP Style and Canadian Libel Law
- Good communication and organizational skills, creativity, self-motivation and ability to work independently and with little supervision
*The applicant is not required to have a journalism background, although it will be considered an asset. Web skills and social media knowledge will also be considered assets.
The successful applicant will assist in covering local events, writing and filing stories according to deadline, photography, distribution, copy editing and proofing, updating the website and social media sites, archival scanning and general office work.
This 13-week position, 30 hrs/week.
E-mail a resume, cover letter and clippings to email@example.com.
Application deadline: May 3
Story & Photo
by Dan Davidson
It was minus 24, with the sun just creeping over the hill and a loader just spreading the last of the fresh snow on King Street when the crowd began to gather for the start of the Percy DeWolfe Memorial Mail Race. The dog trucks were already unloading their canine crews and the sleds were getting ready. » » » »
Story by Lisa McKenna
Photos by Alice Thompson
Gillian Campbell was at Diamond Tooth Gertie’s this past weekend and it was a show to remember. » » » »