Whitehorse Daily Star from Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada on March 4, 1992 · 1
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Whitehorse Daily Star from Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada · 1

Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
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Wednesday, March 4, 1992
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I pyuujuuguuuiffw uraei" smsjjscfl elude IROLU3IP WHITEHORSE YUKON TERRITORY Established 1800 n' :t MV By SHERRYL YEAGER Star Reporter The driver of a GMC Suburban had ample room to pass around the highway packer it collided with last June 28 killing two people a coroner’s jury heard this morning The inquest is investigating the death oflnuvik NWT residents 'Patrick and Carmelle Stewart They were killed on the Klondike Highway 50 kilometres south of Carmacks RCMP Const Jeff Collins of the Carmacks dctatchment said the packer which Patrick Stewart hit was in the middle of the road There was room for vehicles travelling in both directions to make it past he added Collins also said he would not pass' the packer at the posted construction zone speed of 50 kmhr but would slow to a safer speed The six jurors and coroner Bill Thompson were told Patrick Stewart 39 his niece Car- mcllc 23 his wife Sharon 34 and their children Jessica three and Patrick five Tanya Adams 16 and Ann Wood 3 1 were Continued on P2 Weather Tonight: Light snow developing this evening Northerly winds : 20 increasing to 30 kmhr overnight giving high windchills Lows -22 rhursday Mostly cloudy Light snow tapering to scattered flurries In the afternoon Northerly winds 30 kmhr giving high windchills Highs 14 Friday: Mostly sunny Patchy in the river valley Lows -28 highs -13 Probability of precipitation 70 tonight 70 Thur & 10 Fri High yesterday: -1 Low last night: -21 24-hour precipitation: trace Sunset tonight: 6:34 pm Sunrise tomorrow: 7:46 am Yukon Hotspot: Watson Lake -2 Yukon Coldspot: Ogllvie -48 For 24-hour weather Information can 668-6061 TO REACH US: 2149-2nd AveY1A1C5 Circulation Claaaiflada Display ads-Newsports Sports ntghtlln Fax (auto) 667-4774 666-2002 668-2060 667-4461 667-4484 666-7130 OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF ARCTIC WINTER GAMES ‘92 DAILY (75 OutolTown) WEDNESDAY ILLEGITIMUS NON CABDOMINDDM Vol 92 No 45 Wednesday March 4 1992 8tar Photo by MIKE THOMAS CONSTITUTIONAL WOES — NDP Leader Audrey McLaughlin listens to a man’s views on the Constitution during a public forum on the Beaudoin-Dobbie Report and other issues at Yukon College on Tuesday night Granger lots lure huge demand By LISA BLACKBURN Star Reporter Lots: 40 Applicants: 161 '' There were more than four times as many bidders for Granger subdivision land as there were lots available in a lottery Tuesday Perry Savoie manager of the land disposal section of die territorial lands branch said today there are many reasons for the high demand for the lots But Opposition Leader Dan Lang attributes it solely to government mismanagement Savoie said be didn’t expect to see so much demand for the lots “It was a bit of a surprise Six weeks to two months ago we still have a few lots left m die rest of Granger and now this We can’t be o mmrnimmmmmmi " - ' ' " ' v By SHERRYL YEAGER Star Reporter The RCMP hope the public will provide the lead they need to find Ronald Jeffrey Bax wanted in connection with the murder of Ktys- tal Senyk in Carcross on Monday “Somebody is going to know hear or see something that is going to give us the lead we need” Sgt Bill Cameron of the Whitehorse RCMP said today someone acting suspicious in the Tagish Road area Tuesday afternoon The road was blocked and drivers questioned but the results were negative Cameron said Continued on P2 k "V si' mmM&M :fS ' ‘ - 4 y sure if this is a true demand or take it at absolute face value” The left-over Granger lots were sold earlier this year Savoie added saying he attributes Tuesday’s rush for lots to a number of causes “Mortgage rates are low now and a number of these lots were very good view lots We could see from the applications that a lot of people were applying for basically the same lots” Recent changes to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp rules down payment on a home is Savoie said Yet another is ‘ Continued on P2 another reason for recent demand the increase in land value : I J i t s ! i

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