Yukon Nuggets


Other News From 1946

  • Berent Hougen purchases a house as a family residence on Second Avenue across from the Whitehorse General Hospital where the Y.T.G. building is now located.
  • Sid Poulton is elected President of the Yukon Ski Runners.  Rolf Hougen is elected a member of the Ski Runner’s Committee.
  • The Mile Post 0 marker is erected in 1946 on the main street of Dawson Creek, BC. The town is officially recognized as the beginning of the Alaska Highway.
  • Bill Emery, former pilot of White Pass and Yukon Route Air, is appointed the Yukon’s Mining Recorder
  • A dog team leaves Whitehorse to mush to Winnipeg.