Canada What does it take to be a bartender at a remote hotel, haunted by a ghost?

17:36  13 november  2017
17:36  13 november  2017 Source:   CBC

Attorney: O.J. Simpson banned from Las Vegas hotel-casino

  Attorney: O.J. Simpson banned from Las Vegas hotel-casino O.J. Simpson’s attorney says the former football star has been banned from The Cosmopolitan hotel-casino in Las Vegas. LAS VEGAS — O.J. Simpson’s attorney says the former football star has been banned from The Cosmopoli Attorney Malcolm LaVergne on Thursday told The Associated Press that Simpson received a trespass notice from the hotel Wednesday. He denied that Simpson was intoxicated or belligerent while at the Las Vegas Strip property.LaVergne says Simpson was not given a reason for the ban.

Ghost in the post: Haunted Yukon hotel featured on new stamp. What does it take to be the next bartender at the Eagle Plains Hotel — perhaps the most remote hotel in Canada's North with a core staff of about seven people?

Find out what skills it takes to become a successful bartender . “I had been waitressing for a couple years at a local bar and restaurant,” says Jen Ferraro, a full-time bartender at the Riviera 31 luxury lounge in the Sofitel hotel in Los Angeles.

Now hiring: A bartender at one of the most remote hotels in the North© Philippe Morin/CBC Now hiring: A bartender at one of the most remote hotels in the North

What does it take to be the next bartender at the Eagle Plains Hotel — perhaps the most remote hotel in Canada's North with a core staff of about seven people?

Social skills are a given.

But the job description turns out to be a long one, unique to a bartender who will live and work on the Dempster Highway, some 400 kilometres north of Dawson, Yukon, and 180 kilometres south of Fort McPherson, N.W.T.

"You better like isolation," said Stan McNevin, laughing.

McNevin has owned the hotel since he built it in 1978 and recently put up a job posting looking for a bartender.

2 suspects make off with $30K polar bear skin from Inuvik hotel

  2 suspects make off with $30K polar bear skin from Inuvik hotel Inuvik RCMP are looking to identify two suspects in the theft of a polar bear skin from a local hotel, worth an estimated $30,000. In a news release, RCMP say the large wall hanging was stolen in the early morning hours of Nov. 6. "The staff at the hotel observed two males fleeing from the hotel with the polar bear skin," the statement says. One of the suspects was reportedly wearing a blue coat and brown hat. The polar bear skin is approximately eight feet by five feet and "is a professional mount including the head and feet.

PARANORMAL PROOF. What Does It Take . To Make You Really Believe? Top ten haunted hotels . The only other person I mentioned the ghost haunting to , is a bartender friend named David at the Bourbon Pub.

Apparently, a bartender working at the hotel in 1995 experienced a multitude of ghost sightings after the lights of the bar and kitchen would turn on Little do they know, Fort Morgan has a rich haunted history dating back to the Civil War. The fort took heavy fire throughout the bloody Battle of Mobile Bay.

The Eagle Plains Hotel is a quaint, one-level, 32-room building. It has local, taxidermied animals — bear, caribou, wolverine, arctic fox, muskox — mounted throughout, on the walls and floors, as decor. The bar and restaurant are spacious, seating up to 60 people.

McNevin describes it as "probably the nicest bar in the Yukon, as far as we're concerned."

The bartender has to be "quite quick," he said.

McNevin explained that often, the bartender will be alone working at night.

"They're our eyes and ears," said McNevin. "They're kind of our frontline."

From fire prevention, monitoring road traffic, to being well-versed in the weather, the new hire will have an unorthodox list of duties, according to McNevin.

"They also have to cover our fuel pumps at night."

New York City's Gregory Hotel Unveils a Stranger Things-Themed Room

  New York City's Gregory Hotel Unveils a Stranger Things-Themed Room Luckily for visitors, it's way cozier than the Upside Down.Thankfully, the room looks nothing like the Upside Down (and is likely warmer, to boot). In addition to streaming service via in-room Google Chromecast, it comes with both a light-up wall tapestry so you can cosplay as Joyce and a pillowcase emblazoned with the show’s signature logo.

Ghost , haunted hotel , hotels , motels, inns, b&b's ghosts haunted Ghost stories are great but what do you do when the room your staying in is haunted by a ghost that wants you out! Start your engine, take the wheel, and embark on a great weekend Real Haunted Road Trip.

Here's what do to if you see a ghost . If this is a residual haunting — a kind of recording on the environment — then you probably will not be able to communicate with it .

Serving 'crazy Welshmen' and NASA engineer

The bartender will have to cater to a unique customer base from all over the world, said McNevin.

"We have some crazy Welshmen that come up every February," he said. "They run a foot race between Eagle Plains and Inuvik [N.W.T.]."

He said he even met a man who worked for NASA once.

"He worked for the Jet Propulsion Lab and he was actually on the team that designed the Mars Rover," said McNevin.

Then there are the regulars — truck drivers who've been on the Dempster for up to 30 years.

"They bring us our supplies. They become part of the family."

Blizzards and ghosts

The hotel is bustling during the summer and winter months.

And when a blizzard strikes, people can be stuck there for as long as six days.

"We used to throw a bonspiel here back in the day.  And we had a blizzard," recalled McNevin. The visitors went on with the curling tournament, mid-storm.

'Nolan just didn't come up': Mom speaking out after teen son dies holding breath underwater in hotel pool

  'Nolan just didn't come up': Mom speaking out after teen son dies holding breath underwater in hotel pool Nolan Royer jumped out of airplanes. He white-water kayaked and climbed mountains. And on Friday night, according to his mom, he drowned in a children's pool in a Saskatoon hotel.Jodie Lonsberry is still trying to process how her 17-year-old athlete son could have died playing a game to see who could stay underwater the longest.

This beautiful, historic hotel is believed to be haunted by its namesake, Colonel Tutwiler. A sassy ghost . According to a recent story, a bartender got in trouble for leaving all of the lights and stoves on in the restaurant after closing.

How Much Does a Bartender Make? Take your bartending up a notch and learn how to throw together a. Dirty Martini Recipe. With a simple dash of olive brine, you create a flavorful twist to a.

"We built snow caves for the people so they could be outside and watch … And so then of course, the bartender would have to go out and serve hot drinks and hot toddies."

But the place becomes almost deserted for weeks at a time, when the Peel and Mackenzie Rivers freeze up or thaw in the fall and spring.

People have compared it to the Overlook Hotel in the thriller film based on Stephen King's book, The Shining , says McNevin.

"We have our own resident ghost here, Albert Johnson, and he's kind of part of the family, and he was of course the Mad Trapper," said McNevin.

McNevin said a clairvoyant staying at the hotel once told him that the ghost was "definitely here."

"So all the weird and strange things that do happen, we all just blame it on Albert."

To apply, contact McNevin at eagleplains@northwestel.net

  • Human toe stolen from Dawson City bar
  • 'World's most popular 3-star hotel': Where Will and Kate stayed in Yukon

Paris Jackson: 'My dead dad was behind Wendy Williams' fainting fit' .
Paris Jackson: 'My dead dad was behind Wendy Williams' fainting fit'The TV personality passed out while presenting her daytime U.S. show in costume as the Statue of Liberty on Tuesday (31Oct17) and the model and actress thinks the ghost of Michael Jackson had something to do with the health scare.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!