When Robert Ryan opened his Farmer Robert’s store, of all the things he thought that might go wrong in running the business, “a biblical-style flood” did not ever come to mind.
The 35th annual Yukon Quest wrapped up Saturday evening with the finish and awards banquet at the Yukon Convention Centre.
- Sentence leaves officer with no criminal record (10)
- Changes have diluted label study: researcher (6)
- Major water main break investigated (5)
- Purchaser looking to expand mine’s lifespan (5)
- Quakes may be factor in water main break (5)
- Jobless rate fell in January: stats (4)
- Immediate decision on trucks sent packing (1)
- Yukoners push through overflow toward finish (1)
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February 19, 2018
- Six to be honoured at 34th annual Yukon Heritage Awards The Yukon Historical & Museums Association (YHMA) will honour the six winners of the 34th annual Yukon Heritage Awards this evening at the Yukon Archives.
- Council approves $850,000 for ‘urgent’ sewer-leak fix The city will spend $850,000 to fix a leak in the city’s sewer system.
February 16, 2018
- Changes have diluted label study: researcher After industry concerns brought the Northern Territories Alcohol Study to a halt in December,
- Thirty-fifth Quest comes to a close Half of the mushers signed up for the 35th running of the Yukon Quest have completed their journey as the race came to a close late Thursday.
- Quakes may be factor in water main break The earthquakes and tremors that rocked the territory last May 1
- Fatal collision investigated Last Sunday afternoon’s fatal accident on the Dempster Highway is being investigatged.
- Lecture set on dogs and people Dr. Robert Losey, of the University of Calgary, will be the fifth Long Ago Yukon SKYPE lecturer for the program’s 2017-2018 series.
- Tax increases will hurt, city council warned The Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce is calling on the city to change the way it develops the annual operating budget.
- Company plans swift answers to YESAB queries Goldcorp has been asked by the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board to answer 285 questions regarding its Coffee Gold Project.
- Whistle Bend contract awarded Council has voted to award a contract worth $243,513 for the future planning of the Whistle Bend neighbourhood to WSP.
- Fallen Officer Remembered Members of the Yukon RCMP recently remembered the late Const. Mark Percy McLachlan, shown above.
- Immediate decision on trucks sent packing The city will not be buying new waste trucks just yet.
- Be safe during festival, MADD reminds drivers Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Whitehorse chapter volunteers are encouraging everyone to be safe during this year’s Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous events by planning a safe ride home.
- Victim impact statements read at hearing The first week of the dangerous offender hearing for a former Yukon man concluded Thursday in Yukon Supreme Court.
- Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in celebrate Peel court victory Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in citizens and other Dawsonites gathered at the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Community Hall last Saturday to celebrate the Supreme Court of Canada decision on the Peel watershed.
- Impasse can be solved within 18 months: YG The Yukon government believes the impasse over the duty to consult before staking mineral claims in the Ross River area can be solved in the next 18 months, says a senior government official.
- RCMP seeking names for puppies It’s that time of year when the RCMP ask Canadian youth to help them name the future police service dogs for the nation.
February 15, 2018
- Purchaser looking to expand mine’s lifespan Capstone Mining Corp. announced plans Wednesday to sell the Minto Mine to an upstart company, Pembridge Resources, listed on the London Stock Exchange.
- Yukoners push through overflow toward finish The race to the Whitehorse finish line continues as Day 12 of the Yukon Quest comes to a close.
- Jobless rate fell in January: stats The territory’s unemployment rate dropped nearly two per cent over the course of a year from January 2017 to last month.
- First Nations fete landmark trek to Ottawa Feb. 14 was a day to celebrate the past, present and future of First Nation self-government in the Yukon.
- Dawsonites march to support Boushie family Dawsonites gathered at the Front Street Gazebo at noon Tuesday to join a group in Whitehorse demonstrating in support of the Boushie family in Saskatchewan.
- On Stage Tonight These are two members of the MAD (Music, Art and Drama) class
- Court hears about sex offenders programming Two Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) representatives testified about federal programming and supervision for sex offenders Wednesday in Yukon Supreme Court.