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Council adopts 2018 spending plan

The city will spend up to $20 million next year after passing third reading – thus adopting – the 2018 capital budget at Monday’s city council meeting.

December 12, 2017

December 11, 2017

  • Judge hears trial’s closing arguments Darryl Sheepway’s first-degree murder trial came to a close Friday in Yukon Supreme Court.
  • Latest outage sees estimated 7,825 customers lose power An unexpected malfunction at the Whitehorse Rapids Dam left thousands of Yukoners without power this morning beginning at 11:25.
  • Silver happy with cannabis deal Premier Sandy Silver told the Star early this afternoon that the federal government and territories and provinces have reached a compromise on the legalized cannabis excise tax revenue split.
  • Festive Performance F.H. Collins Secondary School students and staff are performing a Christmas play,
  • City could add $10,000 to budget The city could add another $10,000 to its current operating budget with the cash set to come from the Yukon government.
  • Warm Weather Warbling Commissioner Doug Phillips held a Christmas open house Friday afternoon
  • Dawson break, enter and theft probed Dawson City RCMP are reaching out to the public for information on a break and enter and theft last week.
  • Festivities drew large throngs to Main Street Thousands of people attended the annual Winterval Santa Parade. The Casino Mining Corp. stepped in to help finance the event after funding was not provided and it looked like the parade may not happen. Local businesses also participated, makingthe parade the largest in recent history.
  • Black ice, snow close highway Yukon highways crews from both Haines Junction and Whitehorse are working to reopen part of the Alaska Highway which has been closed since early this morning.

December 8, 2017

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