City council could have zoning approval for a new fire hall in place by early August.
City staff are recommending that council move ahead with rezoning to allow for a 10-unit townhouse development on Keewenaw Drive.
There could be a long road of changes ahead for the city’s transit system if council moves ahead with a proposed master transit plan.
The family of Elizabeth Boyd has released a statement regarding her death from a highway rollover incident early last Wednesday.
- Optics around office closure ‘horrible’: YEU (21)
- ‘I wish to be paid for the time worked’ (16)
- Riders could avoid downtown trips under bus plan (13)
- ATV bylaw passes first two readings (7)
- Ambulance was being returned, family says (6)
- Rollover takes life of award-winning firefighter (5)
- As summer dawns, YLC boosts its prices (5)
- Missing man found in wilderness (2)
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June 20, 2018
- As summer dawns, YLC boosts its prices Yukoners will have to dig a little deeper into their pockets on Canada Day
- City will purchase a new loader The city will spend nearly $360,000 on a new loader after council voted last week to award a contract for the supply of a loader to Finning Canada.
- Contentious debate dominated planning meeting It’s entirely safe to say that last Thursday’s meeting called to discuss draft zoning regulations for West Dawson and Sunnydale did not go as planned.
- Plans on for at least one Arctic university The world’s only northern nation without some form of Arctic university may soon have three of them.
June 19, 2018
- Preserve temporarily closed after visit from bears A popular tourist site was temporarily closed last week after a family of grizzly bears broke in to the Yukon Wilderness Preserve.
- Missing man found in wilderness A missing man was found by the Watson Lake RCMP last Saturday following a five-hour search.
- More teachers take government to court Three more substitute teachers have filed litigation against the territorial Department of Education for allegedly unpaid wages.
- Public warned of latest scam The Yukon government is reminding territorial businesses to stay alert to potential telephone scams in light of an alleged incident in Whitehorse.
- Public warned about disease hitting sheep The territorial government is encouraging the public to help monitor the state of a bacteria that may have contributed to the death of a particular breed of Alaska caribou.
- Dog and friends vie for ribbons at annual show The 47th annual Yukon Kennel Club Dog Show took place last weekend at the Mount McIntyre Recreation Centre.
- First Nations school in Carcross under discussion The territory’s second Yukon Forum of the year wrapped up Monday, with the possibility of a First Nations school raised.
- Bicycle network plan adopted A newly adopted bicycle network plan will be part of the considerations when it comes to planning out new road design, construction, rebuilding and resurfacing in the city.
June 18, 2018
- ‘I wish to be paid for the time worked’ A substitute teacher is taking the territorial Department of Education to small claims court for $5,710.28 in unpaid wages.
- ATV bylaw passes first two readings The city is closer to having new regulations around off-road vehicles
- MP not hearing us on gun law: YFGA A local association is upset with a federal bill intended to tighten firearms legislation, saying the Yukon’s lone MP is failing to stand up for residents.
- Accused appears in court The man accused of murdering Wendy Carlick and Sarah MacIntosh was back in court Friday.
- Updated taxi regulations moving forward A set of new regulations for taxis in Whitehorse is closer to becoming a reality
- Cruising the show Photo Spread
- Council clears way for proxy voting Whitehorse voters will have the option to appoint a proxy to cast their ballot in the Oct. 18 municipal election.
- Council briefed on B&B plans Approving a proposed conditional use application for a property on War Eagle Way would allow a local family to pursue their dream of owning and operating a bed and breakfast, thus contributing to the territory’s tourism industry.