Four Yukoners were recognized Wednesday with Outstanding Youth Achievement Awards.
The Yukon’s chief coroner says a Yukon Supreme Court judge had no authority to override her decision not to hold an inquest into the death of Cynthia Blackjack.
A man is due in court again tomorrow in connection with a major drug bust Whitehorse RCMP made in late April.
The Kwanlin Dün First Nation is planning to develop the site of the “old village” in the Marwell industrial area of Whitehorse,
- YG has tripled in size in 24 years (29)
- Clouds obscure concept of Yukon ‘sunshine list’ (13)
- Old vehicles impeding redevelopment: KDFN (4)
- Officer’s assault was not planned: defence (3)
- Confiscated pills confirmed to be fentanyl (2)
- Contracting firm sued for $15,000-plus (2)
- Gov’t soliciting views on carbon tax rebate (2)
- Power for mines is plentiful: Yukon Energy (1)
August 17, 2017
- Contamination clean-up continues There is a large hole at the site of the old F.H. Collins Secondary School.
- Woman says she’s suffered serious impairments A Toronto couple is suing a number of companies over an accident involving the assist handle of an RV camper.
- Gov’t soliciting views on carbon tax rebate The territorial government is asking Yukoners how the rebate of the pending federal carbon tax that comes into effect next Jan. 1 should be shared among Yukoners.
- Government will monitor the NAFTA negotiations: official The Yukon government is supporting the federal government as it begins negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement.
- Recognizing the importance of driving sober These are some of the latest Yukoners to join
- Whitehorse Rapids Fishway still counting The Whitehorse Rapids Fishway held its annual Appreciation Night Wednesday evening. There were 702 salmon through the ladder, with 490 male and 212 female recorded. The fish are counted and sorted daily during the run.
August 16, 2017
- Contracting firm sued for $15,000-plus The company that operates Home Hardware in Whitehorse is suing a local contracting company
- Premier ‘missing in action’ on trade deal: YP Premier Sandy Silver has broken his April 27 promise
- Junk mail litter still plagues Carcross Cutoff mailboxes Junk mail has again become a problem around the mailboxes at the Carcross Corner, says a resident of the area.
- Pool’s annual shutdown to start Saturday The Lions Aquatic Centre at the Canada Games Centre will be closed for annual maintenance from this Saturday until Sept. 8.
- Food And Fundraising Mallory Ellen Pigage, left
- Recreation centre’s closure called ‘a shock’ Portions of the Art and Margaret Fry Recreation Centre have been closed to the public and the town’s workers.
- Government recruits three deputy ministers New deputy ministers have been appointed in three territorial departments:
August 15, 2017
- Research forest plans get YESAB’s blessing Yukon government plans to build more trails, install fencing, and expand parking and road networks at the Gunner Nilsson Mickey Lammers Research Forest are closer to fruition.
- Firefighters’ time in B.C. to continue Most of the Yukon firefighters sent to B.C. will remain there for some time yet.
- Team was flushed with success during zany race The team from the Westmark Inn,
- Fine Dinning On Steele Street The second annual Street Eats Food Truck Event began Monday in front of city hall.
- Power for mines is plentiful: Yukon Energy Providing grid power to both the Eagle Gold Project and Alexco Resource Corp.’s silver operation in Keno City won’t be an issue, says Yukon Energy president Andrew Hall.
- A Real Crowd-Pleaser The RCMP Musical Ride
- Dealership On The Move A ground-breaking ceremony for the city’s new Mic Mac Toyota dealership