- City strike would disrupt many services (9)
- YG’s ‘glaring mistake’ cited in woman’s plight (5)
- Campsite-holding has discouraged other users (3)
- Klondike Follies to retake the stage (3)
- Near-collision called ‘incredibly alarming’ (3)
- Since when is our transit not essential? (1)
- Mayor, union head praise negotiating teams (1)
- Policy negates locking out youth: YG (1)
April 13, 2018
- Report has positive news on chinook salmon catch Last summer’s harvest of Yukon River chinook salmon was the largest in several years on both sides of the Yukon-Alaska border, says a recently published report.
- Teslin Trio hese moose were seen Monday at the Teslin airport.
- Students to start new school year on Aug. 21 School calendar dates for all Yukon schools are now available online for the 2018-19 school year.
- Solidarity With Saskatchewan Members of the Yukon Liberal Party caucus
- Company blames black ice for latest mishap Pacesetter Petroleum says black ice is the reason one of its trucks was involved in an accident earlier this week on the Alaska Highway in northern B.C.
- College program funded A $165,000 infusion from the federal government will see nine Yukon College students in the environmental monitoring course hired for paid internships.
- Thoughts In Saskatchewan The Whitehorse Huskies missed the SS Klondike photo shoot on Thursday evening,
- YG signs deal with cannabis supplier The Yukon government has signed up its first supplier to provide the territory with pot once it’s legalized.
- Observing A Terrible Event A hockey stick taped to a flag pole,
- Legal bills for Peel case reach $650,000 The court battle over the Peel watershed land use planning process has left the Yukon government footing a $650,000 legal bill.
- Assault, theft charges net probation for man A 25-year-old man is facing a one-year probation in direct result to assault and theft charges as well as time served for failing to attend court.
- YG’s ‘glaring mistake’ cited in woman’s plight After spending six months on a prosthetic leg that has reached the end of its reliably functional life, Bonnie Dalziel is fed up.
- City strike would disrupt many services Whitehorse residents may have to look at alternative ways to deal with their transportation needs, waste collection, after-school child care, recreation options and more.
April 12, 2018
- Yukon Beer Festival Society assists Boys & Girls Clubs The Yukon Beer Festival Society has donated $6,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Yukon.
- Comprehensive Municipal Grant updated after review The Comprehensive Municipal Grant (CMG) has been updated following a review by a joint territoral government and Association of Yukon Communities (AYC) working group.
- A Chilly Leap John Carson jumps Sunday into Fish Lake
- City rebudgets money from the previous year The City of Whitehorse has rebudgeted $63.5 million from 2017 to this year instead.
- An Evening Of Caring There were three presenters at the 100 Women Who Care event held Wednesday evening at the Gold Rush Inn.
- NNBY hails funding for equipment upgrades Northern Native Broadcasting Yukon (NNBY) has received another $103,548 in federal funding.
- Rotary Music Festival begins From Wednesday through April 21, nearly 1,400 performers will be participating in this year’s Rotary Music Festival at the Yukon Arts Centre and Riverdale Baptist Church.
- New loan program is tailored for rural Yukon The Yukon government will provide more than $2 million over three years for short-term construction financing through the Developer Build Program.
- Flexihall to reopen tomorrow After a week of repair work, the full area of the Canada Games Centre’s flexihall is expected to reopen Friday.
- Program’s complaints mechanism to be probed Yukon Ombudsman Diane McLeod-McKay is launching an investigation into the Department of Health and Social Services’ process for receiving and managing complaints about the Yukon government home care program.
- Dawson airport in for major improvement The first major step in improvements to the Dawson City Airport is underway, with plans to begin construction this summer of a new airport maintenance building.
April 11, 2018
- TV star, company appeal their fines The case of the Gold Rush reality TV star Anton “Tony” Beets and Tamarack Inc. developed a new wrinkle as the Supreme Court of the Yukon heard their appeal Tuesday.
- Artifacts identification event planned Yukoners are invited to join Long Ago Yukon and a team of professionals from Yukon Heritage Resources from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday for an artifacts identification event at the Whitehorse Public Library.
- North 60 Petro proposes highway complex North 60 Petro is proposing to build a new gas station, convenience store and card lock on its Alaska Highway frontage lot across from the Whitehorse airport.
- Jobless rate still hugs rock-bottom The territory’s unemployment rate fell nearly two percentage points in March compared to a year earlier.
- Mishap On The Track Jessica Frotten,
- Crews investigate power failures The cause of power outages Tuesday and this morning originated at the Aishihik hydro plant, says Yukon Energy spokeswoman Janet Patterson.
- Leaking fuel truck closes highway An early-morning incident regarding a fuel truck has caused the closure of the Alaksa Highway north of the Liard Hot Springs.
- Late chief called ‘a source of positivity’ The Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation has paid tribute to Joe Linklater, the former chief who died last weekend in Old Crow at the age of 54.
- Charges against taxi firms withdrawn The Whitehorse bylaw department has withdrawn charges against two taxi companies related to the use of security cameras.
- Little Footprints founder visits her hometown For Morgan Wienberg, a visit back to her hometown is a chance to personally thank the many Yukoners who have supported her Little Footprints Big Steps (LFBS) child protection organization in Haiti.
- Liberals accused of trying to gag association Porter Creek Community Association (PCCA) meetings are usually pretty small, according to its vice-president, but March 5 was an exception.