- Firearms bill brings Alberta MP to town (19)
- Townhouses would be an ‘eyesore,’ council told (14)
- Public hearing set on townhouse proposal (10)
- Historic bridge reopens after a $3-million investment (9)
- Kennel owner not disclosing dogs’ whereabouts (9)
- Alkan Air’s withdrawal to have major impact (8)
- Pedestrian sues cabbie, company over accident (7)
- Optics around office closure ‘horrible’: YEU (7)
June 4, 2018
- Sewer and water work trigger traffic confusion The first few days of the traffic diversion that’s part of the major sewer and water upgrade project along several hundred metres of Dawson’s Front Street ran into a few hiccups last week.
- YG announces housing initiative fund The territorial government is taking steps to address affordable housing by opening up a fund to applications for “innovative housing projects that will address local housing needs.”
- Cars Burn In McIntyre Whitehorse firefighters were called to Hannah Crescent in the McIntyre subdivision at 3:24 a.m. today
- Government wins 2018 ENERGY STAR® Award The territorial energy branch has won the 2018 ENERGY STAR® Canada Award in the category of Utility Energy Efficiency Program Administrator of the Year.
- Correction Friday’s edition incorrectly stated that the Yukon government had rejected a placer mine proposal in the Judas Creek area.
- Council ponders community service grants More than 20 local organizations could be granted $171,135 toward their property tax or utility bills if city council goes ahead with the bylaw to authorize the spending.
- Rangers recognized for lifesaving bravery One of the features of the annual Commissioner’s Tea is the presentation of various Commissioner’s Awards.
- Communications failures, bad weather prompt Logan rescue After becoming the first woman to solo-summit the highest peak in the country,
- Hillcresters lobby for safer road crossing The Hillcrest Community Association is calling for a safer crossing for pedestrians and cyclists at the Alaska Highway between the neighbourhood and airport trail.
June 1, 2018
- Yukoner recognized for emergency management Public Safety Canada presented an Emergency Management Exemplary Service Award to Yukoner Michael Smith for outstanding contributions to emergency management, at a ceremony in Ottawa on May 24.
- Students reminded that ‘all drains lead to fish and wildlife habitat’ Students reminded that ‘all drains lead to fish and wildlife habitat’
- Council weighs pros and cons of proxy voting It appears the city will have few options but to offer proxy voting during the Oct. 18 municipal election as it works to ensure every citizen can cast a ballot.
- Melodies And Paper-Making Whitehorse-area artist Helen O’Connor
- Seniors invited to annual city-hosted tea Next week, Mayor Dan Curtis and city councillors will once again celebrate the contributions Whitehorse seniors and elders make to the community.
- McIntyre Creek culvert repair set The McIntyre Creek Culvert on the south side of Mountainview Drive will be repaired this month by the city’s contractor, Ketza Construction.
- First Nation fetes 25th anniversary of signing self-government agreements On Tuesday, the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN) marked the 25th anniversary of signing its Final and Self-Government Agreements with the federal and Yukon governments.
- YG looks to update agriculture policy The Yukon government is looking to update its 2006 agriculture policy by accepting public feedback over the coming weeks.
- Board picks chief electoral officer Maxwell Harvey should be appointed as the Yukon’s next chief electoral officer, a board of the Yukon legislature has concluded.
- Getting Into The Swing Of Things Children get creative Thursday
- City may buy new loader The city could spend nearly $360,000 on a new loader.
- Web project looks to snare visitors Nicole Bauberger and Jessica Vellenga are making giant spider webs again, and the artists would love to ensnare you in their plans.
- Ross River school suffers spree of window-smashing Students at the Ross River School lost a day of learning after someone threw rocks through several of the school’s windows Thursday morning.
- City addressing townhouses, traffic issues A week after deferring second and third readings on the rezoning of a 12th Avenue property,
- Rejection disappoints placer mine proponent A proposal for a placer mine in the Marsh Lake area has once again been recommended to not go forward by the territory's assessment board, over the impacts it could have on wildlife around the area.
- Sheepway to appeal murder conviction Darryl Steven Sheepway intends to appeal his second-degree murder conviction and his sentence for the 2015 murder of Christopher Brisson in Whitehorse.
- Proposed bylaw sets ‘alarm bells’ ringing The Yukon Human Rights Commission is expressing major concerns over a proposed city bylaw aimed at addressing bullying in city facilities.
May 31, 2018
- Getting The Low-Down Daniel Klunnes-Ross talks last Saturday
- Drug charges laid in Mayo Mayo RCMP arrested a 30-year-old woman on drug-related charges last Sunday.
- Sounds In The Park Sarah Walters, Jordan Patrick, Jerome McIntyre and Anne-Marie Lemaire, left-right, perform Wednesday evening
- Raven presents cheque to firefighters’ society The Raven Recycling Society board presented a cheque for $8,876 to Nicholas O’Carroll of the Whitehorse Firefighters Charitable Society earlier this month.
- Decades-Long-Era Ends The final Greyhound passenger bus out of the Yukon leaves the Second Avenue depot early Wednesday evening,
- Coast to Coast Tour of Duty is set for June 9 in Whitehorse Veterans Emergency Transition Services Canada (VETS Canada) will host its third annual Coast to Coast Tour of Duty in communities across Canada.
- Big Performances Set These are some of the dancers
- YG proposes tighter rules on resource roads The Yukon government is hoping to tighten the rules around public access to new resource roads, according to a release issued last week.
- Report dumping, citizens urged Everyone has seen it at one time or another: garbage, old appliances, broken TVs, mattresses and other waste items dumped in the bush, beside waste bins and maybe even in your waste bin.
- Quebecer reaches Mt. Logan summit in solo trek A Quebecer has become the first woman to climb to the top of Mt. Logan, Canada’s highest mountain, in a solo trek, her agent said Wednesday.
- Court hears details of Watson Lake murder A 26-year-old Watson Lake man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Andy Giraudel in July 2016.