- Townhouses would be an ‘eyesore,’ council told (14)
- Public hearing set on townhouse proposal (11)
- Kennel owner not disclosing dogs’ whereabouts (10)
- Optics around office closure ‘horrible’: YEU (10)
- Pedestrian sues cabbie, company over accident (7)
- Rollover takes life of award-winning firefighter (5)
- Yukon loses respected flood forecaster (4)
- Bright picture forecast for affordable housing (4)
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.
May 30, 2018
- First Nations participated in a housing design workshop The Yukon Housing Corp. (YHC) and the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC) recently hosted a workshop to gather ideas about how to design multi-unit residential buildings in First Nations communities across the Yukon.
- Deadline extended for input on Red Ridge proposal The deadline for comments on a proposed diamond drilling exploration program in the Red Ridge area was extended last week,
- Council smooths way for better Cowley Creek roads Smoother roadways will be coming to the Cowley Creek subdivision this year after council approved awarding a $348,216 contract to Skookum Asphalt on May 22.
- Passing In Peace Unmarked military vehicles
- Northern B.C. bus service won’t include Yukon An interim long-haul bus service is being started in northern British Columbia by the province as Greyhound reduces and eliminates routes in the region – and the Yukon.
- Panel to review Child and Family Services Act The Yukon government announced six members to an advisory committee Tuesday that will review the territory’s act that governs children in government care, among other things.
- Man regains freedom after violating conditions A Whitehorse man has been released from custody after violating the terms of his conditional sentence.
- Charges pending in hit-and-run collision Whitehorse RCMP have found the driver and vehicle involved in a hit-and-run incident Monday evening in the downtown area.
- Accused ex-cabbie faces 2019 trial A trial date has been set for a former Whitehorse taxi driver accused of sexually assaulting two women.
- City staff oppose townhouse development zoning City staff have recommended that council turn down a proposal to rezone a property in Whistle Bend that would allow for a townhouse development rather than the apartment housing it’s zoned for.
- Bicycle network plan pedalled to council The City of Whitehorse is encouraging more people to ride bikes, and thus have fewer vehicles on the roads.
May 29, 2018
- Start cycling, citizens urged The city has teamed up with Yukon Energy to encourage citizens to cycle to work or school.
- Yukon Party blocked from testifying on bill The Yukon Party is disappointed after being denied the ability to testify on a federal bill regulating firearms.
- Driver flees scene after collision with motorcycle Whitehorse RCMP are looking for the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run collision that injured a motorcyclist early Monday evening.
- Roadside Observers A group of elk graze
- YG places whistleblower on extended leave The suspension of an employee worker who raised concerns internally about wrongdoing in Yukon government-run group homes left the government on the defensive Monday.
- Youth may be able to use dirt bike site Young ATV and dirt bike riders who don’t have a licence could soon have a place to ride if council agrees to a proposed new ATV bylaw.
- City to purchase new dump truck The city will spend $251,857 on a new dump truck.
- Changes proposed to Vehicle For Hire Bylaw More changes could be coming to the city’s Vehicle For Hire Bylaw in light of concerns local women’s groups have raised.
- Fallout from murders has been difficult: chief A 44-year-old Watson Lake man is facing one count of first-degree murder and one count of second-degree murder.