- 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)
May 22, 2018
- Entertaining The Throng Selkirk Elementary School Kindergarten classes performed First Nations songs
- Kwanlin Dün First Nation proposes office complex A new office and community space for the Kwanlin Dün First Nation (KDFN) could be built on an 11,000 square metre vacant lot at 19 McIntyre Dr.
- Honouring A Friend Yukon musician and songwriter Steve Slade recounts a story about Bruce Bergman
- Communities may receive new radio stations New local radio programming could be coming to residents of Carcross, Atlin, B.C. and Inuvik, N.W.T. for Christmas.
- Air North begins Whitehorse-Victoria flights The first direct air connection between Canada’s North and Vancouver Island began last Friday.
- Eight-member family easing into Yukon life After almost two weeks in the city, the Kyakuwa family says they are feeling very welcome in their new community.
- Building owner handed fines totalling $15,000 The owner of an apartment complex in Riverdale has been fined $15,000 in accordance with the Yukon Fire Prevention Act and the city’s Emergency Services Bylaw.
May 18, 2018
- Computer Support Technician program ‘paused’ by college Yukon College is pressing “pause” on the one-year Computer Support Technician certificate program.
- Rosy picture continues for Yukon workers The territory’s latest employment stats continue to paint a rosy picture for workers in the Yukon, and it’s expected to pick up slightly in the coming months.
- Lunch Was On The Police RCMP detachments around the Yukon are holding their annual barbecues celebrating National Police Week.
- ‘Explore Your Yukon’ campaign returns Yukoners are encouraged to explore businesses and attractions throughout the territory during this year’s “Explore Your Yukon” tourism campaign, which began Thursday and runs until June 17.
- Territory to get sensors, weather data on roads The Yukon government wants to make it easier to monitor the conditions of its bridges and other transportation corridors, and is getting some help from Ottawa.
- Delicious Reading Yukon Pioneer Women launched Memories and Recipes Tuesday evening at the MacBride Museum.
- Yukoners’ tastebuds still awash in suds Yukoners seem to love their alcohol, with beer the choice of drink for many over the last year.
- Bird club plans workshop Are you interested in learning more about birds, but aren’t sure where to start?
- UNESCO nomination withdrawn for further work The Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in withdrew its application from the Klondike United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) nomination today.
- Judge to weigh sentence for aggravated assault Whitehorse resident Wesley Quash was in court Thursday for sentencing on one count of aggravated assault.
- Ex-cabbie bound over for trial Jaspal Singh Tamber, a former Whitehorse taxi driver accused of sexually assaulting two women, will be heading to trial – and has signed a peace bond.
- Marching Proudly Yukon College graduates proceed to the Yukon Arts Centre this morning.
- Treed lot may evolve into 10 homes A vacant commercial property in Copper Ridge could be the site of 10 new homes if a zoning change is approved by the city.
- Man acquitted of impaired driving, drug charge Whitehorse resident Curtis Steven Rowat has been acquitted of impaired driving and possession of a controlled substance.
- Funding becomes more fertile for farmers, producers Yukon farmers and food producers received a bump from the federal and Yukon governments Thursday.
- Scammers have struck Yukoners for tens of thousands of dollars RCMP warning Yukoners of iTunes gift card scams
May 17, 2018
- Subdivision may see new asphalt Residents of the Cowley Lake subdivision could be enjoying smoother roads later this year if council moves forward with awarding the rural roads asphalt contract.
- Mental Wellness, Substance Use Services branch launched The Yukon government honoured Mental Health Week May 8 with the official launch of the new Mental Wellness and Substance Use Services branch.
- Back In The Drink Dawson City’s George Black ferry
- College grad keynote speaker to highlight community research Dr. Ashlee Cunsolo, the director of the Labrador Institute at Memorial University,
- Burning, But In Hand Yukon Wildland Fire Management conducted a controlled burn Wednesday by Robert Service Way.
- Solid waste management system to be improved The territorial government, Association of Yukon Communities (AYC) and City of Whitehorse will begin work immediately on recommendations to improve the territory’s solid waste management system.
- AYC hears differing views on carbon tax The Association of Yukon Communities (AYC) views the impending imposition of a federal/territorial carbon tax with some trepidation.
- YG clears haze on cannabis store location Yukoners now know where they will need to go to pick up their cannabis products once legalization takes effect later this year.
- ‘The leader has to change,’ candidate says A familiar name is expected back on the ballots for the Oct. 18 civic election.