- Union hopes strike action can be averted (7)
- Youngest-ever commissioner learning the ropes (6)
- Workshop debates 21st-century energy solutions (5)
- City manager clarifies positions in negotiations (5)
- Business is ready to sell cannabis immediately (5)
- Pillai accuses YP of ‘amazing financial misstep’ (3)
- Entrepreneur, innovators to receive a new hub (3)
- City approves YG plan to create group home (2)
February 20, 2018
- Subdivision bylaw change approved First Nations planning to subdivide settlement land within the city are now exempt from the 10 per cent public land use dedication.
- Making It Just Right The francophone community celebrated Yukon Immersion Week last week with a varietyof events at local schools.
- Government spends $500,000 for a website, visual identity The Yukon government has launched a new website and visual identity.
- Take If Needed Alex Murdock places knitted items by the Millennium Trail on Monday.
- Film festival winners announced The Available Light Film Festival has announced the winners of this years People’s Choice awards.
- Local firm may be awarded fire hall contract City staff are recommending that Charles McLaren Architects Ltd. be awarded a contract worth nearly $300,000 that could see the building of a new downtown fire hall.
- Council hears details on proposed group home Public concerns over the proposed location for a Yukon government group home will be heard in city council chambers next week.
- Simulator helps students reach for the sky If you’re interested in a career as a pilot, Alkan Air president Wendy Tayler wants to talk to you. So does Yukon College.
- Marwell is closer to being pot shop location It seems unlikely the city will consider anywhere outside of Marwell just yet for retail cannabis sales.
February 19, 2018
- Progress made on climate change strategy: YG Yukon government climate change goals have to be prioritized by risk,
- The Tradition Continues The Chunday K’anat’a Dancers perform Saturday at the Folklore Show.
- Ten dogs have been put down: rescue owner The owner of a Tagish dog rescue says 10 of her dogs have been euthanized in order to comply with a Yukon Supreme Court order.
- Council approves $850,000 for ‘urgent’ sewer-leak fix The city will spend $850,000 to fix a leak in the city’s sewer system.
- Champ gets standing ovation at awards banquet The 35th annual Yukon Quest wrapped up Saturday evening with the finish and awards banquet at the Yukon Convention Centre.
- Store owner shocked by flood’s magnitude When Robert Ryan opened his Farmer Robert’s store, of all the things he thought that might go wrong in running the business, “a biblical-style flood” did not ever come to mind.
- Six to be honoured at 34th annual Yukon Heritage Awards The Yukon Historical & Museums Association (YHMA) will honour the six winners of the 34th annual Yukon Heritage Awards this evening at the Yukon Archives.
February 16, 2018
- RCMP seeking names for puppies It’s that time of year when the RCMP ask Canadian youth to help them name the future police service dogs for the nation.
- Impasse can be solved within 18 months: YG The Yukon government believes the impasse over the duty to consult before staking mineral claims in the Ross River area can be solved in the next 18 months, says a senior government official.
- Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in celebrate Peel court victory Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in citizens and other Dawsonites gathered at the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Community Hall last Saturday to celebrate the Supreme Court of Canada decision on the Peel watershed.
- Victim impact statements read at hearing The first week of the dangerous offender hearing for a former Yukon man concluded Thursday in Yukon Supreme Court.
- Be safe during festival, MADD reminds drivers Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Whitehorse chapter volunteers are encouraging everyone to be safe during this year’s Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous events by planning a safe ride home.
- Immediate decision on trucks sent packing The city will not be buying new waste trucks just yet.
- Fallen Officer Remembered Members of the Yukon RCMP recently remembered the late Const. Mark Percy McLachlan, shown above.
- Whistle Bend contract awarded Council has voted to award a contract worth $243,513 for the future planning of the Whistle Bend neighbourhood to WSP.
- Company plans swift answers to YESAB queries Goldcorp has been asked by the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board to answer 285 questions regarding its Coffee Gold Project.
- Tax increases will hurt, city council warned The Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce is calling on the city to change the way it develops the annual operating budget.
- Objections heard to cannabis sales site When it comes to buying pot in Whitehorse,
- Lecture set on dogs and people Dr. Robert Losey, of the University of Calgary, will be the fifth Long Ago Yukon SKYPE lecturer for the program’s 2017-2018 series.
- Fatal collision investigated Last Sunday afternoon’s fatal accident on the Dempster Highway is being investigatged.
- Quakes may be factor in water main break The earthquakes and tremors that rocked the territory last May 1
- Thirty-fifth Quest comes to a close Half of the mushers signed up for the 35th running of the Yukon Quest have completed their journey as the race came to a close late Thursday.
- Changes have diluted label study: researcher After industry concerns brought the Northern Territories Alcohol Study to a halt in December,