- Salvation Army a long way from reaching $78,000 goal (7)
- Man claims he was assaulted in custody (7)
- Latest outage sees estimated 7,825 customers lose power (6)
- Optimism reigns at major tourism summit (3)
- Council adopts 2018 spending plan (3)
- Yukon government seeks dismissal of company’s claim (1)
- Public hearing on tiny houses set for Jan. 15 (1)
- Canada won’t swallow five poison pills: MP (1)
November 16, 2017
- Parties sign pact to power Eagle Gold Project Victoria Gold Corp. has signed a power purchase agreement with Yukon Energy to provide power to its Eagle Gold Project north of Mayo at Dublin Gulch.
- Attending The Scene A city firefighter works at the site of this two-vehicle collision
- ‘If not for them, I may not have survived’ The Yukon’s commissioner has recognized five Dawson City Rangers for an act of bravery.
- Man charged in connection with robbery Whitehorse RCMP say they have arrested a suspect in a robbery of Save-on-Foods.
- Man is charged after unloaded gun is seized at the airport An undeclared firearm was seized at the Whitehorse airport on Wednesday morning.
- ‘NIMBYism is alive and well here in Whitehorse’ Infill plans are off the table for two sites the city was considering adding residential lots to.
- Silver rules out sales tax and job cuts Premier Sandy Silver made the definitive announcement Wednesday that the territory will not be introducing a harmonized sales tax (HST).
November 15, 2017
- Valuable business program gets more money More government money is being made available to foster economic growth in the territory with an eye to developing national and international markets.
- Marking A Special Day Blue lights surrounded the sign in front of the Yukon Government Main Administration Building
- Senator selection process moving along slowly There’s been no word out of Ottawa regarding the process to select the next Yukon senator to replace Dan Lang, who retired in August.
- The spirit is being shared far and wide Share the Spirit is growing across the Yukon.
- Vehicle Fire Whitehorse firefighters douse a burning vehicle
- Correction Contrary to information published Nov. 8, Computers for Schools Yukon does not collect a tipping fee to recycle electronics.
- Hearing into complaint put off The hearing for a Yukon human rights complaint that was set to begin last week has been adjourned.
- Golf course will remain as is, new owner vows The Meadow Lakes Golf & Country Club will open as usual this spring, but with a new owner.
- Yukoners spurn a sales tax, panel found Many Yukoners are concerned about the size and growth of their territorial government.
- Mayor explains $20-M spending plans The city could end up spending more than $20 million next year on major capital projects.
November 14, 2017
- Mayor may attend forum Mayor Dan Curtis could be on his way to Richmond, B.C. early next month for a forum aimed at those elected to office.
- Remembrance Day ceremony Photo Spread
- Alexander Street local improvement charge bylaw to be voted on With what’s described as “clear support” for improvements to Alexander Street and some other nearby roads,
- Final Soup Servings Keenan, left, and Kaylee Johnson prepare food Sunday for the final CYO soup kitchen.
- Aboriginal Veterans Day observed in Dawson City Dawsonites gathered last Wednesday morning
- $20-M francophone school’s timeline uncertain Francophone students and parents counting on the completion of the Whitehorse French-language high school by the end of 2019
- Trial hears more evidence before week’s break The first week of the trial for Darryl Sheepway came to a close in Yukon Supreme Court last Friday afternoon.
- Tribute’s absence was disrespectful: LFN citizen A member of the Liard First Nation is calling out the Yukon government for failing to acknowledge Aboriginal Veterans Day on Nov. 8.