Yukon North Of Ordinary

News archive for May 2, 2012

Job slashes branded ‘incredibly disappointing’

May 2, 2012 at 2:57 pm

The Yukon can expect to lose about 27 per cent of its Parks Canada staff by next summer, as more federal job cuts were announced this week.

Asp was drawn into ‘crime family’, court told

May 2, 2012 at 2:55 pm

Like an episode out of a television crime drama, Christina Asp was slowly welcomed into the fold of a powerful criminal organization.

Clerical error spurred questions based on false premise

May 2, 2012 at 2:53 pm

An access to information error led to false accusations and an apology in the legislative assembly Tuesday.

Dawson celebrates a May Day breakup Subscribers only

May 2, 2012 at 2:51 pm

Break-up on the Yukon River in front of Dawson occurred at 9:42 on a misty Tuesday morning.

Did you know? On the trail of local history! Subscribers only

May 2, 2012 at 2:41 pm

Ed. note: these historic items, submitted by the Whitehorse History Book Society, are published every second Wednesday.

Hit-and Run Investigated Subscribers only

May 2, 2012 at 2:39 pm

Some beer cans were left at the scene of a hit-and-run near Goodies Gas Bar in Porter Creek Tuesday afternoon.

Travel fate disappoints competition winner Subscribers only

May 2, 2012 at 2:37 pm

Steve Bullers placed first in the electrical Skills Canada Yukon competition last week, but he won’t get to go to the nationals in Edmonton.

Cracked valve leads to fuel dribbling into river Subscribers only

May 2, 2012 at 2:33 pm

Environmental protection officials were called in after a small amount of fuel was found in the Yukon River last week.

An Early Look At Employers Subscribers only

May 2, 2012 at 2:31 pm

Last week’s Yukon College Speed Dating Job Fair enabled students to gain experience and confidence talking to potential employers.

Strikers to vote on tentative deal Subscribers only

May 2, 2012 at 2:29 pm

Staff at Many Rivers Counselling and Support Services and the union representing 18 striking staff members have come to a tentative agreement.