Yukon North Of Ordinary

News archive for June 26, 2012

Student slipped while running to school office

June 26, 2012 at 3:16 pm

A former Whitehorse student is suing the Yukon government and the Department of Education claiming negligence after a fall at school caused her head and neck injuries.

Mine overcomes road woes to resume production

June 26, 2012 at 3:13 pm

The Cantung Mine was back in production Monday following what the company president is calling impressive action take to reopen the Nahanni Range Road.

‘Food desert’ justifies keeping fowl, city told

June 26, 2012 at 3:09 pm

The recent washout on the Alaska Highway near Watson Lake could be good news for the local chicken population.

Lightning started 10 Yukon wildfires Monday Subscribers only

June 26, 2012 at 3:07 pm

All 10 new fires recorded in the Yukon on Monday were started by lightning and are burning in the wilderness zone, George Maratos of Yukon Wildland Fire Management said this morning.

Fire chief warns of fire risk Subscribers only

June 26, 2012 at 3:05 pm

Whitehorse fire chief Clive Sparks is reminding residents of the city’s open fire ban that’s in effect until the end of September.

Drumming Under The Sun Subscribers only

June 26, 2012 at 3:03 pm

Last Saturday afternoon’s portion of the Adaka Cultural Festival

Curlers have been offered a good deal: Stockdale Subscribers only

June 26, 2012 at 3:01 pm

It will be at least one more month of month-to-month leasing the Mount McIntyre Recreation Centre for the Whitehorse Curling Club and the Whitehorse Cross Country Ski Club.

Ribbon cut for social housing duplexes Subscribers only

June 26, 2012 at 2:59 pm

Three social housing duplexes were unveiled Monday in Whitehorse, the last of the housing projects undertaken with funding from the Canadian Economic Action Plan.

Yukon College grads are heading to South Korea Subscribers only

June 26, 2012 at 2:57 pm

This summer, Karen Zgeb and Amber-Rain Hyshka are going from a place where the sun never sets, to a land that never sleeps.