Yukon North Of Ordinary

News archive for April 17, 2014

Archeological find ‘will help write history books,’ professor believes Subscribers only

April 17, 2014 at 2:58 pm

Proponents extolling the virtues and benefits of mutuality would be the first to take note of some recent developments from an unlikely source.

A blended approach to education invigorates learning in Watson Lake Subscribers only

April 17, 2014 at 2:48 pm

A blended approach to education

Hunters, viewers politely exchange firm stances

April 16, 2014 at 3:43 pm

The division between avid bear hunters and those who want to ban roadside hunting continued Tuesday night, just as it has for more than a decade.

Choices at the ready for roadside hunting issue

April 16, 2014 at 3:40 pm

A number of options exist in considering the issue of roadside hunting for bears versus wildlife viewing opportunities, an official with Environment Yukon told a public meeting Tuesday night.

Mayor argues against sale of Wann Road property

April 16, 2014 at 3:36 pm

Mayor Dan Curtis isn’t ruling out the possibility of land on Wann Road being sold in the future, but he says now is not the right time.

Witness bolsters driver’s denial of impairment Subscribers only

April 16, 2014 at 3:34 pm

A witness added credibility Tueday to Michael Schmidt’s claim that he was not impaired in the lead-up to a fateful car crash on the Alaska Highway 4 1/2 years ago.

Commitment To First Nations Recognized Subscribers only

April 16, 2014 at 3:32 pm

Yukon College president Karen Barnes, left, received a surprise gift of a vest from the education directors of each of the 14 Yukon First Nations on Tuesday at the college.

Secondary school hosts maiden robotics challenge Subscribers only

April 16, 2014 at 3:30 pm

Porter Creek Secondary School hosted the first Yukon Robotics Challenge on Tuesday as part of Yukon Education Week celebrations.

Keen Observers Subscribers only

April 16, 2014 at 3:28 pm

Elijah Smith Elementary School students test their robot in Tuesday’s first-ever Yukon Robotics Challenge.

Motorists, snowmobilers warned to be prepared Subscribers only

April 16, 2014 at 3:25 pm

The Haines Junction RCMP detachment is reminding motorists and snowmobilers to be prepared to comply with vehicle check stops during the upcoming Easter long weekend.