Yukon North Of Ordinary

All news by Stephanie Waddell

Deceased puppies discovery left woman shocked, tearful

April 17, 2014 at 3:25 pm

How the carcasses of two puppies, believed to be stillborn, came to be left in a bag next to the mailbox at the Carcross Corner will likely never be known, say Whitehorse RCMP.

Birds’ departure sees eagle cam fade to black

April 17, 2014 at 3:23 pm

A pair of locally famous eagles appear to be choosing privacy over fame this summer.

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.

Plainclothes officer helped nab distracted drivers

April 15, 2014 at 2:59 pm

At $287 a pop and three points off each licence, Whitehorse drivers are facing more than $11,000 in fines and a total loss of 120 points.

City moves to sell Ogilvie Street lotsSubscribers only

April 15, 2014 at 2:44 pm

A park envisioned for the end of Ogilvie Street would be the city’s first vegetable-producing park while also sharing the history of the area and the “displaced” people who once called it home.

Sima report released as chairlift closes for the season

April 14, 2014 at 3:03 pm

A report on grant funds used for the Mount Sima recreational facility over a two-year period detected weaknesses in accounting practices, but there was no wrongdoing in how the funds were used.

Council rejects rezoning bid for property in Porter CreekSubscribers only

April 14, 2014 at 2:56 pm

A home to be built at 37-14th Ave. in Porter Creek will not feature the additional suite that had been planned for the house.

Youth advocate named Volunteer of the YearSubscribers only

April 11, 2014 at 3:07 pm

Gary Bailie has been bringing both skiing and music to the lives of local youth and others for the past 14 years.

Draft parks plan has a good footing: YCSSubscribers only

April 11, 2014 at 2:48 pm

A regional parks plan is a “good start” to planning for the city’s five park areas which make up nearly 13,000 hectares in the city, says a Yukon Conservation Society co-ordinator.

The climate is heating up, students confirm

April 10, 2014 at 2:46 pm

Using data gathered from century-old White Pass and Yukon Route railway logbooks, Yukon College students have confirmed the territory is indeed getting warmer.