Teresa Ward, the owner of Grandma Treesaw’s Yukon Bannock and recent graduate of Yukonstruct Startup Bootcamp,
Yukon RCMP are continuing to receive reports of a fraudster calling members of the public from what appears to be police detachment phone numbers (867-667-5551 or 867-(local exchange)-5555).
Students aged 10 and older will be asked to wear non-medical masks at school next week, according to new guidelines from the territory’s chief medical officer.
A local LGBTQ2S+ organization is calling on Yukon RCMP officers to “reflect” on their decision to attend a flag-raising ceremony in uniform.
- RCMP presence showed ‘deep disrespect’: group (40)
- NDP leader, minister trade jabs over construction sites (14)
- CanNor plans to invest almost $5 million in northern projects (8)
- Older students to be asked to wear masks (6)
- Watson Lake town council OKs ex-mayor’s resignation (5)
- Computers for Schools coping with frenzied demand (5)
- Council approves procurement policy (5)
- Results of schools survey chart several realities (4)
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August 12, 2020
- YCS recruits executive director Coral Vos, a seven-year Yukoner, has been named the new executive director of the Yukon Conservation Society (YCS).
- NDP leader, minister trade jabs over construction sites NDP Leader Kate White is calling on the Yukon government to insist that contractors make highway reconstruction areas safer for motorists.
- Museum renews request for property tax break The MacBride Museum is again asking city council to write off its property tax bill, just like it did for almost 70 years up until 2018.
- First Nations are asked to stop fishing for chinook The Yukon Salmon Sub-Committee is asking First Nations to stop fishing for Yukon River chinook salmon in light of what’s shaping up to be a poor return this year.
- COVID-19 saw North Words go virtual The 11th edition of the North Words Writers’ Symposium, held annually in Skagway, had to be quite a bit different this year.
August 11, 2020
- Council approves procurement policy City council voted at its meeting Monday to adopt a new procurement policy, but not before substantial discussion.
- Montana Mountain trails reopen The Carcross/Tagish First Nation and the Carcross/Tagish Management Corp. have announced the partial reopening of the biking and hiking trails on Montana Mountain.
- Results of schools survey chart several realities The results of the Yukon government’s school survey have found that students needed more teacher support, communication and access to technology services last spring.
- Printing amid new levels of isolation Haines Junction-based artist Martha Jane Ritchie is relief printing with a rice paddle this week, exploring how to recreate her exhibition postponed last spring.