The Yukon Supreme Court has granted the receivership request on the Wolverine Mine southeast of Ross River, as requested by the territorial government.
In a split vote last Monday evening,
Ed. note: here, the Star takes an early look at the five candidates vying to become the Yukon’s next MP.
As autumn dawns, the Yukon’s piano man is facing tragedy with a spring in his step.
- Candidates’ campaigns kick into gear (22)
- Frenzied demand for doctors creating frustrations (14)
- Efforts continue to resurrect Many Rivers (9)
- Alexander Street landscaping won’t proceed (6)
- Yukon Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Action Plan released (4)
- Whistle Bend subdivision lots proved popular (3)
- Cyclists ride in North America’s largest Gran Fondo (3)
- Driving school reaches the end of the road (3)
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September 16, 2019
- Vote calendar: candidates have busy days ahead With the federal election officially called last Wednesday,
- U.S. gov’t pushes ANWR drilling The U.S. Bureau of Land Management released its Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on oil and gas leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) late last week.
September 13, 2019
- Frenzied demand for doctors creating frustrations When Georgina picked up the phone to make a doctor’s appointment through Whitehorse Medical Services last week, she knew, based on previous experience, the process wouldn’t be a smooth one.
- Correction Last week, the Star incorrectly reported the city owns a docking facility on Schwatka Lake.
- A future subdivision, transit service among OCP feedback issues The city continues to move forward with the formulation of the next version of the Official Community Plan (OCP) to guide Whitehorse through to 2040.
- Data track number of bears killed, moved Yukon conservation officers relocated eight black bears and two grizzly bears between April 1 and Aug. 7, they reported Tuesday in their mid-season summary.
- Apartments plans proceeding City council is advancing two proposals for new apartment buildings in the city.
- Accused’s defence opts not to call witnesses The Crown has concluded its case against the man accused of murdering 25-year-old Adam Cormack in 2017.
- New museum concept lands in Carcross for locals and visitors alike A group of Yukon aviation history enthusiasts is forging ahead with plans to restore the historic Northern Airways Ltd. (NAL) office in Carcross.
- Cannabis Yukon store to be butted out Oct. 17 The Cannabis Yukon retail store will close permanently on Oct. 17, exactly a year after it opened.
- Late fire season continues to have impacts The Alaska Highway was re-opened Thursday night after it was closed at 5 p.m. because of smoke coming off the Snag campground fire.
- Excitement surrounds new simulators A new simulation centre at Whitehorse General Hospital officially launched Thursday, and will aid Yukon health care workers in scenario training.
- Unique tutor-learner pair receive literacy award Ted Ackerman, a tutor-volunteer with Yukon Learn, and Louie Smith, a Kwanlin Dün First Nation elder, are this year’s recipients of the Council of the Federation Literacy Award.
- Netflix glassblower will star in fundraiser eah Kudel, a glassblower from the Netflix series Blown Away, will participate in a fundraiser Saturday evening for the Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition at Lumel Studios in Whitehorse.
- There are likely more lost films to be found There is going to be a search for lost old nitrate film stock in Dawson over the next five to 10 years.
- Speaker brought 3% Project to local students “What kind of future do we want?”
September 12, 2019
- Court hears from forensic pathologist, gun expert A forensic pathologist has laid out the extent of the injuries that led to the death of 25-year-old Adam Cormack,
- Whistle Bend subdivision lots proved popular There were 246 entries into Monday’s territorial government lottery for 42 single-family and 10 duplex lots in the most recent phase of the Whistle Bend subdivision development.
- Efforts continue to resurrect Many Rivers Several weeks after Many Rivers Counselling and Support Services closed its doors,
- Commissioner pleased with response to group home report The Yukon Public Interest Disclosure Commissioner is pleased
- Season Finale Set .