The territory has had the highest monthly legal sales of cannabis per person in the country, as Yukoners spent $9.17 each month on the product.
Yukon MP Larry Bagnell announced funding for the construction of a new community centre in Old Crow on Sunday during a visit to the remote village.
A Yukon woman living in Vancouver has won her appeal of her dangerous offender designation.
First-degree murder charges have been laid against two Pelly Crossing women in connection with a December 2017 homicide.
- YG eyes limiting dump shopping (18)
- Stiffer bylaw advocated to cope with bears (16)
- Man not guilty of refusing to provide a breath sample (8)
- ‘We can’t be throwing blame here and there’ (7)
- Boys, girls teams represent Yukon at Nationals (2)
- Cowley Creek lots draw 100 applications (2)
- Valleyview Community Greenhouse Has Water (2)
- We’re being smothered in taxes! (2)
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May 21, 2019
- Correction Last Wednesday’s edition mistakenly identified
- Commissioner honours Carmacks resident Carmacks resident George Skookum received a Commissioner’s Award
- Lakeside Leisure A youngster enjoys Bennett Lake on Sunday.
- Two Yukon films screening at Cannes Two films by Yukon-based production companies Outpost 31 and Midnight Light Media are screening at Cannes, France this week.
- Soaring Into Another Season Gerd Mannsperger flys the Alpine Aviation Cessna 206 off a trailer Sunday at the Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport.
- Startup Canada award winners unveiled Startup Canada joined forces with the Yukonstruct Society and Startup Whitehorse May 11
May 17, 2019
- Stiffer bylaw advocated to cope with bears A stronger city bylaw could help in the effort to reduce human-wildlife conflicts in Whitehorse, particularly with bears, city council heard at its meeting Monday.
- Man not guilty of refusing to provide a breath sample A Yukon judge has acquitted a Whitehorse man of refusing to provide a breath sample to the RCMP.
- Cause of perilous Tagish fire pinpointed The Yukon Fire Marshal has determined that the recent dangerous fire at a Tagish Estates property was an accident.
- Major contracts vote looms Tuesday City administration is recommending city council approve three contracts next Tuesday worth a combined total in excess of $2.5 million that has been budgeted.
- Ferry makes its annual splash in Dawson City The George Black ferry hit the water at 7:06 Thursday morning after a big push from four loaders and Cats – two more than have generally been used in other years.
- City council approves grants Just over $135,000 in spring grants were approved by city council Monday evening,
- Another Sign Of Summer The Fireweed Community Market at Shipyards Park opened for the season on Thursday afternoon.
- Convicted man makes case before appeals court A Carcross man convicted of breaking and entering a woman’s residence and sexually assaulting her has made his argument to the Yukon Court of Appeal.
- Government seeks views on university-to-be The Yukon government is asking for feedback about new legislation to support transitioning Yukon College to become Yukon University.
- Charges laid after CGC thefts Charges have been laid related to a rash of thefts from lockers at the Canada Games Centre in Whitehorse.
- ‘Ultimately, everyone wins’: mayor on makeover Wednesday’s 20th anniversary of the 20-minute makeover was a huge success, the city said Thursday.
- Petroleum containers prompt AYC concerns There’s an urgent need to up the ante on dealing with used oil containers and other petroleum hydrocarbon containers, say Yukon communities.
- City truck recovered, but badly damaged A City of Whitehorse pickup truck stolen early Monday morning has been found and returned – though early estimates put the damage at about $10,000.
- In Pursuit: reflections by Peter Mather Yukon adventure photographer and conservationist Peter Mather will do anything for the perfect shot
- City manager lauded at AYC meet, by mayor Whitehorse city manager Linda Rapp has received the Municipal Employee Award of Excellence from the Association of Yukon Communities.
- Show Continues Ryan Sealy opened Bugs and Blooms last Sunday
- Electoral reform suggestions to be public this fall The Yukon’s premier could share a report with recommendations around electoral reform fewer than six months from now.
- Master carver teaching in Carcross The Carcross/Tagish First Nation (C/TFN)
- Northwestel shortlisted for national award Nationwide voting is open for Tuned-in Canada: the CCSA Awards, and Northwestel Inc. has been shortlisted for an award.
May 16, 2019
- YG eyes limiting dump shopping Higher fines for illegal dumping, new tipping fees and the closure of smaller, expensive transfer stations will be phased in by the Yukon government as changes to its waste management system take place over the coming months.
- Valleyview Community Greenhouse Has Water The Valleyview community greenhouse now has a 2,000-litre water tank thanks to funding from a City of Whitehorse environment grant.
- School vandalized in Haines Junction Haines Junction RCMP are investigating an expensive school vandalism incident.