New Democrats in Mountainview met virtually Monday evening to nominate Michelle Friesen as the riding’s candidate for the pending territorial election.
Over the past week, the Yukon RCMP have received three reports of underage victims being extorted online.
A massive new independent living complex for seniors in Takhini has received a windfall from the federal and territorial governments.
- Liberals have no comment on poll (48)
- ‘Skate to where the puck is going’: TIA (31)
- Pillai announces series of program extensions (27)
- Disagreement on time issue keeps on ticking (23)
- Parties spar over funding timing (17)
- Government responds to latest opioids deaths (11)
- Cook Street apartment stirs parking concerns (11)
- RCMP unperturbed by 2019 crime statistics (10)
Subscribers only access
March 2, 2021
- Data confirm heavy winter’s snowfall Environment Canada meteorologist Doug Lundquist explained Tuesday morning there were 77 centimetres of snow on the ground in Whitehorse as of Monday, or 17 cm below the record of 94 cm set in 1972.
- Silver Trail to be improved The Yukon government and First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun have reached an agreement to upgrade the Silver Trail from the North Klondike Highway to Mayo and Keno City.
March 1, 2021
- Disagreement on time issue keeps on ticking As spring approaches, there appears to be renewed interest in the contentious subject of the permanent adoption of Pacific Daylight Saving Time in the Yukon.
- Movie crew begins production Whitehorse residents might notice a few interruptions around town over the next month or so.
- RCMP unperturbed by 2019 crime statistics Crime was up in the Yukon by a substantial margin in 2019,
- Aviation lease parcels available As part of the Yukon government’s plan to provide opportunities for growth within the aviation sector,
- Race will be remembered for rousing finish The inaugural 2021 Yukon Journey, the 255-mile dog sled race, from Pelly Crossing to Whitehorse, concluded Friday.
February 26, 2021
- ‘Skate to where the puck is going’: TIA The Yukon government is under pressure from the tourism industry to clarify what the upcoming season holds as operators struggle to keep their businesses open.
- ‘I could see Ed coming up behind me,’ winner says Hans Gatt has won the inaugural Yukon Journey, the 255-mile race from Pelly Crossing to Whitehorse.
- Parties spar over funding timing The Yukon Party isn’t impressed with the territorial government’s announcing a new regional relief loan program.
- Bylaw would reduce speed limits City administration expects to bring forward a traffic bylaw amendment this spring to reduce speed limits across downtown, council has been told.
- Dawson miner, town at odds over claims Dawson City placer miner Lucas Hawkes says he’s feeling extorted by the town and its stance on issuing him permission to mine his claims inside the municipal boundary.
- Fiddling Into Rendezvous Weekend The Fiddleheads perform at Thursday evening’s Yukon Rendezvous Fiddle Show.
- First Nation wins big Arctic Inspiration Prize The First Nation of Na’Cho Nyäk Dün is celebrating a $485,000 windfall after winning the Arctic Inspiration Prize.
- Initiative raised $32,500 for T1D education advocacy The Yukon T1D Support Network’s Boulevard of Hope raised $32,500 for Yukoners living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), a life-threatening auto-immune disease affecting all ages.
- Bush gave mushers break from wind-blown trail It was all quiet at the Braeburn checkpoint on Thursday afternoon.
- Crispy, cold, COVID creations Lauren O’Coffey, who has an Arts Degree in Fine Arts, has been having fun with clothes and cold weather.
- F.H. Collins walls of colour Hayley Thiesen, an F.H. Collins Secondary School art teacher, has the art students making murals on the walls of the school.
- Public libraries expand their offerings Yukon Public Libraries is providing Yukoners more access to ebooks, audiobooks, music, comics, magazines, movies and digital resources.
- Sustenance Under The Sun Gorellaume, Tyler Heal and Michel Gignac, left-right, and take a lunch break Tuesday creating a snow sculpture in the Shipyards Park for the Yukon Rendezvous.
- Mining strategy getting rough ride from industry The final draft of the Yukon Mineral Development Strategy is receiving rocky reviews from the mining and exploration industry, and beyond.
- MLAs return to house Thursday The Yukon legislature will reconvene for its spring session next Thursday without a clear agenda.
- Jack London's Cabin The Colourful Five Per Cent Illustrated