House prices in Whitehorse reached a record-high this year for sales in the first three months of a year, according to the Yukon Bureau of Statistics.
City council was updated Monday evening on the status of the Yukon Imagination Library and its mandate to give books to children.
BMC Minerals has just released the feasibility study into its Kudz Ze Kayah Project confirming the proposed mine southeast of Ross River is economically viable.
The Yukon government is seeking a court-appointed receiver to take over control of the troubled Wolverine Mine owned by the Yukon Zinc Corp.
- Rally planned for outside CBC building (28)
- Electoral reform commission members appointed (Revised) (15)
- Stay granted against $800,000 court award (11)
- YG workers may get 5.25 per cent over three years (8)
- Funding aims to roadblock impaired driving (4)
- Mine is is economically viable, study says (3)
- LePage Park to undergo major resurfacing work (2)
- Yukon soccer teams show well in Alaska (1)
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July 19, 2019
- Two killed in double homicide in B.C. The RCMP in northeastern British Columbia confirm they are investigating a double homicide involving two young travellers: one from Australia, the other from the United States.
- YG stresses need for respectful hunting The Yukon government is reminding hunters that conservation and co-operation should be a priority when out on the land as they prepare for another hunting season.
- Pleas entered in waste case Two men and two organizations have entered pleas to various charges involving the release of waste which drew bears into the MacRae subdivision.
- Bids submitted for water main work City council was presentead Monday evening with the bids received for the Porter Creek West water main project.
- Not An Advisable Activity A group of people take plunges into the Yukon River in Miles Canyon Wednesday afternoon.
- Court upholds dismissal of judicial review bid The Court of Appeal of Yukon has upheld a Yukon Supreme Court decision to dismiss a judicial review of the departure of a former territorial government employee.
- Yukon to host ministers in 2020 The annual conference of Canada’s Energy and Mines Ministers will take place next summer in Whitehorse.
- Wetter week sees reduced fire activity In spite of daily thunderstorms in the Klondike region, there has been lots of rain and drizzle.
- New fires start in Mayo area After a quiet several days in terms of new fire starts, Yukon Wildland Fire Management is reporting four new fires in the Mayo region.
- Friendly Invasion Heads looked upward as four U.S. Army Chinook helicopters flew into the city
- Premier satisfied with meeting headway Premier Sandy Silver says his meetings last week with the other 12 premiers was productive and should benefit the Yukon.
- Lobbying The CBC About 30 people attended a rally at the CBC North offices on Third Avenue at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
- Takhini Arena needs some new dasher boards The city has received one bid of $123,000 on a tender for the replacement of dasher boards at the Takhini Arena.
- Landfill needs more work City administration is looking for council to approve an additional $90,000,
- Watson Laker wins $21,000 Watson Lake resident Peter Stone was surprised when he scratched his $2 Blackjack ticket and discovered he had won $21,000.
July 18, 2019
- Park fire ban lifted Due to improved conditions, the fire ban for Kluane National Park and Reserve has been lifted.
- Approve latest Whistle Bend zoning, council advised City administration has asked council to move forward and approve the zoning of the Whistle Bend area that falls into phase seven.
- A Joyous Event There were lots of hugs in Carcross after Wednesday morning’s swearing-in of Lynda Dixon (right) as the new chief of the Carcross-Tagish First Nation.
July 17, 2019
- Funding aims to roadblock impaired driving Federal funding for the Yukon to strengthen the fight against impaired driving was announced Tuesday by Yukon MP Larry Bagnell and Justice Minister Tracy-Anne McPhee.
- Preserve staff ‘saddened’ by moose calf’s death Faro, one of two orphaned moose calves brought to the Yukon Wildlife Preserve during the spring, has died.
- Trolley tracks continue to deteriorate City council was updated on the state of the waterfront trolley tracks on Monday evening.
- YG workers may get 5.25 per cent over three years Approximately 4,000 members of the Yukon Employees’ Union are voting this week on whether to accept a new three-year collective agreement.
- The Atlin music festival was a true gem The 16th annual Atlin Arts and Music Festival took place last weekend
- Liard Hot Springs-area deaths probed Police in northern B.C. are investigating a pair of suspicious deaths south of the Liard Hot Springs.
- Pass parking plan as a guide, council urged City administration is recommending that council pass the 2019 Downtown Parking Management Plan as a guiding document.
- First Nation’s new chief sworn in Lynda Dickson was sworn in as the new chief of the Carcross-Tagish First Nation (CTFN) this morning following her victory in a byelection held Monday.