Problem is The Yukon Teacher’s Association says a teacher-on-call (TOC) shortage is disrupting every classroom in the Yukon, according to data from a recent survey.
The Yukon Historical & Museums Association’s (YHMA’s) annual Heritage Award will be presented to John Firth this evening.
Local veteran Rob Cooke was the penultimate finisher of the 37th Yukon Quest.
Nearly 40 years after Jim Robb’s first cast of colourful characters was anthologized, he is compiling the fourth instalment of the series.
- Take stand on Indigenous dispute, MP urged (48)
- Liberals called ‘cold, un-empathetic’ on dialysis (18)
- Supportive housing development gets council’s approval (10)
- Book on colourful characters to be released tomorrow (8)
- ‘There were so many adventures,’ Phillips says (2)
- Shortage of on-call teachers lamented (1)
- Leaders making final push to Whitehorse (1)
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February 17, 2020
- Zoning bylaw changes approved Zoning bylaw amendments to a section of undeveloped commercial property in the Whistle Bend subdivision are in part designed to be people-friendly.
February 14, 2020
- Liberals called ‘cold, un-empathetic’ on dialysis Faced with the prospect of eventually leaving the Yukon to receive hemodialysis treatment, Marianne Blythe is advocating to bring the treatment to the territory.
- Supportive housing development gets council’s OK City council gave final zoning approval Monday for a new 84-unit supportive housing development after a bit of a roller coaster ride for the project proposal.
- City’s trails blueprint to be refreshed City council approved on Monday a $69,741 contract to update the city’s Trail Plan.
- Watermain project will be moved to YG purview City council approved the arrangement Monday night.
- Few Questers are still left on trail Eight of the 11 remaining mushers in the 37th Yukon Quest have arrived in Whitehorse.
- Man is detained for his presence at high school Whitehorse RCMP detained a man Tuesday morning after Vanier Catholic Secondary School officials became uncomfortable about his presence near the school.
- Latest major power failure is still under investigation Yukon Energy is still investigating the cause of a second widespread power outage in less than a week, says the corporation’s communication advisor.
- Lights to dim at popular area eatery After 17 years of business at Wolf’s Den Restaurant, Yvonne and Harry Ochsner are ready for a new adventure.
- Rookie’s race was amazing and educational The Yukon Quest’s top rookie honours were decided at 7:59 p.m. Thursday when Swedish newcomer Nora Själin reached the finish at Shipyards Park with 10 dogs on line.
- Swedish musher fulfilled his Quest ambition Swedish veteran Torsten Kohnert accomplished his pre-race goal, securing fifth place in the 37th Yukon Quest by arriving in Whitehorse at 9:01 p.m. Wednesday.
- “They made great Christmas gifts this year.” Things were sweet and buzzing at local primary school
- Housing incentives policy amended City council has amended the Housing Development Incentives Policy to focus more on affordable housing opportunities and increasing housing density.
- Yukoners happily took a frigid plunge For the fourth year in a row, fun-loving Yukoners, youth included, volunteered to plunge through the ice at Fish Lake
- Yukoners heading to youth leadership conference Pinoys on Parliament (POP), the first and largest Filipino-Canadian youth leadership conference, will open for its second year Feb. 21-23 in Ottawa, and involve several Yukon youth.
February 13, 2020
- Council approves zoning bylaw Zoning bylaw amendments to a section of undeveloped commercial property in the Whistle Bend subdivision are in part designed to be people-friendly.
- Mother Nature proved she’s boss, fourth placer says On Wednesday, the 12th day of the 37th Yukon Quest, three-time Quest champion and perennial frontrunner Allen Moore crossed the finish line in Whitehorse at 1:20 p.m. with 12 dogs, securing fourth place.
- Sixth-placer arrives to small cheering section Ryne Olson, 31, from Two Rivers, Ak., became the sixth musher to finish the 37th Yukon Quest, arriving at 2:59 a.m. today at Shipyards Park. Goblin and Cooke led the team into the finish chute.
- Swedish musher fulfilled his ambition Swedish veteran Torsten Kohnert accomplished his pre-race goal,
- Five mushers remained on the Yukon Quest trail as of Thursday afternoon. Swedish rookie Nora Själin is the next expected musher into Whitehorse.