- Public meeting set for proposed quarry (10)
- Crime prevention initiatives receive money (9)
- Senior had been high on list for permit (7)
- Residents rally to fire victims’ cause (4)
- Whitehorse residents win $1 million (4)
- Employers’ assessment rates in for some changes (3)
- Boyd hesitant about relaxing city building rules (2)
- Judge to rule on man’s parole eligibility (2)
August 9, 2018
- RCMP officers mount bicycles Whitehorse RCMP are stepping up enforcement in the city with proactive bike patrols.
- Resting Up A large flock of Canada geese
- Concert to bid farewell to departing musician The Yukon is losing one of its musical treasures this month.
- Art From The Outdoors Presented The created in the canyon artists launched their exhibit Wednesday evening
- Exhibit Continues Tamika Knutson opened SKIN last Friday at Arts Underground’s Focus Gallery. Knutson is a Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in member from Dawson City.
- Council candidate offers ‘fresh perspective’ The city could get a more youthful face at its leadership table later this year, after Whitehorse’s Steve Roddick announced his candidacy for city council Wednesday.
- Flooding woes close Chilkoot Trail The Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park has closed the Chilkoot Trail to all use due to flooding conditions along the Taiya River.
- Crime prevention initiatives receive money Eight community-led projects focused on crime prevention are receiving $121,768 in funding from the Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust.
- Yukoners assisting in firefighting efforts A crew of firefighters from the Yukon travelled to Telegraph Creek, B.C. Wednesday to assist in the battle against a devastating wildfire.
- Residents rally to fire victims’ cause A Whitehorse business owner has been gathering supplies for the evacuees of the Telegraph Creek, B.C. wildfire.
August 8, 2018
- Iconic church gem of Inuvik Our Lady of Victory Church, often called the Igloo Church, is located on Mackenzie Road in downtown Inuvik.
- Next phase of Whistle Bend approved As the plan for Phase 6 of the Whistle Bend neighbourhood continues its way through the city’s process, council approved the two final readings of the zoning of the area and its subdivision on Monday evening.
- Refurbished And On The Rails The rebuilt Whitehorse Waterfront Trolley,
- Conditions Ease A Yukon Wildland Fire Management crew member battles a wildfire near Iron Creek in southeast Yukon earlier this week.
- Views sought on lobbyist registry The Yukon government is seeking public input on the development of new lobbying legislation that would establish a mandatory, publicly-accessible lobbyist registry.
- Curling club gets $8,000 nod from city The Whitehorse Curling Club is set to receive just over $8,000 this week.
- Boyd hesitant about relaxing city building rules As the city looks to move forward with its plans to build a new downtown fire hall, council has agreed to give second and third readings to a bylaw to rezone part of the land near Front and Black streets.
- Fundraiser is out to set a world record The World Peace Man is looking to set the Guinness World Record for raising the most money through a charity run.
- Senior had been high on list for permit A Haines Junction senior resident is upset after learning she may have received a hunting permit for the Finlayson caribou herd this season – if the Department of Environment had not decided to cancel the permits for which it had drawn names.
August 7, 2018
- Candidates’ information packages now available City officials are gearing up for the Oct. 18 municipal election,
- ‘First Lady’ of the Yukon’s bust to be unveiled A bronze bust of Yukon pioneer Martha Louise Black will be unveiled late Thursday afternoon at the corner of Main Street and Fourth Avenue.
- Many hundreds flocked to Moosehide Gathering As the afternoon of July 29 sped rapidly toward the end of the 2018 Moosehide Gathering,
- Filmmaker finishes culinary journey of discovery A year ago, Suzanne Crocker, an award-winning filmmaker and retired family doctor, challenged herself to spend one year feeding her family nothing but food that was local to Dawson City, where 97 per cent of food is trucked in.
- Yukoner livid over fine for unattended cooler A Yukon man was fined after finding his cooler – which contained his vital medication – relocated to a bear-proof bin after he left it unattended at his campsite.
- Rezoning raises concerns about blocked views The city has approved the first reading of the rezoning for two properties along the waterfront, that could see the buildings’ height rise to 20 metres.