- Race for council gains 13th candidate (15)
- Yukoners welcome new care facility (15)
- Candidate sets his sights on council (7)
- Sexualized violence prevention policy unveiled (5)
- Premier, ministers met with senators (5)
- Bomb was mailed from Whitehorse: victim’s spouse (4)
- City to regain a thrift store on Sept. 22 (4)
- City staff support solar farm (4)
September 14, 2018
- Goldcorp’s tour of Coffee Gold Project and its ongoing exploration activities Goldcorp is shooting for the end of 2021 to produce its first gold at its Coffee Gold Project.
- Selkirk pump house work approved Finishing up work at the Selkirk pump house will cost the city nearly $123,000.
- In-house motorcycle blossoms into art The Yukon Artists at Work gallery has opened a new solo show, The Space Around the Norton, by artist Meshell Melvin.
- Benefit concert expands to two days Fewer than two months after residents of the Telegraph Creek, B.C. area were removed from their homes, the Yukon continues to find ways to help those displaced.
- Mummified Ice Age specimens ‘an amazing find’ With the mummified remains of a wolf and a caribou calf sitting on display at the Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre on Thursday, Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in elder Percy Henry spoke at some length.
- Police investigate man’s death The death of a 39-year-old man is being investigated by the Yukon RCMP, British Columbia Coroners Service and the Yukon Coroner’s Service.
- Police Tightlipped About Evacuation Whitehorse RCMP evacuated the Greenwood Place seniors’ residence in downtown Whitehorse for several hours Thursday evening.
- Board of revision members named As the Oct. 18 municipal election draws closer, the city is getting set to ensure all eligible voters are on the list of electors.
- Human remains identified as missing B.C. man Human remains found on a Whitehorse trail nine years ago have now been identified by Yukon and British Columbia RCMP.
- Whitehorse-Lancieux sister city link feted The City of Whitehorse and the Association franco-yukonnaise (AFY) celebrated the 18th anniversary of the Whitehorse-Lancieux sister city connection at noon Thursday at city hall.
- Country welcomes more than 100 new Canadians More than 100 people were granted Canadian citizenship on Wednesday following two ceremonies at the Mt. McIntyre Recreation Centre.
- Solar farm has cultivated support A proposed solar farm in the Mount Sima area would fit into the city’s sustainability goals and help the community shift away from its fossil fuel use.
- Council agrees to child care centre The Little Wonders Preschool can take the next step toward building a new home at 8 Metropolit Lane in the not-to-distant future.
- City to regain a thrift store on Sept. 22 The Whitehorse Community Thrift Store will officially open its doors Sept. 22, it was announced Thursday.
- Candidate sets his sights on council Two years after moving to Whitehorse, the city has become home to Oshea Jephson, who’s hoping to take on the role of city councillor.
- Bomb was mailed from Whitehorse: victim’s spouse A retired pulp mill worker has been identified as the victim of a mail bomb attack in the tiny village of Port Alice on Vancouver Island.
September 13, 2018
- Bears set to invade clinic The Yukon Hospital Foundation will be hosting its second annual Teddy Bear Clinic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
- Events to help fight kidney disease Two events are coming up in Whitehorse as the long battle against kidney disease continues.
- Fortifying The Community Tristan Newsome (right),
- Artist’s works to debut Friday New work by renowned Yukon artist Halin de Repentigny will make its public debut Friday in Whitehorse.
- Premier, ministers met with senators Premier Sandy Silver and three of his ministers met with members of the fact-finding Special Senate Committee on the Arctic on Wednesday in Whitehorse.
- Sexualized violence prevention policy unveiled Yukon College has adopted a new sexualized violence prevention and response policy.
- Yukoners welcome new care facility The largest infrastructure project in the territory’s history held its grand opening Wednesday – though it’s not quite ready to accept residents just yet.
September 12, 2018
- Adapting To A New Life Abdullah Alaboud (or ‘Abed,’ as he prefers to be known) is seen during a recent visit to the Whitehorse Fish Ladder.
- Pillai met with forestry ministers in Halifax Energy, Mines and Resources Minister Ranj Pillai met with provincial and territorial ministers at last week’s annual meeting of the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers in Halifax.
- Goldcorp hopes to produce at Coffee by late 2021 Goldcorp wants to open a mine.
- Whitehorse boy names police puppy Jaxson Duke of Whitehorse has named a dog that will go on to serve in the RCMP, as part of the force’s 2018 Name the Puppy Contest.
- Company failed to report bear’s death A mining company near Carmacks has been convicted of violating the Wildlife Act for failing to report the killing of a bear in 2016.
- Councillor is seeking a return engagement Dan Boyd is hoping to continue his work as a city councillor, confirming to the Star this morning his plans to seek re-election in the Oct. 18 municipal vote.
- Fixtures pose no immediate health risk, doc assures High lead levels in water have resulted in the territorial government needing to replace more than 100 water fixtures in some Yukon schools – including kitchen, classroom and bathroom sink taps, and water fountains.