- You’re laid off, Many Rivers tells workers (19)
- Gravest threat to Whitehorse is wildfires, report confirms (10)
- Former kennel owner, dogs find new haven (6)
- Many Rivers’ supporters rally, plan event on Sunday (4)
- Judge sworn in before packed courtroom (2)
- City proposes cannabis retailing rules (2)
- Trucker argues own case, receives discharge (2)
- From staff with hearts to bureaucrats with hats (2)
February 19, 2019
- Duncan sworn in as senator Pat Duncan was sworn in as the Yukon’s new senator late this morning (Yukon time) in Ottawa.
- City proposes cannabis retailing rules A prospective cannabis retailer is urging the city to move forward on its proposed zoning for private retailers selling cannabis.
- The third annual Frozen Dawg Plunge Photo Spread
- CBA-Yukon saddened by passing The Yukon branch of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA-Yukon) says it’s deeply saddened by last week’s death of Melissa Atkinson,
- Correction In a Feb. 15 story on the territory’s new procurement rules,
- Three commissioners sign accord Commissioners from all three territories have signed a co-operation accord that will see them meet yearly to discuss common goals.
- Judge sworn in before packed courtroom The Yukon’s new Supreme Court justice was officially sworn in Monday afternoon.
- You’re laid off, Many Rivers tells workers As early as this Friday, unionized workers at Many Rivers Counselling and Support Services will begin to be laid off, the Yukon Employees’ Union (YEU) said this morning.
February 18, 2019
- AIP winners ‘beacon’ for generations to come The grand prize winners from last week’s Arctic Inspiration Prize (AIP) winners hope to have their early childhood education programs fully up and running in just under four years.
- Fallout from roof cave-in lands in court The company operating the Tim Hortons restaurant near Main Street is pursuing litigation in Yukon Supreme Court over damage sustained when its roof caved in two years ago.
- Marking An Important Whitehorse city council recognized Rare Disease Day (Feb. 28) at last Monday’s council meeting.
- Atkinson was a worthy challenger: Leef Melissa Atkinson’s run as an NDP candidate in the Yukon in the 2015 federal election is being remembered as courageous by one of her former challengers.
- Area cordoned off after truck leaks LNG A problem with valves on a truck carrying liquefied natural gas to Yukon Energy’s generating station caused a leak Saturday, says a vice-president of Ferus Natural Gas fuels out of Grande Prairie, Alta.
- Trucker argues own case, receives discharge A Yukon judge has given an absolute discharge to a truck driver who unhitched one of his two trailers before reporting to the Whitehorse weigh station as instructed.
- Techstars Toronto Accelerator has Yukon component The head of a local startup says being part of the Techstars Toronto Accelerator represents an opportunity not only for his company, but also the entire Yukon.
- Hospital corp., union reach tentative deal A tentative agreement reached with the Yukon Hospital Corp. addresses the significant workload issues that have been a major concern for the 250 staffers at the territory’s three hospitals.
February 15, 2019
- New Youth Program Youth Support Services at Skookum Jim Friendship Centre
- Checkpoint stands on guard for the back of the pack Wes Brightman figured the last Yukon Quest teams would make their way through the final checkpoint outside Fairbanks by the end of Thursday,
- Forum takes place on historic anniversary Thursday marked the 46th anniversary of Together Today For Our Children Tomorrow being delivered to Ottawa.
- YG sheds light on new public contract rules For those looking to bid on government contracts in the future,
- Second candidate pursues NDP nomination Whitehorse resident Kaori Torigai wants to become an NDP MP for the Yukon.
- Park playground upgrades approved Whitehorse families will see some big changes at Rotary Peace Park later this year.
- Off-road proposals find favour among local groups Two local organizations with a keen interest in the use and management of off-road-vehicles are generally supportive of the regulations proposed by the Yukon government.
- ATVs, ORVs rules may be in place by year’s end The Yukon government is targeting the end of this year to have regulations for governing the use of ATVs and other off-road-vehicles (ORVs) in the wilderness.
- Multi-family lot lures just one bid A Takhini North property could be the next site for a new multi-family development.
- Growth in city staff a concern to councillor In a series of 6-1 votes Monday evening,
- Whitehorse man sentenced for sexual interference A 28-year-old Whitehorse man has been sentenced to a 90-day intermittent jail term and a 12-year probation for sexual interference.
- Changes sought at building housing Giorgio’s Changes sought at building housing Giorgio’s
- Former NDP candidate dies suddenly A one-time federal NDP candidate in the Yukon and lawyer known for her sly humour and dedication to helping her First Nation has died.
- Canada accepts fault in negotiating financial agreement The federal government has accepted it failed in its obligation to the Teslin Tlingit Council.