Whitehorse Daily Star

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August 9, 2018

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.

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