- RCMP probe serious shooting (15)
- Pair charged following downtown shooting (12)
- Parties sharply divergent on sitting’s success (9)
- Ranch owner becomes a licensed butcher (9)
- ‘Considerable challenges’ confront hospital corp. (8)
- Student drop-off is dangerous, council told (5)
- Major power rate increase kicks in (5)
- Eagle Gold Mine progressing well (3)
November 29, 2019
- University of the Arctic board met this week The board of governors for the University of the Arctic (UArctic) met at Yukon College in Whitehorse this week for the first time ever.
- The Ice Worm Kid: a tale of Jim Robb Most of those who envy his talents think he’s nuts.
- Failure to convert heating system called disappointing Myles Thorp was disappointed the project to convert the heating system for the Elijah Smith School from propane to wood did not go ahead.
- Bring more urgency to fire threat, city is urged The time is now for city council to make a larger commitment to prepare Whitehorse for the threat of wildfires, says a representative of the Copper Ridge Community Association.
- Café owner responds to eviction bid The owner of The Poor Creature café has filed a response to Yukonstruct’s petition to evict the business from the NorthLight Innovation Centre.
- Women appeal award in defamation case Two Dawson City women have argued their appeal of a jury decision that found they defamed a Whitehorse couple and awarded more than $800,000 in damages.
- Santa Claus parade to close street Commuters are advised the Santa Claus Parade will take place Dec. 7 in downtown Whitehorse.
- Premiering This Evening Music, Art and Drama students will present The Winter Tree at 6:00 this evening at the Wood Street Centre.
- Driver convicted of failing to provide breath sample A Yukon judge has convicted a Dawson City man of failing to provide a breath sample.
- Serious Damage Emergency responders work at the scene of a three-vehicle collision at the intersection of the Alaska Highway and Wann Road at about 11:15 a.m. Thursday.
- Charging stations available The Yukon government has installed the territory’s first electric vehicle fast-charging stations in Whitehorse and Carcross.
- RCMP seeking three Yukoners Whitehorse RCMP have issued arrest warrants for three Yukon residents.
- Eagle Gold Mine progressing well The ramp-up at the Eagle Gold Mine is about 75 per cent complete, and all major equipment is working fine, says John McConnell of the Victoria Gold Corp.
- Ranch owner becomes a licensed butcher On a homesteaded ranch 35 kilometres out of town, Scott Dickson and Robert Brouillette could be found appraising a swaying stock of hanging lambs last Friday.
- Parties sharply divergent on sitting’s success In reflection of the fall sitting of the legislative assembly, which came to a close Wednesday, Premier Sandy Silver said it was a “progressive” season for his government.
November 28, 2019
- Making The Pitch The first cohort to complete the Launchspace Startup Bootcamp pitched their businesses to investors from the Yukon, Alberta and B.C. on Wednesday evening at NorthLight Innovation in Whitehorse.
- YG fails to reintroduce electoral reform motion Movement on electoral reform is now delayed, a
- Reflecting on self-government talks now available online Four panel discussions featuring key participants in Yukon First Nations self-government negotiations reflecting on the process and what was achieved are now available on the Yukon College website.
- Councillors leery about selling land strip Three members of city council expressed reluctance Monday regarding the sale of a narrow strip of public land along Falcon Drive to accommodate a driveway.
- Yukoners invited to welcome new artistic director As Gwaandak Theatre enters its third decade, it’s inviting Yukoners to welcome incoming artistic director Colin Wolf on Friday evening.
November 27, 2019
- Fabulous Photos Olivia Duncan
- Teslin Tlingit Council eyes regional land use plan The Teslin Tlingit Council has indicated it wants to begin the process of negotiating a regional land use plan in southern Yukon.
- Wholesale sales drop sharply A summary of wholesale sales activity in the Yukon is painting a picture of the significance of a new mine.
- Cathers’ comment to premier riles Liberals An off-mic comment from Yukon Party MLA Brad Cathers suggesting Premier Sandy Silver should “go back to Antigonish” led to a fiery discourse between elected representatives in the legislature Tuesday.
- Humane society ‘blown away’ by public support The Humane Society Yukon is reporting having 16 people interested in joining its board and is just under $10,000 away from a GoFundMe campaign goal.