Whitehorse Daily Star

News Archive

February 19, 2019

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.

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