- Concerns expressed about methods of man’s arrest (30)
- Ambitious railway dream is gathering steam (26)
- Think local, shop local, chamber urges Yukoners (24)
- Education system adjusts to COVID-19 realities (13)
- Residents concerned about lack of summer ice (6)
- Residents decry destruction of flowers, berries (5)
- Police seek help in finding suspect (3)
- Trolley tracks continue to be a peril, council told (3)
July 8, 2020
- Artist re-imagines relationship with materials A dress of milk jugs is taking form in the window at Yukon Artists @ Work Gallery.
- Readying For The Show Local Boy, Jeremy Parkin, right, and Kelvin Smoler, set up for the Tuesday show of a COVID-19-safe Arts in the Park.
- CTFN chief’s triumph is solidified Lynda Dickson has definitely won a second term as Haa Shaa du Hen (Chief) of the Carcross-Tagish First Nation.
- Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in call byelection for chief The Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in (TH) council has called a byelection for Aug. 6 for the position of chief. This is to replace the original plan for council elections.
- City buys new handy bus The purchase of a new handy bus was approved by city council at its June 29 meeting.
- Visitors’ centres open for season Visitor Information Centres began reopening across the territory on Canada Day.
- Confinement, sexual assault charges lodged Whitehorse RCMP are investigating a suspected case of forcible confinement and sexual assault.
- ‘We’re gonna do our very best to help him’ An injured baby moose rescued last week is doing well at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve, despite the organization operating short-handed with reduced resources.
- Concerns expressed about methods of man’s arrest RCMP have arrested a man who was reportedly swinging an axe, damaging property and uttering threats in downtown Whitehorse on Monday morning.
July 7, 2020
- Waterworld Vehicles make their way through a ‘lake’ at the intersection of Pelly and Alsek roads Monday evening.
- Council to vote on second hearing for Tank Farm issue City council will vote Monday on whether to hold a second public hearing into the proposal to redesignate a section of the Tank Farm property for commercial and industrial use.
- Recount confirms new chief’s triumph The Liard First Nation election recount conducted Monday saw Chief Stephen Charlie maintain his victory by a smaller margin than in the original count.
- Yukoners charged with drug offences Several Yukoners are facing charges of drug-related offences, the RCMP said Monday.
- Collision claims two lives Two people were killed in an Alaska Highway collision last Sunday afternoon near the Lewes River Bridge in the Marsh Lake area.
July 6, 2020
- Tower Bay closed to all fishing Tower Bay (Gokhtaheen), located on Dezadeash Lake, has been closed to angling and subsistence fishing each year from July 1 to Aug. 15.
- Pointless Vandalism There have been many vehicle windows smashed in Whitehorse in the last while.
- Dawson’s grads added to Canada Day’s importance The commencement ceremony for the Robert Service School began at 2 p.m. July 1 in Minto Park, adding an extra special flavour to an already altered Canada Day.
- Popular market swings back into business The Fireweed Market expanded last Thursday to include non-food vendors, buskers and sit-in dining options as restrictions were relaxed under phase two of the Yukon’s reopening plan.
- Higher tipping fees loom A new five-year contract for operation of the Whitehorse landfill will require an increase in tipping fees to help cover the additional annual costs, city council was told last Monday.
- Zoning change ensures maximum housing density City council has approved a zoning amendment that ensures maximum housing density on a parcel of land owned by the Yukon government along Rogers Street.
- Police request assistance identifying arson suspect Whitehorse RCMP are looking to solve a vehicle arson case.
- Collision proved fatal A collision at the Yukon River Bridge south of Whitehorse closed the Alaska Highway shortly before 5 p.m. Sunday.
- Dixon announces Yukon Party caucus critic roles Yukon Party Leader Currie Dixon today announced the critic roles for the official Opposition.
- Election results being subjected to recount A recount of votes for the Liard First Nation chief took place this morning amid calls of foul play from two candidates.