- Whitehorse hatchery manager retires after 37 years (4)
- Takhini Elementary School’s demolition comes into play (1)
- Racing to the windmill: 2023 Haeckel Hill Run (1)
- Esteemed elder will be next commissioner (1)
- Pair charged after cocaine, cash are seized in Crestview (1)
- Twelve Yukon artists in the running for $20,000 (1)
May 29, 2023
- Waste diversion, recycling facility unveiled Dawson City unveiled its new waste diversion and recycling centre on May 19.
- Premier honours peacekeepers’ day Premier Ranj Pillai is recognizing International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers.
- Whitehorse hatchery manager retires after 37 years “Without the salmon, we’re not here. We wouldn’t be gathering like this if it wasn’t for these fish.”
- Swimmers face extended pool closure The pool at the Canada Games Centre will be closed for about seven weeks starting Aug. 12, the city said today.
- RCMP seize cocaine, currency Two males were arrested in relation to a search warrant being executed Saturday morning at a Crestview residence.
- Proud Winners Team Yukon won two gold and two bronze medals Saturday at the 2023 National Skills Competition in Winnipeg.
- Flood warning still in effect for Klondike Valley Klondike Valley flooding continues, and a flood warning remains in place for the Klondike River, the Yukon government said today.
- Plan raises concerns, local resident believes Porter Creek resident Keith Lay raised concerns at city council’s meeting regarding the motion on street naming brought forward by Coun. Michelle Friesen.
- McIntyre streets will receive new names The renaming of streets in the McIntyre subdivision has been approved by city council.
- Commissioner’s term to wind down late Wednesday As things stand today, as of midnight Wednesday, the territory will be without a commissioner.
May 26, 2023
- Asian Heritage Month event planned Yukoners are invited to celebrate Asian Heritage Month (this month) with the Hidden Histories Society of Yukon next Tuesday evening.
- Yukon Digital Theatre launches first projects Acclaimed Yukon creators are launching trial versions of two innovative digital theatre projects.
- MAD presents a variety of acts Photo Spread
- Buy bus passes, mayor urges YG The Yukon government, not the City of Whitehorse, should take charge of any move to eliminate transit fares by simply purchasing city bus passes, Mayor Laura Cabott maintains.
- Pillai hails Canadian Jewish Heritage Month Premier Ranj Pillai has recognized this month as Canadian Jewish Heritage Month.
- Author was delighted to read to Dawson audience Kevin Chong was clearly delighted to be back in Dawson this month to do a reading at the KIAC/Dënäkär Zho Building.
- Going Places .
- Alberta man is charged after fire in Whitehorse A young Calgary man has been charged in connection with a suspicious fire that broke out early Tuesday morning in Whitehorse.
- Takhini Elementary School’s demolition comes into play Demolition of Takhini Elementary School is a possibility in a Request for Proposals (RFP) issued by the Yukon government.
- Robert Service Way retains part-time status Robert Service Way won’t be open around the clock after all – and motorists are being told to anticipate annual spring closures.
- School hails clean, sustainable heating Elijah Smith Elementary School has been equipped with a new biomass heating system.
- Government, union reach tentative deal The territorial government and the Yukon Employees’ Union (YEU) have reached a tentative agreement for the 3,515 government workers covered by the union, it was announced today.
May 25, 2023
- North Klondike Highway closed, campground evacuated Flooding continues in the Klondike Valley, closing the North Klondike Highway, and the Klondike River Campground had to be evacuated Wednesday due to invading water.
- Suspects sought after damage to city building After a Shipyards Park facility was recently damaged by graffiti, the RCMP and City of Whitehorse are looking to the public for help in identifying those involved.
- Accomplishment Recognized St. Francis of Assisi student Nora Snider won the Royal Canadian Legion Remembrance Day Literary Contest for the B.C.-Yukon Command.
- First Nation assessing devastation at historic site Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation is continuing to examine the flood damage at the historic Forty Mile heritage site downriver from Dawson City.
- First Nation, government partner on wildland firefighting With wildfire season around the corner, the Carcross-Tagish First Nation (C/TFN) is announcing a new approach to wildland fire management, in partnership with the Yukon government.
- Border crossing needs an emergency opening, YP says Work with U.S. officials to expedite the emergency opening of the Canada-U.S. border crossing west of Dawson City as a second road access to the Klondike.
- HotSpot app launched for parking in Whitehorse The world of high-tech parking arrangements is coming to Whitehorse.