- Tread carefully on housing incentive: Boyd (30)
- Woman was reluctant to see a nurse, inquest told (24)
- Shooting linked to drug trade, organized crime (13)
- Ice bridge enters wider, thicker phase (10)
- Advocate launches review of school attendance woes (10)
- Nurses testify at inquest into woman’s death (Revised) (9)
- Murder trial hears evidence from Carmacks man (7)
- Utmost was done to save woman: paramedics (7)
January 23, 2020
- A Pivotal Experience Doug Rutherford, left, and Tim Green read from one of Rutherford’s plays Tuesday evening at the Pivotal Words event at the North of Ordinary Experience Centre.
- Promising Lotsa Laughs Ryan Bellville, left, and Stirling Scott are the headliners in the Ride for Dad Comedy Night tonight, Friday and Saturday.
- Nurses testify at inquest into woman’s death (Revised) Wednesday, the third day of the inquiry into Cynthia Blackjack’s death, saw testimony from two nurses who were present at the Carmacks health centre on the day of her passing in 2013.
- Yukon, B.C. partner on strategies to feed the North Farmers, ranchers and food processors in the Yukon and northern British Columbia may soon have more local customers.
- Council asked to act on compressor City council is being asked to approve a rush order to replace one of three compressors that keep the ice frozen at the Canada Games Centre.
January 22, 2020
- Department failed to meet access obligations After a Yukoner complained about the length of time it took for the Department of Health and Social Services to respond to a request for access to the complainant’s own personal health information, the Information and Privacy Commissioner has issued a consideration report.
- Pursuing The Crown The 2020 Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous Festival Quest for the Crown (formerly the Queens contest) candidates were unveiled last Wednesday.
- Need for prudent use of health data highlighted The Department of Health and Social Services violated territorial law when it failed to exercise discretion before using the personal health information of a patient under psychiatric care.
- Efforts Saluted Karen Carrière was presented last Friday evening with a Life Membership to the Royal Canadian Legion at the local Legion’s awards night.
- Officials propose new housing incentive policy City administration is proposing several changes in the city’s incentive policy to encourage more affordable and supportive housing developments.
- Crossroads Collision City firefighters clean up the debris
- Robbery suspects apprehended The RCMP have arrested the two suspects linked to a series of armed robberies and a break and enter last Saturday morning in Whitehorse.
- Ice bridge enters wider, thicker phase The ice bridge that connects downtown Dawson with the residents across the Yukon River has entered its fully functional phase.
- Murder trial hears evidence from Carmacks man The jury trial of a Carmacks man accused of first-degree murder resumed Tuesday in Whitehorse, with the Crown calling two civilian witnesses.
- Tread carefully on housing incentive: Boyd City council might want to tread softly when it comes to promoting densification of neighbourhoods, Coun. Dan Boyd cautioned at Monday night’s meeting.
January 21, 2020
- Expressing Appreciation Paul Scholz (right), the general manager of Klondike Business Solutions,
- Commissioner to present new literary prize Commissioner Angélique Bernard and the BC and Yukon Book Prizes have announced the first-ever literary prize for the Yukon writing and publishing community.
- Inquest to resume Wednesday in Whitehorse The coroner’s inquest into the death of Cynthia Roxanne Blackjack is set to resume in Whitehorse on Wednesday after two days of testimony in Carmacks.
- City asked for clarity on use of e-bikes Clarity is needed from city hall regarding what exactly is a bicycle, says Keith Lay, a member of the Active Trails Whitehorse Association.
- Police arrest robbery suspect in Inuvik The RCMP have arrested one of two suspects linked to a series of armed robberies and a break and enter last Saturday morning in Whitehorse.