- Show leadership on climate change, council told (19)
- Audit called a wakeup call for Education officials (17)
- City council asked to outlaw plastic bags (17)
- Trolley tracks turning hazardous, minister is told (16)
- Union wants to discuss dismissal with mayor (11)
- Dawson’s budget tops $8 million (4)
- Two animal shelters may unite into one as discussions go on (4)
- The North knows: the carbon tax is a scam (1)
June 18, 2019
- Show leadership on climate change, council told Whitehorse citizens are looking for leadership in the fight against climate change, city council heard at its meeting Monday night.
- Dawson’s budget tops $8 million DAWSON CITY – Dawson City has passed the third reading of its 2019 budget, ending just under a month of public readings which formally began March 25.
- Chambers looking to improve services The Yukon’s chambers of commerce are exploring ways to enhance the values offered to their business members.
June 17, 2019
- CIBC makes a major donation to Yukon University Foundation The CIBC has stepped forward to become a lead supporter marking the transition of Yukon College to Yukon University, Canada’s first university north of 60, taking place in May 2020.
- Dákù Nän Ts’èddhyèt (Our house is waking up the land) Festival .
- Faro mine project to employ about 70 people Pelly Construction Ltd. will be employing approximately 70 people over the next year on the Rose Creek project at the former Faro mine, says Jennifer Byram, the company’s vice-president.
- Moose killed in highway collision A woman suffered minor injuries Saturday afternoon after the Dodge Caravan she was driving struck a cow moose on the Alaska Highway just north of Crestview.
- Northern premiers seek a united voice Premier Sandy Silver hosted Northwest Territories Premier Bob McLeod and Nunavut Premier Joe Savikataaq here last Thursday and Friday for the Northern Premiers’ Forum.
- City tightlipped about fire chief’s departure Whitehorse fire chief Mike Dine was released from his duties Friday by city manager Linda Rapp.
June 14, 2019
- Chinook salmon predicted to mirror last year’s This year’s return of Yukon River chinook salmon is expected to be around 180,000,
- Celebrating A Milestone .
- Man challenges imposition of peace bond An Old Crow man is seeking leave from the Court of Appeal of Yukon to appeal his placement on a peace bond.
- Getting Into Shape Team Paddlers Abreast is seen out practising Tuesday evening.
- Whitehorse Motors helps food banks Whitehorse Motors has donated $5,000 to Inuvik, N.W.T.’s two food banks, as part of its 50th anniversary events throughout 2019.
- Input sought on ending workplace violence The Yukon government is seeking input about preventing violence and harassment in workplaces to inform regulation changes under the Yukon Occupational Health and Safety Act.
- College, YG to raise students’ jobs awareness As the Yukon weathers a shortage of workers,
- Roadside Companionship Two grizzly bears
- Fence will help foil litter spread The purchase of new modular fencing to reduce the spread of litter at the Whitehorse landfill was approved Monday evening by city council.
- Woman guilty of trafficking controlled substance: judge A Yukon Supreme Court justice has convicted a woman of trafficking a controlled substance.
- Fun And Exercise .
- Policy urged for managing city’s natural assets The city might want to look at developing a policy to manage its natural assets like the Selkirk Aquifer that supplies the city’s water, says Coun. Steve Roddick.
- Brain Tumour Walk goes tomorrow The Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada will stage its first official Brain Tumour Walk in Whitehorse on Saturday.
- Planned generating plant reflects many years of inaction: White NDP Leader Kate White is calling for expanded investment in renewable energy in response to Yukon Energy’s plans to build a new fossil fuel electricity generating plant.
- At 102, venerable Yukoner is still going strong Mary Merchant will turn 102 on June 18. She is likely the oldest person in the Yukon.
- Man is jailed for sexual assault; will be deported from Canada A man living in Whitehorse will be serving one year in jail followed by a 12-month probation for sexually assaulting a girl under age 16.
- Driver involved in fatal collision back in court The case of a driver involved in a double-fatality collision last month in Whitehorse was back in territorial court again Wednesday morning.
- Stop The Presses! Yukon Theatre for Young People is presenting Disney’s Newsies tonight through Sunday at the Yukon Arts Centre.
- Two Vuntut Gwitchin council members suspended Two members of the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation council have been suspended,
- ‘The calves bonded instantly’ Two moose calves arrived recently at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve.
- Big toe is big deal in Dawson City A donation that an expert in the Yukon happily describes as disgusting has arrived in Whitehorse, destined to become the centrepiece of a bizarre cocktail.