- Impaired drivers to pay higher fines (19)
- Contract for $29M awarded for francophone high school (17)
- Bagnell aims for another term in Ottawa (15)
- Spanish citizen sentenced for child porn offence (10)
- Council’s decision disappoints local flight company (8)
- Woman’s assailant jailed 27 months (5)
- Fat bikers hit the trails at Wolf Creek (4)
- Pat Duncan ascends from political obscurity (1)
December 13, 2018
- Manitoulin Group buys Kluane Freight Lines’ book of business The Manitoulin Group of Companies has purchased Kluane Freight Lines Ltd.’s book of business and formed a joint venture with Chief Isaac Group of Companies in Dawson City.
- Event Assists Community Groups The 100 Women Who Care – Whitehorse gathered Wednesday evening to hear from three groups for which they raised $9,110.
- City to help APTN’s Indigenous Day Live show The city will put $15,000 cash and provide in-kind help worth close to $5,000 toward the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network’s (APTN) Indigenous Day Live telecast next June 22.
- A Festive Occasion Parks Canada and the MacBride Museum teamed up for a special Christmas event Wednesday evening.
- Decision reserved on TTC’s suit against Ottawa Justice Ron Veale of the Yukon Supreme Court heard closing submissions Wednesday afternoon in the lawsuit against the federal government by the Teslin Tlingit Council.
- Agreement signed to support Indigenous tourism A significant memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed Wednesday at the Advancing Indigenous Tourism Conference in Carcross.
- Contract for $29M awarded for francophone high school The impact of American tariffs is in part the reason the Yukon government awarded a contract for the design and build of the French high school for a price more than $9 million higher than what it estimated about a year ago.
- Impaired drivers to pay higher fines Police will soon be getting new authority to ask for breathalyzer samples from drivers subject to any traffic stop or check stop.
December 12, 2018
- Local theatre group releases documentary Whitehorse Independent Theatre (WIT) began releasing the documentary Stories into Songs last month on Community Cable 9.
- Ejoying The Craft Fair Chris Lee had some of his Magic and Pokemon cards for sale
- Workers’ compensation board to rebate employers For the fourth year, the Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board will distribute a rebate to eligible Yukon employers.
- Former Premier Gives Talk Tony Penikett, the territory’s NDP premier from 1985 to 1992, is seen Tuesday afternoon at the Whitehorse Public Library.
- Collision prompted long traffic tie-up in Rabbit’s Foot Canyon Whitehorse RCMP have released details about a two-vehicle collision that snarled traffic in the Rabbit’s Foot Canyon area late last Friday afternoon.
- Holiday Happiness For The Children The toys collected by Northwestel Inc.
- Humane society turns to the public for financial support The Humane Society Yukon (HSY) is asking the community for financial help in the wake of a legal dispute.
- A Global Struggle Grade 8 students Sara Broesky, Alissa Au and Sydney Stewart (left-right) participated in Vanier Catholic Secondary School’s Write for Rights event Monday.
- Yukon Cinema expected to reopen doors on Friday The Yukon Cinema is temporarily closed because of problems with emergency safety lights and other issues.
- November labour statistics released The number of those unemployed in the Yukon in November remained steady, similar to where it was a month and even a year earlier.
- Canada addressing self-governing needs: lawyer The Government of Canada is not obligated to reach a financial agreement with the Teslin Tlingit Council to support its self-governing authority, says federal lawyer Eden Alexander.
- Concerns expressed as capital budget adopted City council was unanimous Monday evening in voting to adopt the 2019 capital budget, worth up to $23.9 million.
- Senate seat filled after 16-month wait After a 16-month vacancy, Yukoners now know who will be filling the sole seat as their territorial representative in the Senate: one-time premier Pat Duncan.
December 11, 2018
- Thomson Centre respite unit opens A new 10-bed reablement and respite unit at the Thomson Centre, the first of its kind in the territory, opened Monday afternoon.
- TTC’s self-government pact not honoured, court told The Government of Canada is not honouring the Teslin Tlingit Council’s self-government agreement, the council is arguing in court.
- Details sparse as city orders the closure of the Yukon Cinema The Yukon Cinema has been ordered closed by the Whitehorse Fire Department after an inspection of the premises.
- Charges pending after boulevard collision A 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a traffic collision last Friday morning.
- Contractor tapped to build Dawson ice bridge The Klondike is settling into its third straight winter of not having a regular, government-approved ice bridge between Dawson City and the residents of West Dawson and Sunnydale.
- Women dominate Yukon Supreme Court The Yukon’s newest Supreme Court justice will soon begin her training so she can start hearing cases sometime in 2019.
- Council asked to approve 2.3-per-cent tax boost Local property owners can expect a 2.3-per-cent hike in their city tax bills next year if council approves the new operating budget as proposed.