- Race for council gains 13th candidate (21)
- Riverfront development height limits set out (9)
- City staff support solar farm (7)
- RCMP followed car after being told of gun (4)
- Elderly mail bombing suspect arrested in Whitehorse (2)
- Impaired driver fined $1,000, loses licence (2)
- Whitehorse entrepreneur gets national nod (2)
- Festival fans expecting clear skies (1)
September 13, 2018
- Bears set to invade clinic The Yukon Hospital Foundation will be hosting its second annual Teddy Bear Clinic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
- Events to help fight kidney disease Two events are coming up in Whitehorse as the long battle against kidney disease continues.
- Fortifying The Community Tristan Newsome (right),
- Artist’s works to debut Friday New work by renowned Yukon artist Halin de Repentigny will make its public debut Friday in Whitehorse.
- Premier, ministers met with senators Premier Sandy Silver and three of his ministers met with members of the fact-finding Special Senate Committee on the Arctic on Wednesday in Whitehorse.
- Sexualized violence prevention policy unveiled Yukon College has adopted a new sexualized violence prevention and response policy.
- Yukoners welcome new care facility The largest infrastructure project in the territory’s history held its grand opening Wednesday – though it’s not quite ready to accept residents just yet.
September 12, 2018
- Adapting To A New Life Abdullah Alaboud (or ‘Abed,’ as he prefers to be known) is seen during a recent visit to the Whitehorse Fish Ladder.
- Pillai met with forestry ministers in Halifax Energy, Mines and Resources Minister Ranj Pillai met with provincial and territorial ministers at last week’s annual meeting of the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers in Halifax.
- Goldcorp hopes to produce at Coffee by late 2021 Goldcorp wants to open a mine.
- Whitehorse boy names police puppy Jaxson Duke of Whitehorse has named a dog that will go on to serve in the RCMP, as part of the force’s 2018 Name the Puppy Contest.
- Company failed to report bear’s death A mining company near Carmacks has been convicted of violating the Wildlife Act for failing to report the killing of a bear in 2016.
- Councillor is seeking a return engagement Dan Boyd is hoping to continue his work as a city councillor, confirming to the Star this morning his plans to seek re-election in the Oct. 18 municipal vote.
- Fixtures pose no immediate health risk, doc assures High lead levels in water have resulted in the territorial government needing to replace more than 100 water fixtures in some Yukon schools – including kitchen, classroom and bathroom sink taps, and water fountains.
September 11, 2018
- Canadian Mosaic project rolls into city You may have seen it in town:
- International FASD Awareness day The Yukon FASD Interagency Advisory Committee and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Society of Yukon heldan International FASD Awareness Day celebration and barbecue on Sunday.
- Raven to accept e-waste Oct. 1 Beginning Oct. 1, Yukoners can recycle designated electronic and electrical products at the Raven Recycling Society’s premises in Whitehorse.
- Yukon College welcomes new Syrian student Abdullah Alaboud (or “Abed”, as he prefers to be known) is settling into Yukon College campus life and learning to cope with the cooler temperature of his new home.
- Fendrick won’t seek second term on council It’s the end of an era for Coun. Rob Fendrick.
- Hotel complex proponents want height limit raised A proposed development along the waterfront near the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre would be good news for the territory’s tourism sector and the economy.