- 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 10, 2018
- Bear Adventures Continue Watched by members of the RCMP, conservation officers remove a bear cub from a Riverdale property on Friday afternoon.
- Wildlife On Canvas Alberta artist Kari Lehr opened her show Wild Things on Friday.
- Fellows from five countries study placer mining Fifteen fellows from five countries are touring the Yukon to learn about the territory’s placer mining industry.
- Patrols With Spokes .
- Violating act costs placer miner $4,500 A Grand Forks placer mine operator has been fined $4,500 for violating the Placer Mining Act (PMA) and the Environmental Act (ENA).
- Mother questions daughter’s release from centre A Whitehorse mother is angry that her daughter was released from the Sarah Steele Alcohol and Drug Services Centre without receiving treatment.
- Group home apology raises ‘cautionary flag’: NDP One of the territory’s opposition parties hopes the government’s public apology to youth and media about the allegations of mistreatment in government-run group homes isn’t a superficial one.
- Governments announce infrastructure funding More than $16.5 million in federal and territorial funds will go to improvements to the water and waste water pipes in Dawson City,
September 7, 2018
- Whitehorse resident celebrates $93,017 in poker lottery win Whitehorse resident Henry Sippel is reveling in his decision to add All In to his Poker Lotto ticket.
- Work to see Lewes Boulevard detour Those planning to make their way along Lewes Boulevard in Riverdale on Monday will want to plan for a detour.
- Sharp Eyes In Dense Fog An immature bald eagle
- Pump house contract pondered Finishing up work at the Selkirk pump house could cost the city nearly $123,000.
- Moisture For The Bounty Bart Bounds, with Elemental Farm,
- City’s capital budget may undergo alterations City council is considering making changes to its capital budget after the second-quarter financial reports came forward at Tuesday evening’s council meeting.
- Blue no-parking areas meant to boost school safety Blue no-parking zones have been painted at École Émilie-Tremblay, Jack Hulland Elementary, Takhini Elementary, Porter Creek Secondary and Holy Family Elementary.
- Parking Lot Tangle Whitehorse RCMP attended
- Dog attack unleashed litany of woes for traveller A German citizen, who loves touring Canada, has seen her ability to enter the country hampered by a dog attack four years ago.
- Choices Galore Shiela Alexandrovich is seen Thursday at the Fireweed Farmers Market.
- Yukon inches toward 40,000 people As the Yukon’s population steadily rises, the territory continues to be home to a younger crowd of adults.
- Now Showing Cari Tangedal is one of the artists in the SOVA
- Man’s injuries at softball centre lead to court litigation A Whitehorse man is pursuing litigation against both the Canadian and Yukon Amateur Softball Associations.
- Public engagement on FASD results released The Yukon government has released a What We Heard document that summarizes the key findings of its public engagement on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
- ‘Let’s make this our community thrift store’ Inside a 2,019 square foot space in the mall at the Yukon Inn on Fourth Avenue, a new floor is nearly down.
- YG apologizes to youth after report The territorial government publicly apologized Thursday for an “institution in crisis” that led to allegations of mistreatment from a number of workers and youth living in group homes.
September 6, 2018
- Drugs can now be checked at Blood Ties The Blood Ties Four Directions Centre has unveiled a drug checking program.
- The Inevitable appears Snow
- Cemetery reopens to fond memories, dedications Those walking through downtown Whitehorse’s Pioneer Cemetery Wednesday morning may have noticed some major changes – complete with a new entrance, ornamental fencing and asphalt pathways across the site.
- Statistics show slight rise in severe crimes The Yukon has seen an increase in severe crime despite experiencing an overall drop in the police-reported crime rate in 2017.
- Decision pending on preschool operator’s plans A local preschool operator should know next Monday whether the program can go ahead with its plans to operate out of a Metropolit Lane property.
- Life-long conservative has ambitions for MP Jonas Smith announced today he’s seeking the nomination to be the Conservative Party of Canada’s Yukon candidate in next year’s federal election.