- 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 5, 2018
- Cemetery ceremony takes place The City of Whitehorse held the grand re-opening of the Pioneer Cemetery early this afternoon.
- College welcomes students during Orientation-Week 2018 Yukon College is welcoming more than 660 new and returning credit students this term for orientation activities — a 14 per cent increase in registrations over this time last year.
- Khàtìnas.àxh Community School now the name of village’s school The Teslin Tlingit Council, the Teslin School Council, students, parents and Teslin residents are celebrating the renaming of the Teslin School.
- Wickstrom Wanderer This bear was seen ambling across a Wickstrom Road property at about 2 p.m. last Friday.
- Resident hopes to bring younger person’s perspective to council Three years ago, Andrew Smith had the paper work needed to run for council.
- Barbecue feeds many at annual event The annual Feed the People Labour Day barbecue took place Monday at Shipyards Park.
- Hunter discovered dead A 40-year-old Fort McPherson, N.W.T. man has been found dead after enduring a severe change in weather during a Yukon hunting trip.
- Tailgate thefts reported in Whitehorse Whitehorse RCMP are investigating a series of seven tailgate thefts that occurred from a number of locations over the Labour Day weekend.
- French immersion sets enrolment record in Yukon More students in the Yukon are participating in French language immersion than ever before, a new report says.
- ‘We’re hoping this report will create an outcry’ ‘We’re hoping this report will create an outcry’
- Loosen cannabis sales bylaw, city council is urged Lee Goodwin is continuing his call for the city to allow for cannabis retail sales outside of the Marwell neighbourhood.
- Vacuum of information on e-waste questioned It will likely be Monday before it’s clear exactly where Yukoners should be taking their e-waste after Oct. 1.
September 4, 2018
- Hoteliers check out of outhouse race with a win The Westmark Hotel crew, running Dredge #2,
- More than 400,000 people visited in 2017 While the territory may be far away geographically from majority of its more southern neighbours in the United States, it isn’t stopping American travellers from heading to the Land of the Midnight Sun.
- Refurbished And Ready The new Makerspace is open for members now.
- Our air conceals a myriad volatiles Smog, the natural progeny of smoke and fog, a relative rarity in Whitehorse,
- Nomination period extended for Dawson commission Nomination period extended for Dawson commission
- YG’s contract awarding raises eyebrows The awarding of a contract to a Northwest Territories company by the Yukon government involving work on the territory’s new French-language high school is raising eyebrows – and concerns – among some Yukon businesses.
- Irwin is third councillor to announce plans Betty Irwin says she’s ready to continue her work as a city councillor,
August 31, 2018
- Our air conceals a myriad volatiles “Sometimes ... all I need is the air that I breathe.” – The Hollies , 1974
- New CRA offices’ roles explained The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has released more specifics about its planned reopening of a Whitehorse office.
- F.H. Collins track is progressing It’s been a couple of months since work has begun to build the new track and field facility at F.H. Collins Secondary School, and the facility is starting to take shape.
- Psychological, psychiatric services will expand The Whitehorse Correctional Centre (WCC) Inspection Report has determined that more mental health and addictions programs are needed at the facility.
- A Star Attraction Vikki Zsohar (left), the president of the Yukon Astronomical Society, and Charles Ennis of the national Secretary Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, are seen last Saturday in the new observatory north of Whitehorse.
- Boars’ owner fined $400 as lengthy saga ends The seven Eurasian boars that escaped from a property in the Mendenhall subdivision have all been killed – and their owner has been fined.
- TIA looking to tackle tourism labour shortage Staff working double shifts, management taking on roles they wouldn’t normally have in addition to their usual duties, and sometimes shutting down during regular business hours because there aren’t enough staff.
- Wedged And Wrecked This Chrysler van was badly damaged Thursday afternoon
- Offender’s sentence was inadequate: Crown The Crown is appealing the sentence of a 27-year-old man convicted of the sexual assault of a person under 16 years of age.
- Woman files suit after injuries aboard bus A local woman is taking a bus driver and the City of Whitehorse to Yukon Supreme Court after sustaining injuries on the public transit system.
- Leef to remain on political sidelines Ryan Leef, a long-time Conservative and one-time Yukon MP, has no plans to return to the political scene next year, he told the Star Thursday.
- Council candidate cites housing, bridge woes For 17 years, Cory Adams has called Whitehorse home.
- Hartland to make another run for council Samson Hartland is hopeful Whitehorse voters will send him back to council chambers in the Oct. 18 election.