- Collision injures cyclist (19)
- Ex-Yukon Party MLA eyes seat on council (16)
- Couple fined for wildlife violations (16)
- Many Rivers Counselling strike a possibility (11)
- Segregation tops list of suggested WCC reforms (7)
- Fond memories followed bust’s unveiling (4)
- First Nation inclusion urged in WCC reforms (4)
- Man’s sentencing hearing put off (2)
July 30, 2018
- Women rescued from Miles Canyon Yukon RCMP are reminding people to be extremely cautious on the water.
- Morning Mishap City firefighters, RCMP and a tow truck operator work at the scene of a two-vehicle collision
- Records management contract awarded File IT Solutions will continue work on records management for the city after council voted 4-3 July 9 to award it a $50,000 consulting contract for the work.
- No permit reissuances upsets hunters As hunters in the territory gear up for the last days before the beginning of the season after a couple of errors in the data used to issue permits were found,
- Totem pole raisings help celebrate learning centre Carcross/Tagish residents now have access to a new language hub and meeting spaces for youth and elders, as well as for their heritage and archives materials and document management systems.
- Cigarette butts sparked fire in Watson Lake An evacuation alert for kilometres 30 to 60 of the Robert Campbell Highway remains in place, according to the territory’s wildfire bulletin issued Sunday afternoon.
July 27, 2018
- Restoration of Service’s old work place continues When the CIBC held its 120th anniversary bash in Dawson last month (Star, July 6), i Restoration of Service’s old work place continues
- City pumps $1 M into housing venture In voting with the rest of council to provide a one-time,
- Inuvik man sentenced for Whitehorse incident An Inuvik, N.W.T. man has been sentenced to 51 days time served and saw his existing probation extended by six months.
- Young women act on a burning ambition Drenched in sweat and drops glistening on her forehead in the hot Yukon sun, Chelsea Larouche was all smiles last Friday.
- Exchanging Pleasantries Sam Roberts mixes with fans
- Careless shooter narrowly misses hiker A local hiker had a dangerously close call with an errant bullet on July 16, Whitehorse RCMP said Wednesday.
- Drones in the sky aren’t imminent: mayor No decision on the use of aerial drones to patrol city trails has been made, says Mayor Dan Curtis.
- New fire evacuation alert issued The Yukon Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) has issued a new evacuation alert for residents along kilometres 30 to 60 of the Robert Campbell Highway in southeast Yukon.
- Hot hydro plant may have triggered outage Heat in the Whitehorse hydro plant could have caused Tuesday’s major power failure, Yukon Energy said Thursday.
- Takhini Hot Springs condo project greenlighted Construction at the Takhini Hot Springs could begin as early as October after the Yukon government approved the rezoning of the site late last month.
- Diamond drilling should be approved: board A proposal to carry out a diamond drilling exploration program in the Red Ridge area of Mount Lorne is being recommended to go ahead with some terms and conditions, citing significant adverse effects that can be mitigated.
July 26, 2018
- Chamber lauds extension for applying for committee post The Yukon Chamber of Commerce is praising the territorial government’s decision to extend the application period for the Dawson Regional Land Use Planning Commission.
- The Crop: Funding For Fighting Diabetes Jeff Newell, left, and Ron Wachholyz are seen Wednesday afternoon in Whitehorse.
- Committee recommends against chinook fishing The Yukon Salmon Sub-Committee has recommended to the minister of Fisheries and Oceans that there should be no allocation of chinook salmon to the public angling fishery at the start of the season.
- Plane Lands Safely Emergency organizations were called to the Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport for an emergency landing by this Tintina Air Piper-PA at about 8:40 this morning.
- Chiefs who navigated land claims deal are honoured in Dawson A bench to commemorate the names of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in (TH) chiefs who laboured along the path to TH self-government was unveiled on the grounds of the Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre on July 16.
- Bylaw for joint use pact passes first two readings The city and territory are closer to signing off on an updated agreement governing the use of schools and their fields by local groups or city facilities like the Canada Games Centre.
- Health funding pact formally signed A cash infusion from the federal government will contribute to the territory’s health care services in mental health, home care and medical travel, among others areas.
- ‘Our city is in good shape’: candidate As Rick Karp’s role as president of the Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce comes to a close, he’s gearing up for another role he hopes Whitehorse voters will elect him to: that of mayor.