- 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)
August 27, 2018
- Foundation Gets Funding Infusion Phillip Fitzgerald and Karen Forward, with the Yukon Hospital Foundation, received $8,000 from Save-On Foods last Thursday.
- Families went to a healing camp The Yukon Aboriginal Women’s Council hosted a recent peer support healing camp for the families of murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls on the traditional territory of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation (KDFN) at Jackson Lake.
- Prepping For The Weekend Eric Pateman, the founder and president of Edible Canada,
- Report released on aircraft incident Transport Canada has released an incident report regarding an Air North plane that was forced to overshoot its landing earlier this month in Whitehorse.
- Rollover Investigated City firefighters and an RCMP officer work at the scene of a single-vehicle collision on Robert Service Way this morning.
- Officials tackle slippery slope of ice bridge planning The third week of August might seem a bit early to be planning for an ice bridge across the Yukon River in Dawson.
- Bears intent on finding berries within the city A family of bears kept conservation officers busy early Sunday evening on Wickstrom Road, across the Yukon River from downtown Whitehorse.
- Judge sees no need to revoke bail of man awaiting sentence A Yukon judge has declined to revoke the bail of a Carcross man,
- Groups praise resurrection of CRA office Plans for a new Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) service centre in Whitehorse are being applauded by at least two local organizations.
August 24, 2018
- White Pass sale to joint venture finalized A casual glance may not reveal it, but something big has changed at Skagway’s waterfront.
- The Discovery Days calendar was full Discovery Days events stretched from Aug. 16 to Aug. 20 this year, with Friday, Saturday and Sunday being the busiest days.
- ‘Incredible culinary journey’ hits the grills The Yukon Culinary Festival, hosted by the Tourism Industry Association of the Yukon (TIAY), began cooking again Thursday.
- Discussing Challenges Overseas Whitehorse resident Trish Newport gives a talk Wednesday evening at Baked Café
- Some ‘easy fixes’ in WCC listed reforms: NDP `One of the territory’s opposition parties is grateful to review an inspection report on the Whitehorse Correctional Centre (WCC).
- Weather wetter, but fires still burning Thirty-two fires continue to burn in the Yukon with a total of 73,865 hectares blackened, says Yukon Wildland Fire Management said.
- Old Crow solar project receives YG bump The Old Crow solar project received a $500,000 nod from the territory Thursday, as the Yukon government continues to work on its independent power production (IPP) policy set to be unveiled later this year.
- City seeks water licence renewal An 18-month renewal to its current water licence would give the city the time it needs to obtain a new 25-year licence for the water system.
- Beware of rental scams: RCMP Whitehorse RCMP are warning the public of a rental scam circulating around Whitehorse.
- Service dog disagreement goes to court The co-owner of the Talbot Arm Motel in Destruction Bay is taking the Yukon government to small claims court over regulations about service animals.
- Yukon Advocate Case Review project funded The federal government has given $374,000 to the Yukon Status of Women Council for its Yukon Advocate Case Review project.
- Feds plan to reopen northern CRA offices Whitehorse, as well as Yellowknife and Iqaluit, will be home to a new Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) office before the next tax season.
August 23, 2018
- Ministers gathered to discuss energy and mining issues Energy, Mines and Resources Minister Ranj Pillai attended the annual Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Aug. 12-14.
- Ensemble North will perform concerts here Friday, Saturday Classical music is being played in Watson Lake, Teslin and Whitehorse this week by six world-class musicians: Ensemble North.
- MADD Whitehorse chapter invites community to AGM The Whitehorse chapter of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) will hold its annual general meeting on Sept. 6, and the community is invited to attend.
- Cadets on parade at the cadet training centre Cadets attending the Whitehorse Cadet Summer Training Centre held their final graduation parade last Thursday.
- Highway open to single-lane traffic The Alaska Highway reopened at 6 a.m. today.
- Long-term grizzly bear plan issued for Yukon The territorial government released its first comprehensive territory-wide draft plan on grizzly bear conservation Wednesday, complete with 33 “actions” that would help meet seven overall goals.
- ‘Poverty, homelessness can happen to anybody’ “I can say I have a home.”