- Yukoners welcome new care facility (15)
- Company failed to report bear’s death (11)
- Councillor is seeking a return engagement (10)
- Fixtures pose no immediate health risk, doc assures (9)
- Candidate sets his sights on council (6)
- Premier, ministers met with senators (5)
- Bomb was mailed from Whitehorse: victim’s spouse (3)
- Sexualized violence prevention policy unveiled (2)
August 15, 2018
- City to receive almost half of Gas Tax Fund The federal government has delivered the first of two $8.25-million annual instalments of the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) to the Yukon.
- Building Bridges Construction continues Sunday at the Nares River (Naatasehéen) Bridge in Carcross.
- Reception centre changes location The Whitehorse reception centre set up to help those displaced from their homes because of wildfires in Telegraph Creek, B.C. moved locations today.
- A Sign Of Hunting Season Derrik Drinnan of Black Sheep Aviation prepares one of his airplanes for a week-long hunt in the wilderness outside Watson Lake.
- Resident sues city over flooding issues A Whitehorse resident is suing the city for $3,896.48 due to flooding in her basement.
- Council unveils new president, board The Yukon Aboriginal Women’s Council (YAWC) elected a new president and several new board members at its annual general meeting.
- Accused killer makes court appearance The man accused of murdering Wendy Carlick and Sara MacIntosh was in court again last week.
- Crown appeals decision about man’s designation The Crown has appealed a Yukon Supreme Court decision to not designate a man convicted of sexually abusing 13 girls and making child pornography a dangerous offender.
- Collision injures cyclist A cyclist was hospitalized after a collision between a vehicle and bicycle early Tuesday afternoon near the north end of Fox Lake.
- Fond memories followed bust’s unveiling The territory paid tribute to the “First Lady of the Yukon” last week, unveiling a bust of Martha Louise Black, the late businesswoman and one-time MP.
- Many Rivers Counselling strike a possibility A Yukon non-profit organization could be one step closer to a strike after a vote by its bargaining team and membership resulted in “overwhelming” support for the possibility of a labour disruption.
August 14, 2018
- Proposals for French-language school are being accepted To get the ball rolling on the building of the new French-language high school in Whitehorse, the territorial government issued a request for proposals for the design last week.
- Vendors tantalizing tastebuds on Steele Street Locals and visitors alike are being invited to sample fare from the variety of food vendors that are found around Whitehorse this summer.
- On The Attack Dylan Cozens (22) of Whitehorse
- Police traffic stop leads to drug seizure A man faces drug charges after being stopped by Whitehorse RCMP officers on Saturday night.
- Chilkoot Trail reopens after flooding conditions subside The Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park has reopened the Chilkoot Trail to all use after flooding conditions along the Taiya River prompted a closure last week.
- New solar project brightens condo complex The Da Daghay Development Corp. has completed a solar energy installation at its River Bend condominium complex in the Whistle Bend subdivision.
- Public service sees senior leadership changes There has been a shuffle among Premier Sandy Silver’s deputy ministers.
- City bylaw can regulate surface mining: judge The Yukon Court of Appeal has dismissed a mining company’s appeal which had sought out surface mining rights on a Raven’s Ridge subdivision property.
August 13, 2018
- City mulls lot expansion The city will go ahead with the first reading of a rezoning bylaw in the Kulan industrial area,
- Last week’s rain discouraged new fires Thirty active fires continue to burn in the Yukon, with 73, 163 hectares blackened says Yukon Wildland Fire Management.
- Music camp students show talents Members of the Yukon Girls Rock Camp, an initiative of the Dawson City Music Festival, showed off the fruits of their efforts last week in Whitehorse.
- Restaurateur can proceed with legal action The Yukon Supreme Court has authorized a restaurant owner to pursue litigation against another restaurant owner.
- Employers’ assessment rates in for some changes The Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board’s assessment rates will change moderately in 2019, the board said last Thursday.
- Reception centre greets 15 displaced fire victims The territory has pitched in to help those who were forced to evacuate their homes earlier this month because of wildfires in Telegraph Creek, B.C. by opening a reception centre in Whitehorse.
- Judge to rule on man’s parole eligibility A 26-year-old Watson Lake man who has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder could be ineligible for parole for 10 years.