After an afternoon of hard work, the breach of the sandbag barrier at Marsh Lake has been contained.
As downtown and Riverdale residents made their way home late Wednesday afternoon under a record amount of rain accompanied by thunder and lightning, Bill Miller was barbecuing at his house in Porter Creek.
From his early beginnings sketching on moosehides, Jim Robb has maintained his stature as a classic Yukon artist for almost half a century.
Premier Dennis Fentie unveiled his cabinet Saturday afternoon before hundreds of Yukoners who packed the government administration building to witness the ceremony.
- Tearful mom speaks of pain of son’s loss (12)
- Bus purchase may be sole-sourced (11)
- McDiarmid sentenced, released from custody (11)
- Protest intends to give a voice to victims (9)
- Family hears tearful apology from MacPherson (7)
- Victim’s father disappointed by sentence (5)
- ‘Unfounded’ sexual assault cases to be reviewed (4)
- Accused pedophile is now facing 65 charges (4)
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June 17, 2005
- Iceman - Kwaday Dan Ts’inchi Continuing research into a 500-year-old body of an ice man found in August 1999 in northern B.C. has reached some conclusions about his journey and final days.
September 12, 2001
- Aircraft hijacking initially feared Police treated a Korean passenger plane that landed at the Whitehorse airport at noon today as if it had hijackers on board, despite reports from Alaskan officials that it was a false scare.
- Yukoner witnessed dreadful moments in New York City Whitehorse’s Norman Shorty watched in horror from his Manhattan hotel as the World Trade Center collapsed – one twin tower at a time.
April 28, 2001
- Thousands turned out for royalty The Yukon’s beauty compelled the artist in Prince Charles put paint brush to canvas during his trip.
May 26, 2000
- “We made it!” Despite the doubts, Watson said, “The whole epic up to the top was really so difficult, it felt like a heck of an achievement!”
May 25, 2000
- Dodging ‘bombs’ on a Logan trek What’s the scariest thing next to climbing Mount Logan blind? How about climbing the southwest Yukon mountain alone, without a compass, an altitude metre or a GPS (Global Positioning System)?
April 19, 2000
- Climbers found The body of one of two mountain climbers who disappeared on Mount Logan 13 years ago may have been found.
April 18, 2000
- Big Red Machine steamrolls NDP Now, ’tis the spring of their discontent. That was the sentiment from the voters in Whitehorse Monday as every one of the city’s 10 ridings was awash in Liberal red to create the defeat of the reigning New Democratic Party.
- Duncan's smile could have lit up city It was the desire for accountability and professionalism that delivered the Yukon its first Liberal government, Government Leader-elect Pat Duncan told an ecstatic party headquarters last night.
January 18, 2000
- Sky-high drama mesmerizes Yukoners Many Yukoners, Alaskans and northern British Columbians were rattled and mesmerized by a light in the dark morning sky at approximately 8:44.
April 19, 1999
- Grief-stricken staff mourn woman Regina Irena Thyrone volunteered to come to the territory as part of a personnel-sharing project between the Vancouver and Whitehorse offices of the federal Department of Justice.
April 15, 1999
- Warning Issued After Dog's Deaths The RCMP and a local veterinarian are warning people in the Hidden Valley subdivision to keep their dogs at home
February 26, 1999
- Brooks Becomes Youngest Quest Champion Ramy Brooks, of Healy, Alaska, became the youngest winner of the Yukon Quest, crossing the finish line along First Avenue only 10 minutes ahead of Mark May Wednesday night.
- Strange, Tragic and Funny Tidbits from the '99 Quest Trail. John Schandelmeier joked during the mushers' banquet in Fairbanks before the Yukon Quest that he'd be carrying medical gear on top of his sled.