There could be a long road of changes ahead for the city’s transit system if council moves ahead with a proposed master transit plan.
The family of Elizabeth Boyd has released a statement regarding her death from a highway rollover incident early last Wednesday.
The territory’s employees’ union is speaking out against the temporary closure of a youth office under the purview of the Department of Health and Social Services.
A vehicle rollover on the Alaska Highway near Haines Junction on Wednesday morning claimed the life of a 19-year-old Commissioner’s Award winner and volunteer firefighter.
- Optics around office closure ‘horrible’: YEU (19)
- Public hearing set on townhouse proposal (11)
- Kennel owner not disclosing dogs’ whereabouts (10)
- ‘I wish to be paid for the time worked’ (7)
- Rollover takes life of award-winning firefighter (5)
- Bright picture forecast for affordable housing (5)
- ATV bylaw passes first two readings (5)
- Riders could avoid downtown trips under bus plan (5)
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June 19, 2018
- Preserve temporarily closed after visit from bears A popular tourist site was temporarily closed last week after a family of grizzly bears broke in to the Yukon Wilderness Preserve.
- Missing man found in wilderness A missing man was found by the Watson Lake RCMP last Saturday following a five-hour search.
- More teachers take government to court Three more substitute teachers have filed litigation against the territorial Department of Education for allegedly unpaid wages.
- Public warned of latest scam The Yukon government is reminding territorial businesses to stay alert to potential telephone scams in light of an alleged incident in Whitehorse.
- First Nations school in Carcross under discussion The territory’s second Yukon Forum of the year wrapped up Monday, with the possibility of a First Nations school raised.
- Bicycle network plan adopted A newly adopted bicycle network plan will be part of the considerations when it comes to planning out new road design, construction, rebuilding and resurfacing in the city.
June 18, 2018
- ‘I wish to be paid for the time worked’ A substitute teacher is taking the territorial Department of Education to small claims court for $5,710.28 in unpaid wages.
- ATV bylaw passes first two readings The city is closer to having new regulations around off-road vehicles
- MP not hearing us on gun law: YFGA A local association is upset with a federal bill intended to tighten firearms legislation, saying the Yukon’s lone MP is failing to stand up for residents.
- Accused appears in court The man accused of murdering Wendy Carlick and Sarah MacIntosh was back in court Friday.
- Updated taxi regulations moving forward A set of new regulations for taxis in Whitehorse is closer to becoming a reality
- Cruising the show Photo Spread
- Council clears way for proxy voting Whitehorse voters will have the option to appoint a proxy to cast their ballot in the Oct. 18 municipal election.
- Council briefed on B&B plans Approving a proposed conditional use application for a property on War Eagle Way would allow a local family to pursue their dream of owning and operating a bed and breakfast, thus contributing to the territory’s tourism industry.
June 15, 2018
- Probation breach returns man to cells A 40-year-old Whitehorse man will be serving 60 days in jail after breaching his probation order.
- Airport cleared; package scrutinized The Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport was closed at mid-day due to a safety concern.
- Property owner hails go-ahead for townhouses Lilabeth Gallanosa says council’s 6-1 vote Monday to rezone her property at 21 12th Ave. came as a relief.
- Lightning strike delays flight arrival An Air North passenger plane flying over Alberta was struck by lightning Thursday evening.
- Rescue personnel searching for new home Officials with the local branch of the Civil Air Search And Rescue (CASAR) are scrambling to find a new permanent home.
- Now Showing Anthony Wallace is one of the artists featured in Audible Landscapes at the Yukon Arts Centre.
- New judge vows to work hard, do her best The Yukon Supreme Court has a new justice as Edith Campbell steps up to the bench.
- Heavy rains close part of campground The Department of Environment has closed loops 2 and 3 at the Kusawa Lake territorial campground due to Thursday’s heavy rain.
- Walking For Vital Reasons The annual MS Walk took place last Saturday at Rotary Peace Park.
- Students learn to protect their privacy Diane McLeod-McKay, the Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner, recently wrapped up a tour of Whitehorse-area schools.
- Accessibility To Natural Beauty Improved Consultant Darryl Tait, left, and Derek Crowe, the project manager,
- Board seeks input into Yukon’s minimum wage The Employment Standards Board is reviewing the Yukon’s minimum wage at the request of the territorial government.
- Print, publishing event added to its story component After several years attached to the Riverside Arts Festival,
- School council seats still open for upcoming years School council seats are still open at some Yukon schools,