More than 600 people are calling on the city to take over ownership of the only skatepark in Whitehorse.
A 25-year-old British Columbia man died Thursday
Property owners along Alexander Street and Third Avenue may be asked to pitch in for improvements the city is planning to make to their area.
- Investigation starts into Yukon’s seventh homicide (21)
- Infilling plan would create more country lots (16)
- Qualified independent party to inspect WCC (13)
- Man seriously hurt in Porter Creek shooting (13)
- Dogs have made life unbearable, residents say (12)
- Witnesses testify in dog rescue owner’s defence (8)
- Learning partnership launched in Nanaimo, Carcross (6)
- Woman found (3)
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September 25, 2017
- Plans for Yukon’s biggest mine delayed Western Copper and Gold Corp. has indicated it will take a year longer to advance the proposal for its mammoth Casino mine project.
- Judge reserves decision in dog rescue case Tears, frustrations and accusations permeated the trial in the nuisance case against the owner of a Tagish dog rescue.
- Businesses warned about fraud related to foreign investment The Yukon government is warning businesses of a potentially fraudulent scheme involving false claims about foreign investment.
- Restaurants helping out students Mike and Julie Thorpe,
- A Successful Turnout The All-City Band Society’s annual Squeak & Squawk Night
- Cleanup of old school site is almost finished Cleanup of an almost decade-old oil spill at the former F.H. Collins Secondary School is now complete.
- Alliance Helps Foundation While in Whitehorse for its annual meeting last week,
September 22, 2017
- Immediate match of school, bus times not doable As the territory’s Department of Education considers school schedules for the years ahead,
- Company appeals charges, fines A placer mining company that landed in court over a reality TV incident is appealing several charges and fines.
- Wholesale sales fell, figures show The preliminary estimate (seasonally unadjusted) for wholesale sales in the Yukon for July was $21.3 million, Statistics Canada reports.
- Promoting Peace An enthusiastic group attended Thursday’s 2 Spirit Walk on International Day of Peace starting at the Healing Totem by Main Street.
- Council must vote to change remuneration bylaw The city may have put off voting on exactly how much members of the next city council will make after they’re sworn into office in October 2018.
- Council modifies capital budget City council has voted to make some changes to its capital budget for the year.
- Northern Nights Dark Sky Festival begins Kluane National Park and Reserve is hosting the Northern Nights Dark Sky Festival today and Saturday.
- Lions mark 66 years of community-building It’s been 66 years since the Whitehorse Lions Club was formed on Sept. 15, 1951.
- Local writer does well in CBC contest Gail Nardi of Whitehorse is one of four runners-up for the CBC Nonfiction Prize for her work The Guardian.
- Eastern Star members have deep spiritual convictions Tomorrow is Eastern Star Day (bcgrandchapter.com)
September 21, 2017
- Man seriously hurt in Porter Creek shooting A man was taken to Whitehorse General Hospital with life-threatening injuries following a shooting in Porter Creek on Wednesday evening.
- Witnesses testify in dog rescue owner’s defence The sounds of barking dogs rang through a Yukon Supreme Courtroom on Wednesday.
- Learning partnership launched in Nanaimo, Carcross Learning partnership launched in Nanaimo, Carcross
- Experienced artists receive professional development awards Ten experienced Yukon artists are receiving Advanced Artist Awards to support their ongoing professional and creative development.
- Kathleen Lake Road, day-use area to close The Kathleen Lake Road and day-use area in Kluane National Park will be closed from the coming Monday until Oct. 24 to permit work crews to upgrade the road surface.
- McPhee briefed Justice ministers on Yukon issues Justice Minister Tracy-Anne McPhee says Yukon priorities were considered in recent discussions with federal,
- A True Community Effort The activity was brisk as the Whitehorse Baptist Church held the annual Stuff the Bus event last Saturday
- Kidney Walk in Whitehorse this weekend The Kidney Walk in Whitehorse will take place Sunday at Rotary Peace Park.
- One-day pop-up marketplace returns The third annual Etsy: Made in Canada event will return to Whitehorse on Saturday at the Westmark Whitehorse Hotel.