With just two weeks to go in its annual Christmas Kettle Campaign,
Residents will have a chance to share their thoughts on a proposal that would see a five-unit tiny home development built at Jarvis Street and Sixth Avenue.
The Yukon’s secondary schools will now have until September 2019 to prepare for the implementation of the redesigned curriculum for Grades 11 and 12.
The city will spend up to $20 million next year after passing third reading – thus adopting – the 2018 capital budget at Monday’s city council meeting.
- Accused man had unhappy early life: forensic psychiatrist (17)
- Bullying bylaw considered for city facilities (14)
- Murder trial enters its final stages (8)
- Man claims he was assaulted in custody (7)
- Building 17-km road caused substantial damage (6)
- Latest outage sees estimated 7,825 customers lose power (5)
- Whitehorse-Victoria flights to begin next May (4)
- Optimism reigns at major tourism summit (3)
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December 13, 2017
- Correction An article on last Friday’s winter tourism summit published Monday,
- Consultant to design campground building A consultant will be tasked with coming up with a design for a new operations building at the Robert Service Campground.
- Miner refutes claims made in lawsuit over use of excavator A Dawson City miner from Germany is denying allegations in a lawsuit over the use of an excavator.
- Case sees Ottawa file cross appeal The federal government has filed a cross appeal in the matter of October’s decision regarding two lawsuits against Ottawa by the Ross River Dena Council.
December 12, 2017
- Man claims he was assaulted in custody A Kaska citizen of the Daylu Dena First Nation is suing the RCMP and Attorney General of Canada,
- Lights of Life ceremony goes Thursday Hospice Yukon’s 27th annual Lights of Life ceremony will begin at 12:15 p.m. Thursday in the atrium of the Elijah Smith Building.
- Lobby for delay of business tax changes, premier urged The Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses (CFIB) and the Yukon Party official Opposition have called on Premier Sandy Silver to lobby his federal counterpart to push pause on small business tax changes scheduled to come into effect Jan. 1.
- Expansion to help Yukon Archives preserve the past The Yukon Archives celebrated 45 years of acquiring,
- The Expressions Say It All The youngsters who took part in the Heart of Riverdale Community Centre’s Holiday Open House,
- Troubled project back on track in Ross River The construction of three duplexes is back on track in Ross River, and legal action against the company “that abandoned” the project is going forward.
December 11, 2017
- Judge hears trial’s closing arguments Darryl Sheepway’s first-degree murder trial came to a close Friday in Yukon Supreme Court.
- Optimism reigns at major tourism summit After what some are calling a “record year” for tourism in the Yukon,
- Latest outage sees estimated 7,825 customers lose power An unexpected malfunction at the Whitehorse Rapids Dam left thousands of Yukoners without power this morning beginning at 11:25.
- Silver happy with cannabis deal Premier Sandy Silver told the Star early this afternoon that the federal government and territories and provinces have reached a compromise on the legalized cannabis excise tax revenue split.
- Festive Performance F.H. Collins Secondary School students and staff are performing a Christmas play,
- City could add $10,000 to budget The city could add another $10,000 to its current operating budget with the cash set to come from the Yukon government.
- Warm Weather Warbling Commissioner Doug Phillips held a Christmas open house Friday afternoon
- Dawson break, enter and theft probed Dawson City RCMP are reaching out to the public for information on a break and enter and theft last week.
- Festivities drew large throngs to Main Street Thousands of people attended the annual Winterval Santa Parade. The Casino Mining Corp. stepped in to help finance the event after funding was not provided and it looked like the parade may not happen. Local businesses also participated, makingthe parade the largest in recent history.
- Black ice, snow close highway Yukon highways crews from both Haines Junction and Whitehorse are working to reopen part of the Alaska Highway which has been closed since early this morning.