Shifting ground has halted major structural steel work at the new Whistle Bend extended care facility,
More locally grown vegetables could be making their way to the territory’s dinner tables
Where last year’s federal budget dropped with a bang, this year’s fell with a more gentle thud.
- Yukon Liberals: the first one hundred days (24)
- Ground problems stall work on care facility (24)
- Potential sole-sourced contract stirs concerns (12)
- Many travel to Ottawa for Supreme Court of Canada hearing (10)
- Growth planned for Yukon Gardens greenhouse (9)
- ‘Due process’ urged for OCP change for quarry (7)
- Hillcrest property owners may face city charge (5)
- ‘I actually teared up a couple of times’ (3)
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March 24, 2017
- Watson Lake staffers to be locked out Monday The Town of Watson Lake will lock out its 21 unionized workers for six hours on Monday.
- Correction A story in Wednesday’s edition
- Premier satisfied with foray to Ottawa Premier Sandy Silver says he had a successful trip to Ottawa this week.
- The mail-carrying tradition continues The race known locally as “The Percy” began in 1977
- Twin Percy races get off to a resounding start The crowd was a little thin for Thursday morning’s launching of the 41st Percy DeWolfe Memorial Mail Race.
- Polish athlete completes highly personal Quest Michal Kielbasinski is not only the first person to walk from Whitehorse to Fairbanks on the Yukon Quest trail,
- Saying Thanks Sean Secord
- Association franco-yukonnaise receives project funding Yukon MP Larry Bagnell
March 23, 2017
- Yukon fossil key to uncovering bison’s arrival on continent The DNA from a steppe bison fossil discovered in the Ch’ijee Bluff on Vuntut Gwitchin Settlement Land
- Yukoners look for budgetary pluses, minuses Officials with a number of Yukon organizations are going through the nearly 300-page 2017 federal budget released Wednesday
- Truck is in $250,000-range A new dump truck for the city could cost close to $250,000.
- Thaw di Gras ushers in spring in the Klondike Paul Robitaille,
- Getting Ready For The Show Gary, left, and Ted Schulze silkscreen T-shirts Wednesday afternoon at Splintered Craft.
- Mines chamber hails budget component The extension of the Mineral Exploration Tax Credit in Wednesday’s federal budget is welcome news, says Samson Hartland of the Yukon Chamber of Mines.
March 22, 2017
- ‘I actually teared up a couple of times’ The case of the Peel watershed is in the hands of the Supreme Court of Canada, following this morning’s hearing in the nation’s capital.
- Hillcrest property owners may face city charge Hillcrest property owners could soon be asked whether they favour a local improvement charge (LIC) as the city moves toward rebuilding the streets and utilities in the neighbourhood.
- Potential sole-sourced contract stirs concerns Council is once again considering a sole-sourced contract that would be worth more than $100,000.
- Police won’t probe arrest of man made at local restaurant Yukon RCMP have no plans to investigate last week’s arrest at a downtown restaurant that has caused concern among some residents over the use of force.
- Election delayed as chief returning officer quits The Liard First Nation election has been postponed again and the chief returning officer, Lois Moorcroft, has resigned.
- Proceeds from Good Friday service bound for food bank The Whitehorse Christian Ministerial Association will be facilitating its annual interdenominational service on Good Friday (April 14).
- Local trainer out to teach kids safety while mixing with dogs A local businesswoman is offering a new free dog safety program at local schools, daycares, and social groups.
- City could spend more than $200,000 to fix lift station The latest upgrade to the Marwell lift station could cost the city more than $200,000.
- Still On Stage Fiona Solon is in Evil Dead:
- Goldcorp updates road construction, minesite plans If all goes smoothly with its Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board assessment and its water licence application, Goldcorp’s Coffee Project should begin to produce its first gold product in 2020.