- Council green-lights Kopper King drive-thru (13)
- YP to attend Mineral Exploration Roundup (13)
- Ex-Speaker enters plea to sexual assault charge (11)
- Liberals reaffirm stance on Peel’s management (10)
- City OKs zoning changes for affordable housing (9)
- Family’s lawyer hopes for ‘amicable’ resolution (8)
- Power failure plunged thousands into darkness (7)
- CO has never seen a worse case of poaching (5)
January 18, 2017
- Case against Yukon Gold series star is adjourned until Feb. 14 The case involving charges against reality TV star Kenneth Foy of the Yukon Gold series has been adjourned to Feb. 14.
- Cleanup Time City crews
- Pilgrims chapter, book to be launched this evening For the thousands of people who trek the Camino de Santiago in Spain each year, it’s a life-changing journey.
- Yukoner a Mason for unprecedented 75 years Former Yukon commissioner Jim Smith has become a 75-year Mason
- Divers clear plugged intake at hydro plant A team of five divers from Vancouver
- Filmmaker plans a year of eating locally Suzanne Crocker
- Council green-lights Kopper King drive-thru Kopper King Services has become the first business along the Alaska Highway in Whitehorse to be permitted a drive-thru – despite a staff recommendation against the zoning change.
- Family’s lawyer hopes for ‘amicable’ resolution The local swim club has filed a suit in small claims court against a family who the club insists failed to pay its full fees and live up to its volunteer commitments.
January 17, 2017
- Environmental Fund grant deadline looms The next intake deadline for the city’s Environmental Fund grant applications is Feb. 15, the city said today.
- Yukon’s mental health association signs manifesto The Mental Health Association of Yukon
- Parliament’s Poet Laureate to visit for conference George Elliott Clarke, Parliament’s Poet Laureate,
- MAD’s Grades 9/10 finale The MAD (Music, Art and Drama) 9/10 class
- NDP leader’s spouse dies in Calgary The leader of the territory’s New Democratic Party has lost her husband.
- Ta’an Kwäch’än council marked a milestone Last week,
- Offender due back in court Jan. 23 Michael Nehass will make his next court appearance on Jan. 23.
- City OKs zoning changes for affordable housing A proposed micro-housing project that could add 10 affordable housing units at 305 Hawkins St. can move forward as planned.
- Power failure plunged thousands into darkness An ice blockage at the Aishihik power plant this morning is believed to be responsible for turning the lights out from Robert Service Way south to Teslin.
- Deal marks departure from a united front The Yukon and the two other territories signed a new health care agreement with Ottawa on Monday.
January 16, 2017
- Festival Ambassadors Unveiled Sandra and Ken Mason (wearing the white sashes)
- Artist aims to bring comfort, cheer to the hospital A colourful, whimsical mural made by local artist Chris Caldwell will be installed at Whitehorse General Hospital.
- Peering For Prey An eagle
- Family’s sponsorship deal will expire soon In two weeks, Whitehorse’s first family of refugees from Syria will reach the end of their sponsorship deal with Yukon Cares and the Canadian government.
- Campaign starts to help pay for wheelchair-accessible van A local GoFundMe campaign has begun in the hopes of helping a Whitehorse family buy a wheelchair-accessible van.
- Accused is arrested in B.C.; is back in court Wednesday Michael MacPherson,
- ‘Today, the tone changed’: KDFN chief Friday’s meeting between First Nation and Yukon government leaders was described as a game changer.