- Near-collision called ‘incredibly alarming’ (24)
- City strike would disrupt many services (9)
- Peace bond denied after tensions with YG staff (8)
- Campsite-holding has discouraged other users (6)
- YG’s ‘glaring mistake’ cited in woman’s plight (5)
- Klondike Follies to retake the stage (3)
- Critic wants audit of family, children’s branch (2)
- Since when is our transit not essential? (1)
April 16, 2018
- Hearing set for proposed townhouses A proposed five-unit townhouse development at 21 12th Ave. will be the focus of a public hearing at city council’s May 7 meeting.
- New procurement policy could hurt businesses Paul Scholz of Klondike Business Solutions is headed to Ottawa to join a national lobby effort against a new procurement policy being floated by Shared Services Canada.
- Wet, heavy snow accumulation prompts power disruptions Saturday night’s snowfall caused some isolated power outages, Bill Cullen of ATCO Electric Yukon noted today.
- Quelling The Blaze The Whitehorse Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire at the Yukon Inn at 11:14 a.m. Friday.
- City may be at zero waste stalling point: expert The Zero Waste Yukon forum touched upon ways to improve waste reduction and the social changes needed to achieve goals.
- City council approves zoning changes Numerous minor changes to the zoning bylaw were made last Monday night when city council approved the final two readings of the amendments.
- Policy negates locking out youth: YG Officials with the Department of Health and Social Services broke their silence
- Mediation sees last-minute tentative pact Just 2 1/2 hours before approximately 350 city workers had been slated to walk off the job at 8 a.m. today, the union and management reached tentative agreements.
April 13, 2018
- Report has positive news on chinook salmon catch Last summer’s harvest of Yukon River chinook salmon was the largest in several years on both sides of the Yukon-Alaska border, says a recently published report.
- Teslin Trio hese moose were seen Monday at the Teslin airport.
- Students to start new school year on Aug. 21 School calendar dates for all Yukon schools are now available online for the 2018-19 school year.
- Solidarity With Saskatchewan Members of the Yukon Liberal Party caucus
- Company blames black ice for latest mishap Pacesetter Petroleum says black ice is the reason one of its trucks was involved in an accident earlier this week on the Alaska Highway in northern B.C.
- College program funded A $165,000 infusion from the federal government will see nine Yukon College students in the environmental monitoring course hired for paid internships.
- Thoughts In Saskatchewan The Whitehorse Huskies missed the SS Klondike photo shoot on Thursday evening,
- YG signs deal with cannabis supplier The Yukon government has signed up its first supplier to provide the territory with pot once it’s legalized.
- Observing A Terrible Event A hockey stick taped to a flag pole,
- Legal bills for Peel case reach $650,000 The court battle over the Peel watershed land use planning process has left the Yukon government footing a $650,000 legal bill.
- Assault, theft charges net probation for man A 25-year-old man is facing a one-year probation in direct result to assault and theft charges as well as time served for failing to attend court.
- YG’s ‘glaring mistake’ cited in woman’s plight After spending six months on a prosthetic leg that has reached the end of its reliably functional life, Bonnie Dalziel is fed up.
- City strike would disrupt many services Whitehorse residents may have to look at alternative ways to deal with their transportation needs, waste collection, after-school child care, recreation options and more.
April 12, 2018
- Yukon Beer Festival Society assists Boys & Girls Clubs The Yukon Beer Festival Society has donated $6,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Yukon.
- Comprehensive Municipal Grant updated after review The Comprehensive Municipal Grant (CMG) has been updated following a review by a joint territoral government and Association of Yukon Communities (AYC) working group.
- A Chilly Leap John Carson jumps Sunday into Fish Lake
- City rebudgets money from the previous year The City of Whitehorse has rebudgeted $63.5 million from 2017 to this year instead.
- An Evening Of Caring There were three presenters at the 100 Women Who Care event held Wednesday evening at the Gold Rush Inn.
- NNBY hails funding for equipment upgrades Northern Native Broadcasting Yukon (NNBY) has received another $103,548 in federal funding.
- Rotary Music Festival begins From Wednesday through April 21, nearly 1,400 performers will be participating in this year’s Rotary Music Festival at the Yukon Arts Centre and Riverdale Baptist Church.
- New loan program is tailored for rural Yukon The Yukon government will provide more than $2 million over three years for short-term construction financing through the Developer Build Program.
- Flexihall to reopen tomorrow After a week of repair work, the full area of the Canada Games Centre’s flexihall is expected to reopen Friday.
- Program’s complaints mechanism to be probed Yukon Ombudsman Diane McLeod-McKay is launching an investigation into the Department of Health and Social Services’ process for receiving and managing complaints about the Yukon government home care program.
- Dawson airport in for major improvement The first major step in improvements to the Dawson City Airport is underway, with plans to begin construction this summer of a new airport maintenance building.