Yukon North Of Ordinary

News archive for September 3, 2010

Assault victim was stabbed multiple times

September 3, 2010 at 5:10 pm

A Whitehorse man who committed a “shocking, brutal assault” has been sentenced to three years in federal prison.

Potential scam victim wants to hear from others

September 3, 2010 at 5:08 pm

A Whitehorse woman believes she’s been the victim of a scam, and wants to find others in town who may have been hit as well.

Hollywood legend to come north next week

September 3, 2010 at 5:05 pm

When Mickey Rooney takes the stage at the Yukon Arts Centre this Wednesday, he will be two weeks (and a day) shy of his 90th birthday.

Campers plucked from park and charged Subscribers only

September 3, 2010 at 5:04 pm

Two visiting campers were treated to a helicopter ride courtesy of Parks Canada last month, and slapped with a charge of illegal camping in Kluane National Park and Preserve.

Insurance company appeals ruling Subscribers only

September 3, 2010 at 5:03 pm

The insurance group that paid for the damage caused in a 1997 fire at the Whitehorse Rapids Dam power plant is going to the territory’s highest court to try to get its money back.

Man fined, ordered to clean up property Subscribers only

September 3, 2010 at 4:59 pm

A Whitehorse man is now under a court order to clean up his Maple Street property and pay a $400 fine.

MLA marks a year as a lone soldier Subscribers only

September 3, 2010 at 4:57 pm

Brad Cathers acknowledged the one-year anniversary of his split with the Yukon Party government’s cabinet and caucus by sticking to his guns.

Aviator served as mayor, commissioner Subscribers only

September 3, 2010 at 4:51 pm

Gordon Robertson Cameron, a former commissioner of the Yukon, died peacefully in Edmonton on Aug. 10.

Long-time MP made historic announcement Subscribers only

September 3, 2010 at 4:47 pm

Ed. note: this is the April 9, 1962 Star story announcing Gordon Cameron’s appointment as the Yukon’s commissioner.

Officers’ violent deaths have touched territory Subscribers only

September 3, 2010 at 4:44 pm

As any Yukoner who has travelled in Alaska will agree, residents of the Canadian territory and the American state generally greet one another as favourite siblings within the North American family.