Whitehorse

Whitehorse Daily Star: Interim regional chief appointed to AFN

Photo by Emily Blake<p>NEW RESPONSIBILITIES – Kluane Adamek says she is ‘pleased and honoured, deeply humbled’ to be named interim regional chief to the …

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse Daily Star: Stop-work order issued for Mah’s Point 2 site

Photo by Vince Fedoroff<p>TOWER PROJECT UNVEILED – Glenn Munro (left) and Tippy Mah discuss Mah’s Point 2 this morning. The $24-million, eight-storey …

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse Daily Star: Language centre transfer a ‘bold move’

Photo by Vince Fedoroff<p>ENCOURAGING NATIVE LANGUAGE FLUENCY – Peter Johnston, the grand chief of the Council of Yukon First Nations, holds a copy of …

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse Daily Star: Ice bridge initiative begins in Dawson City

Photo by Photo Submitted<p>FRIGID BUT EFFECTIVE – The equipment placed Tuesday on the Yukon River in front of Dawson City is capable of spraying water …

Yukon Territory

Dawson ice bridge construction underway

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 7:40am<p>A machine sprays mist 100 feet into the air to help build up the ice Tuesday afternoon. Photo: Derek Crowe/Yukon …

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse Quarry Rejected by City Council

YESAB originally declined GoldCorp's Application due to insufficient consultation with affected First Nations.<p>Video<p>YG and CYFN sign deal to to turn …

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse Daily Star: Condo units will start at $369,500

Photo by Vince Fedoroff<p>PREP WORK UNDERWAY – A crane works this morning on the site of the planned Mah’s Point 2 on Second Avenue.<p>At eight storeys, a …

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse Daily Star: Tenants relocated after pipe bursts

Residents of four apartment units at 60 Selkirk St. have been moved to hotels or other Yukon Housing Corp. units after a pipe burst in one of the …

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse Daily Star: Pot sale’s limit to Marwell draws objection

Photo by Vince Fedoroff<p>LOCATION HAS DRAWBACKS – Whitehorse resident Lee Goodwin addresses city council Monday evening about the Yukon government’s …

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse Daily Star: Parents left in lurch with daycare’s sudden closure

Photo by Vince Fedoroff<p>FAMILIES LEFT SCRAMBLING – The Cheeky Monkey’s Daycare has suddenly closed – with little notice to the parents of about 50 …

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse Daily Star: Quarry bid didn’t get a full airing: proponent

Photo by Vince Fedoroff<p>GRAVEL QUARRY BID SPURNED – Doug Gonder (left), the owner of Norcope Construction, and Lesley Cabott of Stantec engineering …

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse Daily Star: Crown, family had opposed open custody

Photo by Photo Submitted<p>DEATH DESCRIBED AS DEVASTATING – Brandy Vittrekwa, 17, was found dead on a walking trail in the McIntyre subdivision. On …

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse Daily Star: Test lane helped buses adhere to schedules

Transit passengers making their way out of Riverdale this morning enjoyed bypassing cars and trucks heading out of the subdivision as the city began …

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse Daily Star: Council poised to decide on Whistle Bend’s fifth phase

Photo by Whitehorse Star<p>Pat Ross<p>Plans for the fifth phase of the Whistle Bend subdivision could take the next step forward this evening.<p>That’s when …

Yukon Territory

'Pulse' of subtropical air brings 18 C January weather to British Columbia's coast

Whitehorse, Edmonton and Saskatoon also getting unusually warm days<p>A "pulse" of warm air from near Hawaii hit Canada's Arctic Sunday, moving across …

Weather

Yukon's liquor labels show consumers are interested

Friday, January 12th, 2018 5:58pm<p>A study on alcohol warning labels has been paused due to industry pressure. (File Photo)<p>Yukon's Chief medical …

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse Daily Star: Missing woman last seen on Dec. 26

Photo by Photo Submitted<p>CONCERNS EXPRESSED ABOUT WOMAN’S WELL-BEING – RCMP are searching for the whereabouts of Bernadine Kingsbury. Photo courtesy …

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse Daily Star: YG clears the air on proposed cannabis rules

Photo by Vince Fedoroff<p>PLANNING FOR A NEW ERA – Yukon government representatives present a draft summary of proposed legislation for legalized …

Cannabis

Whitehorse Daily Star: Newly-formed team to represent the Yukon in Scotties

Photo by Photo Submitted<p>TEAM YUKON – (L to R) Skip Chelsea Duncan, coach Gord Moffatt, Jenna Duncan, Kara Price, Loralee Johnstone and Jody Smallwood …

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse Daily Star: Beatty’s dream to come true in Olympic debut

Photo by Photo Submitted<p>OLYMPICS BOUND – Whitehorse athlete Dahria Beatty competes in the skate sprint race at the Haywood NorAm Trials Tuesday in …

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse Daily Star: Response time to avalanche drama stirs concerns

Kevin Daffe and three other backcountry skiers, including his wife, Kathleen, knew there was an avalanche risk when they went skiing in the mountains …

Yukon Territory

Police looking for woman last seen in Whitehorse 2 weeks ago

Woman was last seen in Whitehorse on Dec. 26; police concerned for her well-being<p>Yukon RCMP are asking the public for help in finding a woman who …

Canada

Whitehorse Daily Star: City staff seek decisions on infill lots

Plans to add residential lots to a number of neighbourhoods around the city could soon move forward, depending on how council votes next week.<p>At the …

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse Daily Star: Grade 7 b-ball takes over Games Centre

More than 120 eager and energetic young athletes found a way to stay out of the cold Wednesday competing in the Yukon Schools Athletic Association …

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse Daily Star: YG seeks better-managed correctional facilities

The Yukon government is researching how to better manage youth and adult correctional facilities and cases in the territory.<p>In an expression of …

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse Daily Star: Midget development team working for AWG

Photo by Dustin Cook<p>DEVELOPING SKILLS – Players taking part in the Yukon midget Arctic Winter Games development program shoot on net during a drill …

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse Daily Star: Tanker driver worked 15 hours without rest

Photo by Photo Submitted<p>A MESSY SCENE – This was the scene on Aug. 7, 2017 after this Pacesetter Petroleum tanker rolled on the Alaska Highway …

Yukon Territory

Extreme Cold warning in effect for Yukon

Cpl. Robert Drapeau spent his younger years in the community, and now after stops in Alberta, and Faro, takes over as the detachment's top cop.<p>The …

Yukon Territory

Proposed affordable housing complex waits on Yukon gov't funds

$17.8M project would include 53 housing units, including 23 for people with disabilities<p>A proposed new $17.8 million housing complex in Whitehorse is …

Northern Canada

Whitehorse Daily Star: Café balzam to serve up final meal in the fall

Photo by Photo Submitted<p>NEW HORIZONS BECKON – Karina Lapointe, the owner of the Café balzam at the Takhini Hot Springs, says she’s at a point in her …

Yukon Territory