Myles Dolphin

Few federal workers using Air North’s Ottawa flight: Sparling

Air North isn't putting enough federal government suits in its seats, and according to President Joe Sparling it's preventing the company's Whitehorse-Ottawa route from making money.

City may rename stretch of Old Alaska Highway

A portion of the Old Alaska Highway at Mile 926 might be getting a name change soon.

An explosive line of work

It was on a Saturday afternoon back in 2001 that Cpl. Wayne Gork found himself in a bomb disposal suit handling a case of unstable dynamite.

Rockers raise funds to replace stolen equipment

Whitehorse band Speed Control's upcoming tour to Alberta and Saskatchewan was thrown into jeopardy after thieves recently broke into the trio's trailer.

Bagnell unseats Leef

Larry Bagnell is heading back to Ottawa as Yukon’s member of Parliament. The 65-year-old regained the position he held from 2000 to 2011.

Dr. Jim Zheng remembered

Yukoners have no shortage of fond stories about Dr. Jim Zheng, who spent more than two decades practising traditional Chinese medicine in the territory.

Brewing up a busy holiday season

The smell of pungent hops, alcohol and fruit fills the small space where Winterlong Brewery owner Marko Marjanovic and his only employee, Matt Waugh, are preparing for a busy holiday season.

Challenge opens new office to help disabled job seekers

It's going to get easier for people with disabilities to find work in the Yukon. At least that's the hope for the Challenge Disability Resource Group.

Outdoor sports complex heading back to city council

One of the most polarizing issues to come before Whitehorse city council in years will make its comeback in a few weeks. Coun. Samson Hartland introduced a notice of motion at Monday’s meeting.

Burwash Landing takes on stray dog issue

Burwash Landing residents are taking more responsibility for their dogs, following an attack on a community member and others fearing for their safety late last year.

Air quality upgrades overdue at Closeleigh Manor

Upgrades to Closeleigh Manor's ventilation system are almost two months behind schedule but nearing completion, according to the Yukon Housing Corporation.

Inquest begins into death of Watson Lake woman

The inquest into the death of a 60-year-old Watson Lake woman began yesterday in Whitehorse. Mary Johnny died of a bowel obstruction on Aug. 9, 2012 after originally being diagnosed as having alcohol withdrawal.

Pieces of art from a packrat’s collection

Among the thousands of colourful clothing labels Suzanne Picot has sewn together over the years, one in particular stands out to her.

Recycling concerns dominate town hall meeting

The future of Whitehorse's recycling industry was the standout issue discussed at a public meeting last night at Golden Horn Elementary School.

Government considers private development of McGowan lands

The Yukon government is exploring the possibility of enlisting the private sector to develop the McGowan lands in Mount Lorne.

Man seeks restitution for impounded snowmobile

A Whitehorse man says he was unfairly detained overnight by the RCMP. He also says he is out of pocket several hundred dollars, thanks to police mistakenly believing that his snowmobile was stolen property.

Non profit begs city to spare bowling alley

Non-profit begs city to spare bowling alley Big Brothers Big Sisters of Yukon has urged the City of Whitehorse to find a way to save the soon-to-be extinct bowling alley.

P&M owner wary of city’s blue bin scheme

The owner of P&M Recycling says he has concerns about the city's plans for a mandatory curbside recycling program.

Graham accuses NDP of ‘playing silly political games’

Health Minister Doug Graham says that the NDP Opposition's demand for the Yukon Hospital Corporation to appear before the legislative assembly during the fall sitting is "ridiculous.

Parents unhappy with shift in bus routes

Yukon Education's new bus routes are still causing headaches for Whitehorse parents. The department announced the new routes last Friday after it held an emergency public meeting with upset parents.