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City considers charging charities tipping fees

The City of Whitehorse is examining the possibility of limiting what some non-profit organizations can drop off at the landfill for free.

  • Mar 16th, 2016 2:00am

Animal shelter gets funds to fix floors, replace boiler

The Yukon government is contributing $22,000 to help the Mae Bachur Animal Shelter improve its heating system and prevent the outbreak of diseases.

  • Mar 14th, 2016 2:13pm

A not so secret society opens its doors

If there's one thing you'd expect a secret society to do really well, it's to not have any open houses to share information about what they do.

  • Mar 11th, 2016 1:00am

City seeks answers from Yukon government

The City of Whitehorse plans on using the Association of Yukon Communities’ upcoming annual general meeting to ask the territorial government some important questions.

  • Mar 9th, 2016 1:52pm

Yukon missing key policy to help tackle trash: extended producer responsibility

The Yukon is falling behind the rest of Canada when it comes to managing its waste responsibly. That was one of the messages that emerged from last weekend’s zero waste conference.

  • Mar 9th, 2016 1:00am

City seeks answers from Yukon government

The City of Whitehorse plans on using the Association of Yukon Communities's upcoming annual general meeting to ask the territorial government some important questions.

  • Mar 9th, 2016 1:00am

Raven causes power outage

A raven that got too close to a substation transformer sparked an outage Saturday afternoon. About 5,200 customers scattered around Whitehorse lost power around 2:15 p.m.

  • Mar 7th, 2016 2:22pm

The art of migration: Whitehorse artist focuses on shifting species

When the Arctic tern makes a pit stop in Whitehorse on its way to its breeding grounds, it's just a blip in the longest migration of any animal in the world.

  • Mar 4th, 2016 1:00am

Yukon celebrates completion of its swath of the Trans Canada Trail

The Yukon is being touted as the third Canadian jurisdiction to complete its section of the Trans Canada Trail. The achievement was marked last weekend as part of the Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous Festival.

  • Mar 4th, 2016 1:00am

Vuntut Gwitchin call for May election

 The Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation in Old Crow has called an election for Monday, May 2. The First Nation will elect one chief and four council members, according to a news release issued this morning.

  • Mar 4th, 2016 1:00am

Premier pushes for Martha Black to be featured on banknotes

Yukon's premier is making a push to feature one of the Klondike Gold Rush's pioneers on Canadian banknotes.

  • Mar 2nd, 2016 1:00am

Yukon Arts Centre snags cash for new sound system

Canada’s heritage minister was in Whitehorse this weekend to give a funding boost to several Yukon-based organizations.

  • Feb 29th, 2016 1:11pm

Yukon Archives holds a treasure trove of territorial history

As a private records archivist at the Yukon Archives, Lesley Buchan's job is filled with surprises. On any given day she might be called on to find a wide range of historical records.

  • Feb 26th, 2016 1:00am

Yukon cans involved in Alberta recycling scam

An Alberta recycling company is appealing a fine it received last year for cashing in on beverage containers that came from Raven Recycling in Whitehorse.

  • Feb 26th, 2016 1:00am

Kevin Barr repays outstanding property taxes

 NDP MLA Kevin Barr has repaid the property taxes he owed the Yukon government for 2015, according to an NDP spokesperson. As of Jan. 3 this year, Barr owed a total of $1,478.

  • Feb 26th, 2016 1:00am

Rendezvous brings Maritime tradition to the Yukon

Yukoners unfamiliar with the liveliness and warmth of Newfoundland's kitchen parties may soon become acquainted with the famous tradition. 

  • Feb 24th, 2016 1:00am

A snapshot of the past

As the world continues to move toward digital music, movies and photography, Anthony DeLorenzo is going against the tide.

  • Feb 24th, 2016 1:00am

City unveils 2016 operating budget

Your typical Whitehorse homeowner will pay another $39 in property taxes this year, provided that the city passes its 2016 operating budget.

  • Feb 24th, 2016 1:00am

Kevin Barr to run again for New Democrats in Mount Lorne Southern Lakes

NDP community services critic Kevin Barr has announced his plan to run for re-election in Mount Lorne-Southern Lakes in this year’s territorial election campaign.

  • Feb 22nd, 2016 2:46pm

Full time paramedics too pricey in Haines Junction, says government

A member of Haines Junction's volunteer EMS team says the Yukon government needs to develop a territory-wide plan for rural communities without paid ambulance staff. Dave Weir is one of 17 volunteer paramedics in the community.

  • Feb 19th, 2016 1:00am