Richard Maerov

Richard posted 63 stories to Yukon News.
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Union appeals for more dental workers

A critical shortage of workers is jeopardizing children’s dental services in the territory, warns Yukon Employee’s Union president Laurie…

  • Aug 26th, 2006 3:00am

Chamber turns crimefighter

Shoplifters beware — retailers are about to put a lot more energy into stopping you. Next week, the Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce and the…

  • Aug 26th, 2006 3:00am

Civic activist demands an ombudsman

Whitehorse needs an ombudsman, Carol Bookless told council Monday evening. “Whitehorse is a large, powerful entity,” said the Porter…

  • Aug 24th, 2006 3:00am

RCMP make double drug bust in Dawson

Dawson City police arrested a drug dealer and his associate following two simultaneous raids on different hotels in the town last Thursday.

  • Aug 24th, 2006 3:00am

New civilian committee to advise Whitehorse RCMP

Whitehorse police have asked the city to form a community advisery committee to help them fight crime.

  • Aug 19th, 2006 3:00am

White River chief snubs minister

When Yukon First Nations chiefs sat around a table on Wednesday afternoon with the minister of Indian and Northern Affairs, Jim Prentice, one seat…

  • Aug 19th, 2006 3:00am

Day care opponents speak out

If the adage “bums in seats win council votes” is true, there certainly won’t be a new day-care centre at 710 Jarvis Street.

  • Aug 17th, 2006 3:00am

Games centre to get a Subway

Whitehorse athletes are about to get a few more food choices. On Monday, city council gave the green light for a Subway restaurant to move into the…

  • Aug 17th, 2006 3:00am

Bookless both pleased and upset with city

Carol Bookless is happy about the city’s new interpretation of the greenspace referendum bylaw. Almost.

  • Aug 12th, 2006 3:00am

Nakai’s new artistic director hits the stage running

David Skelton wants to take Yukon theatre across the country to Newfoundland. Why? It’s the landscape, he answers.

  • Aug 12th, 2006 3:00am

Contractor faulted for trolley service woes

The city has asked a contractor working on First Avenue reconstruction to pay for unnecessarily cutting off waterfront trolley service.

  • Aug 12th, 2006 3:00am

YTG jumped the gun on waterfront, says First Nation

It couldn’t wait. The government rushed ahead with Whitehorse riverfront reconstruction work without getting the plan reviewed by the Yukon…

  • Aug 12th, 2006 3:00am

City discovers referendum bylaw error

The city gave Whitehorse residents incorrect information about a contentious bylaw passed by referendum in June.

  • Aug 10th, 2006 3:00am

Chinook run strengthens, finally

This time last year, the Tr’ondek Hwech’in had finished their catch of chinook salmon for the season. This totaled around 1,000 fish.

  • Aug 8th, 2006 3:00am

Wood pavilion helps Wildwood remain local

We have to beat this thing together with big, blunt blows.” Dave Brook hefts a giant mallet made entirely out of wood with a head the size and…

  • Aug 5th, 2006 3:00am

Shaking the stigma: More women in detox

The number of women using Whitehorse’s alcohol and drug detoxification facility has skyrocketed, according to the facility’s supervisor.

  • Aug 3rd, 2006 3:00am

Anti day care petition flawed?

Some downtown residents who signed a petition opposing a new day-care centre in their neighbourhood were misinformed because the petition was…

  • Aug 1st, 2006 3:00am

Golf course development passes another hurdle

City councillor Doug Graham tried his best. He made yet another impassioned speech to council Monday — this one lasting three and a half…

  • Jul 29th, 2006 3:00am

Whitehorse plans airport expansion as Condor expands service

After threatening to pull its Whitehorse service, Condor airlines pulled an about-face Wednesday and announced it would run more flights from…

  • Jul 29th, 2006 3:00am

Old Town day care passes first hurdle

City council voted in favour of considering a day-care centre in the only all-residential area downtown, despite continued protests from virtually…

  • Jul 27th, 2006 3:00am