Year: 2007

YP boiler issue bubbles over
On Monday, Yukon boilers will be steaming away under new pressure. All their certificates are getting revoked unless the Yukon Party government…

Genesee Keevil / December 15, 2007

Water meters to help the city conserve
Despite the bounty of crystal clear water flowing by Whitehorse on a daily basis, more than $14 million will be spent on water projects over the next…

Chris Oke / December 15, 2007

In Transit is a smooth ride
James Murdoch may have cut his musical teeth in Whitehorse, but he found his rhythm in Edmonton. The turn of the millennium saw Murdoch and…

Wyatt Tremblay / December 15, 2007

a death in kibera during the election
On November 25, Laban Githaiga woke up and kissed his widowed mother goodbye, a woman who had paid for his education through bursaries and begging.

Tim Querengesser / December 15, 2007

Noram Race golden for Nishikawa
Yukon’s Emily Nishikawa ended a tough three-day competition in Canmore, Alberta, this weekend by winning gold in the junior women’s…

Ian Stewart / December 15, 2007

Coast Mountain Sports pulls Nalgene bottles
A row of shelves in the back of Coast Mountain Sports sits empty. This is where the popular and famously durable Nalgene water bottles used to be…

Chris Oke / December 15, 2007

Government land plan disappoints college
College officials are angry about a smaller-than-expected endowment from the government. The college expected to receive about 80 hectares of land…

Yukon News / December 15, 2007

The Silver Sled adds a bluegrass twang
Haines Junction’s 160-kilometre sled dog race, The Silver Sled, is heading into its 12th incarnation in March, and the event just keeps growing.

Ian Stewart / December 15, 2007

RCMP Taser Whitehorse man
On Monday night, RCMP officers piled on top of a knife-wielding man in front of the Whitehorse detachment headquarters on Fourth Avenue.

Genesee Keevil / December 15, 2007

No steps back
The waxy countenance of Mark allowed the fact to truly creep into my consciousness. Maybe it was just a week before when he had been yelling his…

Yukon News / December 15, 2007

Labour concerned with spend happy budget
This year’s city budget is giving Yukon Federation of Labour president Alex Furlong a headache. “We’re not opposed to tax…

Chris Oke / December 15, 2007

Letter to the Editor
Howl for Yukon sled dogs Speak out against Yukon’s sled dog abuse and exploitation. Within the last year, visitors to the Daily WatchDog news…

Yukon News / December 13, 2007