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A fire at the Eclipse Nordic Hot Springs is seen on May 16. The spa was evacuated in the late afternoon. (Ashley Lewis/Submitted)

Eclipse Nordic Hot Springs evacuated due to fire

Whitehorse’s brand-new hot springs and spa has been evacuated due to a…

A fire at the Eclipse Nordic Hot Springs is seen on May 16. The spa was evacuated in the late afternoon. (Ashley Lewis/Submitted)
The day one winners, minus the girls doubles team, are seen. (Ann Jirousek/Yukon School Athletics Association)

Nearly 150 Yukon students attend Badminton Smash

The Yukon Schools Athletic Association hosted a two-day badminton smash for Grade…

The day one winners, minus the girls doubles team, are seen. (Ann Jirousek/Yukon School Athletics Association)
The Robert Service Highway is seen around 3 p.m. on April 30. (Courtesy/Haley Ritchie)

UPDATED: Landslide closes Robert Service Highway, Millenium and Airport trails

Parts of the Robert Service Highway and the Millenium and Airport trails…

The Robert Service Highway is seen around 3 p.m. on April 30. (Courtesy/Haley Ritchie)
april 27 2022

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for April 27, 2022.

april 27 2022
Police have been attending a situation in Whistle Bend since early this morning. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

UPDATE: RCMP arrest individual in Whistle Bend

Yukon RCMP say they have “peacefully” arrested an individual in Whistle Bend…

Police have been attending a situation in Whistle Bend since early this morning. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
A portion of a map showing 115 Range Road. (City of Whitehorse)

Zoning for Range Road property approved

The former home of Trans North Helicopters is now a highway commercial…

A portion of a map showing 115 Range Road. (City of Whitehorse)
A man carrying a candle cries shortly before a vigil honouring two deaths at the Whitehorse Emergency Shelter on Jan. 19. (Gabrielle Plonka/Yukon News)

Vigil mourns two opioid deaths at Whitehorse shelter

According to the Yukon coroner, seven people have passed away so far in 2022

A man carrying a candle cries shortly before a vigil honouring two deaths at the Whitehorse Emergency Shelter on Jan. 19. (Gabrielle Plonka/Yukon News)
Dr. Katharine Smart, Yukoner and CMA president, speaks on vaccines for kids at a COVID-19 press conference in Whitehorse on Dec. 1. (Screengrab)

Public safety minister asks Twitter Canada to remove ‘abusive’ tweet threatening former YMA president

Dr. Katharine Smart, Yukoner and CMA president, speaks on vaccines for kids at a COVID-19 press conference in Whitehorse on Dec. 1. (Screengrab)
The average price of single detaches houses in Yukon rose nearly $100,000 this year, according to the Yukon Bureau of Statistics. (Black Press file)

Housing prices, staffing shortages continued in 2021: Yukon Bureau of Statistics

Whitehorse broke records for housing prices in the third quarter of 2021,…

The average price of single detaches houses in Yukon rose nearly $100,000 this year, according to the Yukon Bureau of Statistics. (Black Press file)
Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Catherine Elliott announced more COVID-19 cases, mostly based in Whitehorse on Oct. 29. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Yukon records 34 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

The Yukon’s total number of COVID-19 cases has jumped in the last…

Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Catherine Elliott announced more COVID-19 cases, mostly based in Whitehorse on Oct. 29. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
Acting chief medical officer of health Catherine Elliott. (Yukon News file)

Yukon records 27 COVID-19 cases since Christmas Eve

The Yukon recorded 27 new COVID-19 cases from Dec. 24 to 29.…

Acting chief medical officer of health Catherine Elliott. (Yukon News file)
Police are seeking information regarding a fatal collision on the Alaska Highway near Watson Lake. (Courtesy/Yukon government)

RCMP seek dash cam footage after fatal collision near Watson Lake

The RCMP have put out an appeal for dash camera footage and…

Police are seeking information regarding a fatal collision on the Alaska Highway near Watson Lake. (Courtesy/Yukon government)
ATCO Electric workers work on power lines in Whitehorse. The company says it’s responding to a power outage affecting downtown. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News file)

‘Unplanned power outage’ affecting downtown Whitehorse

ATCO Electric Yukon is responding to an “unplanned outage” downtown. ATCO and…

ATCO Electric workers work on power lines in Whitehorse. The company says it’s responding to a power outage affecting downtown. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News file)
An aerial view of the Eagle Gold Mine. (File Photo)

Six new COVID-19 cases reported at Victoria Gold mine site

Six new cases have been reported in the Yukon between Oct. 12…

An aerial view of the Eagle Gold Mine. (File Photo)
Carcross Fire Hall is the location of rapid testing throughout this week. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)

Masks recommended in Carcross due to COVID-19 outbreak

Carcross residents are being asked to wear masks in all indoor public…

Carcross Fire Hall is the location of rapid testing throughout this week. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
Letters to the editor.

This week’s mailbox: election commentary; mining with emissions in mind

In response to ‘Mining will bury us all’ I read with interest…

Letters to the editor.
sept 17 2021

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World for Sept. 17, 2021.

sept 17 2021
Letters to the editor.

This week’s mailbox: rallying for basic annual income; letters to candidates

Dear Editor, We need change, substantial change, both in the Yukon and…

Letters to the editor.
Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in chief Roberta Joseph, right, along with Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Teaching and Working Farm members, accept a $500,000 from the Arctic Inspiration Prize at the Yukon Arts Centre in 2018. (Jackie Hong/Yukon News)

Arctic Inspiration Prize deadline approaches

Letters of intent accepted until Sept. 7

Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in chief Roberta Joseph, right, along with Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Teaching and Working Farm members, accept a $500,000 from the Arctic Inspiration Prize at the Yukon Arts Centre in 2018. (Jackie Hong/Yukon News)
Whitehorse Elementary School (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Revised health and safety guidelines for the Yukon’s 2021-22 school year are now online

Students can expect a near-normal 2021-22 school year

Whitehorse Elementary School (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)