Lori Fox

Whitehorse recycling companies want the city to up its contribution

Whitehorse’s recycling companies want the city to increase the amount of money…

Yukon needs its own species at risk legislation: CPAWS

The Yukon government says new rules are in the works

Rocky road ahead for proposed quarry

The economic development arm of the Ta’an Kwäch’än Council wants the city to amend the OCP

First Nations representative calls Peel process less confrontational this time

The present consultation process for the Final Recommended Plan for the Peel…

A ski trip for those who caribou’t the environment

Environment Yukon is hosting a“ski-bou”

Survey respondents call for more permanent protection of the Peel

64.5 per cent “expressed a desire to have more protection of the watershed”

City news, briefly

A rundown of some of the decisions made by Whitehorse City Council last week

Climb Yukon asks the City of Whitehorse for a boost up

A climbing facility in Whitehorse is the most requested new facility, says the city’s recreation plan

Yukon poet channels his downtown flirt

“There’s something to be said for getting out of your comfort zone.”

No licenses for private pot sales until zoning is approved

The earliest the City of Whitehorse could approve pot shop zoning is April 8

City makes organic waste collection mandatory for Whitehorse businesses

“What we’ve been hearing is, ‘oh great, you’ve finally brought us a green cart,’ not, ‘You suck, now I have to do this thing.’”

Whitehorse council considers allowing pot shops in the downtown core

Meanwhile, the Yukon government started accepting applications for private retail on Feb. 20

Wildfires the largest threat to Whitehorse: Report

The city has released its hazard identification and risk analysis

Skagway Brewing Co. doubles seating, quadruples production

The new location is on Fourth Avenue, between the hardware store and the Starfire Thai restaurant

Whitehorse mayor calls tax and fee increases reasonable

Council approved the 2019 operations budget

Whitehorse council approves rezoning for proposed daycare

Proposed play area “more like a dog run”: Cabott

Yukoners claim victory after seismic testing in ANWR is delayed

“The complex issues that seismic testing raised couldn’t be addressed in the time frame required (by the BLM)”

Whitehorse city staff say they need more money for playground upgrades

Upgrades are meant to increase accessibility and longevity of the equipment

Researchers are using blood, hair samples to study contaminants in Old Crow

Project sampled residents for levels of metals, pesticides linked to traditional diet

Two Yukon bird species with declining populations are being considered for a special federal status

The red-necked phalarope and the evening grosbeak are being considered for “special concern” status