Magan Carty

Team Yukon at the Canada Summer Games with flag bearer Mara Rolden front and centre. (Courtesy/Facebook)

Team Yukon arrives at Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games; men’s soccer team beats Nova Scotia

196 athletes, coaches and support staff are representing the territory from Aug. 6 to 21

Team Yukon at the Canada Summer Games with flag bearer Mara Rolden front and centre. (Courtesy/Facebook)
Sophie Arkell, Meredith Pritchard, Lindsay MacPhee, Tasha Weber and others celebrate at the DAMES V Bike Polo Tournament in Anchorage, Alaska. (Courtesy/Adrian Barniak)

Queer bike polo mixer planned for Whitehorse

Aug. 10 Queer Polo Mixer happening at Liard Park in Riverdale

Sophie Arkell, Meredith Pritchard, Lindsay MacPhee, Tasha Weber and others celebrate at the DAMES V Bike Polo Tournament in Anchorage, Alaska. (Courtesy/Adrian Barniak)
Jessica Frotten races to a first place finish in the 1500-meter para wheelchair final at the Canadian Track and Field Championships in Langley, B.C., on June 24. (Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press)

Wheelchair racer from Whitehorse competing in Commonwealth Games this week

Jessica Frotten races the 1,500-metre in Birmingham 2022 on Thursday, Aug. 4

Jessica Frotten races to a first place finish in the 1500-meter para wheelchair final at the Canadian Track and Field Championships in Langley, B.C., on June 24. (Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press)
Players from the CYFN Centre Ice Hockey Camp receive Friday afternoon prizes. (Magan Carty/Yukon News)

NHL star Ryan Nugent-Hopkins visits CYFN hockey camp

NHL players and alumni joined the fun from July 26-29 at the Canada Games Centre

Players from the CYFN Centre Ice Hockey Camp receive Friday afternoon prizes. (Magan Carty/Yukon News)
Ezzie Bailey, 11, competes in the semi-finals of CypherFest’s block party battle on July 24. (Magan Carty/Yukon News)

Kids break out the dance moves at CypherFest

All eyes were on the youth breakdancing battle at the Heart of Riverdale on July 24

Ezzie Bailey, 11, competes in the semi-finals of CypherFest’s block party battle on July 24. (Magan Carty/Yukon News)
Communications coordinator Megan MacLeod leads a tour of the depot on July 13. (Magan Carty/Yukon News)

Raven Recycling embraces uniqueness, carves space for creativity

Artist residencies, school tours and kids’ recycling club spark conversations about waste

Communications coordinator Megan MacLeod leads a tour of the depot on July 13. (Magan Carty/Yukon News)
Nicole Bauberger experiments with plastic bird wings as part of her “Negotiations with the Wind” residency at Raven Recycling. (Magan Carty/Yukon News)

Nicole Bauberger is an artist of all trades

Whitehorse artist continues to dabble in multiple mediums and welcome the community into her process

Nicole Bauberger experiments with plastic bird wings as part of her “Negotiations with the Wind” residency at Raven Recycling. (Magan Carty/Yukon News)
Chris Bartsch, a resident of Whistle Bend Place, takes part in the July 8 parade. (Magan Carty/Yukon News)

Big fish bring great joy to Whitehorse continuing care homes

Nakai Theatre Ensemble performed musical puppet parades for residents at three facilites last week

Chris Bartsch, a resident of Whistle Bend Place, takes part in the July 8 parade. (Magan Carty/Yukon News)
A draft concept idea of the Black Street corridor from the 2018 Downtown Plan. (Courtesy/City of Whitehorse)

Botanical healing garden proposed for Black Street

Council reconsiders zoning amendment on the corner of Second Avenue and Black Street

A draft concept idea of the Black Street corridor from the 2018 Downtown Plan. (Courtesy/City of Whitehorse)
A handwritten sign is seen posted in downtown Whitehorse. City council is establishing a housing advisory committee to research housing and land development. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News file)

Whitehorse council establishing housing committee

New Housing and Land Development Advisory Committee appoints seven members

A handwritten sign is seen posted in downtown Whitehorse. City council is establishing a housing advisory committee to research housing and land development. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News file)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

This week at city hall

Mosquito control In the July 4 standing committee meeting, Mayor Laura Cabott…

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
A woman pays for downtown parking with coins on July 5. (Magan Carty/Yukon News)

Council considers parking complaints in Whitehorse’s downtown core

City to review fee schedule and option of payment kiosks

A woman pays for downtown parking with coins on July 5. (Magan Carty/Yukon News)
Leslie Walker holding his Cando award with Chief Steve Smith of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations. (Courtesy/Sarah Fraser)

2 Whitehorse entrepreneurs win NACCA Indigenous Business Awards of Excellence

Kathline Isaac of Bearpaw Gifts won the Indigenous Woman Entrepreneur Award, and the Indigenous Business Award went to Leslie Walker of Walker Home Construction

Leslie Walker holding his Cando award with Chief Steve Smith of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations. (Courtesy/Sarah Fraser)
ISÁK trio from Norway performs Sápmi music in the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre Longhouse. (Magan Carty/Yukon News)

Arctic Arts Summit dazzles delegates with Nuiharuq showcase

A plethera of performances took place Tuesday evening under the midnight sun

ISÁK trio from Norway performs Sápmi music in the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre Longhouse. (Magan Carty/Yukon News)