Richard Maerov

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…

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…

Civic activist demands an ombudsman

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

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.

New civilian committee to advise Whitehorse RCMP

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

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…

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.

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…

Bookless both pleased and upset with city

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

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.

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 12, 2006

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…

City discovers referendum bylaw error

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

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.

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…