Stephanie Waddell

Beth Mulloy, the executive director of the Yukon Literacy Coalition, works in the learning garden the coalition has developed outside its literacy centre at Shipyards Park. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Learning garden established in Shipyards Park

The garden is operated by the Yukon Literacy Coalition

Beth Mulloy, the executive director of the Yukon Literacy Coalition, works in the learning garden the coalition has developed outside its literacy centre at Shipyards Park. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at decisions made by Whitehorse city council at its July 26 meeting.

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
A city council meeting in Whitehorse on Feb. 8. It is not yet clear what the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions will mean for City of Whitehorse facilities and when the public will be able to attend meetings in-person. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

City of Whitehorse awaiting green light to relax measures at CGC, city hall

It’s unclear how city will proceed with COVID-19 rules after Aug. 4

A city council meeting in Whitehorse on Feb. 8. It is not yet clear what the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions will mean for City of Whitehorse facilities and when the public will be able to attend meetings in-person. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Omar Alghabra, the federal minister of transport, announces $135 million in federal funding for work on the North Klondike Highway in Whitehorse on July 29. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Federal cash announced for North Klondike Highway

$135 million will be spent on reconstruction and technology

Omar Alghabra, the federal minister of transport, announces $135 million in federal funding for work on the North Klondike Highway in Whitehorse on July 29. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
A development incentive has been approved by Whitehorse city council for an apartment complex planned for Keno Way in Whistle Bend. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Whitehorse condo project will receive $91,770 city incentive

Development will see 42 units built on Keno Way

A development incentive has been approved by Whitehorse city council for an apartment complex planned for Keno Way in Whistle Bend. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
In a 3-2 vote, Whitehorse city council passed third reading of an acquisition bylaw for 7220 Seventh Avenue. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Seventh Avenue property now in the City of Whitehorse’s hands

Council passes third reading on acquisition bylaw

In a 3-2 vote, Whitehorse city council passed third reading of an acquisition bylaw for 7220 Seventh Avenue. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
The COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Whitehorse. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Nine new cases of COVID-19 recorded as of noon July 23

Public exposure notice issued for July 21 Air North flight

The COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Whitehorse. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Work is underway on the Boreale Commons, an 87-unit rental development in Whistle Bend. The project is seeing funding from the federal and territorial governments as well as a development incentive from the City of Whitehorse. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Construction underway for 87 new rental units in Whistle Bend

Nearly 30 units anticipated to be ready in December

Work is underway on the Boreale Commons, an 87-unit rental development in Whistle Bend. The project is seeing funding from the federal and territorial governments as well as a development incentive from the City of Whitehorse. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
A man walks past the polling place sign at city hall in Whitehorse during the city’s last civic election in October 2018. If the city’s mayor is elected to the territorial legislature next month, a seat on council would remain vacant until after the next city election in October 2021. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Whitehorse staff prep for municipal election

The election is scheduled for Oct. 21

A man walks past the polling place sign at city hall in Whitehorse during the city’s last civic election in October 2018. If the city’s mayor is elected to the territorial legislature next month, a seat on council would remain vacant until after the next city election in October 2021. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at issues discussed by Whitehorse city council at its July…

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
Keely Bass is one of three Canadian delegates taking part in the Youth G20 Summit. (Submitted)

Whitehorse resident selected to be part of Youth G20 Summit

Keely Bass serving as communications coordinator

Keely Bass is one of three Canadian delegates taking part in the Youth G20 Summit. (Submitted)
A development incentive is being considered by Whitehorse city council for an apartment complex planned for a Keno Way property in Whistle Bend. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

$91,000 incentive grant proposed for Whistle Bend development

Silver Flats will see 42 two-bedroom and studio units built on Keno Way

A development incentive is being considered by Whitehorse city council for an apartment complex planned for a Keno Way property in Whistle Bend. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
A zoning amendment to allow another three caretaker suites at 105 Titanium Way is being considered by Whitehorse city council. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

At home and work, more caretaker suites proposed for Marwell

Zoning amendment would provide for three additional suites on Titanium Way property

A zoning amendment to allow another three caretaker suites at 105 Titanium Way is being considered by Whitehorse city council. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
From left: Rebecca Manias, Kim Roberts and Sheelah Tolton have been selected as the artists of the Chu Niikwän Artist Residency. (Submitted/Yukon Arts Centre)

Yukon River/Chu Niikwän provides the backdrop for artist residency

Three Yukon artists are in the midst of a three-week residency, creating…

From left: Rebecca Manias, Kim Roberts and Sheelah Tolton have been selected as the artists of the Chu Niikwän Artist Residency. (Submitted/Yukon Arts Centre)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at decisions made by Whitehorse city council at its July…

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
Haines Junction village council is considering changes to addressing in the community. (Village of Haines Junction/Facebook)

Address changes could be coming to Haines Junction

Public hearing hosted on proposal

Haines Junction village council is considering changes to addressing in the community. (Village of Haines Junction/Facebook)
A City of Whitehorse bus. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

New school year may bring more bus stops to Whistle Bend

City plans changes to transit system

A City of Whitehorse bus. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
In a 5-2 vote, council passed the first two readings of a bylaw to purchase this Seventh Avenue property. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Escarpment property sale moves forward

City would purchase Seventh Avenue property for $250,000

In a 5-2 vote, council passed the first two readings of a bylaw to purchase this Seventh Avenue property. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Under an updated local improvement policy, benefitting property owners will no longer see charges for road work done on their street. The policy will apply to future projects, while already approved improvement charges will continue to be paid. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Whitehorse property owners no longer charged for road improvements

Property owners will no longer be charged for city road work

Under an updated local improvement policy, benefitting property owners will no longer see charges for road work done on their street. The policy will apply to future projects, while already approved improvement charges will continue to be paid. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
A lit crosswalk is planned for Lewes Boulevard near the Paul-Émile Mercier and F.H. Collins schools. (Google Maps)

New crosswalk planned for Riverdale

A new crosswalk will soon be in place near Centre scolaire secondaire…

A lit crosswalk is planned for Lewes Boulevard near the Paul-Émile Mercier and F.H. Collins schools. (Google Maps)