Stephanie Waddell

Whitehorse city news, briefly

Some of the decisions made at the June 24 council meeting

Council considers changes to the Whitehorse transit service

Talks are beginning to implement parts of the transit master plan

Whitehorse council defers vote on climate change declaration until September

The decision comes after a lengthy debate in front of a packed room

Changes could mean closing Whitehorse council and senior management meetings to the public

Sessions, which are separate from official council meetings, would be closed to the public

City news, briefly

A summary of some of the issues discussed at the June 17 Whitehorse city council meeting

A musical environment: educator Remy Rodden to retire, focus on music full-time

Remy Rodden, a popular educator with Environment Yukon, is retiring from the government

Costs up and opening delayed for City of Whitehorse’s operations building

More than 200 change orders were made to the project

Firing was a ‘total shock,’ says former fire chief

Mike Dine was one week away from the end of his one-year probation period

Possible climate change declaration delayed a week

The motion will now come forward June 24

NGC withdraws lane closure application

Shorter period closures may be required

Cook Street property owners will face LIC

Road work is planned for 2020

Watson Lake to focus on economic development

Community receives close to $50,000 for project

Whitehorse fire chief fired

Mike Dine, who was hired in June 2018, was fired by the city on June 14.

Whitehorse city hall news, briefly

A summary of decisions made by Whitehorse city council at its June 10 meeting

Firefighters called to Whitehorse Elementary School over code violations

Door that occasionally wouldn’t open from inside among many issues that need attention, parent says

Canadian municipalities call for better internet access

Broadband access was a key topic of discussion at this year’s national conference

Whitehorse Coun. Steve Roddick proposes climate change emergency declaration

Council is set to vote on the proposal June 24

Affordable rentals open in Dawson

Eight new units celebrated

Minto Mine sold

New owners aim to have it operating again by the end of the year

Operation Nanook prepares emergency responders for the worst

Mock scenario saw neighbourhoods evacuated as fictional wildfire approached