Stephanie Waddell

Wendy Donnithorne (left), manager of legislative services for the City of Whitehorse, draws election candidate names to determine the name order on the ballot for the Oct. 21 municipal election. Returning officer Norma Felker recorded the names in the order they were drawn. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Wendy Donnithorne (left), manager of legislative services for the City of Whitehorse, draws election candidate names to determine the name order on the ballot for the Oct. 21 municipal election. Returning officer Norma Felker recorded the names in the order they were drawn. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
The Yukon Arts Centre. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Shows will continue at Yukon Arts Centre following lift collapse

Shows at the Yukon Arts Centre will continue following the collapse of…

The Yukon Arts Centre. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Noah Curtis will be seeking a councillor’s seat in the Oct. 21 municipal election. (Submitted)

Noah Curtis seeks Whitehorse councillor seat

Highlights housing, climate change, economic development as major issues

Noah Curtis will be seeking a councillor’s seat in the Oct. 21 municipal election. (Submitted)
Some Northwestel DSL customers can expect disruptions overnight on Sept. 22. (Yukon News file)

Northwestel upgrades to disrupt internet tonight

As Northwestel continues to make improvements to its DSL network, some service…

Some Northwestel DSL customers can expect disruptions overnight on Sept. 22. (Yukon News file)
The Finding Peace monument along the riverfront in Whitehorse near Rotary Park commemorates missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and two-spirit plus. A public ceremony for the peace was held Sept. 17, following the unveiling during a private ceremony for families Sept. 16. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Monument honouring MMIWG unveiled

Finding Peace unveiled along Whitehorse waterfront

The Finding Peace monument along the riverfront in Whitehorse near Rotary Park commemorates missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and two-spirit plus. A public ceremony for the peace was held Sept. 17, following the unveiling during a private ceremony for families Sept. 16. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Visiting Jade City on his way to the Yukon, artist Dave Johnston created this painting on a piece of jade. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Operation Chalk the Nation comes to Whitehorse

Dave Johnston brings his artwork to the Yukon

Visiting Jade City on his way to the Yukon, artist Dave Johnston created this painting on a piece of jade. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at what the City of Whitehorse will be doing in…

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
The annual United Way breakfast is a popular event. This year’s breakfast will be hosted as a drive-thru on Sept. 24 at the Mount McIntyre Recreation Centre. (Yukon News file)

United Way breakfast will be held at Mount McIntyre on Sept. 24

The United Way Yukon’s annual breakfast will see a change of venue…

The annual United Way breakfast is a popular event. This year’s breakfast will be hosted as a drive-thru on Sept. 24 at the Mount McIntyre Recreation Centre. (Yukon News file)
Voters will head to the polls Sept. 20. (Yukon News file)

Yukoners hear from all five candidates during election forum

Vaccination, housing, electoral reform among issues discussed

Voters will head to the polls Sept. 20. (Yukon News file)
Whitehorse city council has approved zoning for Phase 8 of the Whistle Bend neighbourhood as seen in this map. (City of Whitehorse/Submitted)

Zoning, subdivision approvals for next phases of Whistle Bend in place

Plans include extending Witch Hazel Lane and the creation of residential lots along with a park

Whitehorse city council has approved zoning for Phase 8 of the Whistle Bend neighbourhood as seen in this map. (City of Whitehorse/Submitted)
Whitehorse city council has approved updates to the snow and ice policy. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Whitehorse roads reprioritized for snow clearing

Priorities set for winter road clearing

Whitehorse city council has approved updates to the snow and ice policy. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Chief Medical Officer of Health Catherine Elliott speaks to media during a press conference in Whitehorse on September 7. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Exposure notice issued for Watson Lake daycare

Infant, toddler, preschool groups to self-isolate until Sept. 19

Chief Medical Officer of Health Catherine Elliott speaks to media during a press conference in Whitehorse on September 7. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
Robin Reid-Fraser has announced her plans to run for Whitehorse city council. (Submitted/Samisa Photography)

Robin Reid-Fraser seeks Whitehorse council seat

Latest candidate announces plans to run in Oct. 21 city election

Robin Reid-Fraser has announced her plans to run for Whitehorse city council. (Submitted/Samisa Photography)
A sign identifies 540 Grove Street as one of the properties in the Kwanlin Dün First Nation’s first land lottery. The five properties up for grabs will be under 125-year leases. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Five Porter Creek properties to be leased in KDFN land lottery

First land lottery is a ‘monumental step’ for First Nation, says chief

A sign identifies 540 Grove Street as one of the properties in the Kwanlin Dün First Nation’s first land lottery. The five properties up for grabs will be under 125-year leases. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Whitehorse city council is considering zoning for Phase 8 of the Whistle Bend neighbourhood as seen in this map. (City of Whitehorse/Submitted)

Zoning, subdivision could open up more areas in Whistle Bend

Council contemplates future phases for development

Whitehorse city council is considering zoning for Phase 8 of the Whistle Bend neighbourhood as seen in this map. (City of Whitehorse/Submitted)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

Safe consumption site, procurement and hazardous waste day

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
A rally was held outside the Yukon legislature Sept. 8 to draw attention to climate change in the midst of the federal election. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Climate change demonstration draws 30 in Whitehorse

Whitehorse event was one of many across the country

A rally was held outside the Yukon legislature Sept. 8 to draw attention to climate change in the midst of the federal election. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
After a Korean Airlines flight was directed to Whitehorse, NORAD officials contacted Canadian authorities for the go-ahead to shoot down the plane if necessary. (Mike Thomas/Yukon News)

Remembering Whitehorse’s 9/11 experience

A former student recalls the evacuation, events of the day as 20th anniversary draws close

After a Korean Airlines flight was directed to Whitehorse, NORAD officials contacted Canadian authorities for the go-ahead to shoot down the plane if necessary. (Mike Thomas/Yukon News)
Ted Laking has declared his plans to run for Whitehorse city council. (Submitted)

Ted Laking announces candidacy for city council

Laking aims to address affordability in Whitehorse

Ted Laking has declared his plans to run for Whitehorse city council. (Submitted)
Yukon University is back to more in-person classes and workshops this fall. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Microlearning workshops, temperature checks come to Yukon University

The continuing studies branch has developed 11 microlearning workshops that will be delivered through the fall

Yukon University is back to more in-person classes and workshops this fall. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)