Stephanie Waddell

A condo project in Whistle Bend could be eligible for a city housing incentive. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Housing incentive proposed for Whistle Bend development

City program would cover development cost charges

A condo project in Whistle Bend could be eligible for a city housing incentive. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Michelle Stimson is running to be a Whitehorse city councillor in the Oct. 21 municipal election. (Submitted)

‘Deep concern for future of Whitehorse’ prompts Michelle Stimson to run for council

One of 17 councillor candidates listed on Oct. 21 ballot

Michelle Stimson is running to be a Whitehorse city councillor in the Oct. 21 municipal election. (Submitted)
Doug Graham, whose political career has seen him serve as both a Yukon Party MLA and city council over the years, is running for Whitehorse city council in the Oct. 21 election. (Yukon News file)

Doug Graham back on the ballot in Whitehorse election

Doug Graham aims to return to council chambers

Doug Graham, whose political career has seen him serve as both a Yukon Party MLA and city council over the years, is running for Whitehorse city council in the Oct. 21 election. (Yukon News file)
Matthew Lien is calling for better Handy Bus service. (Yukon News file)

Delegate calls for Sunday handy bus service in Whitehorse

Matthew Lien argues issue needs prompt attention

Matthew Lien is calling for better Handy Bus service. (Yukon News file)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at Whitehorse city council’s Sept. 27 meeting and city hall happenings.

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
Kelsey Hassard-Gammel is running for a seat on Whitehorse city council. (Submitted)

Kelsey Hassard-Gammel wants to work towards “a more affordable and welcoming” city

Hassard-Gammel among 17 candidate seeking councillor positions

Kelsey Hassard-Gammel is running for a seat on Whitehorse city council. (Submitted)
Former councillor Kirk Cameron is hoping to make a return to council chambers in the Oct. 21 election. (Submitted)

Kirk Cameron wants a return engagement in council chambers

Former councillor resigned in 2015

Former councillor Kirk Cameron is hoping to make a return to council chambers in the Oct. 21 election. (Submitted)
Meghan Marjanovic, who owns Wintering Brewing with her husband Marko, holds an Octoberfest stein. The brewery is hosting its first Octoberfest on Oct. 6. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Winterlong brings Oktoberfest to Whitehorse

Steins are ready to be filled with brewery’s first fest lager

Meghan Marjanovic, who owns Wintering Brewing with her husband Marko, holds an Octoberfest stein. The brewery is hosting its first Octoberfest on Oct. 6. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Whitehorse city council passed second and third reading of a bylaw to allow more caretaker suites at 105 Titanium Way. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Caretaker suites approved for Titanium Way property

Bylaw change allows for up to four caretaker suites on Marwell site

Whitehorse city council passed second and third reading of a bylaw to allow more caretaker suites at 105 Titanium Way. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Eileen Melnychuk is running for a Whitehorse city councillor’s seat in the Oct. 21 municipal election. (Submitted)

Eileen Melnychuk seeks city council seat

Affordability and sustainability among her top issues

Eileen Melnychuk is running for a Whitehorse city councillor’s seat in the Oct. 21 municipal election. (Submitted)
Telek Rogan is seeking a Whitehorse city councillor’s position in the Oct. 21 municipal vote. (Photo submitted)

Telek Rogan seeks councillor seat in Oct. 21 vote

Income disparity tops list of issues for candidate

Telek Rogan is seeking a Whitehorse city councillor’s position in the Oct. 21 municipal vote. (Photo submitted)
The Orange Shirt Day T-shirt designed by Kayoni Dickson-Camilleri, a student of the Porter Creek Secondary FADS program. Several events are planned throughout the Yukon for the first day of Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)

What’s happening in the Yukon on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Procession in Whitehorse will begin at 11 a.m. at Healing Totem

The Orange Shirt Day T-shirt designed by Kayoni Dickson-Camilleri, a student of the Porter Creek Secondary FADS program. Several events are planned throughout the Yukon for the first day of Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)
Chief Medical Officer of Health Catherine Elliott. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

COVID-19 recommendations issued for Watson Lake

Seven new cases identified overnight

Chief Medical Officer of Health Catherine Elliott. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at issues discussed by Whitehorse city council at its Sept.…

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
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)