Stephanie Waddell

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)
Students and staff mingle outside the UiT - the Arctic University of Norway campus in Alta, Norway. The school is part of the north2norht program through University of the Arctic. Grants are now being made available to students in northern Canada to take part in the exchange program. (Submitted/Arctic University of Norway)

Yukon University students eligible for travel grants

Up to 10 grants now available for participants in north2north mobility program

Students and staff mingle outside the UiT - the Arctic University of Norway campus in Alta, Norway. The school is part of the north2norht program through University of the Arctic. Grants are now being made available to students in northern Canada to take part in the exchange program. (Submitted/Arctic University of Norway)
City crews clear mounds of snow from a residential area in Copper Ridge in Whitehorse on March 16, 2021. The City of Whitehorse is considering changes to its snow and ice control policy ahead of the 2021/2022 winter season. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Whitehorse snow-clearing route could see changes

New streets could be added to priority list for plowing, sanding

City crews clear mounds of snow from a residential area in Copper Ridge in Whitehorse on March 16, 2021. The City of Whitehorse is considering changes to its snow and ice control policy ahead of the 2021/2022 winter season. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
The Yukon government’s conceptual design for the Alaska Highway at Robert Service Way. (Screen shot/Yukon government)

The changing face of the Alaska Highway: improvements planned for 2022

The Yukon government will submit its plans in the next month

The Yukon government’s conceptual design for the Alaska Highway at Robert Service Way. (Screen shot/Yukon government)
Crews will begin working on a storm sewer extension at Fourth Avenue and Baxter Street beginning the week of Sept. 6. (Courtesy/City of Whitehorse)

One lane closed on 4th and Baxter in Whitehorse starting Sept. 6

Crews will begin working on a storm sewer extension at Fourth Avenue…

Crews will begin working on a storm sewer extension at Fourth Avenue and Baxter Street beginning the week of Sept. 6. (Courtesy/City of Whitehorse)
A man walks past the polling place sign at city hall in Whitehorse during the city’s last civic election in October 2018. The nomination period for prospective council candidates in the 2021 vote runs from Sept. 7 to 23. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
A man walks past the polling place sign at city hall in Whitehorse during the city’s last civic election in October 2018. The nomination period for prospective council candidates in the 2021 vote runs from Sept. 7 to 23. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
This City of Whitehorse map shows where a new paved trail is being installed along Range Road. (City of Whitehorse/Screen shot)

Trail work underway at Range Road

Work to install a paved trail along part of Range Road is…

This City of Whitehorse map shows where a new paved trail is being installed along Range Road. (City of Whitehorse/Screen shot)