Stephanie Waddell

The City of Whitehorse Trail Plan. (City of Whitehorse/Screen shot)

City seeks ideas for Whitehorse South trail plan

Charette scheduled for Sept. 2 at Shipyard’s Park

The City of Whitehorse Trail Plan. (City of Whitehorse/Screen shot)
The Coast High Country Inn is seen on Aug. 30. A proposal by the Safe at Home Society could see the hotel converted into a supported housing development. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Whitehorse city council supports converting Coast High Country Inn into supportive housing

City of Whitehorse applies for Rapid Housing Initiative funds for Safe at Home proposal

The Coast High Country Inn is seen on Aug. 30. A proposal by the Safe at Home Society could see the hotel converted into a supported housing development. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Thomas Carlick of Haines Junction purchased a $100,000-winning lottery ticket at the Little Green Apple in the community. (Western Canada Lottery Commission/Submitted)

$100,000 lottery ticket sold in Haines Junction

Thomas Carlick wins cash prize

Thomas Carlick of Haines Junction purchased a $100,000-winning lottery ticket at the Little Green Apple in the community. (Western Canada Lottery Commission/Submitted)
Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Catherine Elliott. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Territory sees 13 new COVID-19 cases

The Yukon’s acting Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Catherine Elliott reported…

Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Catherine Elliott. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
New signs are being installed downtown to inform residents of the new speed limit to come into effect Aug. 23 (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Slow speeds, more buses: changes imminent on Whitehorse roads

Get set for new speed limits, more buses on the road

New signs are being installed downtown to inform residents of the new speed limit to come into effect Aug. 23 (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
A Whitehorse city council meeting on Feb. 8. In a 4-3 vote Aug. 9, Whitehorse city council opted to defer third reading on a number of zoning amendments to September. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Whitehorse zoning bylaw changes deferred to September

A 4-3 vote by council sees matter moved

A Whitehorse city council meeting on Feb. 8. In a 4-3 vote Aug. 9, Whitehorse city council opted to defer third reading on a number of zoning amendments to September. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at the elections procedure bylaw and what’s coming up for…

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
Jan Stick, left, and Steve Roddick share a laugh as the 2018 election results roll in at city hall in Whitehorse on Oct. 18, 2018. Both councillors have said they will not seek re-election in the fall. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Whitehorse council members set out plans for fall election

Roddick, Stick won’t seek re-election

Jan Stick, left, and Steve Roddick share a laugh as the 2018 election results roll in at city hall in Whitehorse on Oct. 18, 2018. Both councillors have said they will not seek re-election in the fall. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)
The City of Whitehorse’s Mayday Tree is reaching the end of its life and will be brought down when the new city hall/services building is constructed. Residents are invited to get seedlings from the tree Aug. 26 (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Whitehorse residents invited to take Mayday Tree clippings Aug. 26

The tree is planted next to city hall on the Steele Street side in memory of Martha Black

The City of Whitehorse’s Mayday Tree is reaching the end of its life and will be brought down when the new city hall/services building is constructed. Residents are invited to get seedlings from the tree Aug. 26 (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
The City of Whitehorse has released an Emerging Directions document and is seeking public feedback as it continues work on the next Official Community Plan. (Screen grab/City of Whitehorse)

Whitehorse looks ahead to 2040 with community plan

A survey is available until Aug. 31

The City of Whitehorse has released an Emerging Directions document and is seeking public feedback as it continues work on the next Official Community Plan. (Screen grab/City of Whitehorse)
A bus stop on Casca Boulevard in Whistle Bend on Aug. 9. The road way through the neighbourhood will see new bus stops added after Whitehorse city council approved a number of improvements to transit service for Whistle Bend. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

New stops and schedule in Whistle Bend starting Aug. 17

Four of the new bus stops will be located along Casca Boulevard

A bus stop on Casca Boulevard in Whistle Bend on Aug. 9. The road way through the neighbourhood will see new bus stops added after Whitehorse city council approved a number of improvements to transit service for Whistle Bend. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
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)