Tim Querengesser

Trooper a trooper

Trooper is living up to his name. The two-year-old husky cross was dragged behind a pickup truck for about three kilometres in early February, and…

Yukon short trackers hit goals instead of podium

Yukon skaters were out of the 3,000-metre speed skating finals on Thursday, but very much in contention during their final races.

Access to information study flawed: Mitchell

The Yukon is responding to information requests quickly and openly, says a new government-sponsored report.

Knight questions decision to hold biathlon in frigid conditions

Wrapped in a gray blanket inside a heated green army tent, biathlete Ryan Knight ate a bowl of hot soup.

Owner charged after dragging dog down Hamilton Boulevard

A 28-year-old man has been charged with three animal-bylaw infractions after tying his dog to his truck and dragging the animal down Hamilton…

A possible first win slips past the Yukon’s sticks

He’s barely old enough to drive a car, but 16-year-old Ian Perrier is aiming the slings and arrows of his team’s fortunes squarely at…

Inuit Games push athletes beyond pain and ‘I can’t’

One day very long ago, Edward Lennie was standing on a piece of sea ice when a crack ripped through the silence.

First Nations push for their own numbers to solve health inequalities

Federal Health Minister Tony Clement was in Whitehorse on Wednesday to talk sports. He looked the part, wearing a white and red Team Canada sweater…

Governor cool to $13 billion railroad proposal

Premier Dennis Fentie now appears to be dancing solo on the proposed Yukon-Alaska rail link following an abrupt change of heart from the Alaskan…

Many groups want athletes’ village

The Yukon Housing Corporation is delaying a decision on who will live in the athletes’ village after the Games until March 1.

Government greens its fleet

The Yukon government is introducing 31 compact sedans and SUVs in an effort to “green” its vehicle fleet.

Austin berates Ontario woman for piping up on McLean Lake

The row over a proposed concrete batch plant near McLean Lake in Whitehorse has moved from council chambers to cyberspace.

Outfitter question in limbo

Sixty days ago, the government demanded Bonnet Plume Outfitters provide documents proving it had permission to build a cabin near the Bonnet Plume…

Yukon ombudsman calls for apology legislation

Someone wronged by a person or an institution often seeks the word “sorry” above everything else.

New proposal for Hamilton extension floated

A new route for the Hamilton Boulevard extension is now being presented for public input with this sales pitch: it’s cheaper, less steep, less…

Schwatka Lake to become a ‘tidal’ water body

Schwatka Lake in Whitehorse doesn’t usually experience high and low tides. But this week, water levels in the lake that serves as a reservoir…

Yukon sells itself to potential investors

A website launched Tuesday by the Economic Development department contains a slew of tantalizing information for potential investors, and, um, some…

Yukon’s share of green funding could be tiny

The Conservative government is injecting $1.5 billion for climate-change programs into Canada’s provinces and territories.

Fentie takes election split to heart in Watson

Watson Lake was bitterly divided during the recent territorial election. And the wounds have yet to heal for Premier Dennis Fentie, say some in the…

Highways officials grilled by accounts committee following audit

On Thursday, Highways and Public Works officials testified the department needs more money, consultants and time to fix problems exposed in a…