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Whitehorse voters go to the polls Oct. 21. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Whitehorse candidates address voters during forums

Chamber, Volunteer Bénévoles Yukon host events leading up to Oct. 21 vote

Trikafta will soon be covered under the Yukon Drug Formulary. (Courtesy/Trikafta)

Coverage for cystic fibrosis medication endorsed in legislature

“This new drug has the potential to change so many people’s lives for the better.”

Letters to the editor.

LETTER: Last week’s letter was ‘whining, self-serving’

I am writing in response to Simon Tourigny’s article as printed in…

  • Oct 13, 2021
Letters to the editor.

LETTER: Sharing the trails — a plea and a warning

On February 5, 2021, my little dog Milo was killed by a…

  • Oct 13, 2021
Letters to the editor.
U.S. Consulate General Brent Hardt (left) at Boyle Barracks in Whitehorse on October 7. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
U.S. Consulate General Brent Hardt (left) at Boyle Barracks in Whitehorse on October 7. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
Jocelyn Curteanu is seeking a fourth term as a Whitehorse city councillor. (Submitted)

Jocelyn Curteanu eyes fourth Whitehorse council term

Aims to use skills and experience to address city growth

Jocelyn Curteanu is seeking a fourth term as a Whitehorse city councillor. (Submitted)
Cam Kos is seeking a seat on Whitehorse city council. (Submitted)

Cam Kos wants to be a voice for residents on city council

Candidate says city has missed many opportunities

Cam Kos is seeking a seat on Whitehorse city council. (Submitted)
Michelle Christensen-Toews is running for Whitehorse city council. (Photo submitted)

Michelle Christensen-Toews seeks council seat

Would like to see more proactive city policies

Michelle Christensen-Toews is running for Whitehorse city council. (Photo submitted)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at issues discussed by Whitehorse city council at its Oct. 4 meeting

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

LETTER: In defense of transfer stations from Keno City

Greetings from Keno City, As a resident and local volunteer, I feel…

  • Oct 10, 2021

LETTER: Must improve safety of Yukon highways

Dear Premier and Minister: Thank you for your recent reply to my…

  • Oct 11, 2021
Thomas Eckervogt (left), mayor incumbent is facing challengers Kari Johnston and Bruce Tomlin (right) in Haines Junction. (submitted/Yukon News)
Thomas Eckervogt (left), mayor incumbent is facing challengers Kari Johnston and Bruce Tomlin (right) in Haines Junction. (submitted/Yukon News)
Dave Blottner is running for Whitehorse city council.

Dave Blottner highlights priorities in council run

Candidate seeks one of six councillor positions

Dave Blottner is running for Whitehorse city council.
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)
Mark Wykes, owner of the Independent Grocer in Whitehorse, and Yukon University president and vice chancellor Dr. Lesley Brown show off the tote bags which will be given to Independent customers that donate to the Yukon University food bank. (Submitted)

Independent and Yukon University raise funds for hungry students

Donations of $2 or more will earn shoppers a tote bag.

Mark Wykes, owner of the Independent Grocer in Whitehorse, and Yukon University president and vice chancellor Dr. Lesley Brown show off the tote bags which will be given to Independent customers that donate to the Yukon University food bank. (Submitted)
Michelle Stimson is running to be a Whitehorse city councillor in the Oct. 21 municipal election. (Submitted)
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)
A line forms to get into the first Fireweed Market of the season on May 13 at Shipyards Park. (John Tonin/Yukon News)

Fireweed Market grew to 55 vendors in 2021 season

The Fireweed Market ran from May 13 to Sept. 23

A line forms to get into the first Fireweed Market of the season on May 13 at Shipyards Park. (John Tonin/Yukon News)
Keno City’s transfer station sits next door to an industrial mine site with waste disposal permits. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)

LETTER: The Yukon government ‘plans to kill Keno’

Yvonne Bessette advocates for the Keno City transfer station

  • Oct 6, 2021
Keno City’s transfer station sits next door to an industrial mine site with waste disposal permits. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
Simon Tourigny and several others have built cabins outside of Dawson City. (Simon Tourigny/Submitted)

LETTER: Yukon’s lifestyle is vanishing

Faced with eviction from an unauthorized cabin outside Dawson City, Simon Tourigny makes his case

  • Oct 6, 2021
Simon Tourigny and several others have built cabins outside of Dawson City. (Simon Tourigny/Submitted)