Local News

RCMP arrest two following downtown Whitehorse shooting

Police say a man was shot early Sunday morning outside the 202 Motor Inn in Whitehorse

Housing tops residents’ concerns ahead of Whitehorse Official Community Plan

What We Heard document calls for more compact development in existing neighbourhoods

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City news, briefly

Some of the decisions that were made at the Nov. 25 Whitehorse city council meeting

Poor Creature files reply to Yukonstruct petition denying child’s noise was an issue

‘We are good parents who care deeply about our son’s wellbeing’

Alberta man operating placer mine near Carmacks fined $30k for 2018 violations

Karil Chaschin pleaded guilty to eight offences under the Waters Act and Placer Mining Act Nov. 19

Silver waffles on electoral reform plans

He now says he supports an all-party committee. He disagreed with the idea in October

Yukon MLAs wrap up fall sitting

The fall sitting concluded on Nov. 27

Man acquitted in Whitehorse sexual interference case after Crown fails to ID him as assailant

Crown didn’t prove George Rowe was same “George” girl said sexually assaulted her in Whitehorse

Wann Road transitional home to open next week

A Wann Road home offering transitional support will officially open next week,…

Yukon Avalanche Association reintroducing full forecast program in January

A field team will be out in the White Pass and Wheaton Valley several times a week testing snowpack

Public brings ideas to meeting on how to save Whitehorse animal shelter

Better communication with the public, adopting best practices from other shelters and…

Premier appears to support changes to the electoral reform process

A recently withdrawn motion called for politicians to be part of a select committee

On, off-grid mines being considered following release of draft climate change plan: Pillai

Intensity-based targets are to be established with the mining sector

Former cabinet minister announces he’s running for Yukon Party leadership

Currie Dixon is the first person to announce he is running for Yukon Party leadership