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Whitehorse council adopts roundtable policy

Most sessions between council and management will remain open

Residents resist new apartment building on Centennial Street

At a public hearing residents claimed the development would mean less privacy, block sunlight and parking issues

UPDATED: Bagnell wins a close one

The fight to be Yukon’s MP came down to 72 votes

Bagnell declared re-elected but Smith not ready to concede

The fight to be Yukon’s MP came down to 72 votes

UPDATED: F.H. Collins evacuated following bomb threat

Yukon RCMP temporarily closed the bridge into and out of Riverdale

One year later, minister pressed for data on Yukon’s pot shop.

Minister John Streicker said he needs more time to gather the information

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Mount McIntyre ski bridge will stay standing

Less than a month after voting to tear it down, council hopes bridge can be fixed in time for the AWG

City news, briefly

A look at the decisions made by Whitehorse city council at its Oct. 15 meeting

Whitehorse officials call Yukon’s new driver licensing software ‘a step back’

The mayor says he’s ‘surprised’ YG is using a system that will no longer sync with the city’s

Yukonstruct cafe owner says decision to not renew lease came “out of the blue”

The Poor Creature’s lease ends on Oct. 31. Owner Brioni Connolly said she was expecting a renewal

Yukon Liberals table proposed amendments to territorial Corrections Act

Many of the amendments are related to the use of segregation

UPDATED: Whitehorse woman arrested for 2017 murder of Greg Dawson

Connie Peggy Thorn, 50, has been charged with second-degree murder.

City cyclists call for improved bike infrastructure

A petition calls on the City of Whitehorse to implement its bicycle network plan

Liberals grilled over nursing staff levels

Hospital corporation spokesperson says nothing is unusual

KDFN bail program aims to give accused “fighting chance”

How the First Nation is trying to fix the Yukon’s bail system

New policy would govern how city facilities are booked

The new policy sets out priorities for the use of city recreation spaces

Whitehorse city news, briefly

Some of the decisions discussed at the council meeting Oct. 7

YG to spend $2.2M on diesel generators in light of cancelled thermal plant

Now that plans for a new thermal plant have been nixed, the…

Yukon government rolls out bill to address vaping

The new legislation would ban youth younger than 19 from accessing vapour and tobacco products

Yukon government declares climate emergency

The call was made after a successful amendment by the NDP