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What’s next for Whitehorse after declaring a climate change emergency?

The city plans to complete two self-assessments as part of its climate declaration

City of Whitehorse declares climate change emergency

One of many communities around the world to make a declaration

Council considers removing bridge

Staff look at temporary and permanent options

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Whitehorse dedicated bus lane trial ‘going great,’ transit official says

The city is trialling a dedicated bus lane on Lewes Boulevard between Alsek and Hospital Roads

Bagnell concedes Trudeau’s past decisions to wear brown and blackface were racist

‘When we do things, we might not think at first blush that it’s going to offend someone’

WCC did not have authority to create secure living unit, judge finds

Justice Ron Veale’s decision on petition from former WCC inmate Darryl Sheepway was released Sept. 19

UPDATED: B.C. man guilty of first-degree murder in 2017 Ibex Valley homicide

Edward James Penner, 22, was given the mandatory life sentence for the 2017 slaying of 25-year-old Adam Cormack

Whitehorse council green lights development incentive for 12-unit building

Coun. Steve Roddick expressed concerns over the building but ended up voting in favour

Updated: The Ibex Valley murder trial: what the jury didn’t hear

Some legal arguments were made without the jury present. Those details couldn’t be published until now

Court news, briefly

Some recent news coming out of Yukon courts

Jury in Ibex Valley murder trial hears closing arguments

The jury is expected to begin deliberations the morning of Sept. 18.

Eagle mine pours its first gold

Victoria Gold president and CEO says gold production to hit full capacity in 2021

Whitehorse high school provides free menstrual products to students

It’s an initiative that’s being adopted by schools across the country

Yukon Zinc, owner of Wolverine mine, put into receivership

Yukon Supreme Court Justice Suzanne Duncan approved an order Sept. 13.

Yukon government gets set to shut territory’s government-run pot shop

The doors will shut at 7 p.m. on Oct. 17. Online sales will continue

City council news, briefly

Some of the decisions made by Whitehorse city council Sept. 9

Crown rests case in Ibex Valley murder trial

Edward James Penner, 22, is accused of killing Adam Cormack in 2017