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City considers design for services building, city hall

Cenotaph could be moved and more green space added

Environment Yukon reminds Yukoners to secure bear attractants, be bear-safe

Bears that become accustomed to human-sourced food become a public safety threat

KDFN chief expresses ‘outrage’ after citizen with appropriate voucher denied cab rides

The citizen was trying to get from Whitehorse airport to the hospital to see his dying brother

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New seniors housing option could be built in a year and a half

Connecting Care outlines plans to Yukon Council on Aging members

‘Why are we dancing around this?’: ban single-use plastic bags, says Chamber of Commerce chair

A public engagement period on a possible bag surcharge wrapped up late last month

Two men charged in 2018 incident that saw bears attracted to cooking grease in MacRae

Conservation officers killed three bears that had become habituated to eating improperly stored grease

Stewart Crossing woman loses house built by her father in fire

Effie Moses, 64, says the house also contained the belongings of her father, “Little Dave” Moses

City turns down recreation grant funding for MacBride museum

Policy states grants won’t go to groups owing the city taxes, mayor explains

The end of the Whitehorse trolley leads to questions about the future of the tracks

Minister insists the decision not to fund the trolley was entirely a financial one

Court approves the sale of contaminated Mount Nansen mine site

The sale to Alexco and JDS has been approved as long as certain conditions are met

Yukon Party had highest revenue in 2018, says Elections Yukon report

The official Opposition made about $18,000 more than the Liberals last year

‘I don’t think there was ever a commitment to co-governance’: deputy premier on electoral reform pushback

The NDP recently sent a letter to Premier Sandy Silver outlining continued concerns

Yukon set to have more charging stations for electric vehicles

The new stations will charge vehicles in about 30 minutes

Whitehorse city news, briefly

Here are some of the issues put to Whitehorse city council at its April 29 meeting.

Minister defends decision not to fund trolley

The service was highly subsidized, Mostyn says

Tagish mom turns to GoFundMe for support during cancer treatment

Stephenie Worth, 40, was diagnosed with a form of cancer in February typically found in older people

Whitehorse fire hall bid comes in over budget

Council is considering awarding work to Ketza

Court hears petition alleging WCC’s secure living unit amounts to segregation

The Yukon government argued that the SLU and segregation are not the same

U.S. bill seeking to shield ANWR from development approved by committee

The committee hearing was the last stage before the bill could go to the House of Representatives