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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

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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

New playground for Rotary Peace Park gets the green light

Paddlewheeler, dog-sled among the features for updated playground at Rotary Peace Park

Supreme Court of Canada dismisses Norman Larue’s appeal

Larue had wanted his first-degree murder conviction set aside and a new trial ordered

Minister Frost pressed as to why few YG employees responded to child advocate survey

Frost says survey request came from an unidentified email address

Money woes continue for MacBride Museum

Spring recreation grant not recommended for museum, territory no longer funding trolley

Yukon’s public-service watchdog releases 2018 summary report

All three of the Diane McLeod-McKay’s offices saw increases in workload in 2018 compared to 2017

Yukon politicians wrap up the spring sitting

Private licensing for cannabis sales and work on electoral reform were some of the issues

Cooling work at Ross River school in limbo

Yukon Party MLA says other over budget contacts have been pushed through

Last week’s power outage accidentally caused during upgrade work, Yukon Energy says

The power outage affected more than 12,000 customers in Whitehorse and the Southern Lakes.

Float plane operators call for more parking, dock space at Schwatka Lake

A growing population is putting more demands on the area, attendees said at a meeting April 26

Charges withdrawn as Magic Cool Bus founder enters peace bond

The Crown withdrew harassment and uttering death threat charges against Daniel MacKenzie on April 25

Liberals say results of NGO review will be shared

A motion was amended that requested, in part, funding information and recommendations

Simon Mervyn re-elected as chief of First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun

Roberta Hager was elected deputy chief. Sharon Peter, Irene Johnny, Barb Buyck & Andy Lucas are councillors

Whitehorse city news, briefly

Summing up some of the decisions made this week by Whitehorse city council