Severe weather

A raven flies and a pedestrian strolls shortly before noon in downtown Whitehorse on Dec. 19. An extreme cold warning is expected to push through this week until the weekend. (Dana Hatherly/Yukon News)

Whitehorse forecasting week-long cold snap, -54C wind chill

Very cold temperatures and wind chill values expected to push through Friday

 

A cyclist rides along the Millenium Trail in downtown Whitehorse on a chilly Feb. 9. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Frigid temperatures arrive in Yukon

Golden Horn Elementary students head back to class after heating issue fixed

 

Golden Horn Elementary School closed mid-morning on Feb. 9 after the building’s heat went out. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Broken heat system closes Golden Horn Elementary

Golden Horn Elementary School closed mid-morning today after the building’s heat went…

 

A Copper Ridge resident clears their driveway after a massive over night snowfall in Whitehorse on Nov. 2, 2020. Environment Canada has issued a winter storm warning for the Whitehorse and Haines Junction areas for Jan. 18. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Winter storm warning for Haines Junction and Whitehorse

Environment Canada says the storm will develop Monday and last until Tuesday

A Copper Ridge resident clears their driveway after a massive over night snowfall in Whitehorse on Nov. 2, 2020. Environment Canada has issued a winter storm warning for the Whitehorse and Haines Junction areas for Jan. 18. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
A Copper Ridge resident uses a snow plow to remove the snow from their driveway in Whitehorse on Nov. 2. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Snowfall shuts airport, portions of highway

The Yukon Department of Highways and Public Works has shut the Erik…

A Copper Ridge resident uses a snow plow to remove the snow from their driveway in Whitehorse on Nov. 2. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Our first line of (frigid) defence

‘But really, to go over 100 megawatts for us was pretty epic’