Whitehorse city council

A rendering of the proposed new city hall/services building and transit hub. (City of Whitehorse/submitted)

City building plans move forward

Council approves procurement going ahead

 

Main Street in Whitehorse on May 4. Whitehorse city council has passed a bylaw to allow pop-up patios in city parking spaces. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Bagged meter fees could be discounted for patios

Council passes first reading at special meeting

 

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at issues discussed by Whitehorse city council at its June 7 meeting

 

The Kwanlin Dün First Nation’s business park planned in Marwell is among a number of sites that are expected to make more commercial/industrial land available in the coming years. (Submitted)

Council hears update on commercial land

Number of developments expected to make land available in near future

The Kwanlin Dün First Nation’s business park planned in Marwell is among a number of sites that are expected to make more commercial/industrial land available in the coming years. (Submitted)
Melissa Murray announced her plans to run for Whitehorse city council on June 6. (Submitted/Archbould Photography)

Council candidate steps forward

Mellisa Murray plans to run in Oct. 21 election

Melissa Murray announced her plans to run for Whitehorse city council on June 6. (Submitted/Archbould Photography)
The City of Whitehorse’s Mayday Tree is reaching the end of its life and will be brought down when the new city hall/services building is constructed. Clippings are being taken from the tree for later planting. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Days are numbered for Whitehorse Mayday tree

Beloved tree is nearing the end of its life, will be brought down as part of city hall work

The City of Whitehorse’s Mayday Tree is reaching the end of its life and will be brought down when the new city hall/services building is constructed. Clippings are being taken from the tree for later planting. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
A rendering of the proposed new city hall/services building and transit hub. (City of Whitehorse/submitted)

New city hall could cost $24.7 million

Council will be presented with latest plans June 7

A rendering of the proposed new city hall/services building and transit hub. (City of Whitehorse/submitted)
A parking meter in downtown Whitehorse. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Parking app pondered for Whitehorse

There could be an app for that

A parking meter in downtown Whitehorse. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at decisions made by Whitehorse city council at its May 25 meeting and what’s happening around town.

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
Main Street in Whitehorse on May 4. Whitehorse city council has passed a bylaw to allow pop-up patios in parking spaces. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Pop-up patio season is coming to Whitehorse

Council approves bylaw allowing for street patios

Main Street in Whitehorse on May 4. Whitehorse city council has passed a bylaw to allow pop-up patios in parking spaces. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Whitehorse city councillor Laura Cabott has announced she will run for mayor in the Oct. 21 municipal election. (Submitted)

Whitehorse city councillor Laura Cabott seeks mayoralty

First term councillor wants to tackle housing, economy, tourism, among other issues

Whitehorse city councillor Laura Cabott has announced she will run for mayor in the Oct. 21 municipal election. (Submitted)
The front entrance of the Canada Games Centre in Whitehorse. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Waterslide, showers, increased capacity planned for CGC on June 1

Canada Games Centre adjusting COVID-19 operational plan

The front entrance of the Canada Games Centre in Whitehorse. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)
Cars race past a speed limit sign on Second Avenue in Whitehorse. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)
Crystal Schick/Yukon News
Cars race past a speed limit sign on Second Avenue in Whitehorse.

Whitehorse city council passes two readings on reduced speed limit downtown

The new 40 km/hr limit could come into effect this July

Cars race past a speed limit sign on Second Avenue in Whitehorse. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)
Crystal Schick/Yukon News
Cars race past a speed limit sign on Second Avenue in Whitehorse.
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at issues discussed by Whitehorse city council at its May 17 meeting

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
City council, seen at an earlier meeting, is considering a new local improvement policy. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
City council, seen at an earlier meeting, is considering a new local improvement policy. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Piles of compostable material sit for one year before being processed. (Ian Stewart/Yukon News file)

City taking bulk orders for compost

Beginning May 18, residents can place bulk compost orders for city compost by calling 867-668-8350 ext. 4

Piles of compostable material sit for one year before being processed. (Ian Stewart/Yukon News file)
At its May 10 meeting, Whitehorse city council approved the subdivision for the Kwanlin Dün First Nation’s business park planned in Marwell. (Submitted)

KDFN business park subdivision approved

Will mean more commercial industrial land available in Whitehorse

At its May 10 meeting, Whitehorse city council approved the subdivision for the Kwanlin Dün First Nation’s business park planned in Marwell. (Submitted)
Main Street in Whitehorse on May 4. Whitehorse city council has passed the first two readings of a bylaw to allow pop-up patios in city parking spaces. Third reading will come forward later in May. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Whitehorse council pursuing restaurant patio possibilities

Council passes first two readings for new patio bylaw

Main Street in Whitehorse on May 4. Whitehorse city council has passed the first two readings of a bylaw to allow pop-up patios in city parking spaces. Third reading will come forward later in May. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at issues discussed by Whitehorse city council at its May 3 meeting and the upcoming 20-minute makeover.

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
A Yukon government sign is posted to one of the trees that have been brought down for the sewer project in Riverdale explaining the project. The area is set to be revegetated with grass when it is complete. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Planned stormsewer outfall will improve drainage on Selkirk Street

Resident raises concern over clearing as council considers agreement.

A Yukon government sign is posted to one of the trees that have been brought down for the sewer project in Riverdale explaining the project. The area is set to be revegetated with grass when it is complete. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)