Whitehorse city council

A zoning amendment to allow another three caretaker suites at 105 Titanium Way is being considered by Whitehorse city council. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

At home and work, more caretaker suites proposed for Marwell

Zoning amendment would provide for three additional suites on Titanium Way property

A zoning amendment to allow another three caretaker suites at 105 Titanium Way is being considered by Whitehorse city council. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at decisions made by Whitehorse city council at its July…

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
In a 5-2 vote, council passed the first two readings of a bylaw to purchase this Seventh Avenue property. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Escarpment property sale moves forward

City would purchase Seventh Avenue property for $250,000

In a 5-2 vote, council passed the first two readings of a bylaw to purchase this Seventh Avenue property. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Under an updated local improvement policy, benefitting property owners will no longer see charges for road work done on their street. The policy will apply to future projects, while already approved improvement charges will continue to be paid. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Whitehorse property owners no longer charged for road improvements

Property owners will no longer be charged for city road work

Under an updated local improvement policy, benefitting property owners will no longer see charges for road work done on their street. The policy will apply to future projects, while already approved improvement charges will continue to be paid. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
A lit crosswalk is planned for Lewes Boulevard near the Paul-Émile Mercier and F.H. Collins schools. (Google Maps)

New crosswalk planned for Riverdale

A new crosswalk will soon be in place near Centre scolaire secondaire…

A lit crosswalk is planned for Lewes Boulevard near the Paul-Émile Mercier and F.H. Collins schools. (Google Maps)
Algae in Whistle Bend’s storm water pond in Whitehorse on Aug. 5, 2019. The algae is continuing to be a problem. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Large amount of algae plagues Whistle Bend pond

City of Whitehorse staff are once again working to address a large…

Algae in Whistle Bend’s storm water pond in Whitehorse on Aug. 5, 2019. The algae is continuing to be a problem. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

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A look at plans for a new crosswalk in Riverdale and some…

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
City council meeting in Whitehorse on Feb. 8, 2021. Council will vote July 14 on changes to the local improvement policy. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Local improvement policy changes come back to council

Council hears support, concern over proposed changes

City council meeting in Whitehorse on Feb. 8, 2021. Council will vote July 14 on changes to the local improvement policy. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
This map shows the location of the tank farm development. Phase one would see 13 commercial/industrial lots developed. (City of Whitehorse/Submitted)
This map shows the location of the tank farm development. Phase one would see 13 commercial/industrial lots developed. (City of Whitehorse/Submitted)
A look at decisions made by Whitehorse city council at its June 28 meeting.

City news, briefly

A water advisory and a look at decisions made by Whitehorse city…

A look at decisions made by Whitehorse city council at its June 28 meeting.
Work by the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations to build 20 new rental units is underway at 195 Olive May Way in Whistle Bend. Whitehorse city council approved a development incentive for the project. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Council approves development incentive in Whistle Bend

Champagne and Aishihik First Nation building 20-unit development in Whistle Bend

Work by the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations to build 20 new rental units is underway at 195 Olive May Way in Whistle Bend. Whitehorse city council approved a development incentive for the project. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

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A look at some closures and issues discussed by Whitehorse city council at its June 22 meeting

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at decisions made by Whitehorse city council at its June 14 meeting

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
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

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

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)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

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

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
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)