Whitehorse city council

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)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

Whitehorse goings-on for the week of April 26

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
This City of Whitehorse map shows the laneway that would be closed off for the building consolidation project. (City of Whitehorse)
This City of Whitehorse map shows the laneway that would be closed off for the building consolidation project. (City of Whitehorse)
A cyclist rides along Fourth Avenue in Whitehorse on October 15, 2019. The city has adopted its first e-bike bylaw. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

E-bike bylaw now in place for Whitehorse

Council adopts new bylaw despite opposition heard

A cyclist rides along Fourth Avenue in Whitehorse on October 15, 2019. The city has adopted its first e-bike bylaw. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at city hall happenings for the week of April 26

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
Sheila MacLean tosses her winter blues in the fire to be burned away in Whitehorse on March 24, 2018. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Burning permits will be revoked April 25

The Whitehorse Fire Department extended the open burning season

Sheila MacLean tosses her winter blues in the fire to be burned away in Whitehorse on March 24, 2018. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
This City of Whitehorse map shows the laneway that would be closed off for the building consolidation project. (City of Whitehorse)
This City of Whitehorse map shows the laneway that would be closed off for the building consolidation project. (City of Whitehorse)
A group of around 150 people gathered on the waterfront to remember the eight people who were killed in Atlanta, in Whitehorse on March 27. Mike Gladish noted the memorial in calling on the city at council’s April 19 meeting to reactivate its committee focused on address racism and discrimination. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
A group of around 150 people gathered on the waterfront to remember the eight people who were killed in Atlanta, in Whitehorse on March 27. Mike Gladish noted the memorial in calling on the city at council’s April 19 meeting to reactivate its committee focused on address racism and discrimination. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)