Whitehorse

An online fundraising campaign in support of the six-year-old boy, Edgar Colby, who was hit by a car on Range Road Oct. 25 has raised more than $62,000 in a day. (Submitted)

GoFundMe for Whitehorse boy hit by car on Range Road raises more than $62k in a day

The boy’s aunt says the family is “very grateful” for the support they’ve received from the community

An online fundraising campaign in support of the six-year-old boy, Edgar Colby, who was hit by a car on Range Road Oct. 25 has raised more than $62,000 in a day. (Submitted)
Health Minister Pauline Frost insists no one who shows up at the Whitehorse Emergency Shelter for dinner will go without a meal, despite no drop-in dinner service being offered starting on Nov. 1. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Non-profits concerned as Whitehorse Emergency Shelter ends drop-in dinner service

Minister Pauline Frost insists everyone who needs one ‘will be provided with a meal.’

Health Minister Pauline Frost insists no one who shows up at the Whitehorse Emergency Shelter for dinner will go without a meal, despite no drop-in dinner service being offered starting on Nov. 1. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Members of the RCMP’s traffic services team examine police markers on Range Road after a six-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle near the Takhini Arena in Whitehorse on Oct. 25. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Six-year-old hit by vehicle near Takhini Arena

Police were called to the scene around 12:15 p.m. on Oct. 25

Members of the RCMP’s traffic services team examine police markers on Range Road after a six-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle near the Takhini Arena in Whitehorse on Oct. 25. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)
A sign greets guests near the entrance of the Canada Games Centre in Whitehorse on June 11. The city announced Oct. 16 it was moving into the next part of its phased reopening plan with spectator seating areas open at a reduced capacity to allow for physical distancing. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

CGC reopening continues

Limited spectator seating now available

A sign greets guests near the entrance of the Canada Games Centre in Whitehorse on June 11. The city announced Oct. 16 it was moving into the next part of its phased reopening plan with spectator seating areas open at a reduced capacity to allow for physical distancing. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Black Street stairs closed

Those who use the Black Street stairs will have to make their…

Whitehorse operations building officially open

Staff are taking phased approach to moving in

Draft report looks at growing food security in Whitehorse

The public can comment on the draft agriculture study until Sept. 21

Whitehorse, Lancieux celebrate two decades of being sister cities

The cities were both once home to poet Robert Service

Changes contemplated for Two Mile Hill and Range Road intersection

Webinar will focus on possibilities for Range Road and Two Mile Hill

Whitehorse airport baggage handling to be upgraded

Baggage handling at the Whitehorse airport is getting an upgrade next year.…

Whitehorse advises of water system maintenance

Residents on the city’s water system are being advised they may notice…

Property owner takes issue with city communications

Received no notice that crews would be digging up yard

City of Whitehorse reveals public safety plan

Document outlines evacuation, shelter-in-place procedures

City services reopening successful

Efforts continue to plan for Phase 2 of reopening the CGC

Quartz Road building renamed as the Tàgä Shrō Station

Previous name contained a racial slur

Respiratory assessment centre in Whitehorse closes doors on advice of CMO

Screening for COVID-19 to be done at Whitehorse hospital, Yukon Communicable Disease Control instead

Whitehorse brings back parking meter fees

Drivers will need to top up meters again as of June 1. The city had suspended enforcement in March.

Renovations start at LePage Park

The Yukon Historical and Museums Association has started a resurfacing project for…