Whitehorse

Whitehorse city hall news, briefly

A summary of decisions made by Whitehorse city council at its June 10 meeting

Firefighters called to Whitehorse Elementary School over code violations

Door that occasionally wouldn’t open from inside among many issues that need attention, parent says

Another bridge has been blocked off along Annie Lake Road

Some groups say this will hinder access to the backcountry

Operation Nanook prepares emergency responders for the worst

Mock scenario saw neighbourhoods evacuated as fictional wildfire approached

Museum association calls on city, territory to work with MacBride

Year-round programming should continue, association says

Federal government announces $1.5 million in funding for 2020 Arctic Winter Games

The funding makes the Government of Canada the single largest contributor to the games

Putting a face to your food (and drink): the Yukoners who inspired menu items downtown

Spend enough time eating in downtown Whitehorse and you’ll find several establishments with food named after Yukoners.

UPDATE: stolen City of Whitehorse work truck found abandoned “outside the city”

Yukon RCMP have confirmed the truck, stolen May 13, was found the next day

Association of Yukon Communities applauds upcoming changes to waste management

Landfills will be regionalized and illegal dumping fines will increase

Minister defends decision not to fund trolley

The service was highly subsidized, Mostyn says

Money woes continue for MacBride Museum

Spring recreation grant not recommended for museum, territory no longer funding trolley

Last week’s power outage accidentally caused during upgrade work, Yukon Energy says

The power outage affected more than 12,000 customers in Whitehorse and the Southern Lakes.

Float plane operators call for more parking, dock space at Schwatka Lake

A growing population is putting more demands on the area, attendees said at a meeting April 26

Liard First Nation, Watson Lake hospital team up on frozen meal program for elders

Elders can place their orders on Monday and are delivered their meals on Friday

UPDATED: YHC says new Whitehorse secure medical unit in “pre-planning” stage, Frost says planning and design underway

The Yukon’s 2019-20 budget allocated $1M towards the “planning and design” of a new unit

A tale of two sushis

A Yukon businessman is suing his former business partner over a Whitehorse sushi restaurant

Wann Road group home to replace two facilities in downtown Whitehorse

Youth are tentatively slated to move into the new group home in Porter Creek by spring 2019

New Whitehorse city council sworn in

Councillors say they’re excited to get started on strategic planning

Twelve months and a strike: Many Rivers workers serve strike notice

Job action is set to start Friday afternoon, when workers will walk off the job