Whitehorse resident urges people to shovel sidewalks due to accessibility concerns

A Whitehorse woman is reminding residents in the city to keep their sidewalks cleared after struggling to help her elderly mother get around.Helen Fitzsimmons's...

White River First Nation's solar project aims to reduce reliance on diesel power

One of the smallest First Nations in the Yukon is making a big move toward offsetting diesel emissions in the community of Beaver Creek. ATCO Electric Yukon and White River First Nation have signed an electricity...

Yukon engineering firm takes over care and maintenance at abandoned Wolverine mine

A Yukon engineering firm has taken over care and maintenance activities at the defunct Wolverine mine. The Yukon government awarded a contract to Boreal Engineering Limited in October. Boreal took over the responsibilities on Nov....

Officials warn residents about the dangers of thin ice on Mendenhall Lake

This article has been updated to include additional information. Though the Mendenhall Glacier may look like a winter wonderland from afar, according to officials, crossing the Mendenhall Lake ice to view the glacier up...

Yukon government offers cash bonuses to attract and keep nurses

The Yukon government is offering cash bonuses for some nurses who choose to work in the territory. It's an attempt to fill a number of vacant community nursing positions and reduce turnover. Health Minister Tracy-Anne McPhee announced...

More N.W.T. athletes trying out for AWG after vaccine policy lifted

A recent decision to lift the vaccination policy for the Arctic Winter Games means six more people in the N.W.T. get to participate in next week's trials, says Sport North.A total of 761 athletes, coaches...

Whitehorse Christmas Parade returns to dazzle Main Street after 2 years of pandemic restrictions

Main Street's Whitehorse was awash in holiday lights Saturday night as the city's Christmas Parade returned to its pre-pandemic route.A delegation of dogs, dancers and a large crowd embraced some warmer weather of about -10 C, following...

Newly found photos shed light on 1910 Denali climb

This photograph at about 14,500 feet looks down what today is known as Harper Glacier. The shadow of a climber’s head and alpenstock in the lower right indicate the time was about 4...

Eaglecrest Ski Area successfully lands soft opening

Eaglecrest Ski Area officially opened chairlifts to skiers and boarders alike on Saturday and while only the Porcupine Chair with easier Muskeg and Dolly Varden runs was available, that didn’t stop crowds from making...