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Whitehorse residents asked to cut water usage during sewer line repair

The City of Whitehorse is asking residents to minimize water usage for the next couple of days as the city repairs a leak in the sewage line.Starting tonight at midnight, the Marwell Lift Station...

'Fuel break': Yukon's wildland management conducting burn near Mary Lake

Whitehorse residents can expect another two days of hazy skies and smoky smell lingering over the city as the Yukon Wildland Fire Management is currently burning a 10-hectares zone near Mary Lake.The prescribed fire...

Whitehorse Elementary School celebrates 40 years of French immersion with 20-foot mural

École Whitehorse Elementary School is celebrating four decades of its French Immersion program with a new art project.The mural, which is 20-feet high and 16-feet wide, was installed Friday on the front wall of the school...

Mixed emotions at the 2023 Yukon Quest sign-up Barkfest

At the top of the world, in the Yukon wilderness, an epic winter sports event takes place every February: the Yukon Quest sled dog races.For Illana Kingsley, watching the race became a family tradition."I've...

Record number of people run this year's Yukon River Trail Marathon

Despite the rainy cool weather over the weekend, a record number of people took part in Sunday's Yukon River Trail Marathon.More than 300 people ran in the event. That's the most registered participants in the...

Yukon seniors preparing to compete in Canada 55+ Games

At 89-year-old, Nesta Leduc is the oldest team member in the Elder Active dragon boat program in Whitehorse.She is living proof it's never too late to learn something new."I've done quite a bit of...

Lost luggage 'put a small damper' on Ontario family's Yukon vacation

From wildlife encounters to scenic road trips, the Yukon has much to offer to those who are curious enough to travel to the territory.That's what Darren Krafczek, his wife, Fleur, and his 15-year-old son...

'A very fringe sport': Roller derby is making a comeback on TikTok — and in the Yukon

During the pandemic in-person events and contact sports were not allowed; which made roller derby almost disappear in the Yukon.Roller derby is a fast-paced, full-contact sport in quad roller skates."What was kind of heart...

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