Eye On The Ball

(subscription)EYE ON THE BALL – Mayor Dan Curtis returns the ball during a match at the Capital Cup, held in Whitehorse last weekend. While...

Borrowing bylaw moves Whitehorse operations building closer to breaking ground

Whitehorse mayor Dan Curtis says the building has been a long time coming. "It's a very exciting day that's been worked on for literally decades,...

Cameron Douglas Steps Out with Dad Michael as He Visits Grandfather Kirk in Los Angeles

Cameron is in town to visit his 100-year-old grandfather Kirk after getting permission at a court appearance in May to travel out of New York.

Bridge repair bids far higher than expected

(subscription) (subscription)Community Services Minister John Streicker told the legislative assembly last month that Ottawa had contributed $2.1 million for the Ross River suspension bridge.

Singing Group Goes Viral for Praising Jesus, Video Gets Millions of ...

One group of singers is becoming a sweeping, viral-video sensation as they reach millions with the name of Jesus. The Voices of Lee, a group...

Kirk Cameron: People Fear America Has Reached Its Last Days, Is on Moral and Spiritual Life Support

Christian actor and activist Kirk Cameron is warning that America is on "moral and spiritual life support," and said that unless people turn back to...

Yukon's unusually violent year: 8 homicides in 12 months

Greg Alvin Dawson, 45, was found dead on April 6 in the Riverdale neighbourhood of Whitehorse. Police say they're treating his death as a homicide.

Infill proposal 'misleading to the people,' Whitehorse resident claims

“My understanding is that council and staff has really just gotten started on this project,” said Coun. Jocelyn Curteanu. “We're not in any major rush.”...

Southern Indiana standouts invited to underclass showcase

In addition, four Southern Indiana girls coaches — New Albany's Tammy Geron, Eastern Pekin's Mike McBride, Brownstown's Karla Rieckers and North Harrison's Missy Voyles —...

Governments of Canada and Yukon invest in 13 infrastructure projects throughout the Territory

(press release)WHITEHORSE, YK, June 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Rural and northern communities have unique infrastructure needs. ... the Honourable Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament...

New environmental grant policy proposed by administration

(subscription)Coun. Betty Irwin is praising a proposal that would give those receiving environmental grants from the city an extra month to submit their final...

Whitehorse to host 2020 Arctic Winter Games; city and YG sign on to partnership

(subscription)The Yukon Government and the City of Whitehorse have formalized a partnership for the 2020 Arctic Winter Games with a memorandum of understanding this...

Consultation begins on residential lots infills

(subscription) (subscription)in Whitehorse Copper with four potential sites along Talus Drive. The sites in the more urban neighbourhoods were selected because they are already...

Time to cut land lines at Whitehorse city hall? Hefty phone contract has councillors asking

Some Whitehorse city councillors think it's time to reign in the city's hefty phone bills. Council is being asked to approve a new contract with...

Kirk Cameron Set to Host the National Bible Bee

"Since the 'National Bible Bee' started in 2009, I've been a fan and supporter," Cameron said. "'The National Bible Bee Game Show' stirs up fun,...

Dolive: The 'lumping' of the church

People such as Joel Osteen, Franklin Graham and Kirk Cameron have taken to the airwaves to pronounce what the Christian response is for all of...

Fastpitch fury: Whitehorse gears up to host men's world softball ...

Whithehorse is set to host 20 softball teams from around the world, as Yukon's capital prepares to host the 2017 Men's World Softball Championship.and more »...

Hillcrest property owners may face city charge

(subscription) (subscription)Mayor Dan Curtis stressed that if approved, the ballot process will give property owners an opportunity to have their say on the LIC.

Potential sole-sourced contract stirs concerns

(subscription) (subscription)... a sole-sourced contract that would be worth more than $100,000. By on March 22, 2017 ... Samson Hartland after noting, as...

'Due process' urged for OCP change for quarry

(subscription) (subscription)Under questioning by Mayor Dan Curtis about whether a reduction in the footprint of the proposed quarry could address concerns from the First...

City's updated art policy satisfactory to councillor

(subscription) (subscription)Meanwhile, during council discussion on the policy prior to the vote, Mayor Dan Curtis and councillors Samson Hartland and Jocelyn Curteanu all highlighted...

Kirk Cameron to Host Christian Game Show 'National Bible Bee'

Joining Cameron on the game show, as guest judges are identical twins Jason and David Benham, who are former professional baseball players, best-selling authors, and...

Residents concerned about larger lot's effect on trails

(subscription) (subscription)Jocelyn Curteanu reminded Robertson to limit his comments to the issues outlined in the report, with Robertson then responding to the issues that...

Council mulls updated art acquisition policy

(subscription) (subscription)Betty Irwin, Rapp confirmed that council would not be responsible for appointing anyone to the working group, though staff could inform council of...

City OKs zoning changes for affordable housing

(subscription) (subscription)Betty Irwin praised the project before voting in favour of the zoning changes. She highlighted the “severe lack of affordable housing” in Whitehorse,...

Ex-councillor remembered for dedication, huge heart

(subscription) (subscription)Former city councillor Florence Roberts is being remembered as a tireless champion of Whitehorse whose contributions to the community extended far beyond her...

Ex-councillor remembered for dedication, huge heart

(subscription) (subscription)Former city councillor Florence Roberts is being remembered as a tireless champion of Whitehorse whose contributions to the community extended far beyond her...

Whitehorse Mayor Dan Curtis Learns To Tie Sikh Turban, Bhangra Dance

For a guy born and raised in the Yukon, Whitehorse Mayor Dan Curtis has some smooth bhangra moves. Curtis has become a viral sensation after...

'Hidden homeless' can be difficult to detect

(subscription) (subscription)She described the hidden homeless in Whitehorse as “people staying wherever they can, doing whatever they need to do, to get a roof...

City retail, entertainment strategy unveiled

(subscription) (subscription)Dan Boyd pointed out before asking that the costs of implementing the strategy be made known before council votes on it next week.

City will need to borrow $18.8 million for operations building

Whitehorse Mayor Dan Curtis announces plans for the new city operations building earlier this year. The city will borrow $18 million to help pay for...

Loan could exceed city's debt handling policy

(subscription) (subscription)Jocelyn Curteanu wondered about the five per cent rate, noting most fixed-rate mortgages are less than that. Braga said those standard mortgages are...

Whitehorse scraps landfill 'reuse store'

Whitehorse city councillors have decided the "reuse store" at the city landfill is more trouble than it's worth and voted Monday to permanently close it.

Actor Kirk Cameron brings marriage event to Loveland

No one wants to fail at family, says actor Kirk Cameron, who has been taking his Love Worth Fighting For tour around the country for...

Kirk Cameron gives marriage advice on national tour

Kirk Cameron, Christian actor and producer, says his national marriage event tour stopping in Olathe 6 p.m. today at College Church of the Nazarene, 2020...

Kirk Cameron, Robert Jeffress and Evangelical Leaders Vow to Pray for Donald Trump (Watch)

While many Americans are up in arms over Hillary Clinton's unexpected loss to Donald Trump after Tuesday's election, a number of evangelical leaders are rallying...

Liberals win big in seats, but popular vote tells a different story

Elsewhere, Liberal MLA-elect John Streicker won Mount Lorne-Southern Lakes from NDP incumbent Kevin Barr with 14 votes. The Liberals' Richard Mostyn beat out longtime Yukon...

Election 2016 live blog

Whitehorse Star (subscription)It's all over and Sandy Silver will be the next Premier of Yukon. The Liberals won 11 seats, sweeping the Yukon Party from...

Yukon Liberals win majority after 14 years of conservative government

... Whitehorse Centre riding, and Kate White was re-elected in Takhini-Kopper King, but no other New Democrats were elected. The defeated NDP incumbents include Kevin...

Silver campaigning on 'a change of attitude'

(subscription) (subscription)With a group of friends, Silver drove across the country to Whitehorse. They didn't have a lot of money, and lived ... Jocelyn...

Grace Brethren Stuns Bishop Diego With Fake Field Goal for Winning TD

Mike Agnoli recovered a fumble at the Cardinals 25. But Grace Brethren's defense came up with some big plays. It stopped Evan McKeegan for no...

RIDING PROFILE | Mount Lorne-Southern Lakes — Kevin Barr, Rob Schneider, John Streicker

About the Mount Lorne-Southern Lakes riding. Mount Lorne-Southern Lakes was formed in 2008. People who live in these rural communities can easily access facilities and...

RIDING PROFILE | Copperbelt South — Jocelyn Curteanu, Scott Kent, Philippe LeBlond, Lois Moorcroft

Jocelyn Curteanu immigrated from the Philippines as a child with her family. She has managed the Canada Revenue Agency office in Whitehorse and worked at...

Ryan Reynolds Is Giving Fans Hilariously Polite Excuses for Why He Can't Have Sex with Them

"Just washing Kirk Cameron's feet with liquid prayer." Ryan Reynolds Is Giving Fans Hilariously Polite Excuses for Why He Can't Have Sex. Ryan Reynolds' Twitter.

Spencer Ware, Tyrod Taylor lead deep fantasy sleepers

Sometimes in fantasy, you just have to go down with the ship when it comes to a hot take, and that's how I feel with...

We're very, very delighted to see them come'

(subscription)“The Duke and Duchess' visit to Carcross and Whitehorse is a special opportunity for us to share our beautiful territory, rich culture and renowned...

JT Barrett, Malik McDowell highlight our preseason All-Big Ten team

(blog) (blog)P Cameron Johnston, Ohio State: His career punting average of 44.3 yards per attempt is third in Buckeyes history. PR William Likely, Maryland:...

What we learned preseason Week 2

If not for an ugly Jordan Cameron drop, the Dolphins would have scored touchdowns in three of Tannehill's four drives. 5. Dolphins ... The Washington...

Boys golf: Fox Valley scouting

Top returning athletes: Mike Hart, sr., Nick Rottmann, so., Trevor Barousse, Jr, Bobby Chacon, Jr, Cameron Kirk, so. Top newcomers: Jake Gaston, sr., Raajan Patel,...

L-L League golf season will feature the usual favorites

Manheim Township (41-1 Section One, 78.5 section match team average) graduated a lot of talent when Peter Chieppor, Chris North, Patrick Neslund, Walker Kirk and...