June 12 - More than $1.4 million in funding announced for Yukon sport and recreation
More than $876,000 in Yukon Recreation Advisory Committee (YRAC) grants and more than $525,400 in funding for athlete and coaching initiatives will be awarded under the Yukon Sport for Life, High Performance and Elite Athlete programs, Community Services Minister Elaine Taylor announced yesterday.
June 11 - Hamilton Boulevard Extension Repairs
Due to continued movement below the road bed, the Yukon government will be making repairs to the Hamilton Boulevard Extension.
Work is scheduled to begin on June 12 and may last up to 14 days.
Please drive carefully!
(click on the image for a map & more info)
June 10 - Yukon sports celebrated as Canada Games flag travels through Whitehorse to the 2013 Canada Summer Games
Community Services Minister Elaine Taylor, athletes Colin Abbott and Logan Roots and Whitehorse Mayor Dan Curtis raise the Canada Games flag on its first stop en route to Sherbrooke, Quebec. The flag will fly at the Canada Games Centre until Wednesday.
June 10 - Wildland Fire Bulletin
The latest wildfire information is out. WFM and volunteer firefighters in the Mayo district were quick to contain this suspicious human-caused fire on Friday afternoon. The 0.5 hectare fire partially damaged an abandoned building and was just 200 metres from the community church.
Anyone with information is asked to call 1-867-996-3200.
Following a decision from the Arctic Winter Games International Committee (AWGIC), the ministers responsible for sport in Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, along with the Lieutenant Governor of Alaska, will work together to ensure that the sports eliminated from the 2016 Arctic Winter Games (AWG) in Greenland will have an alternate multi-sport venue.
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