Watson Lake News

6/30/2020 3:23:30 PM
Fort Collins Coloradoan on MSN.com
The license requirement goes into effect July 1 and impacts nearly 600 Colorado Parks and Wildlife-managed properties that had previously been free to enter.

6/30/2020 1:51:00 PM
The Daily Courier
The Prescott Fire Department was dispatched to three separate water rescue calls at Watson Lake on Monday, June 29, within a span of 5 hours.

6/30/2020 1:51:00 PM
The Daily Courier
The Prescott Fire Department was dispatched to three separate water rescue calls at Watson Lake on Monday, June 29, within a span of 5 hours.

6/24/2020 3:00:00 PM
Yukon News
Dozens of people gathered in Watson Lake and Whitehorse the afternoon of June 23 for marches to denounce violence against Indigenous women and girls. Margaret Charlie, the organizer of the Watson Lake ...

6/23/2020 5:11:00 AM
CBC.ca
On Tuesday, the Liard Aboriginal Women's Society is hosting an anti-violence vigil and solidarity march. Organizer Margaret Charlie says she's seen the justice system fail young women for years and ...

6/23/2020 5:00:00 AM
cbc.ca on MSN.com
Some citizens in Watson Lake, Yukon, are tired of the level of violence in their community. Kaska women in the community have said it's gotten to a point where they don't feel safe. On Tuesday, the ...

6/17/2020 8:38:00 AM
Concordia University
Online Indigenous graduation celebration honours the accomplishments of 30 First Nations, Inuit and Métis students.

6/13/2020 8:13:00 AM
CBC.ca
Well here we go again, rain is on tap for the weekend, and this time the accumulations are unseasonably high. It is certainly going to be a drenching for those in the southeast Yukon and southwest N.W ...

6/9/2020 10:18:00 PM
The Daily Courier
Courier reader Cindy Thompson went to hike the Prescott Peavine Trailhead near Watson Lake Friday morning, June 5, and realized she somehow lost her keys.

6/9/2020 10:18:00 PM
The Daily Courier
Courier reader Cindy Thompson went to hike the Prescott Peavine Trailhead near Watson Lake Friday morning, June 5, and realized she somehow lost her keys.

6/4/2020 6:29:00 AM
YAHOO!
The Yukon government should be first in line for any money from the bankrupt Yukon Zinc Corporation to help cover the costs of cleaning up after "an irresponsible mining venture," a Yukon Supreme ...

6/4/2020 6:18:00 AM
MSN
The Wolverine Mine, near Watson Lake, has been shut down since 2015 when Yukon Zinc ran into financial trouble, citing a global downturn in metal prices. The zinc-lead-silver mine had been in ...

6/3/2020 3:07:00 PM
CBC.ca
I've never even heard of an albino porcupine before," she said.  Watch the albino porcupine spotted on the Alaska Highway Palmer said she noticed the porcupine didn't have bright, red eyes like she ...

6/2/2020 12:59:00 PM
Whitehorse Star
Yukon Wildland Fire Management crews responded to a 0.01-hectare critical zone fire near the Watson Lake airport last weekend.

5/31/2020 3:43:00 PM
The Daily Courier
Two separate groups of hikers at Watson Lake in Prescott called for help Saturday after neglecting to bring enough water for the trip, according to a release Sunday morning.

5/27/2020 5:00:00 PM
Big Think
To create wiser adults, add empathy to the school curriculum.

5/27/2020 3:30:00 PM
Yukon News
A Watson Lake man is facing firearms-related charges after allegedly entering a residence and threatening an occupant with a handgun. Watson Lake RCMP received a report about the incident on May 13, ...

5/27/2020 3:15:00 PM
Yukon News
The Yukon government has issued a tender for the construction of a new municipal services building in Watson Lake that will house a new fire hall and public works shops, infrastructure a town official ...

5/26/2020 5:00:00 PM
The Weather Network
The pollen forecast levels are determined from sample collections taken at 32 local reporting stations across Canada. The pollen forecast is based on actual number of particles per cubic metre of ...

5/26/2020 2:15:00 PM
Whitehorse Star
A 60-year old Watson Lake man faces a string of charges following an incident in the southeast Yukon community on May 13.

5/25/2020 4:15:00 PM
Yahoo! News
RCMP in Yukon say they seized a loaded handgun and ammunition "of various calibres" from a Watson Lake home over the weekend. A search warrant was carried out after police received a report more than ...

5/25/2020 4:07:00 PM
MSN
RCMP in Yukon say they seized a loaded handgun and ammunition "of various calibres" from a Watson Lake home over the weekend. A search warrant was carried out after police received a report more ...

5/25/2020 4:01:00 PM
CBC.ca
RCMP in Yukon say they seized a loaded handgun and ammunition "of various calibres" from a Watson Lake, Yukon, home over the weekend.

5/21/2020 2:43:00 PM
YAHOO!
The Liard First Nation (LFN) in Yukon has decided to postpone its election for up to six months, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.The current term of the chief and council was set to expire on June 5, ...

5/18/2020 8:35:00 PM
CBS17 Raleigh
The view over Watson Lake at the Country Club of North Carolina is awesome for both golf and soon for the sport of pickleball. “We have a spectacular setting ...

5/17/2020 7:00:00 AM
CBC.ca
This story is a part of a web series called Music that Matters with CBC Yukon's Airplay host . Dave sits down with Yukoners to talk about five pieces of music that inspire them. Music has been a big ...

5/15/2020 1:04:00 AM
YAHOO!
Could Urban&Civic plc (LON:UANC) be an attractive dividend share to own for the long haul? Investors are often ...

5/11/2020 11:56:00 AM
Alaska Dispatch News
Canada border once seemed like a “technicality” in Haines, Skagway and Hyder. Now it’s an enforced barrier between linked communities.

5/7/2020 7:21:00 AM
rcinet.ca
More than 100 people have been refused entry to Canada's territories since travel restrictions were first put in place in late March, according to government numbers. Spokespeople in Yukon and Nunavut ...

5/6/2020 1:30:00 PM
Yukon News
A Watson Lake man is facing five charges after police seized firearms, ammunition and “other illegal items” from his home on May 3.

5/5/2020 3:47:00 PM
CBC.ca
Yukon RCMP said that they seized several firearms, ammunition, and other illegal items while searching a residence on Sunday. In a news release sent on Tuesday afternoon, police said on April 30, the ...

5/2/2020 6:48:00 PM
YAHOO!
Ontario is preparing to allow select businesses to reopen Monday. The province's chief medical officer of health says employees need to continue to practise physical distancing as they head back to ...

5/2/2020 8:18:00 AM
YAHOO!
It started in Dawson City, Yukon, with a simple idea to say thank you: make a pin for Yukoners working on the front line during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, beaders from Old Crow to Watson Lake are ...

5/2/2020 8:06:00 AM
CBC.ca
Kyla Popadynec started making beaded fireweed pins as a hobby. Now hundreds of Yukoners are in on it as a way to say thanks.

4/28/2020 6:52:00 AM
YAHOO!
Yukon Health and Social Services Minister Pauline Frost says the government will not claw back the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) from people who are receiving social assistance.Under ...

4/25/2020 6:10:00 PM
YAHOO!
The Pittsburgh Steelers love to pick younger players. While general manager Kevin Colbert stressed it was coincidental that the Steelers used five of their six picks on seniors, if there ever was a ...

4/25/2020 8:11:00 AM
MSN
A big effort is underway in Watson Lake, Yukon, to ensure people aren't going hungry during the COVID-19 crisis. It's pulled together people from a wide swath of the community including a large ...

4/24/2020 8:34:00 PM
CBC.ca
Rudd lives in Watson Lake. Her normal job is working for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Society Yukon. She supports people with neuro-developmental disabilities such as FASD, autism and cerebral palsy. But in ...

4/24/2020 5:00:00 PM
Yahoo! News
A big effort is underway in Watson Lake, Yukon, to ensure people aren't going hungry during the COVID-19 crisis. It's pulled together people from a wide swath of the community including a large ...

4/21/2020 3:37:00 PM
YAHOO!
During the COVID-19 pandemic, internet is fundamental for socializing and participating in the economy. This has prompted a call by more than 2,500 people to fix the North's digital divide. Melaw ...





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