Watson Lake News

2/12/2018 11:28:00 PM
bonnyvillenouvelle.ca
“I hitch-hicked from Watson Lake, YK to Big Valley to get married,” Gilbert said. Because that was where he had been working at the time, they moved to the Yukon for three months, before settling down in the Bonnyville area. “We have more or less ...

2/12/2018 6:40:00 AM
This
In the winter of 2011 in the small town of Watson Lake, a popular tourist destination near the B.C. border known as the gateway to the Yukon, an arrest warrant was issued for a 27-year-old Tahltan man. He had previous brushes with the law, mainly assault ...

2/10/2018 4:51:00 AM
Daily Courier
Prescott. Everyone is welcome. Aided by Anderson’s spectacular photos of the area, he will describe the wildlife and open0space values of the riparian habitat along Granite Creek, below the Watson Lake Dam, and of the Peavine and Iron King Trails ...

2/8/2018 11:41:00 AM
CBC
Patti McLeod, MLA for Watson Lake welcomes the funding announcement, but wants more details about how it might help her community. Watson Lake's only daycare facility closed last year because it couldn't find enough staff. "I don't know if it's going to ...

2/7/2018 8:57:00 PM
Whitehorse Daily Star
The only licensed day care in Watson Lake has been shuttered for 93 days, after it was forced to close its doors in November 2017 because it couldn’t pay wages high enough to retain staff. In a press release today, the official Opposition called on Frost ...

2/7/2018 6:56:00 AM
Yahoo News Canada
Representatives from the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls will visit Lower Post, B.C., where they will document stories from the community, as well as from Good Hope Lake, B.C., and Watson Lake, Yukon. Some families ...

2/7/2018 5:00:00 AM
National Post
And what better place than in the mining rich Yukon. Certainly this year’s drilling results from Benz Mining’s Mel Zinc/Lead/Barite Project, just 80 kilometres from Watson Lake in Southeast Yukon, is something to be proud of. The property, which ...

2/5/2018 9:00:00 PM
Business News Network
And what better place than in the mining rich Yukon. Certainly this year's drilling results from Benz Mining's Mel Zinc/Lead/Barite Project, just 80 kilometres from Watson Lake in Southeast Yukon, is something to be proud of. The property, which consists ...

2/5/2018 7:13:00 PM
Whitehorse Daily Star
Communities that did make the trek included Watson Lake, Teslin, Haines Junction and Beaver Creek – offering a chance for the students to come into Whitehorse and meet new people their own age. “There’s a component of coming into the city ...

2/2/2018 2:51:00 PM
CBC
The inquiry will also hold a statement gathering event in Watson Lake, Yukon, Feb. 27-March 1. The inquiry had previously announced it would hold statement gatherings in Prince George, B.C. That means the largest city along B.C.'s Highway of Tears is still ...

1/31/2018 9:16:00 PM
Calgary Herald
Whitehorse weightlifter Jeane Lassen and track cyclist Zach Bell of Watson Lake competed at the 2008 Olympics. Lassen will be in Pyeongchang as an athlete mentor. And Graeme Nishikawa will be at the Paralympics as a guide for cross-country skier Brian ...

1/25/2018 9:36:00 AM
Truck Trend Magazine Online
Place names, such as Stewart, Watson Lake, or the Cassiar Mountains are almost always the surname of the first non-native to set foot on or settle the area. We peeled off Highway 37 around milepost 300 and turned west along the Grand Canyon of the Stikine.

1/18/2018 2:10:00 PM
Whitehorse Daily Star
She noted six of the participating teams were from Whitehorse Minor with three communities represented by teams from Dawson City, Watson Lake and the host Haines Junction. The tournament was a major success, Strand said, thanks to the great hospitality of ...

1/17/2018 1:06:00 AM
Kelowna Daily Courier
Fireside Minerals is based in Kelowna, but it mines barite near Fireside, B.C. which is close to the Yukon border at Watson Lake. Barite is a dense and heavy white rock that, when ground up, is used by the oil and gas industry as part of the mud that goes ...

1/11/2018 6:52:00 AM
CBC
Portions of northeast and northwest B.C. — including Fort St. John, Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson, Dease Lake and Watson Lake, Yukon — are under extreme cold warnings, with temperatures from the mid —30s to —40s, and wind chill values of below —45 C.

1/11/2018 4:44:00 AM
The Vancouver Sun
An extreme cold weather warning has been issued for Watson Lake and Dease Lake, where temperatures are expected to remain in the low minus 40s Thursday morning. The agency says windchill values will be below minus 45. Lots of warnings out for the interior ...

1/10/2018 3:56:00 PM
Yahoo News Canada
The driver was en route from Edmonton to Whitehorse in a fuel truck towing two tankers when the rollover happened near Rancheria, about 125 kilometres west of Watson Lake. The crash ruptured one of the tankers, spilling the fuel and forcing a highway ...

1/10/2018 12:44:00 PM
Daily Courier
For 99 years, valves on the Granite Creek Dam have allowed water to be released from Watson Lake — originally for irrigation purposes, and more recently, for recharging the aquifer. Now, deteriorating and partially covered with sediment, the valves are ...

1/9/2018
Business in Vancouver
A rise in metallurgical coal prices saw mine reopenings in Tumbler Ridge, while the Brucejack Gold Mine near Iskut started up in July 2017, while the Silvetip Silver Mine near Watson Lake began the first stages of production. The Northeast saw five oil and ...

1/8/2018 3:56:00 PM
Daily Courier
A nearly $1 million dam repair at Watson Lake, and a $21.6 million loan for the wastewater treatment system work will be among the issues that Prescott City Council members will deal with this week. The council has three meetings scheduled for Tuesday, Jan ...

1/8/2018 2:07:00 PM
Whitehorse Daily Star
Mayo and Watson Lake. Dene Games is in a separate location during the AWG and so athletes don’t have the ability to compete, or even assist in both, Inglangasuk explained. The Dene Games team can consist of up to 16 athletes in the divisions of juvenile ...

1/7/2018 1:07:00 AM
Whitehorse Daily Star
Prior to the recent criminal charge, Nehass spent nearly six years in remand custody on charges stemming from the alleged knife-point assault of a woman in Watson Lake in 2011. During his incarceration at the Whitehorse Correctional Centre (WCC), much of ...

1/5/2018 12:49:00 AM
Whitehorse Daily Star
A 23-year-old Watson Lake man remains in custody facing several criminal charges, including aggravated assault. Christopher Richard Greek was arrested shortly after another Watson Lake man in his 20s was physically assaulted and left outside near the local ...

1/2/2018 6:31:00 PM
Yahoo News Canada
A Watson Lake man is facing a series of charges after allegedly assaulting another man and leaving him outside, and unprepared, on one of the coldest nights of the year. Police say they responded to a report of an assault near the Mount Maichen ski hill ...

12/29/2017 5:07:00 PM
Yahoo News Canada
Environment Canada is confirming what Yukoners already know: it's cold outside. "It's unbearable, it's brittle," said Grow Brodersen, who lives in Watson Lake, which was listed as the coldest place in Canada on Friday morning at -45 C. "It's very severe.

12/29/2017 9:30:00 AM
CBC
Environment Canada is confirming what Yukoners already know: it's cold outside. "It's unbearable, it's brittle," said Grow Brodersen, who lives in Watson Lake, which was listed as the coldest place in Canada on Friday morning at -45 C. "It's very severe.

12/29/2017 6:40:15 AM
Yahoo News Canada
People in Watson Lake are mourning a longtime resident and businessperson who left a mark on the community. Joyce Armstrong died on Boxing Day at age 90 at the Watson Lake Hospital. She moved to Canada from England after meeting her first husband during ...

12/28/2017 6:45:00 PM
Castanet
Environment Canada also issued an extreme cold weather alert for northern parts of the province including the Peace River region, North Coast, Dease Lake, Watson Lake and the South Klondike Highway where temperatures will drop to as low as -45 C with the ...

12/28/2017 5:27:00 PM
Yahoo News Canada
Environment Canada also issued an extreme cold weather alert for northern parts of the province, including the Peace River region, North Coast, Dease Lake, Watson Lake and the South Klondike Highway, where temperatures will drop as low as – 45 C with the ...

12/28/2017 2:46:00 PM
National Post
Environment Canada also issued an extreme cold weather alert for northern parts of the province including the Peace River region, North Coast, Dease Lake, Watson Lake and the South Klondike Highway where temperatures will drop to as low as minus 45 C with ...

12/28/2017 5:02:00 AM
MONEY
Banyan is a Yukon focused gold exploration company, with two gold properties. The Hyland Gold Project, is approximately 70km NE of Watson Lake, Yukon, along the southeast end of the Tintina Gold Belt. The Hyland Main Zone Inferred Gold Resource Estimate ...

12/23/2017 3:10:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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12/22/2017 6:44:00 PM
Whitehorse Daily Star
“They intentionally held it so the kids who had been to the yukon championships from Watson Lake, Dawson, some kids from Mayo and Teslin, so they were able to attend it,” Londero said. “It will be interesting to see if they’re here this week.

12/21/2017 2:06:00 PM
Whitehorse Daily Star
Hupe said they have found an experienced head coach in Thomas Slager from Watson Lake who will come down for the trials and is also expected to bring a few Watson Lake athletes down as well to compete for a spot on the team. “We’re hopeful, we’ve got ...

12/19/2017 12:07:00 AM
Daily Courier
It’s urban, yet secluded. Leafy and shady, yet rocky and scenic. While the Willow Lake Loop trail is sometimes overshadowed by the showier Watson Lake trail system nearby, its 5.7 miles are arguably more varied, more accessible, and just as picturesque.

12/17/2017 4:10:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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12/16/2017 1:11:00 AM
Whitehorse Daily Star
For the last two years the territorial ski championships have been held in Whitehorse due to lack of snow in Watson Lake, Titley explained. But he said they do try and host them in Watson Lake if possible. “We wait almost until the last minute ...

12/15/2017 1:55:00 PM
Whitehorse Daily Star
For the last two years the territorial ski championships have been held in Whitehorse due to lack of snow in Watson Lake, Titley explained. But he said they do try and host them in Watson Lake if possible. “We wait almost until the last minute ...

12/14/2017 1:31:00 PM
Energetic City
According to meteorologists, a Pacific front carrying warm moist air is overriding cold air near the surface and has resulted in freezing rain over southern sections of Watson Lake region. The freezing rain will expand southward to the Muncho Lake and Fort ...

12/14/2017 6:24:00 AM
CBC
from Watson Lake to Tom Creek Side streets in Whitehorse are also slippery Thursday morning. There are freezing rain warnings in effect for Watson Lake, Faro and Ross River. Go here for the latest road conditions.





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