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Southern Lakes, Southern Comfort
A couple of years ago, my cousin and his wife drove north from Penticton in a motorhome. The plan was to travel the Alaska Highway all the way to Fairbanks. They arrived on my doorstep in Whitehorse one week after their initial departure from the land of fruit trees and grapevines. Sitting in my living room, my cousin said, So, if we keep going, what will we see?” “More trees,” I told him, with a mischievous grin. More…

CARCROSS/TAGISH FIRST NATION SIGNS AGREEMENTS
WHITEHORSE - The Carcross/Tagish First Nation, the Government of Canada, and the Government of Yukon signed land claim and self-government agreements in a ceremony today in Carcross, Yukon Territory. The Carcross/Tagish First Nation Final and Self-Government Agreements are expected to come into effect early in 2006. More…

SUCCESSFUL SUMMIT CHARTS COURSE FOR 'DESTINATION CARCROSS'
WHITEHORSE – More than 70 people helped chart the course for economic development in the Carcross area at the Destination Carcross summit held on Wednesday, March 18. More…

MOU SIGNED TO STIMULATE
'DESTINATION CARCROSS'

WHITEHORSE – The Carcross/Tagish First Nation (CTFN), the White Pass & Yukon Route Railway (WP&YR) and the Government of Yukon have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work together towards the goal of developing the Carcross area as a tourism destination. More…

The Tourism Industry of the
Yukon supports Destination Carcross!
Motion #08-01/28/05- That TIA Yukon formally endorses the process lead by Destination Carcross with its partners.

 

‘Passion’ of motorcycling drew bikers to rolling rally
Since he was old enough to sit on a motorbike, the nimble vehicle has been a passion for Robert Oyler. “This, for me, is a once in a lifetime ride."
Full Story - Whitehorse Star

‘Passion’ of motorcycling drew bikers to rolling rally
Since he was old enough to sit on a motorbike, the nimble vehicle has been a passion for Robert Oyler. “This, for me, is a once in a lifetime ride."
Full Story - Whitehorse Star

Carcross Waterfront Funding Announced
The project will cover a number of activities including community clean up, water, sewer and road improvements, landscaping and upgrades and construction for river structures.
Full Story - Government of Canada

Mammoth money set for riverfronts here, in Carcross
the Carcross waterfront will see a total of $3 million spent on it, with the federal government and territorial government each spending $1.5 million on the project.
Full Story - Whitehorse Star

Rail line plans expansion into Yukon
WHITEHORSE - If they build it, tourists will come, the White Pass railway has told a southern Yukon community.
Full Story - CBC North

Parties join forces to
promote tourism

A memorandum of understanding among the White Pass and Yukon Route railway, the Carcross-Tagish First Nation and the territorial government will see White Pass extend rail service from Bennett, B.C. to Carcross for charters.
Full Story - Whitehorse Star

Delegates brainstorm on promoting Carcross
Government and businesses will now begin working on some of the possibilities discussed at Wednesday’s Carcross Summit, says Carcross-Tagish First Nation chief Mark Wedge.
Full Story - Whitehorse Star