- Review Released In Scheunert Case
- Yukon College Trades Trailer Hits Road
- Keyless Lock Developed in Whitehorse
- Accident Snarls Traffic In Whitehorse
- 2014 Whitehorse Capital Budget Passes
An External Patient Safety Review by the Yukon Hospital Corporation into the death of Teresa Ann Scheunert says mixed drug toxicity was not the primary factor.
The review released Wednesday morning, also found cardiac arrhythmia associated with sleep apnea was a cause in the Watson Lake woman's death last year.
Dr. Robert Robson conducted the three-month review, and spent a week in Watson Lake, and Whitehorse involving those involved with the case.
He says the findings of a pathologists report were not consistent with the the presentation of clinical and staff reports.
Robson says there were no contributing factors on the part of the physicians, nurses, hospital staff, or Corporation.
He adds we may never know...Read More
A great day, for those looking to augment there skilled-trades training in a new career, or for those, who may have an aptitude for industrial trades.
Yukon College launched a 1.8 million dollar mobile-trades, training-lab on Wednesday.
Northern Innovation and Mining Executive Director Shelagh Rowles says the 1,000-plus square feet of mobile training teaching space covers the full spectrum of industrial trades.
Rowles adds, the first mobile training session kicks off in Dawson City early in the New Year.Read More
Imagine if you could lock and unlock, anything, with an app directly from your Smartphone.
Whitehorse resident Gord Duncan, has invented a keyless lock that runs on Blue-Tooth Technology.
Right now, the primary application is a padlock, but the possibilities are endless.
Duncan, who runs Total North Communications, says the original prototype for TEO or Transferable Electronic Operation, provides an electronic key that is secure and can be replaced if your phone, is lost or stolen.
Developed right here in Yukon, Duncan says, the next steps involve both, financing and development.
Duncan adds, he's optimistic the final TEO product, will be market ready by the end of 2014.Read More
Police in Whitehorse say road conditions may have played a role in a head on crash which left two people with minor injuries.
Constable Dean Hoogland says the accident took place after 5 pm on the Alaska Highway just north of the Kopper King.
Hoogland says a southbound Subaru crossed the centre line, and struck a northbound Toyota car, with both vehicles suffering extensive damage.
He says both drivers were checked out for minor injuries at Whitehorse Hospital.
Hoogland says police are already ruling out alcohol as a factor, as the investigation continues.
Traffic had to be turned around, with motorists using Mountainview Drive to get to their destinations, as crews cleared the scene.Read More