Make McIntyre Creek an election issue
For years, the Friends of McIntyre Creek Society has been working to protect and preserve a corrider that runs from Fish Lake to the Yukon River. It wants the area set aside as an inner city wilderness park.
But the group is worried that land development near the Porter Creek subdivision and a connector from the Alaska Highway to the new Whistlebend subdivision will adversely affect the area.
Those two projects would be the responsibility of the City of Whitehorse. However, the society thinks the issue should be on the agenda for the upcoming territorial election.
Dorothy Bradley is president of the group. She spoke with Sandi Coleman: