Ashley Joannou

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Yukon researchers use silicone oil to transport and preserve permafrost samples

Core samples of Yukon permafrost are on a 5,000-kilometre journey to Ottawa to be part of a permanent museum exhibit on the Arctic.

  • Jan 11th, 2017 1:03pm

Police seek public’s help finding missing man

Officers are handing out posters around Whitehorse as part of their efforts to find David James Kunuk, 35.

  • Jan 9th, 2017 1:59pm

Territorial officials in Ross River to talk housing

Territorial housing and health inspectors are expected to finish their assessment of homes in Ross River by the end of today.

  • Jan 6th, 2017 2:27pm

Whitehorse man found dead near Riverdale

The coroner has identified a 60-year-old man whose body was found earlier this week in the Hidden Lakes/Heartbreak Hill trail system near Riverdale.

  • Jan 6th, 2017 2:22pm

Pivot offers death, dancing and ‘speed friending’

There were times last year when Selene Vakharia felt like she was talking about death wherever she went. Some of it was her own doing.

  • Jan 6th, 2017 2:13pm

Journal belonging to one of Yukon’s oldest settlers is uncovered

A journal recounting the travels of one of the Yukon’s earliest settlers has been discovered decades after it was thought to have been lost in a fire.

  • Jan 4th, 2017 1:04pm

Watson Lake man facing a first degree murder charge

A 31-year-old Watson Lake man accused of first degree murder made a brief appearance in court this Wednesday.

  • Dec 30th, 2016 12:36pm

Yukon artist’s work part of Canada 150 mosaic

Maya Rosenberg is very familiar with Kluane National Park. “My friends actually thought that I lived there for a while because I was there for so many weekends,” she said, laughing.

  • Dec 21st, 2016 1:00pm

Garbage Truck Santa marks 25 years of Christmas cheer

Early in his career Wayne Henderson had to learn to be quick on his feet. One winter morning a young kid in Valleyview asked him a very important question: “Santa, how come you’re picking up garbage?”

  • Dec 21st, 2016 12:49pm

In a town built for thousands, Faro’s 400 souls dream big

Faro was once a boom town. Most of the people are long gone, but the streets and houses remain.

  • Dec 16th, 2016 2:20pm

Dawson City arena gets new ice system

Dawson City has installed new ice at its arena and curling rink in the hopes of extending the winter sports season.

  • Dec 16th, 2016 2:17pm

Whitehorse council eyeing 1.2 per cent tax hike

Whitehorse homeowners and businesses can expect an increase of 1.2 per cent on their property taxes if the city passes its 2017 operations budget.

  • Dec 14th, 2016 12:36pm

Bagnell’s FASD bill defeated

Yukon MP Larry Bagnell’s private member’s bill, aimed at helping people with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder who are involved with the justice system, was defeated in the House of Commons Tuesday.

  • Dec 14th, 2016 12:34pm

Whitehorse ensemble offers orchestral manoeuvres in the dark

Fifteen Yukon musicians will be celebrating the longest night of the year with some new music and a touch of Russian silent cinema.

  • Dec 14th, 2016 12:30pm

Minto hopes to ring in the new year by mining new pit

Officials with Capstone’s Minto mine are hoping to know by the end of this week whether they’ll be able to hire back most of the people they had to let go earlier this year.

  • Dec 12th, 2016 2:43pm

After overwhelming demand, more radon testing kits on the way

Yukoners snapped up radon testing kits so quickly last month that the Yukon Lung Association has already put in an order for hundreds more.

  • Dec 9th, 2016 1:51pm

Crime Stoppers returns to the Yukon

After a five-year absence, Yukon once again has a Crime Stoppers program across the territory.

  • Dec 9th, 2016 1:34pm

Bhangra comes to Whitehorse

The idea for the Yukon’s first bhangra dance show was born in a Whitehorse kitchen.

  • Dec 7th, 2016 2:04pm

City staff raise concerns about old fuel tanks in Riverdale

Old underground fuel tanks in Riverdale have Whitehorse officials calling for better rules to protect the city’s drinking water.

  • Dec 7th, 2016 1:59pm

Bagnell says his FASD bill is unlikely to become law

Larry Bagnell says it’s unlikely his bill making fetal alcohol spectrum disorder a mitigating factor across Canada when people are sentenced in court is going to pass, but Yukon’s MP hasn’t completely given up hope.

  • Dec 7th, 2016 8:26am