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Dawson music fest lineup revealed

Dawson music fest lineup revealed The Dawson City Music Festival has announced its 2014 lineup of performers. This year's festival, the 36th, will feature a typically eclectic mix of music, with an emphasis on folk and country.

McLean Lake residents oppose gravel quarry plans

The window for comment submissions to the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board on a proposed new quarry closed yesterday.

Boating groups seek space on Schwatka Lake

Representatives from two Yukon water sports groups presented their vision of a recreation hub on Schwatka Lake to Whitehorse's city council on Monday night.

Haines fish flap blows over

A bill that would have revoked a reciprocal agreement allowing Yukoners to purchase Alaskan fishing licences at Alaska-resident rates is now “dead,” according to the state representative who sponsored it.

Police investigate highway assault

The Whitehorse RCMP is seeking the public’s help as it investigates the Sunday night assault of an Alberta man. The 29 year-old was spotted by a driver along the Alaska Highway north of Crestview.

City moves to write off property tax deadbeats

A handful of “uncollectable” debts owed to the city moved closer to being written off on Monday night.

Council boosts budget for new fire truck

Whitehorse city council has agreed to increase the budget for a new rescue pumper truck.

TV host takes an up close look at what’s on our plates

Garlic is a building block of cuisines around the world. It's a flavour staple, its presence lurking in more soups and stews and sauces and sautes than many of us realize.

First Nations, industry plot a new way forward

At the fifth annual Yukon First Nations Resource Conference in Whitehorse this week, the emphasis was on partnerships and communication.

Yukon News wins big at Canadian Community Newspaper Awards

The Yukon News finished on top in six categories at the annual Canadian Community Newspaper Awards this week - double the first-place finishes of any other newspaper.

Haines borough seeks to quell fish flap

The borough assembly of Haines, Alaska is calling on a state legislator to withdraw a bill that would prevent Yukoners from purchasing fishing licences and chinook salmon tags at the same price as Alaskans.

City names new fire chief

After a search that spanned fire departments across North America, the City of Whitehorse has selected a new fire chief – and as it turns out, he’s a Yukoner.

Dawson comes alive for the Quest

Canadian Rangers Sgt. John "Mitch" Mitchell sits at a table in a small, crowded room on the second floor of the Dawson City visitor information centre.

Making Yukon’s roadkill count

Dr. Jane Harms hoists a rigid coyote carcass onto a sterile metal countertop. She turns it over slowly, pointing out the grit and abrasions on its side and haunches, the blood congealed on its teeth and muzzle.

Hospital to prepare home for new MRI machine

Hospital to prepare home for new MRI machine Geotechnical work was performed at Whitehorse General Hospital last week to prepare for a planned hospital expansion.

Air North launches new route to Yellowknife, Ottawa

Air North launches new route to Yellowknife, Ottawa Air North will begin regular flights to Yellowknife and Ottawa in early 2014. The new twice-weekly route will leave Whitehorse in the morning.

Geoscience forum launches amid mining uncertainty

The Yukon Chamber of Mines will host its 41st annual Yukon Geoscience Forum and Trade Show this weekend and early next week. The event comes at the end of a tough few months for the territory's mining industry.

Porter Creek students learn to be leaders in a crisis

Michael Swainson had been working as a paramedic for more than two decades when the trauma caught up to him. After 21 years, the Yukoner was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.

Yukon’s Filipino community organizes typhoon relief

Madelyn De Leon has been waiting for days now to hear from family members who were caught in the path of Typhoon Haiyan. The massive storm struck her native Philippines over the weekend.

Inmates offered First Nation heritage classes

The first session of a new First Nations heritage program has just wrapped up at the Whitehorse Correctional Centre, and the lead instructor calls it a big success. "It went really, really well," said Susan Moorhead Mooney.