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ATV consultation is stuck in 1980: TOYA

The Trails Only Yukon Association is criticizing a government consultation on ATV regulation that it says is 30 years behind the times.

Territory goes nuts for new Thai food truck

Shea Hierlihy is serving up something Whitehorse residents have been crying out for for years: Thai food. Hierlihy, fresh from achieving her certification as a Red Seal cook, launched her new food truck, The Thai Box.

Kwanlin Dun invests in natural gas, while opposing hydraulic fracturing

The decision to invest in Yukon Energy's liquefied natural gas plant is supported by the Kwanlin Dun First Nation community, according to the chief.

Yukoners deserve more answers on mining’s local benefits: Hanson

Opposition NDP leader Liz Hanson is defending comments she made last week about procurement practices at the Minto mine.

Istchenko apologizes for drinking beer on ATV

Istchenko apologizes for drinking beer on ATV Kluane MLA Wade Istchenko has apologized after a photo circulated on social media showing him holding a beer while sitting on an ATV.

Don’t bet big on liquefied natural gas, warns expert

An international expert is warning the Yukon not to put all its eggs in the liquefied-natural-gas basket.

Roadside grizzly hunt to continue, for now

The Yukon government will continue to allow the killing of grizzly bears on the side of territorial highways. But hunting restrictions could be coming.

Yukon commits to midwife working group

The Community Association of Midwives Yukon is thrilled that the Yukon government has committed to study the issue of regulating midwifery in the territory.

Most Yukoners take a dim view of mining industry: survey

Yukon miners got some tough love this week at a presentation organized by the Yukon Chamber of Mines. The message? A lot of people don't like you.

Yukon government passes on enshrining transgender rights

The Yukon government has no plans to explicitly protect transgendered people from discrimination under its Human Rights Act.

Raven Recycling sets re opening day

Raven Recycling sets re-opening day Raven Recycling will re-open its drop-off service on May 19.

Government pushes wood heat plan

The Yukon Wood Products Association is pleased that the territorial government has a plan to encourage more wood burning for heat in the territory.

Father matched as liver donor for young son

Baby Emmett is set to get a new liver next week. Emmett Smith, now nearly six months old, was diagnosed with a rare liver cancer about four months ago. 

Secret fracking deal won’t cut it: Kaska group

A group of Kaska people say they are being ignored by the Yukon government and their own First Nation leadership on the question of fracking.

Wolverine mine attracts potential buyers

Wolverine mine attracts potential buyers Yukon Zinc has begun discussions with potential investors and buyers for its Wolverine mine, according to a company news release.

Government still working on mental health strategy

The Yukon legislative assembly voted unanimously this week to urge the government to fulfill its promise to deliver a mental health strategy. Liberal Leader Sandy Silver introduced the motion.

International climate change information website launched

The Yukon government has helped to launch a new website designed to help Arctic communities share information about how they are adapting to climate change.

Yukon to hire summer EMS staff for Haines Junction

The Yukon government has announced a pilot project to give Haines Junction better ambulance coverage through the summer months.

Push for better resource extraction, not none: think tank

Canada's economy depends on the extraction and export of its natural resources. For Stewart Muir - who describes himself as a historian, journalist and environmentalist - that goes without saying. But not so for many B.

Geeks gear up for YukomiCon 2.0

Hot on the heels of last summer's wildly successful event, Yukon geekdom is already getting pumped for the territory's second annual comic convention.