Jesse Winter

Cyclists, runners stand up for ATVs

Whether your preferred fuel is gasoline or Gatorade, it seems Whitehorse trail users want to work together, not against each other.

F.H. Collins bids opened

The bids to build the new F.H. Collins high school are in, and the lowest was just over $31 million.

Tourism association proposes TV commercial blitz

The Yukon's Tourism Industry Association wants to see its name in lights on small screens across Canada, and it's asking the territorial government to help come up with the cash.

A baker’s dozen of frustrations

Brian Oman is a baker without a bakery. When the 27-year-old trained baker was laid off from his most recent job last fall, he decided he’d had enough of working for other people.

Tweens allowed to hunt

Tweens allowed to hunt It's now legal for 12-year-old Yukoners to hunt under their parents' licences.

Extent of college mould still unknown

Yukon College's landlord doesn't know how much black mould is in the building's walls, but an investigation will get underway soon.

Self represented man gets assault charges stayed

A Whitehorse man who won a self-represented appeal of his own assault conviction last year has had his charges stayed. John Kaswandik was given a new jury trial.

From P.E.I. to Yukon, for the kids

Hans Best is crouched in front of his dad's ambulance, tracing patterns in the muddy tire tracks with his nine-year-old fingers.

YuKonstructing a home for the territory’s inventors

Imagine if there was a space where you could build anything from cuckoo clocks to computer servers, a space where the community could come together and share ideas, expertise, tools and creativity.

Snowmelt seeps through college roof

Yukon College's roof is leaking. The recent warm weather following December's heavy snowfall has led to melted snow seeping through the roof of Yukon College's Whitehorse Ayamdigut campus.

Addictions troubling in Yukon workplaces

Substance abuse at Yukon workplaces is a serious concern, but hard numbers are hard to come by.

CPAWS Yukon founder joins Order of Canada

When Juri Peepre was a boy, he spent his spare time in the sugar bushes and forests of southern Ontario. "I remember wandering around in the fields and forests around Guelph," Peepre recalls.

City keeps tax hike under 2 per cent

Whitehorse property owners will see the lowest tax increase in a decade this year, but it's coupled with an almost 5 per cent increase in utility charges.

Liard First Nation shuts office

In one of the new administration’s very first moves, Chief Daniel Morris and his councillors closed the First Nation’s office on Friday afternoon and sent everyone home.

Catholic same sex policy nears completion

The Department of Education has signed off on the last draft of the territory's Catholic Schools One Heart policy on homosexuality.

Flooding threatens Mayo home

A Mayo resident says the Yukon Energy Corporation needs to do a better job controlling the flow through the Mayo B hydro station after floodwaters came within metres of his home. 

Health minister touts collaborative care

The government and the Yukon Hospital Corporation need to work together better in order to get the territory's health care professionals working better together.

NorthwesTel customers fight huge internet fees

A group of more than 20 NorthwesTel customers across the North are considering a class-action lawsuit against the Internet provider over what they say are outrageous and suspicious usage fees.

Rendezvous returns to Main Street

If you've ever wanted to hurl a frozen turkey down Main Street, this February you will get your chance. The Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous is reviving its Main Street party as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations this winter.

Carcross builds capacity with tiny homes project

Carcross will soon be getting its own suite of tiny houses, but the project is meant to build more than just housing capacity.