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Dawson City further cemented its status as a hotbed for table tennis talent over the weekend in Anchorage.
The Supreme Court of Canada agreed yesterday to hear the case that pits the Yukon government against aggrieved First Nations and conservationists over the fate of the Peel watershed.
The federal Liberals' promise to scrap Canada's existing, first-past-the-post electoral system and replace it with something shiny and new before the next election is no light undertaking.
The Yukon Party's explanation as to why David Laxton no longer sits with the party caucus makes no sense. He left, we're told, for "personal reasons.
The Yukon News cleaned up at this year's Ma Murray Community Newspaper Awards, taking home six top honours from the awards banquet held in Vancouver on Saturday.
When Yukon Party MLA Darius Elias shepherded reporters around his home town of Old Crow during a government-sponsored junket late last week he seemed to smell of alcohol.
We're already being treated to predictions of a "Liberal surge" this coming territorial election. This could well end up proving true, but the evidence on hand to support the claim is, at the moment, a little thin.
So the Yukon NDP wants to make campaign finance an upcoming territorial election issue, with their proposals to ban donations by companies, unions and non-residents and to cap individual donations to $1,500.
You can debate the merits of the Yukon government providing disaster relief funds to residents whose homes are damaged or destroyed by flooding. Some will take the hard-headed view that flooding is a risk that comes with building on a floodplain.
In case it wasn’t obvious already, the Yukon Party plans to make carbon pricing a big issue this coming territorial election.
It's a stroke of good luck that the new Liberal regime in Ottawa has a deep desire to throw money at green infrastructure projects, at a time when it would be prudent for the Yukon to confront its looming shortfall.
Whitehorse residents who become riled at the thought of their municipal government continuing along its trajectory of incremental tax hikes may as well start practising their deep-breathing exercises now.
It's far past time for the Yukon to end its observance of a barbaric cultural practice - we're talking, of course, about daylight savings.
There's a loopy story making the rounds that Yukon Senator Daniel Lang is due to step down later this year, owing to his commitment to the idea that members of the Red Chamber should only serve eight-year terms.
New research from Calgary shows that the city's decision to stop putting fluoride in the municipal water supply five years ago has, quelle surprise, led to an uptick in the number of cavities in children's teeth.
Following the Yukon Chamber of Mines' warning about the slow-as-molasses speed of the territory's regulatory regime, something clearly must be done.
The Yukon Chamber of Commerce is understandably steamed over a big setback that Northern Cross faces in its plans to dig more oil-and-gas wells in Eagle Plains.
No matter how much potpourri-scented aerosol the Yukon Party sprays into the air, it's hard to hide the underlying stink that wafts from Dawson City's problem-prone sewage treatment plant.
On Saturday the 11-member Aarafat family ended their long journey from Syria to their new home in Whitehorse. The arrival of the territory's first family of refugees from the war-torn country serves as a reminder of a few things.
The Yukon Party's much-ballyhooed agreement with the Kaska on resource issues should be treated as a qualified success by at least one measure.