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P&M owner remains glum after city extends deadline

The owner of P&M Recycling is underwhelmed by a decision by city councillors to give him a two-month reprieve from an order to shut down one of his two warehouses.

Truck crash sends two to Whitehorse General Hospital

A single vehicle crash near Mayo on July 30 resulted in two Pelly Crossing residents being airlifted to Whitehorse General Hospital.

Whitehorse mayor gives lukewarm response to territorial budget

Yukon’s municipalities were “a bit absent” from last week’s territorial budget, according to Whitehorse mayor Dan Curtis.

City puts final touches to curbside recycling contract

Despite some bumps in the road, the City of Whitehorse has announced that it is set to award the tender contract for its curbside recycling program this fall.

Rally denounces RCMP violence

A Yukon First Nation chief wants to know how the RCMP is going to improve its procedures following allegations that one of its officers used excessive force during a recent arrest.

Emilie Tremblay parents urge end to school spat

Parents of francophone high school students studying at Academie Parhelie are fed up with cramped classroom conditions and are demanding a solution to the issue before September.

Soccer players rally for outdoor sports complex

A small group of soccer players, parents and coaches gathered in front of Whitehorse City Hall yesterday to protest the recent vote that denied the territorial government permission...

City to vote on new dump contracts

Whitehorse's city council will vote next Monday on awarding two long-term contracts at its landfill.

Chief pushes for a safety net for First Nation youth

Kwanlin Dun First Nation Chief Doris Bill can attest to the struggles children face when growing up in the foster care system. A foster child herself, Bill doesn't want to see other youth experience the same things she did.

City council mulls pay hike

Whitehorse city council is proposing a new bylaw that would slightly bump the salaries of its successors in office.

Yukon Council for Disability prepares to close

The only organization in Whitehorse that helps disabled Yukoners with finding work may close its doors in six weeks.

High school headbangers seek to revive heavy metal scene

The heavy metal landscape in Whitehorse was once dotted with dozens of bands with names like Nemesis, Sanctuary and Bushwhacker.

Recreational facilities ‘limping along’ in Yukon’s communities, says AYC

There's nothing wrong with building a brand new outdoor sports complex - but don't forget about the communities and their needs.

Burwash Landing gets a gas station

Burwash Landing residents no longer have to drive to Destruction Bay, Haines Junction or Whitehorse to fill up their tanks.

City updates off road vehicle bylaws

City council has amended its ATV and snowmobile bylaws to ensure more stringent requirements for riders on Whitehorse trails.

Just call him the cannabis counsellor

For years, Michael Dobson has navigated the smoky waters of Canada's medical marijuana system.

Dedication pays off for traditional Tlingit dancers

Seven years ago Marilyn Jensen and five other dancers joined forces with the hopes of performing for tourists. They struggled to attract any attention, even in their own traditional territory of Carcross/Tagish First Nation.

Yukon’s real estate market continues to grow

Yukon's real estate market grew for the third straight quarter this year, totaling $85.6 million in transactions.

Upper Liard dump closure spurs trash talk

The owners of Nugget City are raising a stink over the Yukon government’s decision to close the Upper Liard landfill at the end of June.

Watson Lake shelter execs accused of financial mismanagement

Yukon's Department of Health and Social Services is auditing the organization that runs the Watson Lake women's shelter, following allegations of financial mismanagement made by a recent board director.