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NDP leadership candidate pitches basic income proposal to Yukoners

NDP leadership hopeful Guy Caron was in Whitehorse over the weekend for the Yukon NDP convention.

Signs of spring: Food trucks bring buffet of options to Whitehorse

Summer is coming: the snow is (mostly) gone, the temperatures are (somewhat) rising and the food trucks are (almost) here. This year’s batch of food trucks taking over the city won’t disappoint Yukoners craving tasty lunches.

AFY, school board rejoice over high school funding

The French community is rejoicing after the Liberal government announced $20 million for the construction of a French-language high school.

LFN election set to take place amidst protest from chief

The Liard First Nation’s long-awaited election is now scheduled to take place June 5 — despite protests from the current chief.

Lawyers say YG should fund post bail transport for accused

Some justice workers in the territory are calling on the government to ensure Yukoners who are released on bail can make it to their home community.

Hundreds honour lives of Wendy Carlick, Sarah MacIntosh and Greg Dawson

Hundreds of people marched through the McIntyre subdivision April 26 to honour the memory of three people murdered in the past month.

YESAB broke its own rules: Northern Cross

Northern Cross was in court April 24 and 25 arguing the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board broke its own rules when it referred the company’s Eagle Plains oil and gas project to a higher level of screening.

‘Everybody knew Sarah and Wendy:’ McIntyre murders reopen old wounds

Irma Scarff pauses as she remembers the two friends she lost. “Everybody knew Sarah and Wendy,” Scarff said.

Community mourns as police treat McIntyre deaths as homicides

Whitehorse RCMP are treating the death of two women as homicides after they were found at a residence in the McIntyre subdivision last week.

RCMP investigating two deaths

The RCMP’s major crimes unit and the forensic identification section are investigating the death of two women in the McIntyre subdivision, the police say.

Threat of legal action looms over Whistle Bend contract

A Yukon construction company says it may end up having to sue the territorial government to recover money it’s owed for a construction project it was kicked off of a month ago.

Incumbent Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in chief cruises to election win

Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Chief Roberta Joseph was re-elected April 20, beating former chief Eddie Taylor by a large margin.

Dawson City pursues payback from ex mayor convicted of breach of trust

The City of Dawson is trying to get a former mayor convicted of misappropriation of public funds to pay back money he still owes.

Pond set aflame lands miner in hot water

How much responsibility does a company bear when one of its subcontractors pours gasoline on a pond and sets it on fire?

Conservative leadership candidate Erin O’Toole releases Northern policy

A candidate for the Conservative Party leadership promises to restore a permanent military reserve force in the Yukon if elected prime minister.

Norcope countersues government over airport apron saga

The company claims the government was negligent when it failed to share relevant geotechnical information it needed to perform the work and wants to be compensated.

Hurlburt sues Norcope over alleged $54,000 tab

Hurlburt Enterprises Inc. is suing Norcope Enterprises Ltd. claiming the construction company never paid a $54,000 tab for construction materials.

Police investigate indecent act near playground

Whitehorse RCMP are looking for the public’s help in identifying a man parents say they saw last night masturbating while children played in a nearby park.

Whitehorse man pleads guilty to child pornography charges

A Whitehorse man has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography and arranging to commit sexual exploitation of a child.

Police investigate indecent act near playground

Whitehorse RCMP are looking for the public’s help in identifying a man parents say they saw last night masturbating while children played in a nearby park.