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Lisa Raitt makes campaign stop in Whitehorse

Conservative leadership hopeful Lisa Raitt was in Whitehorse April 10 to tell Yukoners about her plan for the party. She addressed a small crowd of around 20 people at a Whitehorse hotel.

Police warn about potential counterfeit medication

Yukon RCMP are warning that narcotics could be circulating in the form of white pills resembling common painkillers.

RCMP investigating Riverdale death

Yukon RCMP’s major crimes unit are investigating a sudden death in Riverdale.

YG hopes to resolve Northern Cross lawsuit out of court

The Yukon government hopes to find an agreement with Northern Cross after the oil exploration company filed a $2.2-billion lawsuit over oil and gas extraction in the Eagle Plains Basin.

Yukon signs on to pan Canadian trade agreement

The Yukon government signed on to the Canadian Free Trade Agreement April 7, alongside its provincial and territorial counterparts.

Caribou Legs used his sister’s death for his own advantage: Yukon Supreme Court

A Gwich’in runner who championed the cause of missing and murdered Indigenous women made false domestic violence allegations to further his reputation, a judge ruled April 6.

Selkirk First Nation elects new chief

Citizens of the Selkirk First Nation elected Sharon Nelson as their new chief April 5.

Environment Yukon seeks info on suspected poaching case

Yukon conservation officers are asking for the public’s help to solve a suspected case of deer poaching on Grey Mountain.

Man accused of Whitehorse killing will face trial in November

The first-degree murder trial of Darryl Sheepway will take place Nov. 6 in Yukon Supreme Court.

Northern Cross sues YG over fracking ‘moratorium’

Northern Cross is suing the Yukon government for up to $2.2 billion, claiming the government put a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in 2015.

Tr’ondek Hwech’in chief runs for re election

Tr’ondek Hwech’in Chief Roberta Joseph hopes TH citizens will give her a second mandate.

RCMP go fishing for car thieves

Whitehorse RCMP have launched a bait car program to help cut down on vehicle thefts, police announced March 28.

Indestructible snowshoes, super moisturizers and more: meet the Yukon Innovation Prize finalists

Allan Benjamin wants to blend traditional knowledge and modern materials to create efficient and “indestructible” snowshoes.

Yukon’s acting chief coroner appeals inquest order

Yukon’s acting chief coroner is appealing a Yukon Supreme Court decision ordering an inquest into the death of a First Nation woman in Carmacks in 2013.

Bench depth: Yukon to get new Supreme Court judge

The Yukon will get a new Supreme Court judge, the recently unveiled federal budget shows.

Sheepway ‘ready to take responsibility’ in Brisson’s death, lawyer says

Darryl Sheepway killed Christopher Brisson in 2015, Sheepway’s lawyer told Yukon Supreme Court March 28.

LFN candidate denies allegations of legal threats

A Liard First Nation citizen hoping to run for the First Nation’s council denies he was behind the recent election postponement.

From bone broth to brain ravioli: new cookbook marries contemporary and traditional caribou recipes

Skinning and cooking a caribou head might seem like a daunting task, even for experienced cooks. After all, how often do Yukoners have a chance to eat morel mushroom caribou brain ravioli?

Miles Canyon Historic Railway Society to merge with MacBride Museum

By next fall, the Miles Canyon Historic Railway Society and the MacBride Museum of Yukon History will be one.

Legal threats forced out Liard First Nation returning officer

One of the candidates running for chief of the Liard First Nation wants to get to the bottom of legal threats that caused the election’s chief returning officer to resign.