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YG sues Norcope over $3.7M airport contract

The Yukon government is suing a local construction company over a $3.7-million contract to replace apron panels at Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport.

Supreme Court to decide on Peel appeal

The country’s top court is set to announce on Thursday morning whether it will hear an appeal brought by Yukon First Nations and conservation groups about the Peel watershed land use plan.

Everywhere a Steins: Dawson artist showcases latest print, video work

Sporting a deep burgundy jacket, a checkered yellow and gray shirt and big black sunglasses, John Steins strikes a pose next to one of his pieces, entitled “Selfie.” The resemblance is uncanny.

INAC tight lipped about Liard First Nation election funding

After a group of Liard First Nation citizens took it upon themselves to organize elections for chief and council, the question of whether the federal government will pay for it remains unanswered.

‘Not intended for general circulation:’ YG stonewalls release of non profit audit

Yukon’s Department of Health and Social Services won’t release an audit that confirmed misappropriation of funds at a Watson Lake shelter in 2014.

Campfires banned in Atlin

Attendees of this weekend's Atlin Arts and Music Festival should be aware that campfires won't be allowed. All open burning, including campfires and fireworks, are forbidden in most of the province, including Atlin.

Appeal court confirms acquittal in drug trafficking case

The Yukon Court of Appeal sided with a territorial judge who acquitted a B.C. man accused of trafficking cocaine in the Yukon, ruling the time and location of the offence had to be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

Burwash Landing brothers sentenced to house arrest

Derek Johnson and Wilfred Sheldon, two Burwash Landing brothers who were convicted in late 2014 of forcible confinement, have been found guilty of breaching their probation order.

Whitehorse man who escaped courtroom avoids dangerous offender status

Yukon territorial court has given a man with more than 50 criminal convictions one last chance to make good on his promise to put an end to his violent criminal behaviour and deal with his personal issues.

ANALYSIS: Michael Nehass case reveals systemic failures in Yukon’s justice system

Everyone said they tried to help him. But in the end, Michael Nehass, a man gripped by psychosis, convinced he is the victim of a powerful conspiracy linking judges, police forces and secret CIA programs, sat in a Yukon jail for five years waiting for his case to be resolved.

Yukon government workers to vote on collective bargaining deal

Unionized Yukon government employees will vote on a new collective bargaining agreement on July 10.

Leaders stick to scripts during final election debate

The last debate of Yukon’s electoral campaign went much like the others: lots of talking points, very little confrontation, and a wide variety of topics from humane society funding to food security.

Frantic Follies folds

The Frantic Follies Vaudeville Show won’t celebrate a 48th birthday.

Cyclist medevaced to Vancouver

A 20 year-old cyclist has been medevaced to Vancouver after being hit by a minivan on Monday afternoon.

LFN election finally called

The Liard First Nation will hold an election April 10, four months after it was supposed to.

Man medevaced after Alaska Highway crash

A 48-year-old Whitehorse resident was medevaced to Vancouver after his car collided with a tractor trailer on Wednesday evening, leaving him in grave condition.

Beaver Creek death not suspicious: coroner

The death of an Alberta woman at an outfitting business near Beaver Creek isn’t considered suspicious, Yukon Coroner’s Service said Tuesday.

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.

White Pass applies to use herbicide

White Pass & Yukon Route railroad is giving another kick at the herbicide can. Two years after it first applied to spray herbicide on its railway tracks in Alaska, B.C.

Ex jail guard convicted of drug charge

A former Whitehorse Correctional Centre guard accused of trying to bring drugs into the jail was convicted Monday in Yukon Supreme Court.