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This Yukon magazine is north of awardinary

With roughly 10 employees and an office not much bigger than a coffee shop, Yukon, North of Ordinary is, by any measure, a small magazine.

Watson Lake boy killed in collision

An 11-year-old boy died in Watson Lake Wednesday after a pickup truck collided with his dirtbike.

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.

Internet an essential service, Yukon government tells CRTC

The Yukon government is pushing for broadband Internet to be classified as an essential service, which could end up making it more affordable for northern residents.

Head of legal aid nominated in Riverdale North

Nils Clarke, the head of the Yukon Legal Services Society, will be the Liberal Party’s candidate for Riverdale North in the upcoming territorial election.

‘Under siege:’ Dawson City mayor frustrated with fire department reviews

Dawson City’s mayor says he is frustrated with how reviews of the city’s fire department have been handled.

A survival tale 14,000 years in the making

A boy gets ready to throw his spear, thinking he is about to kill a wolverine. A grizzly bear instead pops out of his den, chasing after the boy.

Yukoner ready to rock Juneau climate change expedition

In a few weeks, Jutta Hopkins-LeCheminant should be hiking along Juneau Icefield's glaciers, working with scientists to collect data for studies about climate change. It will be a big change of scenery from the job she left three years ago, working as a network administrator within Whitehorse’s city hall.

Crown seeks jail time in ‘serious’ poaching case

A Yukon territorial court judge will decide whether to send a Yukon poacher to jail for illegally hunting seven different animal species in the territory.

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.

B.C. vows to prevent environmental damage from mothballed Tulsequah Chief mine

The B.C. government says it will take any action necessary to protect the environment after the owner of the Tulsequah Chief mine, which has been leaking toxic water for decades, went into receivership.

Smoke and mirrors: upstairs fire forces barber to close

Larissa Chippett was enjoying her day off May 4 when she got a call from her employee.

P&M Recycling owner Pat McInroy new Yukon Party hopeful in Copperbelt North

The owner of P&M Recycling Depot, Pat McInroy, has put his name in the hat to be the Yukon Party candidate in Copperbelt North for the upcoming territorial election.

CIBC sues Liard over unpaid debt

The Liard First Nation seems to be in an increasingly precarious situation, and is now being sued by a bank for allegedly failing to repay a line of credit.

Arguments wrap up over jail drug running evidence

Defence and Crown lawyers made their final submissions on Wednesday before Yukon Supreme Court to decide whether a former jail guard accused of running drugs had his rights violated.

A new exhibition examines the rituals that rule our lives

Rituals, traditions and customs govern much of our lives, sometimes unbeknownst to us.

Woman sues territory for wrongful dismissal

A woman is suing the Yukon government, claiming she was fired because of safety concerns she raised.

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.

Judge throws out charges against convicted pedophile

UPDATED August 3 A Whitehorse man with a lengthy history of sexual crimes against children will walk free after a judge ruled RCMP and an earlier court ruling violated his Charter rights.

French school board gains control over admissions

The French school board will now be in charge of deciding who can attend school for French as a first language education.