Rhiannon Coppin

Plastic bag princess fights fixed thinking foes

Recently, a disgruntled patron slapped 3 Beans owner Marion Nigel with Swiss chard. Nigel was helping load groceries into another customer’s…

Mysterious shoot up

One or more trigger-happy gunslingers attacked a rock crusher off Tagish Road in mid-July. Between July 14 and July 17, someone entered a gravel pit…

Mackenzie pipeline on thin ice

New shuttle tankers could render the Mackenzie pipeline plan obsolete within a decade. “Others are already not only thinking about new…

Co ed team wins W.A.R.

Sara Neilsen and Nathan Doering conquered the 20-kilometre Whitehorse Adventure Run, also known as W.A.R., on Sunday in just under three hours.

Yukon sweeps top ski awards

The 2007 Canada Winter Games would not have gone ahead without him, and the avalanche awareness of Yukoners would be stuck in the dark if not for her.

Aurora pleads ‘not guilty’ in bear mauling

Aurora Geosciences is going to fight five negligence charges filed under the Yukon’s Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Black bear stalks clay cliffs

One of her dogs barked, then she saw the bear. A woman was descending the clay cliffs near the airport with her two Karelian bear dogs on Friday…

Kusawa bridge closed

The Kusawa Lake campground bridge is out of service until June 11. Only 26 of 56 campsites will be accessible following today’s closure of…

Superstore fights its mice infestation

The mice in Whitehorse’s Real Canadian Superstore have dug into their nests for an extended battle, and pest control staff hired to help are M.

New gas, no plan

The North Yukon Land Use Plan is almost complete, but the public won’t see the million-dollar document until September.

The hockey path leads through a heavyweight diet

Gain weight. That’s not a frequent exhortation in our culture but for aspiring young hockey stars like Chantelle (Butch) Rivest, it’s a…

Berton House writer snared by Yukon

In cowboy boots, she stepped from her plane into the snowy and remote land that gave birth to Og. Then she slipped and nearly fell flat on her face.

Health Canada amends radon threat levels

Radon, a “Class A human carcinogen,” has been leaking into homes in Wolf Creek and other Yukon neighbourhoods silently and undetected for…

White Pass brings future to fast food entrepreneurs

CARCROSS Across from the health centre, kitty corner to a little old chapel, and next to the souvenir shop known as The Barracks, a little blue and…

Putting marijuana on the map

Matthew Wooller is an Alaskan-based biochemistry professor with a controversial side-project. He’s mapping marijuana grow-ops.

Hundreds of Yukoners go missing

The Yukon government is hitting the streets to locate 389 Yukoners who failed to file census forms in 2006.

Bear mauling case could have major fallout

Tuesday, Aurora Geosciences president Gary Vivian and vice-president Mike Power vowed to fight charges of negligence in Territorial Court.

Yukon government doesn’t fret over payday loans

Earlier this month, provinces and territories got the go-ahead to regulate loan sharks and their payday-lending cousins.

Coroner’s report on mauling victim delayed

The coroner won’t release her report on the death of 28-year-old Jean-Francois Page until facts are presented in court against his former…

Dawson moves to ban single use bags

Dawson City council moved closer to banning the practice of issuing free plastic shopping bags at a recent council sitting.