Roxanne Stasyszyn

Airships delayed, but not dead: Discovery Air

Yellowknife's Discovery Air continues to see a buoyant future for next-generation airships, even if a deal between them and a British manufacturer recently deflated.

Air North gets baggage deal

Air North passengers will no longer have to recheck their bags when traveling across Canada. The territory's airline announced an inter-line baggage agreement with Air Canada Thursday.

Peel dream takes flight, as time runs out

Time is running out once again for the government to act on the Peel River Watershed land-use plan.

First Nations seek change to land leasing law

A handful of Yukon First Nations want to lease out some of their land. It's not a new idea, but they are proposing a new approach.

Babies, beauty and business: a perfect fit for a creative new mom

An eight-month-old with pink toenails is eye-catching. Most babies and toddlers have toenails too tiny to paint. But little Sophie Grace breaks into huge smiles as she wiggles her little pink-tipped tootsies from under a homemade tutu.

Aboriginal youth target tobacco and suicide

Thinking about how many aboriginal people smoke makes Nona Whitehouse angry. "I think it's a huge problem," the 22-year-old Tr'ondek Hwech'in member said.

Kluane First Nation signs deal with platinum miners

The Kluane First Nation has signed an agreement with a Canadian-based mining company hoping to explore for platinum in the southwest Yukon. Prophecy Platinum Corp.

Potvin inquest will go ahead

A territorial court decision will allow an inquest into the death of Mayo RCMP Const. Michael Potvin. The 26-year-old policeman drowned in the Stewart River in July 2010.

Babies, beauty and business: a perfect fit for a creative new mom

An eight-month-old with pink toenails is eye-catching. Most babies and toddlers have toenails too tiny to paint.

Helicopter crash still under investigation

It will still be a while before Yukoners find out the details of what caused a helicopter to crash into Nares Mountain, outside of Carcross in July.

Kluane First Nation signs deal with platinum miners

The Kluane First Nation has signed an agreement with a Canadian-based mining company hoping to explore for platinum in the southwest Yukon. Prophecy Platinum Corp. has projects all across Canada, as well as in Argentina and Uruguay.

White River backs YESAB

The White River First Nation wants the Yukon government to listen to its own environmental assessment agency.

Faro mine’s remediation mess

The Yukon's Kaska nations say the territorial government is mismanaging one of the biggest projects it has ever tackled. The Faro mine was not only the biggest lead-zinc mine in the Yukon...

Writing Jaedyn’s Law

About 5,000 people want the Yukon government to pass a new law to ensure the safety of soccer nets in the territory. "We haven't ruled out creating legislation," said Scott Kent, minister of Education on Thursday.

More First Nations stand up for chinook

Six more Yukon First Nations are speaking out about this year's chinook run.

No excessive force found

Whitehorse RCMP has been cleared of allegations it used excessive force when arresting a 57-year-old woman earlier this year. On January 31, police responded to a call that a person had been assaulted downtown.

CAFN draws federal attention

At their general assembly on the weekend, the Haines Junction-based First Nations committed to a new project that will help heal, employ, and reinstate culture to their citizens, all at once.

F.H. fumble figured out

The territory has announced work on the new F.H. Collins Secondary School will restart in August.

Friendship centres: an unstoppable movement

Victoria Fred remembers dancing in the Skookum Jim Friendship Centre’s basement as a young child. Now an adult, she and fellow members of the Dakhka Khwaan Dancers.

Tagish Lake Gold facing safety charges

Over the next few months Tagish Lake Gold will be spending more time in a Whitehorse courtroom than exploring its property in the Wheaton River Valley.