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Casino aims to start YESAB panel review by end of 2018

‘Elephant in the room’ a 286-metre tailing pond wall

Whitehorse SMRT women get down to business

‘It’s lonely, being a female entrepreneur’

So long cadmium: Yukon bacteria research published in international journal

Molasses and methanol work best to help bacteria clean up derelict mines

Skull of extinct muskox species pulled out of the dirt near Dawson City

‘An awesome skull with huge horns sticking out, people love that kind of stuff’

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          Whitehorse city council mulls tighter criminal record checks for some business owners

          Taxi companies, pawn shops would face more scrutiny under new rules

          Pilots object to proposal to close five Yukon airstrips

          Report mulls shuttering or selling off little-used runways

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          YESAB says Goldcorp failed to consult First Nations, halts Coffee mine assessment

          ‘They just came in and completely failed to read the local landscape,’ evironmentalist says

          Yukon government weighs in on Ottawa’s carbon tax plan

          Territorial environment minister argues YG needs full control over revenue

          UPDATE: Sears Canada closing 59 of its stores across Canada

          Roughly 2,900 jobs expected to be lost, amid restructuring.

          UPDATE: Weaver’s claims of Site C road damage denied

          BC Hydro says sweatlodge, burial ground accommodated

          Eulachon, oolichan, hooligan: A fish by any other name is just as oily

          Eulachon, a small oily member of the smelt family, has many different names, including hooligan, oolichan and candlefish. You can thread a wick through the mouth of a dried eulachon, light it and it’s so full of oil it will burn just like a candle.

          Experts say risk of sheep transmitting disease ‘very real’

          Rabbitfoot Canyon — that craggy split that divides downtown Whitehorse from Porter Creek — is the last place you would think to look for a wild sheep. But that’s exactly where Philip Merchant said they have turned up in the past.

          Farmers say government bleating over sheep disease concerns

          In their fenced-off enclosure, the lambs at Wheaton River Gardens lay in a beam of early-spring sunlight with their mothers. Only a few days old, their cottony fleece and shiny black eyes give them them the appearance of new stuffed toys.

          Signs of spring: Food trucks bring buffet of options to Whitehorse

          Summer is coming: the snow is (mostly) gone, the temperatures are (somewhat) rising and the food trucks are (almost) here. This year’s batch of food trucks taking over the city won’t disappoint Yukoners craving tasty lunches.

          Shovel ready: Researchers to publish guide on work life balance for prospective miners

          A pair of researchers from the University of Vienna travelled nearly 7,500 kilometres to get a sense of what it’s like for Yukon workers who work by travelling in and out of mining camps.

          Online guide makes it easy to find Yukon farmers to feed you

          It must be spring. The swans are back, the mud is beginning to overtake the snow, and Yukon Agricultural Association’s online Yukon Farm Products and Services Guide is updated with this year’s info.

          Yukon fossil helps scientists pinpoint when bison arrived in North America

          Scientists have discovered that an unprepossessing fossil found near Old Crow likely belonged to one of the earliest bison that lived in North America.

          You’ve got to be kidding me: Yukon’s locally made goat cheese supplier closes shop

          As several goats wander around their barn, eating hay under the watchful eye of three Great Pyrenees dogs, Brian Lendrum takes a few moments to enjoy the sunny and balmy winter day.