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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’

KDFN launches civil suit against man repairing broken cars on Old Village land

First Nation says it’s been asking Tim Smith to clear the land since 2013

JDS Silver and two former workers in legal spat over dismissal

Ex-employees claim wrongful firing, but company says their actions led to dangerous situation at northern B.C. mine

Yukon mining outlook brightening: Conference Board of Canada

Yukon Geological Survey expects companies will spend $120 million in 2017

‘No question’ about need for more affordable housing: YAPC

Rental vacancy rate drops to under two per cent in Whitehorse

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          Yukon government gauges interest in Alaska fibre optic loop

          South Klondike line seen as alternative to Northwestel-owned Dempster route

          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

          Federal Court dismisses Northern Cross claims against YESAB

          Company argued review board was out of line giving Eagle Plains project extra scrutiny

          Yukon government weighs in on Ottawa’s carbon tax plan

          Territorial environment minister argues YG needs full control over revenue

          Aurum strikes gold, wins Yukon Innovation Prize

          Makers of birch sap moisturizer win $60,000 to help get product to market

          What’s half a billion more? Federal government readies Faro mine cleanup

          Construction would start in 2022 while monitoring could go on forever

          UPDATE: Sears Canada closing 59 of its stores across Canada

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

          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.