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Elementary school children learn better when boys and girls are separated. The benefits are especially pronounced in the intermediate grades, when puberty first starts to kick in.
Territorial Court Judge John Faulkner has found all three defendants guilty and responsible for the botched blast that rained rock and debris on Lobird subdivision.
The Yukon Water Board has rejected Carmacks Copper's water use application, casting doubt on the future of the mine. This is good news for the Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation, which fought the proposal.
Whitehorse RCMP will investigate five of its officers for misconduct in the handling of Raymond Silverfox while in police custody.
The Yukon Francophone School Board is taking the territory to court over funding. The territory receives federal funding from Canadian Heritage for French language education.
Almost 70 years ago, James Quong gave his future wife Diamond an ultimatum. "It's me and the Yukon, or nothing.
Future solutions often rely on old ideas. Take, for example, Dave Loeks' new approach to building timber-framed homes. He likens it to Lego. For adults. And he believes his Haven Timber Homes may solve First Nation housing problems in the Yukon and across the country.
Yukon First Nations may create their own form of law enforcement if substantial changes are not made to the RCMP.
A local man died at the Whitehorse Detox Centre on Sunday morning. His identity will not being released until authorities are able to contact his next of kin, said Yukon coroner Sharon Hanley. On Saturday evening, complaints were made about an intoxicated man on Fourth Avenue downtown.
If you live in the communities, finding medical care for your four-legged friend just got harder. Carolynne Fudja, the Yukon's only mobile vet, closed up shop last week. "I'm not leaving because I don't like my work or I don't like where I live," said Fudja.
Faro is still set on completing the controversial sale of its daycare building to one of its employees. The lot and building were originally assessed at $80,000.
The Yukon Writers' Festival continues throughout the weekend. Haines Junction will get a dose of the literary festivities with readings and music on Saturday night. Bob Hayes and musician Tim Naylor will be performing at the St. Elias Convention Centre.
Insidious forces are invading the Yukon. And you're likely to have already come across them. Sweet clover plants up to a metre high can be seen growing all along Yukon highways.
The RCMP has apologized for its "insensitive and callous treatment" of Raymond Silverfox while in police custody. "There is no doubt that in our care and handling of Mr. Silverfox, we have failed to respect and live up to the standards and values that not only Yukoners.
Raymond Silverfox spent the last 13 hours of his life moaning in pain while lying in a vomit and filth-covered police cell before succumbing to toxic bacteria he'd sucked into his lungs.
Raymond Silverfox vomited 26 times while in police custody, mostly on the floor of his cell. Initially the vomit was clear, but later it became dark and red. He also urinated and defecated in his pants.
Most people might consider giving up life in the bush after a close call with an aggressive grizzly bear. For Tor Forsberg, it took a multitude of close calls, three of which involved bears. Forsberg finally made the decision to leave the bush after a 12-day beaver trapping expedition.
After watching Raymond Silverfox writhe in pain, vomit and soil himself, Douglas Jack Jr. suggested police assist the prisoner. "We told them that this guy needs help," Jack Jr., who shared the drunk tank with Silverfox, told a coroner's inquest on Friday.
Hannibal Means is not your run-of-the-mill vocal coach. Built like a linebacker with a deep sonorous voice and a laugh like James Earl Jones, the guy tells you that the black swan is his totem. And with good reason.
When Nickolai Gogol wrote his play, The Government Inspector, he probably didn't have Canada in mind. This causes some problems for Colin Heath, who adapted the play into the musical comedy The Man from the Capital, which is being staged by the Guild this month.