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The federal government will contribute $126,000 over two years to support research into the Yukon's geothermal energy potential. The funding will come from the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, or CanNor.
Teen driver charged in crash that killed two Whitehorse RCMP have charged the driver of a car that was involved in a deadly collision on the Alaska Highway in August.
Whitehorse roots/folk quintet The Bennett Sun got its start thanks to a set of forgotten tent poles. Dana Jennejohn, a guitarist, was already ensconced at the annual bluegrass music camp in Kluane country.
NorthwesTel must drop its DSL Internet rates, reduce the overage charges for users who exceed their bandwidth, and give up its practice of charging an extra fee to customers who purchase Internet service but no phone line.
An effort to cut the number of Yukon continuing care patients who are taking powerful antipsychotic drugs has seen promising results so far.
The Yukon Conservation Society is not happy about Yukon Energy's plans to build a big, new hydro-electric dam.
Yukon Energy will decide by the end of this year whether or not to move ahead with a proposal to raise the limits on the water levels in the Southern Lakes.
The work of five Yukoners is front and centre in the Canada's newly redecorated diplomatic home in the United Kingdom.
Yukon skier Emily Nishikawa was the fastest Canadian in the women’s 10-kilometre skate ski race at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun, Sweden, this week.
The Yukon will have a new 10-bed continuing care facility by the end of this year. The territorial government announced this week it purchased the Oblate Centre, located on Sixth Avenue in downtown Whitehorse.
Kent emphasizes bright side of mining survey results Yukon Mines Minister Scott Kent says that the Yukon's falling rank in an annual global report on mining-friendly jurisdictions is "something that we take very seriously.
"Low probability, high consequence." That's how a public avalanche forecaster describes the current avalanche risk in the White Pass.
The Yukon News is a finalist in 10 categories at this year's BC and Yukon Community Newspaper Association's Ma Murray Community Newspaper Awards.
The Yukon has slipped for the second consecutive year in the Fraser Institute's annual ranking of mining jurisdictions.
Twenty two years after his rookie run in the Yukon Quest, Tagish resident Ed Hopkins has achieved a new personal best in the race: a third-place finish. His best previous placing was eighth, in 2005.
The Boreale Ranch is still a work in progress. They're still hanging art on the walls, Marsha Cameron says. Then she points outside, to the snowy yard ringed with trees.
Eva Holland Special for the News The standardized fitness test for Canada's wildland firefighters is as much a game of strategy as it is a feat of raw strength and endurance. I learn that quickly, but not soon enough.
The Yukon government announced last week that it will provide $1 million in funding to support land-based treatment programs at the Jackson Lake Healing Centre over the next three years. The territorial money supplements a $1.
Matt Holmes can spot the seeds of an avalanche in a handful of snow. On a roped-off plot of snow in the trees below Fraser Peak, he pulls a small screen marked with a tight grid pattern out of his tool kit.
A veteran wildlife biologist spoke to a small crowd last night in Whitehorse about how to reduce urban conflicts between humans and bears.