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Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley announced one new case and one confirmed case on June 9. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley announced one new case and one confirmed case on June 9. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Dr. Brendan Hanley, the Yukon’s chief medical officer, announced three new cases of COVID-19 on June 8. (Yukon News file)

Three new COVID-19 cases in Whitehorse

All are isolating and contact tracing is underway

Dr. Brendan Hanley, the Yukon’s chief medical officer, announced three new cases of COVID-19 on June 8. (Yukon News file)
Dr. Brendan Hanley, the Yukon’s chief medical officer, announced three probable COVID-19 cases at the Eagle Gold Mine site on June 6. (Yukon News file)

Three COVID-19 cases, outbreak declared at Victoria Gold mine site

Dr. Brendan Hanley, the Yukon’s chief medical officer, announced three probable COVID-19 cases at the Eagle Gold Mine site on June 6. (Yukon News file)
Claire Ness, Major Funk and Remy Rodden, from left to right, have been nominated for the Western Canadian Music Awards. (Courtesy/Facebook)

Three Yukon artists nominated for Western Canadian Music Awards

Claire Ness, Major Funk and Remy Rodden were all nominated on May 18

Claire Ness, Major Funk and Remy Rodden, from left to right, have been nominated for the Western Canadian Music Awards. (Courtesy/Facebook)
More than 25,000 people have received the firsdt dose of the vaccine, according to the Yukon government. (Black Press file)

Yukon has now vaccinated 76 per cent of eligible adults

The territory has surpassed its goal of 75 per cent as a first step toward ‘herd immunity’

More than 25,000 people have received the firsdt dose of the vaccine, according to the Yukon government. (Black Press file)
Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley announced two new cases of COVID-19 on May 11. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Two new cases of COVID-19 reported, one in the Yukon and one Outside

One person is self-isolating, the other will remain Outside until non-infectious

Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley announced two new cases of COVID-19 on May 11. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

One new case of COVID-19 in the Yukon

Case number 82 is the territory’s only active case

Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Yukon Party leader Currie Dixon reacts to the territorial budget in Whitehorse on March 4, 2021. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Yukon Party MLAs apologize for crude text messages about party leaders

Premier Sandy Silver believes he was “inadvertently” sent the message thread

Yukon Party leader Currie Dixon reacts to the territorial budget in Whitehorse on March 4, 2021. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
The Yukon Department of Education in Whitehorse on Dec. 22, 2020. The department has announced new dates for the 2021/2022 school year. (John Hopkins-Hill/Yukon News file)

Yukon school dates set for 2021/22

The schedule shows classes starting on Aug. 23, 2021 for all Whitehorse schools and in some communities.

The Yukon Department of Education in Whitehorse on Dec. 22, 2020. The department has announced new dates for the 2021/2022 school year. (John Hopkins-Hill/Yukon News file)
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Today’s mailbox: rent caps and vaccines

To Sandy Silver and Kate White Once again Kate White and her…

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Yukon Party leader Currie Dixon addressing media at a press conference on April 8. The territorial election is on April 12. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

‘Desperate for power:’ Yukon Party’s Currie Dixon blasts Liberal-NDP agreement

‘Not a single thing is costed out,’ Dixon says of agreement promises

Yukon Party leader Currie Dixon addressing media at a press conference on April 8. The territorial election is on April 12. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
Azreil Allen, Abeer Ahmad and Min Stad (from left to right) brainstorm climate solutions in a rural communities focus group at the Yukon Youth Panel on Climate Change’s first face-to-face meeting on April 24 and 25. (Gabrielle Plonka/Yukon News)

Youth Panel on Climate Change meets face-to-face in Whitehorse

The 13 panelists met on April 24 and 25

Azreil Allen, Abeer Ahmad and Min Stad (from left to right) brainstorm climate solutions in a rural communities focus group at the Yukon Youth Panel on Climate Change’s first face-to-face meeting on April 24 and 25. (Gabrielle Plonka/Yukon News)
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A Main Street business shows its new hours cut back due to COVID-19 in Whitehorse on March 31, 2020. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Yukon businesses reported lost revenue, obstacles in 2020: YBS

The Yukon Bureau of Statistics released a report on COVID-19’s impact on business this week

A Main Street business shows its new hours cut back due to COVID-19 in Whitehorse on March 31, 2020. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
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Justice accessibility has been the focus of Yukon's court system for the past year.

Scott Design Build countersuing for $7.5 million over Carmacks arena project

The construction company is being sued by the Yukon government for the unfinished project

Joel Krahn/Yukon News
Justice accessibility has been the focus of Yukon's court system for the past year.
Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

New COVID-19 case confirmed in rural Yukon community

An exposure notification has been issued for Andrea’s Restaurant in Watson Lake

Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Air North is resuming service to Alberta next month. (Courtesy/Air North)

Air North resuming Alberta service

Flights to Edmonton and Calgary will resume starting May 5

Air North is resuming service to Alberta next month. (Courtesy/Air North)
Drilling at Northern Tiger’s 3Ace gold project. (Courtesy/Yukon government)

Yukon Mineral Development Strategy advises First Nation involvement, streamlined assessments

The strategy includes six priorities and 95 recommendations

Drilling at Northern Tiger’s 3Ace gold project. (Courtesy/Yukon government)
Anne Huang launched Anne’s Dumplings out of Yukon Food Provisions in December. (Gabrielle Plonka/Yukon News)

Yukon Food Provisions launches collaborative cooking space

Ice cream, donuts, bread, dumplings and feature items are all available in the industrial district

Anne Huang launched Anne’s Dumplings out of Yukon Food Provisions in December. (Gabrielle Plonka/Yukon News)
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Today’s mailbox: Hands of Hope, the quilt of poppies

Toilets are important Ed. note: Hands of Hope is a Whitehorse-based non-profit…

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