Graeme McElheran

Stakeholders missing at utility board hearing

The Yukon Energy Corporation is making “backroom deals” on its 20-year resource plan, according to Yukon Utilities Consumer Group…

Vuntut Gwitchin ban caribou hunt

This year, only subsistence hunters can kill Porcupine caribou in the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation’s traditional territory.

A tale of two veterans

Pte. Darrell Barker prefers not to discuss the semantics about whether Canada is at war in Afghanistan, or not.

Democratic win prompts ANWR protection hopes

Following the Democrat Party’s sweep in US midterm elections, Old Crow is more optimistic about the future of the Porcupine caribou herd.

Fentie mute on federal green plan

Canada’s three northern premiers agree climate change is one of the region’s greatest challenges.

Norovirus outbreak comes in waves

Let’s get one thing straight: a rash of sickness in Whitehorse is not, specifically, Norwalk virus.

Psych patient back in custody

A violent psych patient is back in custody after escaping from Whitehorse General Hospital last week. Chad Daniel Carlyle was at large Thursday…

Mentally ill suspect slips Health department custody

A violent, mentally unstable man facing criminal charges escaped from government custody earlier this week.

Political life, on the outside

It’s difficult for Patrick Michael to pick the most interesting government from the Yukon’s partisan history.

Power line proposal requires corporate contribution

Two mining companies have no intention to help build a hydroelectric transmission line between Carmacks and Stewart Crossing.

‘Experienced’ cabinet includes novice MLA

For the first time in 17 years, the Yukon cabinet is not packed with rookies. At the outset of its second mandate, the Yukon Party cabinet includes…

Hepatitis C sufferers still waiting on Ottawa promises

It’s been three months since Ottawa promised $1 billion in compensation to  Canadian hepatitis C victims who contracted the disease…

Minto finds $85 million bankroll

Sherwood Copper Corp. has all the money it needs to get its Minto copper mine into production by April, 2007.

Ross River Dena take Ottawa to court

The Ross River Dena Council is suing Ottawa. Documents filed with Yukon Supreme Court on October 16 claim the federal government is failing its…

Western Copper CEO denies Glamis connection

A new player in the Yukon mining sector has ties to a $50-million dispute involving the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Mackenzie gas will compound global warming, says group

At peak production, operating the NWT’s proposed Mackenzie Valley natural gas pipeline will pump 400,000 automobiles’ worth of greenhouse…

Rae ponders Yukon visit

Bob Rae remembers Rae Days. How could he forget? It was the early 1990s, he was the New Democratic premier of Ontario and the province was mired in…

Clean Air Act downplays global warming

Thursday, the Conservative government released its Clean Air Act, promising to cut national greenhouse gas emissions by 50 per cent — over the…

Clean technology fund ‘unique’: Prentice

A proposed Clean Air Act from the Conservative government in Ottawa is a “remarkable piece of legislation,” according to Indian and…

Moore wins in Watson

Watson Lake citizens pulled out the big chair for Nancy Moore on Thursday, handing her a decisive win in the town’s mayoral race.