Haley Ritchie

Yukon government releases new guidelines for COVID-19 symptoms and sending children to school

The advice sorts symptoms into three categories: red, yellow and green

Baggage screening changes begin

Passengers are asked to arrive earlier than normal in order to accommodate the new temporary system

Site selection for battery project draws ire of nearby landowners

Yukon Energy is accepting public comments on three possible sites for the project

Yukon Government extends education review

The final report is scheduled for release in March 2021

Former Yukon U president takes new job following resignation

Vice President University Services Maggie Matear has been appointed as interim president

Climate change strategy targets 30 per cent reduction in territory greenhouse gases by 2030

The strategy includes rebates for electric vehicles but puts off mining targets for two years

Yukon government will fund one type of glucose monitors for adults

The Yukon T1D Support Network says coverage needs to go further

Yukon University president resigns after only two months in role

Vice President University Services Maggie Matear has been appointed as interim president

Teslin Tlingit Council elects chief, deputy chief

Teslin Tlingit Council citizens have elected Eric Morris as the new Naa Sháade Háni

Strike while the iron’s hot: new blacksmithing forge fuels creativity in Whitehorse

Aspiring smithies designed fire pokers at the debut of Yukonstruct’s new gas forge

Teslin Tlingit Council to hold election

Election day is Sept. 15, 2020

Yukon privacy commissioner releases decision on Department of Justice access request

Yukon News reporter Jackie Hong first filed her request in 2018

Tourism operators say winter season outlook is bleak without border openings

The Tourism Association is urging the government that borders should be reopened

New research on northern mastodons could offer clues about modern climate change

Scientists identified patterns in how mastodons travelled north to new habitats

Glaucoma care streamlined

Patients no longer require referal to an ophthalmologist for treatment

Yukon government updates workplace violence and harassment regulations

The changes come into effect next September

Yukon government extends state of emergency for second time

Unemployment is now at eight per cent, the highest in two years

Yukon government extends relief program

“We know that businesses continue to need help”

Ottawa puts out statement opposing ANWR development

“Our rights, future and the land and animals cannot be bought yet others try to sell it”

Yukon Party calls for more oversight in use of Civil Emergency Measures Act

Premier said the opposition will get their say when the legislature resumes in October