Jackie Hong

Flurry of construction expected at Takhini Hot Springs this summer

Takhini Hot Springs Ltd. president says more than $20 million to be poured in over next three years

Ice-age giant beaver’s diet of pond weeds likely contributed to extinction, new study says

“You have this animal that’s seven feet tall that just eats little pond weeds”

Dawson conservation officers investigating after garbage, animal parts attracts black bear

Conservation officers found a black bear at the pile at the end of Klondike River access road May 12

Trial of Toronto man charged after Yukon fentanyl bust underway in Whitehorse

Jibril Hosh Jibril has pleaded not guilty to one count of possession for the purposes of trafficking

Liard First Nation denies it owes investigation company cash

The First Nation is denying allegations it owes $60,000

Whitehorse man pleads guilty to kicking cop in the chest during 2018 arrest

Jeffrey Blackburn pleaded guilty to assaulting a peace officer and violating his bail conditions

Carcross/Tagish First Nation to hold by-election for new chief

Vote will be held on July 15 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Two women charged with first-degree murder in 2017 Pelly Crossing homicide

Charabelle Maureen Silverfox, 27, and Lynzee Harriott Silverfox, 21, were arrested May 16.

Whitehorse RCMP, city ask for help IDing parking meter theft suspects

Fifty-two parking meters have been damaged or stolen

Yukon coroner ID’s body found in Yukon River

Graham Everitt, 42, was last seen in Whitehorse on Sept. 25, 2018.

Four Yukon women’s organizations to receive up to $2.6 million in federal funding

Five projects spearheaded by four local organizations will be receiving cash from two federal funds

Alaskan telecom to build terrestrial fibre line to Yukon, linking state to the Lower 48

Northwestel will be one of the Canadian companies carrying traffic for MTA

Yukon Human Rights Commission turns to artificial intelligence for a new reporting tool

Spot is a chatbot that allows people to record and report incidents of discrimination 24 hours a day

UPDATE: stolen City of Whitehorse work truck found abandoned “outside the city”

Yukon RCMP have confirmed the truck, stolen May 13, was found the next day

First phase of Yukon health and social programs and services review finds 14 improvements

Improvements include allowing for flexible staffing models, cutting back cell phone plan costs

Environment Yukon reminds Yukoners to secure bear attractants, be bear-safe

Bears that become accustomed to human-sourced food become a public safety threat

KDFN chief expresses ‘outrage’ after citizen with appropriate voucher denied cab rides

The citizen was trying to get from Whitehorse airport to the hospital to see his dying brother

Two men charged in 2018 incident that saw bears attracted to cooking grease in MacRae

Conservation officers killed three bears that had become habituated to eating improperly stored grease

Stewart Crossing woman loses house built by her father in fire

Effie Moses, 64, says the house also contained the belongings of her father, “Little Dave” Moses