Jackie Hong

Kaska Dena Council hunting consultation trial wraps up

Yukon government has a ‘selective case of amnesia’ about the KDC, the society’s lawyer said

Kaska Dena Council not a rights-bearing group, YG argues in hunting consultation lawsuit

KDC says the Yukon government has the duty to consult before issuing hunting licences for Kaska traditional territory

Yukon RCMP concludes investigation into fatal Haines Junction ambulance crash

RCMP spokesperson confirms no charges are being laid

Kaska Dena Council in court over hunting licences

‘Consultation is not a “the more the merrier” proposition’

Yukon government denies it owes substitute teachers unpaid wages

The Department of Education filed responses July 5 to five lawsuits launched against it by substitute teachers

Yukon Archives project aims to identify First Nations individuals in historical photos

Project seeks help naming people in about 600 photos taken between the 1950s and the 1970s

IMPACT pilot run in Dawson City a ‘tremendous success’

Course required for people with impaired driving convictions to get their licences back

Man charged in 2017 Carmacks murder granted bail

Mario Rueben Skookum, 25, must abide by 13 conditions

Environment Yukon retracts some hunting permits after error, will draw again

Mistake affects 230 hunting permits for sheep, caribou, moose and sheep for 2018-19 season

Former Destruction Bay motel employee awarded $5k in human rights pantsing case

The Yukon Human Rights Board of Adjudication found that Peter Budge was pantsed up to five times by his boss, Charles Eikland, in 2014

Family mediation pilot project aims to get Yukon families out of court and talking

Mediation has advantages over sorting family issues out in court, counsellor and mediator Pat Bragg says

Yukon government releases new recycling surcharge plan

Surcharges on several items are significantly lower than what the YG proposed last year

Man who sexually abused 13 girls designated long-term offender, sentenced to 16 years

The former Yukon man pleaded guilty to 25 charges, including sexual interference, last year

Sentencing hearing held for man who killed Watson Lake elder in 2016

Alfred Chief Jr. pleaded guilty to manslaughter for killing 87-year-old Olson Wolftail in 2016

Court dismisses Norman Larue’s first-degree murder appeal

Two out of three Court of Appeal justices agreed that Larue’s appeal was without merit

Contempt of court application withdrawn against Shelley Cuthbert

The former neighbours of dog rescue owner Shelley Cuthbert have withdrawn their…

Sentencing hearing for Pelly Crossing man in manslaughter case scheduled for August

Tristan Joe pleaded guilty to manslaughter in relation to the 2016 death of Raine Silas, 18.

RRDC to require non-Kaska hunters in Ross River area to get special permit

People hoping to hunt in Ross River area this season need a permit from the Ross River Dena Council

Yukon Supreme Court’s first resident woman justice sworn in

Justice Edith Campbell is also the only resident Yukon Supreme Court judge fluent in both official languages

Nature, history drive artist inspiration for Created at the Canyon

Put on by the Yukon Conservation Society, the event sees six artists create work at Miles Canyon