Jackie Hong

YG cancels French school construction management contract with NWT firm

Yukon companies will be able to bid to complete the remainder of the work, Mostyn says

Court rules man assaulted by RCMP can continue arguing Charter violations

The judge also decided the police must release documents related to training and policing

YG launches public survey on regulating, funding midwifery

The Yukon government plans to introduce funded and regulated midwifery by the end of 2019

Whitehorse man accused of mailing exploding package to his brother facing attempted murder charge

Leon Nepper, 73, is now facing one charge each of aggravated assault and attempted murder

Watson Lake man sentenced for manslaughter

‘It’s like (Chief) got a new lease on life and my dad is no longer here… How is that justice?’

Whitehorse Community Thrift Store to open its doors Saturday

The store, opening for the first time on Sept. 22 at 10 a.m., is located in the Yukon Inn Plaza

Death of Whitehorse man in Vancouver hospital deemed a homicide

Shawn Johnnie died after being medevaced from Whitehorse to Vancouver Sept. 12.

Whitehorse Days Inn fined $1,500 for failing to fix faulty emergency lighting

The hotel did not fix the lights within the deadline given by the Whitehorse Fire Department

Norwegian “adventurer” fined $1k for illegally hunting ptarmigan on Yukon’s South Canol Road

Tonje Blomseth had been told by conservation officers that ptarmigan hunting season was over

Yukon internet pioneer Rick Steele dead at 64

Steele, who was instrumental in bringing internet to the Yukon, died Sept. 10

Skull found on Whitehorse trail in 2009 ID’d as belonging to missing B.C. man

The skull, found on a trail near Long Lake Road, is that of Port Coquitlam man Terry Fai Vong.

Yukon suspect in B.C. mail bombing makes court appearance

Whitehorse man, Leon Nepper, faces charges related to a mail bomb sent to a Port Alice home Sept. 11

Emails reveal Yukon government officials’ surprise over Ross River Dena Council’s hunting permits

Records were obtained by the News via an access to information request

‘My passion is still art:’ carver Eugene Alfred has been at it for three decades

Alfred also doubles as Selkirk First Nation’s fish and wildlife officer

Open sesame: Bullet Hole Bagels sets up shop

Co-owner Adrian Burrill says he’s excited for the next chapter in the shop’s hole-y adventure

Dawson-area placer miner fined $4,500 after oil spills from bulldozer

The Crown and defence agreed that Campbell Arkinstall didn’t intend to cause the spill

YG defends giving NWT company $900k French school construction management contract

The Yukon Party and some architectural firms are wondering why it didn’t go to a local company

FASSY supports WCC report recommendations, also wants immediate action

Inmates with FASD and the jail now are not receiving support they need, says board member

Man sentenced to life with 10 years’ parole ineligibility for 2016 Watson Lake murder

Travis Dennis has been convicted of second-degree murder for killing Andy Giraudel in July 2016

Whitehorse’s Social House bids adieu

Part bar, part concert and social events venue, the business is closing for good on Aug. 31.