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Whitehorse Correctional Centre report a ‘starting point’ to address justice system issues, CYFN says

CYFN executive director Shadelle Chambers says the justice system ‘requires fundamental changes’

Yukon government releases WCC inspection report

The report contains 40 recommendations on how facilities and services at the WCC should be improved

Whitehorse volunteers turn to GoFundMe to raise cash for thrift store

The Whitehorse Community Thrift Store is hoping to raise $70,000 in ‘seed money’

Teslin Tlingit Council to use ‘citizenship election process’ to select chief in 2020

TTC was the only Yukon First Nation still using its traditional system to select its leadership

Yukon government releases Whitehorse Correctional Centre inspection report

The report contains 40 recommendations on how facilities and services at the WCC should be improved

18 bears killed in the Yukon between April and July this year

Environment Yukon has not been providing updates on bear deaths this year due to workload involved

Crown, defence ask for 10 years’ parole ineligibility for Watson Lake murderer

Travis Dennis pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in May for killing Andy Giraudel in 2016

Selkirk First Nation says chinook salmon numbers similar to last year’s

Sonar on the Pelly River had counted just more than 7,900 chinook as of Aug. 5

Whitehorse woman charged after RCMP seize cocaine, heroin, pills

Police allege the woman possessed drugs including heroin and a suspected cocaine-fentanyl mix

Yukon Supreme Court overturns Cobalt Construction’s acquittal on Destruction Bay site decommissioning

Cobalt and its president were acquitted last fall of violating an environmental protection order

Environment Yukon cancels outfitters’ Finlayson caribou quotas for 2019-20 season

The two affected outfitters will have their Finlayson quotas reduced to zero next year

Champagne and Aishihik First Nations government closes salmon fishery

Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN) have issued an emergency closure on…

Yukon Supreme Court declares former YG employee a vexatious litigant

Former HPW heavy equipment operator ordered to pay $670 in costs

Crown appeals sentence of former Yukon man who sexually abused girls

The man is also appealing his sentence, arguing he wasn’t given enough credit for pre-sentence custody

Police warn public to be wary of phone scams

No, you can’t pay back taxes with iTunes gift cards

German tourists fined for trying to take fish, grouse from Yukon without permit

The couple pleaded guilty to violating the Wildlife Act and federal fishery regulations July 31

Teslin Tlingit Council restricts moose hunt due to overhunting concerns

The TTC will not be issuing access permits to non-citizens for it settlement lands

Trucking company in 2014 fatal Alaska Highway crash sues teen driver, deceased passenger, car owner for negligence

Bill Petrie Trucking Ltd. claims that the crash caused extensive damage to its truck and a loss of revenue

YG cancels Finlayson caribou hunt, encourages hunters to respect RRDC’s rules

Environment Yukon says ‘laws of general application’ will still apply to the Ross River area

Two women rescued from current at Miles Canyon

Police are asking people to use ‘extreme caution’ when swimming in lakes and rivers