Jackie Hong

Kathleen Lake facilities to close mid-July for CAFN general assembly

Parks Canada made the announcement June 18.

Pilot sues YG after plane damaged by shingles blown off Haines Junction airport roof

Alexander Lansfield says the damage to his aircraft amounts to $25,000

Man fined after unsuccessfully arguing Yukon driving laws don’t apply to him

Christopher Brown was found guilty of four charges under the Motor Vehicles Act on June 20

Yukon woman found guilty of selling crack to undercover officer in 2017

Diana Johns’ lawyer says he’s planning on launching an entrapment application

Support coordinator filling in ‘gaps’ in services for Yukon sexual assault victims

Reem Girgrah was hired as victim support coordinator for the Yukon’s SART in April

A medieval fair is coming to Whitehorse this summer

The fair is being held in conjunction with Whitehorse’s annual medieval combat tournament.

New wheelchair accessible trail at Wolf Creek campground opens

The trail, Tän Tágà Shro, also features interpretive signs in Southern Tutchone, English and French.

Man convicted of 2014 beating outside old Salvation Army re-sentenced

Mark Lange’s original dangerous offender designation was overturned by the Yukon Court of Appeal

Former Whitehorse teacher charged with sexual and indecent assault of former student

Paul Deuling made his first appearance in court via a lawyer on June 5.

Former Whitehorse MMIWG staffer hopes for action

Melissa Carlick worked as the community liaison for the Yukon, NWT, Alberta and parts of B.C. in 2017

Yukoner’s beer takes top prize at Haines homebrew competition

Whitehorse resident Lara Lewis’s Flanders Red Ale Session Lite was awarded Best of Show at Beerfest

Yukon Supreme Court strikes down mandatory minimum sentence for sexual assault of a minor

Deputy Justice Bonnie Tulloch found that a minimum one-year jail sentence violates the Charter

Fire ban lifted for southern Yukon

Wildland firefighters are currently suppressing or monitoring eight fires in the territory.

‘It is our tears in those documents’: Yukon leaders react to final MMIWG report

The final report calls the mistreatment of Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit individuals genocide

Yukon Supreme Court dismisses RRDC case on hunting licences and seals

Justice Ron Veale found that there was no reason to make any of RRDC’s requested declarations.

National inquiry calls violence against Indigenous women and girls genocide

Report makes 231 recommendations for governments, institutions and Canadians

Peter Johnston re-acclaimed as CYFN grand chief

Johnston will be serving his second term in the role

Kluane ice cave collapses

The popular natural attraction finally met its fate earlier this month.

Yukon requests Outside help to contain Bear Creek wildfire

The human-caused fire is out of control and had reached 571 hectares as of the night of May 28.