Jackie Hong

Victoria Faulkner Women’s Centre launches Sexualized Assault Prevention Month

Program coordinator Jess Stone said she hopes the month encourages dialogue about the topic

Darryl Sheepway sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 13 years

Yukon Supreme Court Justice Leigh Gower sentenced Sheepway, convicted of second-degree murder, May 8

Dawson City homicide victim remembered as a ‘beautiful soul’

Kevin McGowan, 41, was killed in Dawson City April 30. Yukon RCMP say his death was a homicide

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in 2016 Watson Lake killing

Alfred Chief Jr. pleaded guilty to manslaughter for killing Olson Wolftail, 87, in 2016

Yukon First Nations, territorial government sign resource royalty sharing agreement

The agreement settle long-standing dispute over interpretation of Umbrella Final Agreement chapter

Yukon RCMP identify victim in Dawson City homicide

Kevin McGowan, 41, was killed in Dawson City April 30. His death was previous classified as suspicious

Darryl Sheepway says petition about WCC conditions about ‘right and wrong’

Secure living unit conditions have improved but still aren’t comparable to general population, he says

Northern Premiers’ Forum meets with Trudeau in Ottawa

Yukon Premier Sandy Silver says he sought clarity on carbon tax from federal environment minister

Yukon receives $445 million in federal infrastructure funding

Cash includes money for green infrastructure, energy, public transit

Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in pushing for IMPACT to be brought to Dawson City

IMPACT, mandatory for licence reinstatement following drunk driving charges, is only held in Whitehorse

Crown loses appeal over Whitehorse man’s acquittal on resisting arrest

Harry Kolasch was acquitted of resisting arrest after a trial judge found he was unlawfully arrested

Man at centre of Whitehorse standoff says RCMP overreacted

‘It’s just stupid, stupid, stupid’

Yukon criminal defence lawyers concerned with proposals in federal justice reform bill

Bill C-75 was introduced by federal justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould in late March

Yukon Bonanza Box offers a surprise taste of the North

The Whitehorse-based business will ship subscribers six to eight Yukon-made items every three months

Jury finds Whitehorse man not guilty of sexual assault

Dion Roberts, 30, was acquitted on a charge of sexual assault April 27.

Yukon RCMP investigating suspicious death of man in Dawson City

The man died in downtown Dawson in the “early hours” of April 30, according to a press release.

Accused, complainant tell different stories during testimony at Whitehorse sexual assault trial

Dion Roberts, charged with sexual assault, testified that the sex he had was consensual.

Whitehorse RCMP seek witnesses after man run over with Jeep in SuperValu parking lot

The incident took place around 11:20 a.m. April 26. The driver of the Jeep has not been identified

Whitehorse-based project aims to Indigenize Wikipedia

‘It’s just taking the initiative to … do the writing’

Trial begins for man accused in 2016 Whitehorse sexual assault

Dion Roberts, 30, is accused of sexually assaulting a woman after a night out