Jackie Hong

Truth is the defence to defamation, says lawyer

“It’s a matter of speaking the truth … Speaking the truth is an absolute defence to defamation”

Fired Yukon College instructor sues student over sex assault allegations

Charles Stuart is suing a former student over a Facebook post alleging he sexually assaulted her

Yukon producer Jeremy Parkin uses found sounds to create lo-fi beats

The 21-year-old is also part of upcoming hip-hop duo Local Boy

Mayo-area placer miners, Victoria Gold in dispute over road work

Kelly Benson and Joe Volf say Victoria Gold widened a road on their claims without consulting them

Clean-up of Marwell tar pit underway

Crews are using enhanced thermal conduction to remove contaminants from the dirt

EMR petitions for Shelley Cuthbert and her dogs to vacate from Tarfu Lake site

The owner of a dog rescue formerly located in Tagish has set up a camp off Atlin Road

Yukon justice department commits to ATIPP change after News complaint

The Yukon justice department has made changes to how it handles access-to-information requests

Yukon RCMP has about two-dozen officers trained in impaired driving detection, investigation

More officers to be trained in the new year, spokesperson Coralee Reid wrote in an email

Hospital cancels Whitehorse woman’s surgery 45 minutes beforehand

Patricia Nowell-Lindquist had changed into a gown and was fully prepped when she was told the news

Dan Curtis wins third terms as mayor of Whitehorse

This page will be updated when results of municipal elections across the territory come in

Ale in the Dark fundraiser puts taste buds to the test

Event attendees try to identify beers while wearing blindfolds

Kristina Kane re-elected chief of Ta’an Kwäch’än Council

Christina Peters, who’s served as a TKC councillor, was elected deputy chief in the Oct. 15 election

Fewer donations mean the United Way is worried about its sustainability

“In the past, people were much more willing to give you $10 a paycheque and let you work well with it”

CANNABIS SPECIAL: Yukon RCMP, Crown prepare for uptick in cannabis-impaired driving cases

Police supt. says “individual choice and individual decision making is still going to be required”

Yukon justice minister tables new Coroners Act

The current act was created in 1958 and has only received a handful of updates since then

Tahltan Strong benefit concerts raise more than $86k for Telegraph Creek

An evacuation order for the community and surrounding area, issued in August, remains in effect

Mother of slain Pelly Crossing teen says killer’s sentence “a slap in the face”

April Baker, mother of 18-year-old Raine Silas, says the justice system failed her son

UPDATED: Minto mine shutting down after sale, bogged down by copper prices, falls though

Capstone is putting the mine in care and maintenance after sale to Pembridge Resources fell through

Former YG employee’s firing while on probation was justified, court finds

The Yukon government had “every right” to reject Andrew Schaer on probation, a judge found