Jackie Hong

Environment Yukon nixes online harvest reporting for the 2019 season

Hunters will have to report their harvests either in-person or over the phone, as they did pre-2017

Yukon, Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation reach agreement on Carmacks bypass

The bypass is part of the larger Yukon Resource Gateway project

Yukon College to offer a bachelor of business administration program in fall 2019

The four-year bachelor is the college’s second-ever degree program.

Climate change affecting northern Canada faster than rest of the country, report says

The North is warming three time faster than the global average, according to a new report

Ex-Whitehorse cabbie charged $1,500 for 2018 Salvation Army hit-and-run

Binerjeet Chauhan, 25, pleaded guilty to two counts under the territory’s Motor Vehicles Act April 1

Yukoners should be prepared for bear encounters any time of year, officials say

Bear encounters in the Yukon have been recorded as late as January.

Yukon RCMP federal investigations unit lost funding for two positions in 2018-19

The Yukon RCMP’s federal investigations unit has been running with two fewer…

Liard First Nation, Watson Lake hospital team up on frozen meal program for elders

Elders can place their orders on Monday and are delivered their meals on Friday

Beaver Creek RV Park ordered to pay couple $5k for bad gas

The couple had been vacationing in the Yukon in the summer of 2018

Q&A: Donovan Woods

The folk-country singer-songwriter will perform at the Yukon Arts Centre March 29

Bear that killed Whitehorse teacher, infant, was “emaciated,” coroner’s report says

Valérie Théorêt, 37, and her daughter, 10-month-old Adèle Roesholt, were killed in November 2018

Burwash Landing designer hopes to highlight Yukon fur, themes at a Toronto fashion show

Louisette Boudreau will be travelling with her team to Fashion Art Toronto at the end of April

UPDATED: YHC says new Whitehorse secure medical unit in “pre-planning” stage, Frost says planning and design underway

The Yukon’s 2019-20 budget allocated $1M towards the “planning and design” of a new unit

Whitehorse RCMP investigating ‘sextortion’ scams

Whitehorse RCMP are investigating after two “sextortion” scams were recently reported to…

Judge orders eviction of Kopper King trailer over drug activity after SCAN investigation

Justice Suzanne Duncan issued the order March 22. The trailer will be closed off for 90 days

Author Kate Harris wins $30k RBC Taylor Prize for her first book, Lands of Lost Borders

“It was all very dreamlike; it still is,” Harris said of the award

Damaged fibre line in northern B.C. caused Yukon phone outage, says Northwestel

Cell and landline service, including some 911 service, was affected for about 12 hours Sunday.

Women ordered to pay more than $800k in Dawson defamation case file appeal

A jury found earlier this year that Audrey Vigneau and Susan Hermann had made defamatory comments

CBSA searches economic development office, Whitehorse home

Properties searched March 12 as part of an ongoing investigation, the details of which are unclear.

Former Yukon Commissioner, Yukon College chancellor Ken McKinnon dies

McKinnon is being remembered for his numerous contributions to the territory.