Jackie Hong

Whitehorse RCMP reminds drivers to slow down in school zones

The Whitehorse RCMP has issued a reminder to drivers that school zone…

Yukon River Chinook salmon will not meet spawning goals this season

The outlook for fall chum salmon is also bleak, with the run now expected to be less than 200,000

Man arrested after improvised traps set on Carmacks trail

A Carmacks man is facing three charges after police discovered improvised traps,…

Grizzly bear shot after breaking into occupied Marsh Lake cabin

Bear broke into at least seven structures last week before it was killed by a member of the public

Yukon has handed out $3k in CEMA fines

The Yukon has laid six charges under the Civil Emergency Measures Act…

UPDATED: Driver dead, passengers injured after rollover on North Klondike Highway at Braeburn

The crash happened around 7:30 a.m. Aug 19. A 22-year-old woman driving the car died at the scene

Vuntut Gwitchin formally appeals decision in residency requirement case

Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation has filed its appeal to a Yukon Supreme…

Yukon First Nations launch their own education directorate

Directorate will advocate for Yukon First Nations students, work on creating own school board

Yukon Salmon Sub-Committee recommends halt on fishing for Chinook

The Yukon Salmon Sub-Committee is recommending the complete cessation of fishing for…

Yukon government seeking expressions of interest for women’s halfway house

Advocates say that a facility for justice-involved women is long overdue

Man convicted of sexually abusing 13 girls given 1.5 years’ credit on sentence after appeal

Man was given 1,299 days’ credit for time in jail pre-sentencing when he should have received 1,850

Yukon RCMP breach agreement with Queer Yukon by attending Pride flag raising in uniform

High-ranking Yukon RCMP officers broke an agreement with Queer Yukon last month…

Whitehorse driver pleads not guilty in 2019 pedestrian death

A Whitehorse driver charged with failing to yield for a pedestrian at…

Dust devil rips apart pop-up fruit stand in Haines Junction

Owner George Redies says he’s thankful for the help and support he’s received from Yukoners

Melted beeswax, community pottery take centre stage at Arts Underground’s August shows

Two new, and very different, shows will be opening at Whitehorse’s Arts…

Yukon Salmon Sub-Committee recommends First Nations take ‘additional measures’ to conserve Chinook

Recommendation comes as Chinook run on the Yukon River appears unlikely to meet spawning goals

Judge grants order to shut down Pelly Crossing bootlegger

Justice Suzanne Duncan issued the community safety order on July 17.

Roberta Joseph reelected as Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in chief

Unofficial results show Joseph with more than double the votes of runner-up

Watson Lake mayor resigns following fraud, forgery charges

Cheryl O’Brien is accused of defrauding the Watson Lake Riding Association

Former Liard First Nation chief goes to court over June election

George Morgan is alleging corruption and bias on the part of the chief returning officer