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Yukon internet pioneer Rick Steele dead at 64

Steele, who was instrumental in bringing internet to the Yukon, died Sept. 10

Skull found on Whitehorse trail in 2009 ID’d as belonging to missing B.C. man

The skull, found on a trail near Long Lake Road, is that of Port Coquitlam man Terry Fai Vong.

Yukon suspect in B.C. mail bombing makes court appearance

Whitehorse man, Leon Nepper, faces charges related to a mail bomb sent to a Port Alice home Sept. 11

Emails reveal Yukon government officials’ surprise over Ross River Dena Council’s hunting permits

Records were obtained by the News via an access to information request

‘My passion is still art:’ carver Eugene Alfred has been at it for three decades

Alfred also doubles as Selkirk First Nation’s fish and wildlife officer

Open sesame: Bullet Hole Bagels sets up shop

Co-owner Adrian Burrill says he’s excited for the next chapter in the shop’s hole-y adventure

Dawson-area placer miner fined $4,500 after oil spills from bulldozer

The Crown and defence agreed that Campbell Arkinstall didn’t intend to cause the spill

YG defends giving NWT company $900k French school construction management contract

The Yukon Party and some architectural firms are wondering why it didn’t go to a local company

FASSY supports WCC report recommendations, also wants immediate action

Inmates with FASD and the jail now are not receiving support they need, says board member

Man sentenced to life with 10 years’ parole ineligibility for 2016 Watson Lake murder

Travis Dennis has been convicted of second-degree murder for killing Andy Giraudel in July 2016

Whitehorse’s Social House bids adieu

Part bar, part concert and social events venue, the business is closing for good on Aug. 31.

UPDATED: Former Liberal candidate Tamara Goeppel fined $1,000 for violating Elections Act in 2016 election

Goeppel admitted to improperly helping people fill out proxy voting forms during the 2016 election.

WCC report recommendations on segregation align with ‘best practices,’ expert says

Meanwhile, the lawyer who represented Michael Nehass is skeptical of Yukon government’s will to act

Former Liberal candidate Tamara Goeppel pleads guilty to violating Elections Act in 2016 territorial election

On day two of her trial, Goeppel pleads guilty to improperly helping people with proxy voting forms

Judge quashes subpoena against journalist for Tamara Goeppel trial

Yukon News editor Ashley Joannou was subpoenaed to testify at the former Liberal candidate’s trial

Man sues Softball Yukon, Softball Canada alleging injury after Pepsi Centre bleachers ‘gave way’ in 2016

Ryan Joynt alleges that, in 2016, bleachers at the Pepsi Centre “gave way” and he was injured

Sentencing hearing held in Pelly Crossing manslaughter case

Family members of Raine Silas, 18, read emotional victim impact statements to the court Aug. 22

Mount Lorne Ingestible Festival cancelled over food preparation, permit issues

“It doesn’t make sense to shut this down,” organizer Shiela Alexandrovich said.

Fire now burning ‘in and around’ Lower Post, says BC Wildfire Service

The Lutz Creek fire is estimated to be more than 6,000 ha in size now

Nearly 100 per cent of chinook run on Yukon River in Canadian waters now

As of Aug. 20, the Eagle sonar had counted 57,959 chinook