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Trial date set for man accused in Whitehorse kidnapping, sexual assault

A trial date has been set for a man accused in kidnapping…

Council of Yukon First Nations to host justice conference

‘Exploring Justice: Our Way’ will examine justice issues through a First Nations lens

Whitehorse business closures reflection of changing consumer priorities, WCC says

At least 8 Whitehorse businesses have closed, or announced they were closing, in recent months

Whitehorse consumers with gift cards out of luck after sudden closures

Whitehorse businesses shut their doors with little to no warning

Capstone not opening second open-pit mine at Yukon’s Minto site

Capstone had earlier planned to open another open-pit at Minto after work on the current one ended

Decision on Tristan Joe sentencing date pushed back to April

The selection of a sentencing date for a man who pleaded guilty…

For Project Lynx, ‘wrap-around’ support for young victims is key

A branch of Victim Services, Project Lynx offers support for victims of crime younger than 19

Christopher Brisson was generous and caring, family says in victim impact statements

Darryl Sheepway was found guilty of second-degree murder earlier this year in Brisson’s death

In factum, Tagish dog rescue owner Shelley Cuthbert says trial was ‘one-sided’

Cuthbert’s appeal of her neighbours’ successful lawsuit is scheduled to be heard in May

The boreal owl: Yukon’s secretive, bite-sized raptor

Even with their abundance, actual sightings of a boreal owl are rare

Darryl Sheepway files petition alleging solitary confinement at Whitehorse Correctional Centre

Sheepway, found guilty of second-degree murder in January, is alleging the WCC keeps him in solitary

Yukon RCMP, justice department mum on Whitehorse courthouse cellblock

Neither will say if work is being done to address ‘deficiencies’ identified in an RCMP inspection

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in 2016 Pelly Crossing death

A man charged with second-degree murder in the 2016 death of 18-year-old…

Mayo, Yukon, DJ Dustin Miles bound for festival in Norway in April

‘It’s not like playing Arts in the Park in Mayo, you know?’

Unsolved murders team will take pressure off Major Crimes Unit, Yukon RCMP superintendent says

Supt. Brian Jones says Major Crimes Unit workload from last year wasn’t sustainable

Canada appoints first resident woman justice to Yukon Supreme Court

Territory’s top court has three resident judges for first time since Gold Rush

Spring-like temperatures break Yukon records

This week’s unusually warm weather broke records, but it won’t be around for much longer

Yukon government to ‘investigate’ eliminating daylight saving time

‘Internal clocks simply do not function according to the legislation’

Taxi driver charged in Salvation Army hit-and-run

Police have formally laid charges against a taxi driver accused in a…

Yukon justice system a ‘leader’ in areas not accounted for in report card, McPhee says

A justice system report card released earlier this week ranked the Yukon’s as the worst in Canada