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Conservative Northern Affairs shadow minister visits Whitehorse

Bob Zimmer was in the Yukon to speak to local business groups about the economy and challenges

YESAB extends public comment period for Kudz Ze Kayah mine project

The extension pushes the public comment period far beyond the 60 days provided in YESAB’s own rules

Quest for the Crown candidate drops out after bullying, harassment

Cameron Penner was the only man running in this year’s competition

Lawyers for Canada, the Yukon, say Charter should apply in VGFN residency requirement case

Arguments on the petition from Vuntut Gwitchin citizen Cindy Dickson wrapped up on Feb. 7

Trial for 2017 Carmacks murder adjourned for second time

Tyler Skookum’s first-degree murder trial has been put on hold again until April

“100 Sleepless Nights” born out of artist’s insomnia

Janet Patterson created a hundred little masks from toilet paper roll when she couldn’t fall asleep

Court hears petition challenging Vuntut Gwitchin’s residency requirement for council

The hearing of a Vuntut Gwitchin citizen’s petition against her First Nation…

Updated: More info on plans for ARC closure needed, say Yukon opposition parties, lawyer

“It’s a flummoxing kind of situation, quite frankly”

Carmacks Development Corp. teams up with green tech company for geothermal project

New agreement could see geothermal “Eavor-Loop” technology brought to Carmacks

Salvation Army’s Yukon ARC to permanently close this spring

The rehabilitative centre for men may close as soon as March 31 to make way for highway construction

CYFN launches training program for Yukon First Nations family support workers

Eighteen participants were selected for the 10-month part-time program

Yukon Energy releases summary of draft 10-year plan

The corporation proposes three new projects to meet the Yukon’s renewable-source electricity needs

Low contaminant levels found in Old Crow traditional food study

Residents, though, did have higher lead blood levels than average

In Guild’s The Anger in Ernest and Ernestine, Claire Ness jumps from clown to director

The Guild Hall’s latest show runs from Jan. 30 to Feb. 15, with a preview performance on Jan. 29

Updated: Yukon child and youth advocate launches review of school attendance

Annette King announced the start of the review, which will examine attendance barriers, on Jan. 24

UPDATED: Porter Creek highway shooting now attempted murder investigation

Police believe incident was “targeted and related to the illicit drug trade and organized crime”

Inuvik mayor pens letter of concern about Dempster conditions

Conditions near Eagle Plains have been “terrible” the past two summers, she says

Faber, Parsons Inc. plead not guilty to OHSA charges

The pleas were entered in territorial court on Jan. 14

Yukon privacy commissioner says health department’s lack of cooperation “troubling”

Department of Health and Social Services ignored messages, didn’t implement recommendations, IPC says

Updated: Yukon ATIPP office to make improvements after investigation by the information and privacy commissioner

The investigation was triggered by a complaint from a Yukon News reporter in November 2019