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Haines Junction receives $6 million to upgrade pipes, drainage systems

The federal government is contributing the majority of the funding, pitching in up to $4.5 M

Snowmobilers rescued after falling through ice on Bennett Lake

Carcross RCMP officers rescued two men who had fallen through ice on the lake’s north shore Thursday

Yukon Zinc Corp. sold

The company has been sold to Phoenix Global Investment Inc. but few details are available

Friends, colleagues remember late Yukon Supreme Court Justice Leigh Gower at special sitting

Gower, who was appointed to the Yukon Supreme Court in 2003, died in October. He was 62.

Watson Lake residents rally to support peewee hockey tournament after hotel quotes $500/night rate

Residents have offered up their homes for billeting and indoor camping options have also emerged

Chief of Carcross/Tagish First Nation accused of sexual harassment: report

Documents leaked to CBC say Chief Andy Carvill could be dismissed at Jan. 26 general council meeting

‘Magic Cool Bus’ operator granted bail

Daniel MacKenzie is scheduled to appear in court next on Jan. 23

Polar plunge raises money in low temperatures

$21,000 is going to support Special Olympics Yukon

Yukon patient who filed IPC complaint over health info says situation was “shameful”

David Laxton says he was outraged after learning YG health insurance asked doctor for clinical record

Yukon Court of Appeal holds up former YG employee’s vexatious litigant designation

Juanita Wood had appealed a Yukon Supreme Court decision declaring her a vexatious litigant

Whitehorse Salvation Army falls $9k short of its kettle campaign goal

The organization had aimed to raise $80,000 during its annual kettle campaign in 2018

‘Magic Cool Bus’ founder charged with harassment, uttering death threats

Daniel MacKenzie, the founder of the Free the Beat Foundation, was arrested Dec. 29

Body found at scene of Boxing Day house fire near Haines Junction

Authorities were called to the scene around 1:45 a.m. Dec. 26. Human remains were found the next day

Dawson City miners sue over need to notify YG before doing Class 1 placer work

Michel Vincent and Michael Heydorf have filed a lawsuit against EMR Minister Ranj Pillai

Yukon Film Society highlights northern, Canadian films with ALFF iTunes collection

The collection features close to a hundred films that have screened at ALFF since 2003

Yukon chief coroner IDs man found dead in Rotary Peace Park

Timothy Charlie, 60, was found dead the morning on Dec. 21. Foul play is not suspected.

Yukon Legal Aid lawyers applaud elimination of mandatory victim surcharges

A recent Supreme Court of Canada decision found the practice was unconstitutional

Cornerstone Housing project receives additions $1.15M from Yukon government

The Yukon Housing Corporation (YHC) has given the Challenge Disability Resource Group…

Yukon experts dispute TV personality’s grizzly bear “plague” claim

Outfitter Jim Shockey claimed there was a grizzly “plague” in a widely-shared November Facebook post

Yukon human-bear conflicts in 2018 highest on record, Environment Yukon officials say

Number of bears killed went down but conflicts, especially in the southern Yukon, went up