Jackie Hong

WCC misleading public on number of inmates in segregation, former inmate to argue in court

Inmates in jail’s secure living unit kept in conditions mirroring segregation, Darryl Sheepway claims

Attorney General appoints new judge to Yukon Supreme Court

Suzanne Duncan replaces the late Justice Leigh Gower, who died suddenly in October

Watson Lake hotel quoting $500/night rate for weekend of peewee hockey tournament

A parent of a Whitehorse hockey player said that, at first, she thought the rate was a joke

UPDATED: Woman, 10-month-old child dead after bear attack northeast of Mayo

Valerie Theoret, 37, and her daughter, 10-month-old Adele Roesholt, were killed Nov. 26

Sexual assault reports to Yukon RCMP decreased post-#MeToo, StatsCan says

However, report co-author cautions the Yukon’s small population can make it hard to draw conclusions

Whitehorse man to face re-trial for drunk driving, drug possession after acquittal overturned

Curtis Rowat was acquitted earlier this year after a judge found his Charter rights were violated

Weather and alcohol intoxication contributed to retired Yukon doctor’s death, says coroner’s report

Lis Densmore, 69, died after driving her car off a steep bank and trying to walk home in January

Alcohol, distracted driving led to fatal Haines Junction ambulance rollover: coroner’s report

Elizabeth Boyd, 19, was killed June 19 after rolling an ambulance she’d taken from an HPW worksite

At HackYG, new ideas to solve old problems emerge

The hackathon, organized by YuKonstruct, focused on using technology to improve how the Yukon government runs

Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation’s new chief may be youngest in recent history

Dana Tizya-Tramm said he’s looking forward to building a strong leadership team, increasing transparency

The great horned owl is the Yukon’s “storybook owl”

The great horned owl is easily recognized by two feather tufts on its head

Yukon NDP’s Liz Hanson to step down as party leader

Hanson made the announcement in a press release Nov. 21. She will keep her position as MLA.

Yukon government unveils territory’s third electric vehicle charging station

The charging station, at the Yukon Transportation Museum, is the second one installed by government

Ross River Dena Council appeal set to be heard

Appeal judges are looking at a 2017 Yukon Supreme Court decision on Canada’s duty to negotiate

Yukon government helps fund 10 new affordable housing projects

The projects, supported by the housing initiatives fund, will build 123 new affordable units

Whitehorse Salvation Army launches annual kettle campaign

The organization is aiming to raise $80,000 and will have credit-debit terminals to take donations

Yukon couple injured after truck crash in southern Alberta

The couple’s truck hit a vehicle that did not yield at an intersection in Coaldale, near Lethbridge

Canada Post rotating strikes hit Whitehorse

Whitehorse postal workers went on strike the morning of Nov. 9

Ptarmigan are built to thrive in the winter

While some creatures struggle through long winters, ptarmigan are so good at it they gain weight

Red Feather Saloon break-in causes more than $10k in damage

More than 100 objects, including 31 originals, were destroyed or damaged