Jim Elliot

Deanna Bailey was last seen on Jan. 20 at approximately 8 a.m. in Whitehorse. Her family and police are concerned about her well-being. (RCMP Image)

Whitehorse RCMP seek Deanna Bailey, reported missing Jan. 20

Bailey is described as 45 year old, caucasian and standing 5’4” tall with a slim build.

Deanna Bailey was last seen on Jan. 20 at approximately 8 a.m. in Whitehorse. Her family and police are concerned about her well-being. (RCMP Image)
The Yukon Human Rights Commission office is seen in downtown Whitehorse. The office says its received an increase in calls relating to COVID-19 complaints. (Gabrielle Plonka/Yukon News file)

Yukon Human Rights Commission sees many vaccine mandate inquiries

Director praises staff’s work keeping up with questions. Few inquiries proceed to formal complaint.

The Yukon Human Rights Commission office is seen in downtown Whitehorse. The office says its received an increase in calls relating to COVID-19 complaints. (Gabrielle Plonka/Yukon News file)
Chief Superintendent Scott Sheppard of the Yukon RCMP spoke to reporters on Jan. 18 to provide an update on an Outside RCMP division’s review of their handling of a sexual misconduct investigation dealing with a former staff member at Hidden Valley Elementary. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Outside review of Yukon RCMP’s Hidden Valley School investigation still not complete

Superintendent says delays result from volume of information, court order needed to see some.

Chief Superintendent Scott Sheppard of the Yukon RCMP spoke to reporters on Jan. 18 to provide an update on an Outside RCMP division’s review of their handling of a sexual misconduct investigation dealing with a former staff member at Hidden Valley Elementary. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)
The Yukon Theatre in Whitehorse Nov. 23. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Available Light Film Festival moves feature screenings online

Festival will run Feb. 11 to 28. Yukon Theatre hosting lunch-hour short film screenings.

The Yukon Theatre in Whitehorse Nov. 23. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Dahria Beatty, right, is bound for her second Olympic Games appearance at the 2022 Beijing games. (File Photo)

Yukon cross-country skiier Dahria Beatty bound for Beijing Olympics

Beatty did what she needed to a Canmore, Alberta qualifier to earn Olympic squad spot.

Dahria Beatty, right, is bound for her second Olympic Games appearance at the 2022 Beijing games. (File Photo)
Liberal minister Tracy-Anne McPhee stands in the legislature following a vote on a motion asking her to resign from cabinet on Oct. 27. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Yukon government review of SCAN Act not coming this year

Act allows for summary evictions based on non-criminal investigations of a range of offences.

Liberal minister Tracy-Anne McPhee stands in the legislature following a vote on a motion asking her to resign from cabinet on Oct. 27. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
A report from the Yukon Women’s Coalition says taxis in the territory are not reliably safe transportation for women. (Black Press file photo)

Report details assault and harrasment in Yukon taxis

Nearly 70 per cent of survey respondents had felt unsafe in a cab

A report from the Yukon Women’s Coalition says taxis in the territory are not reliably safe transportation for women. (Black Press file photo)
On Oct. 15 Whitehorse RCMP arrested two people in relation to recent property crimes. (Yukon News/file)

Whitehorse RCMP make attempted murder arrest

Christopher Bolton, 35, faces charges for Dec. 8, 2021 incident.

On Oct. 15 Whitehorse RCMP arrested two people in relation to recent property crimes. (Yukon News/file)
Yukon volleyball players learned the finer points of two-on-two beach volleyball in a training camp help a few days after Christmas at Porter Creek Secondary. (Submitted)

No sun, no sand, no problem for Whitehorse beach volleyball camp

Yukon coach says two-person volleyball is fun and good for athletes, even in the winter

Yukon volleyball players learned the finer points of two-on-two beach volleyball in a training camp help a few days after Christmas at Porter Creek Secondary. (Submitted)
The Yukon Supreme Court heard an appeal from a man who had been prohibited from keeping sheep and goats due to issues with the enclosure he had built for them. (File Photo)

Appeal over goat enclosure rejected by Yukon Supreme Court

A man sentenced to a prohibition on the keeping of goats and sheep had legal challenge thrown out.

The Yukon Supreme Court heard an appeal from a man who had been prohibited from keeping sheep and goats due to issues with the enclosure he had built for them. (File Photo)
Acting chief medical officer of health Catherine Elliott. (Yukon News file)

Yukon reports 41 new COVID-19 cases

Medical officer says true number likely higher amid community spread

Acting chief medical officer of health Catherine Elliott. (Yukon News file)
Joel Krahn/Yukon News The law courts in Whitehorse. Michael Nehass has been found guilty of assaulting a woman in Watson Lake more than three years ago.

Man accused of 2018 Porter Creek home invasion acquitted

William Dean Ryan Vaneltsi was initially arrested four months after the attack.

Joel Krahn/Yukon News The law courts in Whitehorse. Michael Nehass has been found guilty of assaulting a woman in Watson Lake more than three years ago.
Eighteen of the Yukon Soccer Association players who have been selected for teams outside the territory got together for the unveiling of billboards with the names of all Yukon players who have played Outside. The billboards will be displayed at the Canada Games Centre fieldhouse in Whitehorse. (Jim Elliot/ Yukon News)

Yukon Soccer Association celebrates past achievement

The territory is expected to field two strong teams for the 2022 games in Niagra.

Eighteen of the Yukon Soccer Association players who have been selected for teams outside the territory got together for the unveiling of billboards with the names of all Yukon players who have played Outside. The billboards will be displayed at the Canada Games Centre fieldhouse in Whitehorse. (Jim Elliot/ Yukon News)
Bruce Fast reads the part of Ebenezer Scrooge in the radio production of A Christmas Carol put on by the Nazarene Church in Whitehorse on Dec. 11. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)

A Christmas Carol, live or on the airwaves in Whitehorse

Nazarene church puts on COVID-safe Christmas performance.

Bruce Fast reads the part of Ebenezer Scrooge in the radio production of A Christmas Carol put on by the Nazarene Church in Whitehorse on Dec. 11. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)
Chief Zzeh Gittlit School in Old Crow is one of nine schools in the territory that will hold a referendum focused on whether the school should move to fall under the authority of the newly established Yukon First Nation School Board. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Nine schools proceed to referendum on First Nations School Board

Process of creating board proceeding, referendum voting coming in January.

Chief Zzeh Gittlit School in Old Crow is one of nine schools in the territory that will hold a referendum focused on whether the school should move to fall under the authority of the newly established Yukon First Nation School Board. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
The heavy snowfall Whitehorse saw on Dec. 21, 2021 is expected to give way as frigid arctic air arrives. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)

Environment Canada expects snow in Whitehorse to give way to arctic air

Skies will clear and the mercury will drop later this week.

The heavy snowfall Whitehorse saw on Dec. 21, 2021 is expected to give way as frigid arctic air arrives. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)
An RCMP places evidence markers after a fatal motor vehicle accidental involving a motorcycle near the blue bridge south of Whitehorse on July 8, 2020. (File Photo)

Accused in fatal July 2020 crash selects jury trial

Devin Edmiston is yet to enter a plea regarding July 2020 collision that killed two

An RCMP places evidence markers after a fatal motor vehicle accidental involving a motorcycle near the blue bridge south of Whitehorse on July 8, 2020. (File Photo)
A lawsuit is before the Yukon Supreme court with allegations against the Whitehorse Correctional Centre and some of its corrections officers. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)

Yukon Government, Whitehorse Corrections Centre deny alleged beating

A response to a lawsuit claiming mistreatment in the jail’s arrest processing unit

A lawsuit is before the Yukon Supreme court with allegations against the Whitehorse Correctional Centre and some of its corrections officers. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)
Aerial view of one of the proposed Coffee mine sites 130 km south of Dawson City on Sept. 11, 2018. Nearby is where gold deposits are located. (File Photo)

White River First Nation and mining company reach agreement on Coffee project

The mine is proposed for a site about 130 km south of Dawson City.

Aerial view of one of the proposed Coffee mine sites 130 km south of Dawson City on Sept. 11, 2018. Nearby is where gold deposits are located. (File Photo)
Hidden Valley School. (John Tonin/Yukon News)

Whitehorse ex-education assistant denies abusing students in court response

William Auclair-Bellemare faces a slew of sexual misconduct allegations

Hidden Valley School. (John Tonin/Yukon News)