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Olympic weightlifter Jeane Lassen seeks Yukon Liberal nomination in Takhini Kopper King

Canadian Olympian Jeane Lassen has announced she is seeking the Liberal nomination for Takhini-Kopper King. The riding is currently held by NDP MLA Kate White.

Whitehorse man’s homemade zamboni keeps hockey rink alive

One of the best ice surfaces in the territory can be found on a small outdoor rink in the heart of the Hillcrest subdivision, far away from the road and nestled among spruce trees.

Hotel manager Francis van Kessel aims to represent NDP in Porter Creek North

Francis van Kessel announced yesterday she wants to be the NDP's MLA for Porter Creek North. The riding is currently held by the Yukon Party's Doug Graham.

Graham sentenced to 2.5 years for drug trafficking

A Whitehorse man whose fingerprints were found on a bag wrapped around a kilogram of cocaine has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison.

Beaver Creek school council resigns, citing staffing issues

All four members of the Beaver Creek school council have resigned in protest, saying that students at Nelnah Bessie John School are not being given the support they need.

Action plan announced to help city’s vulnerable

The City of Whitehorse and the Kwanlin Dun First Nation are working together to create a comprehensive action plan in the hopes of ending homelessness in the territory.

Yukon government funds MacBride expansion

The Yukon government is contributing $450,000 towards the planning and design of a major expansion at the MacBride Museum of Yukon History.

Yukoner blurs boundaries between painting and sculpture

Deanna Bailey can tell you there are much worse places in the world to get lost than in the French Riviera town of Eze.

Takhini Hot Springs pitches new plans

The Takhini Hot Springs site, one of the territory's most popular tourist attractions, will turn into a bigger facility with multiple pools and a Nordic spa surrounded by a four-kilometre walking trail.

Yukon government strikes agreement with City of Whitehorse for Two Mile Hill lot

The Yukon government has provided land at the top of Two Mile Hill to the City of Whitehorse for its future operations building.

Liard First Nation members decry resource pact with Yukon government

A group of concerned Liard First Nation members are speaking out against their council's lack of consultation prior to signing a resource agreement with the Yukon government last week.

McDiarmid recounts his fifth South Pole trek

While many of us gorged on delicious food on Christmas Day, Whitehorse's Devon McDiarmid was enjoying a modest meal more than 5,000 kilometres away from civilization.

Coroner says McIntyre man died of natural causes

Foul play is not suspected in the death of a Whitehorse resident last week. Police and emergency services responded to a call in the McIntyre subdivision in the early morning of Jan. 29.

Legion launches contest to create territorial motto

Almost 50 years since it launched a contest to design the Yukon's territorial flag, the Whitehorse Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion is now looking for the perfect motto.

Air quality monitors installed around Whitehorse

Air quality monitors have been installed across Whitehorse to measure the amount of particulate matter during the winter and summer seasons.

City awards contract for carpooling program

The City of Whitehorse’s new carpooling initiative is one step closer to reality.

City construction numbers dropped in late 2015

Construction activity in Whitehorse was down between October and December last year compared to the same period in 2014, according to recent statistics.

Ridership on public transit doubles in five years

Ridership on Whitehorse's public transit system has doubled in the past five years, according to a recent report.

Yukon man faces slew of charges for sexually abusing children

A Whitehorse man was in court on Friday afternoon facing dozens of sex-related charges against young children.

More detail needed on inspection reports, says restaurant owner

The owner of a Whitehorse restaurant wants the territorial government to include more information on its online health inspection reports.