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Affordable housing units planned for Whistle Bend

The Ta'an Kwach'an Council and its business arm are partnering with the Yukon government to build affordable housing units in the Whistle Bend subdivision.

Parking fines fill people’s fridges

The City of Whitehorse is continuing its annual food for fines program, which raised more than $7,000 last year in food and cash donations.

Yukon spent $3 million on French school court fight

The Yukon government has spent more than $3 million to fund its legal battle against the territory's French school board.

Liberal party gets cold feet over caucus changes

Yukon MP Larry Bagnell said there is no rush to vote on the provisions in the Reform Act, a bill that gives MPs a chance to take some of the iron-fisted control away from their party leaders.

City to appoint new committee members

Six Whitehorse residents are being considered for vacant positions on the city’s advisory committees.

Whitehorse hires new senior manager

The City of Whitehorse has a new director of infrastructure and operations.

Yukon College to get new name

Yukon College will change its name to Yukon University once it officially becomes one, the territorial government announced on Wednesday.

Life on the edge

The sun had just emerged over the horizon on the morning when Wayne Merry, Warren Harding and George Whitmore stood on top of the world's most iconic cliff face. 

Missing Ross River woman found alive

A Ross River woman who went missing last week is lucky to be alive after spending two nights alone, without shoes or a coat, in the bush.

Disabled advocates quit city committee, citing slow progress

The former chair of the committee that advises the City of Whitehorse on disability issues says the group’s recommendations are being ignored.

Macaron mania: new shop offers more gourmet food options to Whitehorse

Stepping into Sylvain Belmondo's gourmet food store is like finding yourself in a small shop in southern France. Hanging aged meats cover the walls, terrines tempt the palate.

French high school students to move to Emilie Tremblay

After months of consulting with parents, students and staff, the French school board has decided to move its high school students from two portables into a wing at Ecole Emilie Tremblay.

Kent questioned over development of McGowan lands

NDP MLA Kevin Barr grilled the Yukon Party on Monday for failing to consult with Mount Lorne residents on new subdivision plans.

Trip to Cameroon a creative boon for young Yukoner

Living in Cameroon's tropical rainforest, part of the second largest in the world, can present its own set of unique challenges.

Liquor shortages causing headaches for licensees

The co-owner of a Whitehorse cocktail bar says the Yukon Liquor Corporation needs to improve the way it brings alcohol into the territory.

Government considers private development of McGowan lands

The Yukon government is exploring the possibility of enlisting the private sector to develop the McGowan lands in Mount Lorne.

Giving a second life to medical supplies

As one of the most violent, impoverished nations on Earth, El Salvador has struggled with providing its doctors and health-care workers with adequate resources.

Porcupine caribou found shot and abandoned

Conservation officers are investigating two separate incidents of caribou being shot and abandoned in northern Yukon this month.

Recount, not draw, should have determined Carmacks councillor, says candidate

A tie-breaker in last week's municipal election in Carmacks wasn't dealt with the right way, according to one of the candidates in the race.

Bagnell unseats Leef

Larry Bagnell is heading back to Ottawa as Yukon’s member of Parliament. The 65-year-old regained the position he held from 2000 to 2011.