Rhiannon Coppin

Woman killed in rollover

Jodi Pauline Hewitt, 29, died after the car in which she was a passenger rolled over east of Teslin around 7 p.m. Wednesday.

North Yukon plan uncertain

The public is still waiting for a glimpse of a million-dollar land-use plan that has been available in various forms for more than six months.

Northern Cross rules the plains

Northern Cross Yukon Ltd. won 13 of the Yukon government’s spring 2007 oil and gas disposition bids for a total of $20 million.

Gas interests put ahead of caribou?

t’s business-as-usual for oil and gas in North Yukon despite protests from advocates for the Porcupine caribou.

Superstore fights its mice infestation

The mice in Whitehorse’s Real Canadian Superstore have dug into their nests for an extended battle, and pest control staff hired to help are M.

Berton House writer snared by Yukon

In cowboy boots, she stepped from her plane into the snowy and remote land that gave birth to Og. Then she slipped and nearly fell flat on her face.

Northwestel raising cost of new phones

Phone services are going to cost you more next month. Northwestel plans to raise service charges as of July 16.

Cadbury, Canadians get failing grades in geography

Every year, tens of thousands of Canadian schoolchildren have two marks deducted for confusing “Whitehorse” with…

A modest proposal for Stripes tickets

How badly do you want White Stripes tickets? Enough to be gay for a day? Stephen Dunbar-Edge has four extra tickets to the June 25 rock concert,…

Bridge builders hurry between the fish

CARCROSS ‘You realize that stuff there … if it starts sinking, we’re going to lose the crane,” a lanky, grey-haired crane…

Dawson moves to ban single use bags

Dawson City council moved closer to banning the practice of issuing free plastic shopping bags at a recent council sitting.

Northern poetry steps beyond Robert Service

Gamblers once whooped it up in the Malamute saloon. And there were cremations on the marge of Lake Laberge. But all that’s in the past.

Tlingit Tours takes tourists back to the land

CARCROSS ‘WoooooOOOOOO!” Ten mostly francophone civil servants from Ottawa come roaring across the desert on ATVs, while the dozen…

White Pass brings future to fast food entrepreneurs

CARCROSS Across from the health centre, kitty corner to a little old chapel, and next to the souvenir shop known as The Barracks, a little blue and…

Coroner’s report on mauling victim delayed

The coroner won’t release her report on the death of 28-year-old Jean-Francois Page until facts are presented in court against his former…

Government ‘undermining’ land use planning, commission argues

On May 16, the Yukon government angered conservationists and planners by prematurely opening 18 oil and gas parcels in Eagle Plains and the Peel…

Young woman reported missing

Family and friends of 19-year-old Angel Carlick want to know she’s safe. Carlick failed to show up for work at Whitehorse’s Blue Feather…

CPAWS initiative wins major prize

Peel watershed conservationists won more than just an award last week. They also won nationwide recognition and a fighting chance to preserve the…

House heating headaches hoodwink homeowners

There’s something rotten in the state of northern heating-oil systems. However, homeowners and technicians alike are having trouble pinning…

Doomsday clock set for Herschel Island

You might want to book that sojourn you’ve been planning to the whaling outpost ruins on Herschel Island.