Tim Querengesser

Senator Christensen announces retirement

Ione Christensen baked Christmas cookies for reporters before inviting them to her home in Whitehorse to announce her retirement from Canada’s…

‘My room is my cell,’ says recovering Todd Hardy

Todd Hardy has seven tubes attached to his body, stem cells from his sister Rebecca Hardy grafting onto his bone marrow and a deep yearning to leave…

Declining Porcupine herd needs to be tallied, says Elias

The Porcupine caribou herd desperately needs to be counted as evidence mounts its population is in sharp decline, says Vuntut Gwitchin MLA Darius…

Police unit to focus on street crime

Six cops and two civilian analysts focused on smashing the drug and bootlegging trade “at all levels” will set up shop in the Yukon this…

GST rebate scrap challenged

Yukon officials have little hope the $78.8-million GST-rebate program will survive following the first meeting of Canada’s tourism ministers in…

Police unit to focus on street crime

Six cops and two civilian analysts focused on smashing the drug and bootlegging trade “at all levels” will set up shop in the Yukon this…

outfitting policy not on the agenda fentie

In July, a communiqué was drafted at the Council of Yukon First Nations general assembly in Mayo demanding the Yukon government revoke its…

Second illegitimate cabin raises worries of outfitter ‘staking rush’

The discovery of a second apparently illegitimate outfitter cabin in the Yukon wilderness spurred critics to charge there is a government-endorsed…

Shot in the arm for small business

In January, small business owners can make more profit while paying the government less in corporate tax.

What does ‘zero tolerance’ on drugs mean?

Energy, Mines and Resources Minister Archie Lang owns a stake in the Capital Hotel. The Capital Hotel has a documented history of drug trafficking…

Illegal lodge given go ahead by minister, Fairclough charges

A government minister must have given an Alberta outfitter verbal permission to build an illegal lodge on the Bonnet Plume River, said Liberal MLA…

Re zoning athletes’ village won’t cause delays, officials

Re-zoning the athlete’s village will only push back post-Games plans for the building by one month, say Yukon Housing Corp. officials.

Web advance: Kwanlin Dun unhappy with school system and will build its own, says chief

A Yukon Party government snub has pushed the Kwanlin Dun First Nation to build its own school, says chief Mike Smith.

Bagnell upbeat about Dion

Yukon MP Larry Bagnell’s horse broke his leg and lost the Liberal leadership race on the final corner in Montreal.

Proposed $4.3 million tax cut equals about $95 each

Ottawa’s latest tax cuts and credits are set to start showing up in Yukoners’ pockets. Once a bill to change the Yukon’s income…

‘Nation’ debate far removed from Yukon reality

Yukon MP Larry Bagnell says the territory has moved beyond the need to recognize aboriginal people as forming “nations” within Canada,…

Costly athletes’ village to go unused for months after Games

The cost of the Canada Winter Games athletes’ village has increased to $34.4 million from $31 million. The problems have mounted as well.

Jacob on the loose

Marcellus Jacob failed to report to his halfway house yesterday and is now wanted on a Canada-wide arrest warrant, confirmed Dennis Finlay with…

MLAs hope their rookie status will be a strength

Four new faces displayed a mix of terror and accomplishment as the 32nd Yukon legislature opened Thursday.

Bell billing practices under the microscope by Whitehorse customers

Public anger at Bell Mobility keeps growing. A slew of billing gaffes and lacklustre public relations is fueling discord amongst the cellphone…