- Submit News Tip
- Trending Now
- Contact Us
Hooking the Yukon into BC's electrical grid is a pipe dream, says NDP Leader Liz Hanson. Hanson's comments came a day after the Liberal Party promised to tie the Yukon into the North American grid if elected.
Green Party Leader Kristina Calhoun is brooding over more than the election these days. She's trying to find a new home for 12 backyard chickens.
The Yukon's Student Information System has irked teachers. Since the web-based data system was launched last year, teachers have spent much time monkeying with computers instead of teaching.
This village is a "supermarket" for bones. They're literally falling off the riverbanks, said Vuntut Gwitchin heritage manager Megan Williams.
The 42-year-old pilot from Kotzebue, Alaska, had taken off from the Whitehorse airport when his plane was forced down at 9 a.m., roughly 20 kilometres from the border to Alaska.
Edna Kyikavichik is praying caribou pass through Old Crow this spring. A good cache of caribou meat means she won't have to rely on the Northern Store for food. Last week, the single mother of three spent $200.
The Yukon could be cashing in on the thousands of tonnes of garbage it throws out each year, says Shannon Mallory. That waste could be heating our homes or fueling our cars.
Last year, Jerome Stueart did one of the hardest things in his life. The church deacon decided to tell his congregation he was gay.
Dawson residents are waiting to hear what their councillors have to say about a proposal to build a mine in the middle of town. On October 14, the town held an appeal hearing over its decision to grant a conditional permit to Darrell Carey.
Want to paint your house brick red? If your neighbour's house is already an auburn colour - forget it. The two shades of paint are too similar, according to the city's planning department.
There's only two reasons people go up North, says Ivan Coyote. Love and money. For Coyote's family - which has four generations planted in the Yukon - it was love.
Concerns about increased traffic, noise and crime weren't enough to convince councillors that a controversial sixplex shouldn't be built in Porter Creek. The sixplex debate first cropped up in the summer.
Independent power production may be the way of the future for Yukon municipalities. Money raised from small-scale hydro projects could help pay for increasing infrastructure costs.
Musicians from all over Western Canada will be rocking out in the Yukon next fall for the 2011 Western Canadian Music Awards.
A man was almost hit by an ATV driver on the trails near Riverdale this fall, prompting the city to call for tough laws.
Yukon drivers' licences will no longer get turned away by skeptical bartenders or Outside police. The new licences sport holographic safety features and a swipeable barcode.
Airport parking at your own risk Last week, two vehicles were vandalized in the airport's long-term parking lot. One vehicle had its passenger-side window, mirror and front signal light smashed out.
Gisli Balzer has a fascination with skulls. The 33-year-old artist started photographing them a year ago while working at a paleontology lab. He snapped photos of cougars, grizzlies, wolves and black bears.
Lots out for lots Faced with a city lot shortage, people in Whitehorse are gambling for land. On Tuesday, 199 residents turned out for a city land lottery in hopes of snatching up one of 42 lots for sale.
Every spring Reverend Dr. Ellen Bruce hiked up King Edward Mountain and prayed that the people of Old Crow would have a good harvest and that the caribou would come. Now it's the people in her community who are praying for her.