Business

All caribou herds aren’t created equal

Biologists warn the Procupine caribou herd is more vulnerable to development than its neighbours

Whitehorse SMRT women get down to business

‘It’s lonely, being a female entrepreneur’

So long cadmium: Yukon bacteria research published in international journal

Molasses and methanol work best to help bacteria clean up derelict mines

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Skull of extinct muskox species pulled out of the dirt near Dawson City

‘An awesome skull with huge horns sticking out, people love that kind of stuff’

Whitehorse city council mulls tighter criminal record checks for some business owners

Taxi companies, pawn shops would face more scrutiny under new rules

Pilots object to proposal to close five Yukon airstrips

Report mulls shuttering or selling off little-used runways

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YESAB says Goldcorp failed to consult First Nations, halts Coffee mine assessment

‘They just came in and completely failed to read the local landscape,’ evironmentalist says

Yukon government weighs in on Ottawa’s carbon tax plan

Territorial environment minister argues YG needs full control over revenue

At Herschel Island, history is eroding

Herschel Island has seen a lot of people come and go. The Inuvialuit have used the place, known as Qikiqtaruk in Inuvialuktun, for at least 1,000 years.

BBQ duck, roasted pork: Whitehorse’s newest Chinese restaurant opens up

There’s more to Chinese cuisine than chow mein and ginger beef and that’s exactly what Whitehorse’s newest Chinese restaurant wants to show Yukoners.

In a town built for thousands, Faro’s 400 souls dream big

Faro was once a boom town. Most of the people are long gone, but the streets and houses remain.

New research finds that humans may have lived in the Yukon 24,000 years ago

William Josie’s grandparents used to tell him stories about animals that don’t exist today.

Northern Tutchone artist says Yukon First Nations art isn’t what it used to be

You know about totem poles. You’ve seen the ravens, bears and thunderbirds on drums and button blankets. You’ve seen them depicted in red, black and blue-green, always using those rounded, bulging, oval-rectangular shapes called ovoids.

Researchers using drones to map changing Beaufort Sea coastline

There’s a little island off the coast of Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories that might be gone a few decades from now.

Scientists, artists team up with Indigenous communities in fight against climate change

Forty years ago, Margaret Ireland’s father noticed something only the trained eye could see: the shapes of pine needles around the community of Jean Marie River in the Northwest Territories were changing.

Yukon researchers use silicone oil to transport and preserve permafrost samples

Core samples of Yukon permafrost are on a 5,000-kilometre journey to Ottawa to be part of a permanent museum exhibit on the Arctic.

B.C. company hopes to use mine emissions to treat toxic water

Terra CO2 Technologies Ltd. thinks it has found a way for miners to use two major environmental impacts of mines to effectively cancel each other out.

Eulachon, oolichan, hooligan: A fish by any other name is just as oily

Eulachon, a small oily member of the smelt family, has many different names, including hooligan, oolichan and candlefish. You can thread a wick through the mouth of a dried eulachon, light it and it’s so full of oil it will burn just like a candle.