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Special Olympics Yukon Team 23 curlers sweep a rock into the house at the SOBC 2023 Winter Games (Courtesy/Special Olympics British Columbia)

Yukoners win medals at Special Olympics in B.C.

Yukoners participated at the Special Olympics in B.C.

The Yukon’s department of Tourism and Culture has been paying for CBC sponsored content. (CBC/Screenshot)

3 governments across Canada are paying for CBC sponcon: CBC

Yukon’s department of Tourism and Culture has paid for CBC sponsored content

The Yukon Arctic Ultra sets off from Shipyards Park in Whitehorse on Feb. 4, 2023. Participants are pictured at the start line for last year’s race on Feb. 3, 2022. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)

Racers ready for Yukon Arctic Ultra

Extreme race starts Feb. 4 in Shipyards Park

Team Yukon snowboard team won medals despite freezing temperatures on Feb. 1. (Courtesy/Team Yukon)

Team Yukon climbs to 85 medals as Arctic Winter Games winds down

Team Yukon winning medals as the games enters the sixth day

Team Yukon snowboard team won medals despite freezing temperatures on Feb. 1. (Courtesy/Team Yukon)
Team Yukon alpine team ended their participation at the Games on a winning streak (Courtesy/Team Yukon)

Team Yukon maintains Arctic Games lead with 82 medals

Team Yukon continues to dominate the medals chart

Team Yukon alpine team ended their participation at the Games on a winning streak (Courtesy/Team Yukon)
The Whitehorse liquor store is seen in 2020. (Yukon News file)
The Whitehorse liquor store is seen in 2020. (Yukon News file)
Team Yukon alpine skiers began the Arctic Winter Games on Jan 30 with the giant slalom (Courtesy/Team Yukon)
Team Yukon alpine skiers began the Arctic Winter Games on Jan 30 with the giant slalom (Courtesy/Team Yukon)
Team Yukon takes part in the opening ceremony of the 2018 Arctic Winter Games that were held in the South Slave region of the Northwest Territories, the last time the games were held prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 230 Team Yukon athletes and cultural contingent members will be making their way to the 2023 games beginning Jan. 29 in Wood Buffalo, Alta. (Sarah Lewis/Team Yukon)
Team Yukon takes part in the opening ceremony of the 2018 Arctic Winter Games that were held in the South Slave region of the Northwest Territories, the last time the games were held prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 230 Team Yukon athletes and cultural contingent members will be making their way to the 2023 games beginning Jan. 29 in Wood Buffalo, Alta. (Sarah Lewis/Team Yukon)
Yukon letters

This week’s mailbox: Elders’ historic opposition to the Kudz Ze Kayah mine

Regarding the Kudz Ze Kayah Project Name Let me weigh in on…

  • Jan 29, 2023
Yukon letters
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

This week at Whitehorse City Hall

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
Residents of a seniors’ complex in Whitehorse were invited to a meeting focused on bed bugs with Yukon Housing Corporation officials and a pest control expert on Jan. 24, 2022. (Dana Hatherly/Yukon News)

Yukon Housing Corporation, pest control expert meet with tenants over bed bugs

Residents of a seniors’ complex in Whitehorse are physically and mentally struggling with bed bugs

Residents of a seniors’ complex in Whitehorse were invited to a meeting focused on bed bugs with Yukon Housing Corporation officials and a pest control expert on Jan. 24, 2022. (Dana Hatherly/Yukon News)
Health and Social Services Minister Tracy-Anne McPhee speaks at a COVID-19 update on Sept. 15, 2022. (Dana Hatherly/Yukon News Files)

Four anti-crime, victim services projects funded by Yukon government

$170,968 in funding allocated through the Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust

Health and Social Services Minister Tracy-Anne McPhee speaks at a COVID-19 update on Sept. 15, 2022. (Dana Hatherly/Yukon News Files)
Police offered a January 2023 update to their more than year-long investigation into allegations of use of force by staff at Jack Hulland Elementary. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News file)

More than 150 people interviewed in Jack Hulland Elementary investigation: Yukon RCMP

Police say they remain committed to investigating use of force at school. Pledge April update.

Police offered a January 2023 update to their more than year-long investigation into allegations of use of force by staff at Jack Hulland Elementary. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News file)
The Yukon Territorial Court passed sentence on a man who touched four young girls for a sexual purpose. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News Files)

Yukon man sentenced to five years for sex offences against minors

Graham Howard Tracey, 53, sentenced as community reports fear and loss of trust

The Yukon Territorial Court passed sentence on a man who touched four young girls for a sexual purpose. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News Files)
The Yukon government has issued a tender for the construction of a new municipal services building in Watson Lake that will house a new fire hall and public works shops, infrastructure a town official says is much-needed. (Wikimedia Commons)

Watson Lake gets new municipal services building

The new building will house the town’s fire hall, public works department and training facility

The Yukon government has issued a tender for the construction of a new municipal services building in Watson Lake that will house a new fire hall and public works shops, infrastructure a town official says is much-needed. (Wikimedia Commons)
A screenshot taken from the livestreamed discussion of new federal firearms regulation between about 15 Yukon firearms owners, federal Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino and Yukon MP Brendan Hanley. Mendicino and Hanley are pictured at the right of the frame, respectively. (Screenshot/Government of Canada)

Yukoners bring criticism of proposed gun ban to meeting with federal minister

As Bill C-21 is discussed in Ottawa, Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino meets with gun owners

A screenshot taken from the livestreamed discussion of new federal firearms regulation between about 15 Yukon firearms owners, federal Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino and Yukon MP Brendan Hanley. Mendicino and Hanley are pictured at the right of the frame, respectively. (Screenshot/Government of Canada)
The lion dance was a highlight of the Chinese New Year celebration held at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre on Jan. 21. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)

Whitehorse celebrates Chinese New Year

Performances and dinner at Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre sees sold out crowd.

The lion dance was a highlight of the Chinese New Year celebration held at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre on Jan. 21. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)
The Inuvik–Tuktoyaktuk Highway in the Caribou Hills, just north of Inuvik. (Samuell/Wikimedia Commons)

Ottawa, N.W.T. spend $14M on Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway

INUVIK, N.W.T. — The federal and Northwest Territories governments are together spending…

The Inuvik–Tuktoyaktuk Highway in the Caribou Hills, just north of Inuvik. (Samuell/Wikimedia Commons)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at decisions made by Whitehorse city council at its Jan.…

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
Yukon letters

This week’s mailbox: The upcoming citizens’ assembly

On the upcoming citizens’ assembly The Yukon Bureau of Statistics is conducting…

  • Jan 22, 2023
Yukon letters