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Whitehorse SMRT women get down to business

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Landmark Cinemas sold to Belgian company

No word on future of Whitehorse’s two theatres

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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Whitehorse food bank to pilot accepting wild meat

Long-sought changes allow hunters to donate wild meat to Whitehorse food bank

  • Sep 26th, 2017

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’

KDFN launches civil suit against man repairing broken cars on Old Village land

First Nation says it’s been asking Tim Smith to clear the land since 2013

JDS Silver and two former workers in legal spat over dismissal

Ex-employees claim wrongful firing, but company says their actions led to dangerous situation at northern B.C. mine

Yukon mining outlook brightening: Conference Board of Canada

Yukon Geological Survey expects companies will spend $120 million in 2017

‘No question’ about need for more affordable housing: YAPC

Rental vacancy rate drops to under two per cent in Whitehorse

Yukon government gauges interest in Alaska fibre optic loop

South Klondike line seen as alternative to Northwestel-owned Dempster route

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

  • Jul 14th, 2017

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

Federal Court dismisses Northern Cross claims against YESAB

Company argued review board was out of line giving Eagle Plains project extra scrutiny

Yukon government weighs in on Ottawa’s carbon tax plan

Territorial environment minister argues YG needs full control over revenue

Aurum strikes gold, wins Yukon Innovation Prize

Makers of birch sap moisturizer win $60,000 to help get product to market

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.