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RCMP vehicle was heading to emergency before crash, response to lawsuit says

A statement of defence was filed May 15

Dawson conservation officers investigating after garbage, animal parts attracts black bear

Conservation officers found a black bear at the pile at the end of Klondike River access road May 12

Trial of Toronto man charged after Yukon fentanyl bust underway in Whitehorse

Jibril Hosh Jibril has pleaded not guilty to one count of possession for the purposes of trafficking

Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation officially declares climate emergency

The declaration was signed during Caribou Days on May 19

Funding announced for new community centre in Old Crow

The chief of Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation said it will be better suited to meet the community’s needs

Liard First Nation denies it owes investigation company cash

The First Nation is denying allegations it owes $60,000

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Alberta launches spring sitting with bill to kill provincial carbon tax
Trudeau announces new coast guard fleet
No chance at parole for 50 years for Calgary double killer
Climber attempts to scale Eiffel Tower in Paris

Lots, parcels yield little interest from developers

Tenders opened for lots in Porter Creek, Granger

Whitehorse man pleads guilty to kicking cop in the chest during 2018 arrest

Jeffrey Blackburn pleaded guilty to assaulting a peace officer and violating his bail conditions

Lane closure could impact restaurant’s plans to expand deck

Whitehorse city staff to look for solution to help both businesses

Whitehorse city news, briefly

A summary of some of the decisions made at the May 13 council meeting

Carcross/Tagish First Nation to hold by-election for new chief

Vote will be held on July 15 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Not enough is being done to support the mental health needs of LGBTQ2S+ people: report

Advocacy organization Qmunity has made 70 recommendations to the Yukon government

Two women charged with first-degree murder in 2017 Pelly Crossing homicide

Charabelle Maureen Silverfox, 27, and Lynzee Harriott Silverfox, 21, were arrested May 16.

Yukon coroner ID’s body found in Yukon River

Graham Everitt, 42, was last seen in Whitehorse on Sept. 25, 2018.

Whitehorse RCMP, city ask for help IDing parking meter theft suspects

Fifty-two parking meters have been damaged or stolen

Changes coming to end ‘dump shopping’

Tipping fees likely to be in place at landfills around Whitehorse by next March 31

Community grieves for two teens killed in a single-vehicle collision

A Haines Junction man is facing multiple charges including impaired driving

Four Yukon women’s organizations to receive up to $2.6 million in federal funding

Five projects spearheaded by four local organizations will be receiving cash from two federal funds