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Turtle and rhino fossils fill in ‘massive’ Yukon history gap

Fossils discovered in 1973 are turning heads

In with the old for Dawson City

Town council considers new heritage bylaw

Whitehorse releases proposed $33M capital budget for 2020

It includes money for upgrading city infrastructure along with focusing on reducing energy use

Whitehorse animal shelter in dire straits, humane society says

Humane Society Yukon is holding a public meeting Nov. 26 to determine shelter and society’s future

The Poor Creature rallies as Yukonstruct court date looms

Supporters gathered at the café Nov. 12 as owner Brioni Connolly continues to defy eviction attempt

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Kwanlin Dün First Nation chief undergoing thyroid cancer treatment

Doris Bill released a statement Nov. 1 saying she would be travelling to Vancouver for treatment

Government workers return to Range Road building

The building had been evacuated in October.

City news, briefly

The Food for Fines campaign and transit passes for a refugee family came up at City Hall this week

LGBTQ2S+ group raises concerns regarding discrimination in Yukon schools

Minister Jeanie Dendys told reporters changes are likely to occur

Trashin’ the glass: Yukon recyclers to stop accepting non-refundable items

Yukon recyclers will stop accepting non-refundable glass Nov. 30

Yukon government pulls in pot profit, Streicker says

Minister John Streicker provided the legislative assembly with unaudited accounts

Yukonstruct taking legal action to have Poor Creature café owner evicted

The society filed a petition to the Yukon Supreme Court on Nov. 7

Whitehorse council approves changes to environmental grants

Major funds will now be doled out only once a year

Supreme Court of Canada declines to hear Yukon man’s case

Wesley Quash went to country’s highest court after sentence more than doubled following Crown appeal

Road to Telegraph Creek open during limited hours

All-wheel drive vehicles are permitted from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily

Trustees elected for Yukon Francophone School Board

Four incumbents and one new face will be serving on the board following the election Nov. 4