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Wyatt’s World

  • Dec 15th, 2017

Police, coroner investigating suspicious death in Pelly Crossing

Investigators have ordered an autopsy, which will take place in Vancouver Dec. 18

Judge finds Whitehorse man not guilty of raping teen in 2015 after second trial

Judge Raymond Wyant found Jackie James Kodwat not guilty of sexual assault.

Whitehorse’s new emergency room slated to open in early January

40,000-square-foot building will be more efficient, officials say

City of Whitehorse tells taxi passengers who feel unsafe to not travel alone

Suggestion criticized by advocates for placing burden of safety on passengers, not taxi companies

#MeToo at work: How reporting sexual harassment works - and how it doesn't
    #MeToo at work: B.C. women share horrifyingly common sexual assaults
      Experienced defence expected on Canada's junior hockey team
        Me Too At Work: Sexual assault and harassment in the B.C. workplace

          Whitehorse council chambers needs new audio-visual equipment

          ‘More than 10 people’ watch city’s televised meetings

          Wyatt’s World

          • Dec 13th, 2017

          Two Yukon projects shortlisted for the Arctic Inspiration Prize

          Projects from Whitehorse, Carcross up for cash

          Ross River Dena Council to rebuild duplexes after contractor abandons site

          RRDC says Vancouver-based company built units that did not meet safety standards then left

          Yukon government not expecting to make an early profit from pot

          Finance department estimates YG will sell 700,000 grams of cannabis per year

          Greyhound calls for public funds to help rural routes

          Call comes as bus company seeks regulatory permission to axe northern routes

          Yukon government plans new foster parent program

          Program could see foster children living under the same roof as their biological and foster parents

          Lower Post, B.C., man suing Yukon RCMP over assault allegation

          Suit alleges man ended up with ‘ended up with bruising on his arms, biceps and chest’

          Warm weather causes dangerous road conditions in southern Yukon

          ‘We have to chain up the sand machines just to get out’

          Lunchtime power outage plunges parts of south Yukon into darkness

          Power to 7,800 residents was out for up to 90 minutes

          Darryl Sheepway murder trial comes to a close with Crown submissions

          The Crown presented its closing submissions Dec. 8. A verdict is expected in January

          Wyatt’s World

          • Dec 8th, 2017

          Is the Yukon government reducing its emissions? Nobody knows

          ‘Before we go out and put out any data, I want to make sure that it’s reliable’

          Closing arguments underway in Darryl Sheepway murder trial

          Defence lawyers began closing submissions Dec. 7