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Woman’s death in Ross River confirmed to be a homicide, Yukon RCMP says

Maryann Ollie, 59, died on Aug. 1. She was a citizen of Ross River Dena Council.

Canada Games Centre tests new software

You may want to hold off on buying those punch cards

Whitehorse fish ladder sees delayed start to Chinook run

The fish have been slower to come in this season compared to previous years

MP Bagnell supports Justin Trudeau for accepting ‘responsibility’ in SNC scandal

Federal ethics commissioner report says Trudeau violated the Conflict of Interest Act

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Captive breeding programs release hope for endangered species
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Safe At Home updates council on work to find homes for Whitehorse homeless

Twenty people have found housing through by-name list, officials say

Yukon Court of Appeal orders new trial for man convicted in 2016 sexual assault

The Court of Appeal found the trial judge erroneously concluded the man had made up his alibi

Fill your belly: This year’s Street Eats Festival is the largest to date

The City of Whitehorse has been helping vendors grow the sector

Community safety officers could be posted downtown this fall

It’s part of plans to increase safety around the shelter

UPDATED: Judge declares mistrial in impaired driving case

Duncan found that there were mistakes in the jury selection process

Yukon government cancels construction tender for Faro fire hall, public works building

A spokesperson for Community Services said all bids came in “significantly” over-budget

After years, Shakwak has a place in U.S. transportation bill

‘It’s been ignored for 10 years. This can’t be ignored anymore’

YG moves to close its physical cannabis store as private market emerges

Minister John Streicker said the government anticipates the store to be closed by the end of 2019

Acknowledging the existence of records is an invasion of privacy: privacy commissioner

It’s the first time Diane McLeod-McKay has been asked to review that part of Yukon’s access laws.

Council news, briefly

Some of the decisions made at the Aug. 5 Whitehorse city council meeting

Judge lifts stay on Wolverine mine proceedings

Yukon government wants the troubled mine placed into the hands of a receiver

Canadian universities and colleges gathering in the Yukon for reconciliation discussion

Representatives from 31 universities and colleges will be visiting Dawson City, Whitehorse, Carcross

Dawson set to be home to the first Yukon pot shop outside Whitehorse

A public hearing has been scheduled to discuss bylaw changes