Local News

Yukon ATIPP office to make improvements after investigation by the information and privacy commissioner

The investigation was triggered by a complaint from a Yukon News reporter in November 2019

Federal government earmarks $500,000 to promote mining in the North

The cash will be spent over three years at a major mining convention

New rules in place for Mt. Logan climbers

Moratoriums in place on solo expeditions and winter climbs

YG, Liard First Nation reach Resource Gateway agreement

The agreement will allow the first phase of the Nahanni Range Road portion of the project to proceed

Forensics specialist testifies at Carmacks man’s murder trial

Cpl. Vanessa Philpott tells jury stains believed to be blood found inside Wilfred Charlie’s house

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‘Our people’s patience is running thin’: VGFN citizens concerned about low salmon count, councillor says

Darius Elias said meetings with Alaskan counterparts have been arranged this year

Twelve impaired drivers nabbed in nine days, RCMP says

‘It’s truly staggering to discover the number of people who are still getting behind the wheel while impaired’

Crash survivors burn vehicle to stay warm

Three occupants of a vehicle that went off the road between Carmacks…

City news, briefly

Some news from Whitehorse city council’s Jan. 13th meeting

Longtime party supporter vies for Yukon Party leadership

Linda Benoit said she brings a different perspective than other candidates

Murder trial hears from witness who drove victim home

Laverne Bearspaw testified that she gave Wilfred Charlie, others, rides the day before his death

Residents speak out against parking plan for seniors housing project

The developer wants a reduction in parking spots at the proposed supportive living facility

Claims process for Indian day schools settlement opens

Eight Yukon day schools are on the final approved list of facilities covered by the settlement

Judge awards Yukon company $105k for unpaid work on Haines Highway

A British Columbia-based contractor owes a Whitehorse construction company more than $105,000…

Trappers rescued after being stranded outside northeast of Ross River for seven days

The trappers’ snowmobile broke down while they were on their way to their cabin.

Yukoners show support for the Wet’suwet’en

A demonstration wound its way through downtown on Jan. 10

Second Avenue study nears completion

City engineer promises that the document will be made public at a roundtable discussion

City news, briefly

Some of the discussions from the Jan. 9th meeting of Whitehorse city council