Local News

Poor Creature files reply to Yukonstruct petition denying child’s noise was an issue

‘We are good parents who care deeply about our son’s wellbeing’

Alberta man operating placer mine near Carmacks fined $30k for 2018 violations

Karil Chaschin pleaded guilty to eight offences under the Waters Act and Placer Mining Act Nov. 19

Silver waffles on electoral reform plans

He now says he supports an all-party committee. He disagreed with the idea in October

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Federal leaders mark Ecole Polytechnique anniversary in House of Commons
Liberals' throne speech pledges to work with opposition MPs
Trudeau explains Trump comments
New greenhouse gas targets not likely until next fall: Wilkinson

Yukon MLAs wrap up fall sitting

The fall sitting concluded on Nov. 27

Man acquitted in Whitehorse sexual interference case after Crown fails to ID him as assailant

Crown didn’t prove George Rowe was same “George” girl said sexually assaulted her in Whitehorse

Wann Road transitional home to open next week

A Wann Road home offering transitional support will officially open next week,…

Yukon Avalanche Association reintroducing full forecast program in January

A field team will be out in the White Pass and Wheaton Valley several times a week testing snowpack

Public brings ideas to meeting on how to save Whitehorse animal shelter

Better communication with the public, adopting best practices from other shelters and…

Premier appears to support changes to the electoral reform process

A recently withdrawn motion called for politicians to be part of a select committee

On, off-grid mines being considered following release of draft climate change plan: Pillai

Intensity-based targets are to be established with the mining sector

Former cabinet minister announces he’s running for Yukon Party leadership

Currie Dixon is the first person to announce he is running for Yukon Party leadership

City news, briefly

Some of the discussions from the Nov. 18 Whitehorse city council meeting

Watson Lake hotel takes town to court over accommodation levy

In its petition, the Big Horn Hotel & Tavern argues that the levy is, in fact, a tax

CYFN launches rural food program

Individual First Nations will work with CYFN on program delivery

Man dead after vehicle strikes him at downtown Whitehorse crosswalk

Police were called to the scene on Second Avenue at Elliott Street around noon on Nov. 21.