Local News

Porcupine caribou herd reaches record numbers

Population definitely a high, future decline ‘inevitable’: biologist

Liberals promise to overhaul Yukon’s rules of the road but say it will take years

Current regulations riddled with blind spots, including self-driving cars

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Polar Plunge 2017
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Explorers uncover Canada's deepest cave in Fernie
Orcas put on a show near Hornby Island

Yukon’s commissioner, Doug Phillips, wraps up seven years on the job

No word yet from Ottawa when a replacement will be appointed

Dawson City vying for new recreation centre

Early estimates peg the cost of a new complex at approximately $41 million

Widow of Carcross/Tagish dancer sues unknown truck driver, companies for negligence

Emily Bear, the widow of Ken Baker, is suing an unknown truck driver, two companies and an employee

Proposed Mount Sima solar farm under YESAB review

‘Energy production is about to be democratized, for lack of a better word’

Changes coming to ATIPP Act in 2018: Mostyn

‘There’s all sorts of info that the government has that’s stuck in computer systems and filing cabinets’

Here come the Dome plows: Dawson City’s Dome Road could open year-round

Road was temporarily plowed to the top this winter. Now officials are working to make that permanent

Information and Privacy Commissioner allows health privacy complaints to continue

Health and Social Services and the Yukon Hospital Corporation had argued the IPC lost jurisdiction

Seven big stories of 2017

From the Peel decision to an earthquake, it was another interesting year in the Yukon

  • Dec 29th, 2017

Woman sues Yukon doctor after pregnancies following fallopian tube removal surgery

B.C. woman is suing hospital corporation’s chief of medical staff for negligence, breach of contract

First Nations, Yukon and Canadian governments sign document to ‘reset’ YESAA relationship

Officials announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding in Whitehorse Dec. 15

U.S. tax bill passes, opening ANWR to oil exploration

‘It’s a very sombre time here,’ Vuntut Gwitchin chief says

Yukoners favour reducing emissions, wary of carbon tax: survey

Survey respondents are divided on who should receive carbon rebates

Blame Hawaii for Yukon recent warm snap

Temperatures at the first half of the month were ‘incredible,’ says meteorologist

Dawson city council rejects miner Darrell Carey’s development application

Klondike Active Transport and Trails Society president says skiers are ‘ecstatic’