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Yukon River fall chum run the worst on record

“There isn’t a fishery allocation for either the U.S. or Canada right now”

City hall, briefly

A look at decisions made by Whitehorse city council this week

Yukon privacy commissioner releases decision on Department of Justice access request

Yukon News reporter Jackie Hong first filed her request in 2018

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Trail plan would focus on management of city pathways

Public input will be sought ahead of final plan coming forward

City management could see pay raise

Proposed bylaw outlines management pay from 2019 to 2022

Tourism operators say winter season outlook is bleak without border openings

The Tourism Association is urging the government that borders should be reopened

New research on northern mastodons could offer clues about modern climate change

Scientists identified patterns in how mastodons travelled north to new habitats

Glaucoma care streamlined

Patients no longer require referal to an ophthalmologist for treatment

Second man in 2017 Carmacks killing to serve additional five months in jail

Mario Rueben Skookum was sentenced to 3.5 years for his role in killing Wilfred “Dickie” Charlie

Court challenge filed over extension of Yukon’s state of emergency under COVID-19

The petition alleges that the Yukon government made the decision in an opaque, undemocratic way

Yukon government extends state of emergency for second time

Unemployment is now at eight per cent, the highest in two years

Rezoning could soon move forward

Allowing suite in RR zone would not substantially change area, council hears

Coroner IDs man killed during bison hunt

A 43-year-old hunter died on Sept. 5 during a bison hunt

Whitehorse Community Choir sings in a new season

Voices will join together while being apart

Yukon government extends relief program

“We know that businesses continue to need help”

Pondering port plans

Skagway mayor envisions partnerships with Yukon

Ottawa puts out statement opposing ANWR development

“Our rights, future and the land and animals cannot be bought yet others try to sell it”

Yukon Party calls for more oversight in use of Civil Emergency Measures Act

Premier said the opposition will get their say when the legislature resumes in October