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UPDATED: Missing Whitehorse man found

RCMP had asked for the public’s help in finding him

‘Majority’ of Yukoners in favour of electoral reform, according to survey results

YG released the survey and draft terms of reference for an electoral reform commission on April 9

Chinook salmon run for 2019 forecasted to be same size or smaller than last year

More than 76,000 Canadian-origin chinook made the journey up the Yukon River last year

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Parliament Hill 4-20 organizers prep for crowd, protest
Mueller probed 10 potential acts of obstruction

Private pot retailer plans April 17 opening

City bylaws pave way for private retail cannabis shops

Environment Yukon nixes online harvest reporting for the 2019 season

Hunters will have to report their harvests either in-person or over the phone, as they did pre-2017

Whitehorse company left ‘scrambling’ over potential new access road

Trans North would be prevented from flying from its property if road proceeds as it’s proposed

YG to develop a capital plan to thwart forest fires

A report, which hasn’t been made public, is to inform it

Classes to resume Tuesday after fire at F.H. Collins

The cause of the fire is still being investigated

Silver says electoral reform commission to be established ‘very soon’

A call for submissions will be made by the end of the month, he said

Yukon, Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation reach agreement on Carmacks bypass

The bypass is part of the larger Yukon Resource Gateway project

Yukon College to offer a bachelor of business administration program in fall 2019

The four-year bachelor is the college’s second-ever degree program.

Climate change affecting northern Canada faster than rest of the country, report says

The North is warming three time faster than the global average, according to a new report

Whitehorse city news, briefly

A rundown of issues put to Whitehorse city council at its April 1 meeting.

NDP cries foul over the lack of data on non-emergency ER visits

The Whitehorse hospital’s emergency room will get about 33,000 visits this fiscal year

Communities contemplate cannabis commerce

Bylaw updates underway throughout the territory to regulate private pot sales

Justin Lemphers seals federal Yukon NDP nomination

Labour rights worker Justin Lemphers will be the face of the federal…

Whitehorse’s mayor defends plans for a downtown pot shop

The issue was discussed at the April 1 council meeting

Ex-Whitehorse cabbie charged $1,500 for 2018 Salvation Army hit-and-run

Binerjeet Chauhan, 25, pleaded guilty to two counts under the territory’s Motor Vehicles Act April 1