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Oil must flow: draft plan on ANWR drilling program

‘Practically speaking, we will be moving forward here and implementing the law’

Some Porcupine caribou calving grounds could be off limits to drilling in ANWR

Four options for protecting the herd are in the draft Environmental Impact Statement, released today

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New program seeks to keep seniors in their homes

A 10-bed “reablement” unit has opened at the Thomson Centre

Yukon experts dispute TV personality’s grizzly bear “plague” claim

Outfitter Jim Shockey claimed there was a grizzly “plague” in a widely-shared November Facebook post

Yukon human-bear conflicts in 2018 highest on record, Environment Yukon officials say

Number of bears killed went down but conflicts, especially in the southern Yukon, went up

Too much on the line to waste: Bagnell on seeking re-election in 2019

Conservative Party contender Jonas Smith says it’s time for change

Many Rivers staff are still on strike after 50 days

Counsellors say management is being unreasonable. Management has not spoken publicly.

Two dead after collision on North Klondike near Lake Laberge campground

An 81-year-old man and 52-year-old man are dead after their trucks collided Tuesday evening

Casino mine project needs more time to submit revised proposal

YESAB expects an environment and socio-economic statement by the end of the next year

Yukon Yuletide: Learning to make lefse

The Christmas tradition of the Norwegian potato pancake

Craft brewers, distillers get a boost from the Yukon Liquor Corporation

Beer and spirits made by small producers to be charged by volume, regardless of bottle price

Environment Yukon releases report with 35 years of hunting data

The report has data on moose, caribou, thinhorn sheep, wood bison, and black and grizzly bears

Review of Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board announced after the Yukon Forum

A new committee with deputy ministers and First Nations executive directors was also announced

Yukon Yuletide: You can buy beer to help families celebrate Christmas this year

Some sales of a new Winterlong draft will be given to Share the Spirit campaign

Yukon Yuletide: Light up an animal’s life

Raven Recycling is donating proceeds from old lights to the humane society

Yukon Yuletide: How to find the perfect Christmas tree

Every Yukon household is entitled to harvest two Christmas trees every year

Yukon Yuletide: Santa Claus to make early gift drop in Watson Lake

Santa will be stopping by the community today in a DHC-2 Beaver

New drunk driving laws to kick in Dec. 18

Police will soon be able to demand breath samples from drivers without needing reasonable suspicion