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Penner appeals murder conviction

Edward James Penner filed a notice to the Yukon Court of Appeal on Oct. 17

Yukon Energy takes utilities board decision over electricity-use programs to court

The corporation filed a notice to the Yukon Court of Appeal on Oct. 21.

Stone-cold cuddly killers

Ermines are the deadly — yet adorable — hunters of the north

  • Oct 29, 2019
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Kenney defends firing of election commissioner
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'Climate emergency' is Oxford's 2019 Word of the Year
UBC cancels second-term exchanges to Hong Kong

UPDATED: Two dead after car goes off Alaska Highway near Watson Lake

Watson Lake RCMP attended the scene Oct. 26. Police say it’s not clear when the crash happened.

Carcross man found guilty of sexually assaulting teen in 2017

A Whitehorse jury has found a Carcross man guilty of sexually assaulting…

City news, briefly

Some of the issues discussed at the Oct. 22 Whitehorse council meeting

Frost backtracks regarding Many Rivers’ financial affairs

The health and social services minister originally said that no criminal wrongdoing had been found

Police watchdog investigating after man dies during Whitehorse-area traffic stop

A police oversight body from Alberta is investigating after a man died…

Former clerk contests Liberals’ ‘independent’ electoral reform commission

Floyd McCormick says the legislative assembly has been sidestepped

Residents resist new apartment building on Centennial Street

At a public hearing residents claimed the development would mean less privacy, block sunlight and parking issues

UPDATED: F.H. Collins evacuated following bomb threat

Yukon RCMP temporarily closed the bridge into and out of Riverdale

Mount McIntyre ski bridge will stay standing

Less than a month after voting to tear it down, council hopes bridge can be fixed in time for the AWG

One year later, minister pressed for data on Yukon’s pot shop.

Minister John Streicker said he needs more time to gather the information

Whitehorse officials call Yukon’s new driver licensing software ‘a step back’

The mayor says he’s ‘surprised’ YG is using a system that will no longer sync with the city’s