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Shelley Cuthbert packs up camp

Dog rescue owner moves to new location on private land following court order to leave by March 1

UPDATED: Longtime Yukon lawyer, Melissa Atkinson, remembered as a dedicated advocate

The trailblazing Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in citizen died suddenly the morning of Feb. 14.

Wildfires the largest threat to Whitehorse: Report

The city has released its hazard identification and risk analysis

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'Robot' device helps babies cope with pain

A month after agreeing to a new contract, Many Rivers counsellors get layoff notices

‘They’ve been put between a rock and a hard place, big time here’

New procurement policy set to be up and running this spring

The last major procurement overhaul occurred in 1995, Mostyn said

Leaders raise expectations for federal election at Yukon Forum

‘We really need to be respectful of the progress that we have made in a short period of time’

Yukon hospital workers reach tentative deal to avoid a strike

The proposal will be voted on March 4, the union says

Women ordered to pay former Dawson City couple $800k in damages for defamation

The women had started a campaign in support of a Dawson retiree the couple was suing over her house

Whitehorse mayor calls tax and fee increases reasonable

Council approved the 2019 operations budget

Senior U.S. official says Canadian report authors may not ‘fully understand’ mitigation proposals for ANWR development

Joe Balash responded to a report alleging problems with the draft environmental impact statement

Longtime Yukon lawyer, former federal NDP candidate Melissa Atkinson dead at 45

Atkinson, who served as the territory’s first Indigenous Crown attorney, died the morning of Feb. 14.

Whitehorse council approves rezoning for proposed daycare

Proposed play area “more like a dog run”: Cabott

Northerners react to report questioning the science of ANWR development

A Yukon biologist provides more detail on the recently-released Canadian report

Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in farm gets $1M from Arctic Inspiration Prize, federal government for greenhouse

The farm received $500,000from the Arctic Inspiration Prize, cash matched by the Canadian government

Yukoners claim victory after seismic testing in ANWR is delayed

“The complex issues that seismic testing raised couldn’t be addressed in the time frame required (by the BLM)”

Whitehorse city staff say they need more money for playground upgrades

Upgrades are meant to increase accessibility and longevity of the equipment

A new committee may keep tabs on the Whitehorse shelter

The news came out during a press briefing exactly one week after YG officially took control

Whitehorse cabbie has sexual assault charge withdrawn

The complainant in the case chose not to testify

  • Feb 8, 2019

Yukon government plans work for this summer on the Ross River School

The contract will be for mechanical cooling and insulation in the crawlspace

  • Feb 8, 2019