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Whitehorse RCMP reminds drivers to slow down in school zones

The Whitehorse RCMP has issued a reminder to drivers that school zone…

Yukon Human Rights Commission launching campaign to target workplace harassment

Initiatives will include two conferences and training to prevent sexual harassment

Yukon River Chinook salmon will not meet spawning goals this season

The outlook for fall chum salmon is also bleak, with the run now expected to be less than 200,000

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Man arrested after improvised traps set on Carmacks trail

A Carmacks man is facing three charges after police discovered improvised traps,…

Advocates say they’re ready to work with government on health care reforms

The wide-ranging changes being considered include phasing out private clinics and imporving access for remote communities

Hamilton Boulevard work begins

Construction will be minimized during peak traffic periods

Grizzly bear shot after breaking into occupied Marsh Lake cabin

Bear broke into at least seven structures last week before it was killed by a member of the public

Highway reopens after mudslide

A 10-kilometre section of the Alaska Highway north of Haines Junction reopened…

Long-term care homes now allowing indoor visits, current border controls will remain

Screening, masks and hand sanitizer will be enforced during all visits

Immigration inquiries rise due to YouTube videos, YG says

Officials outline details of Yukon Community Program

Yukon has handed out $3k in CEMA fines

The Yukon has laid six charges under the Civil Emergency Measures Act…

U.S. government moves forward on decision for drilling in ANWR despite Gwich’in opposition

The coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is important caribou and polar bear habitat

UPDATED: Driver dead, passengers injured after rollover on North Klondike Highway at Braeburn

The crash happened around 7:30 a.m. Aug 19. A 22-year-old woman driving the car died at the scene

Yukon Ride for Dad chapter near the top of national fundraising leaderboard

The Yukon Ride for Dad chapter may not be the biggest in…

The show will go on at Whitehorse’s Guild Hall

Guild Hall readies for its ‘Round Back series

How to cope with back-to-school anxiety during COVID-19

Mental health and learning organizations in Yukon are teaming up to offer advice to parents

Vuntut Gwitchin formally appeals decision in residency requirement case

Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation has filed its appeal to a Yukon Supreme…

Yukon First Nations launch their own education directorate

Directorate will advocate for Yukon First Nations students, work on creating own school board

Champagne and Aishihik First Nations disappointed with Aishihik Generating Station proposal

CAFN had hoped to prepare a joint proposal with Yukon Energy for the future of the dam

Northwestel granted $41.4-million in new funding to improve Yukon internet access

The projects are expected to bring higher speeds and unlimited data to remote communities