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YG standardizes highway maintenance

A new program seeks increase the longevity and safety of roadways

Yukon Court of Appeal ups sentence of man convicted in 2016 slashing from 10 months to two years

Wesley Quash was found guilty of slashing another man’s face following a verbal confrontation in 2016

Improvements planned for Whitehorse General Hospital

They include planning, design work for a new secure medical unit and Meditech upgrades

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British PM Theresa May announces resignation
600 new campsites coming to spots across B.C. ahead of the 2019 season
Trudeau touts economic record at Liberal fundraiser in Vancouver
Alberta launches spring sitting with bill to kill provincial carbon tax

Smart grid pilot project announced

Internet controlled devices could be installed this fall to curb power usage at peak hours

YG did a review of NGOs over the past year, will not make findings public

“We have documentation but it’s not public documentation”

Yukon government releases terms of reference for health and social services review

Review panel’s final report will be delivered to YG in March 2020 instead of this October

Petition calls on YG to ban conversion therapy

‘There may come a time in which our society is not as welcoming of LGBT youth as it is now’

Destruction Bay motel owners abandon plans for an appeal in pantsing case

The motel co-owners filed notices of abandonment of appeal April 12

Seniors housing proposed for Range Road property

The five-storey building would feature 73 rental units

Whitehorse city news, briefly

Some of the decisions that were made this week at Whitehorse city council

Numbers aren’t everything when it comes to chinook salmon, KDFN lands operation manager says

Brandy Mayes says the value of the fish and the teachings surrounding their harvest can’t be measured

Charges pending against man following Carcross Learning Centre lockdown

The incident, which C/TFN says also involved an alleged assault on a staff member, took place April 10

Comments from an Alaskan congressman were ‘incorrect and inappropriate,’ say Gwich’in leaders

‘Representative Young does not speak on behalf of the Gwich’in Nation’

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

Private pot retailer plans April 17 opening

City bylaws pave way for private retail cannabis shops