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Yukon government considers changing the leave of absence laws

A public feedback period on the proposed changes is open until Oct. 6

Yukon government shows off Whistle Bend Place

The new continuing care facility is set to see residents next month

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Over the life of Coffee gold mine, Goldcorp wants to mine 2M ounces

The company provided the press with an aerial and ground tour of proposed mine sites on Sept. 11

Grand Chief Peter Johnston calls group home problems “unfortunate”

The comment came during the Yukon Forum on Sept. 13 in Dawson City

Updated: Chief medical officer of health won’t release lead level in the water at Yukon schools

The Yukon government has shut off some water fountains and taps because of lead in the water

Whitehorse Food Bank set to offer wild game for a second year

The program allows hunters and outfitters to donate portions of meat

An exploding package in B.C. may have come from the Yukon

Victim recovering in hospital after incident that occured while he unwrapped parcel at home

Whistle Bend continuing care facility ready for the public to have a look

Some new staff will have to stay in hotels while they try and find housing

Who wants a free wind turbine?

Turns out rescue training outfits are big fans of the things

Betty Irwin wants another term on Whitehorse City Council

Irwin plans to run for re-election this October

Village of Carmacks to receive year-round arena

Mayor Lee Bodie said the community is the last Yukon municipality to receive one

Melnychuk announces council bid

Eileen Melnychuk said her main concern going into the municipal election is affordable living

Dawson-area placer miner fined $4,500 after oil spills from bulldozer

The Crown and defence agreed that Campbell Arkinstall didn’t intend to cause the spill

Jonas Smith seeks Conservative nomination

The former deputy chief of staff in the Pasloski government wants a shot at federal politics

‘Pre-sitting gloss’: NDP Leader on health department’s group home update

Health and Social Services Minister Pauline Frost apologized to mistreated youth on Sept. 6

Health minister apologizes for mistreatment of youth in group homes

Beyond the apologies, the department says it has acted on recommendations in investigator’s report

Indigenous Governance program enrolment at Yukon College meets expectations: dean

Total registration at the college has seen a 15 per cent increase in the last year

Hartland running for re-election to Whitehorse City Council

He said he wants to be able to see seniors stay in their homes and young people buy new ones

YG defends giving NWT company $900k French school construction management contract

The Yukon Party and some architectural firms are wondering why it didn’t go to a local company