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Andrew Smith vies for a spot on Whitehorse City Council

The Yukon government employee says housing is a key point on his election platform

Sports field project at F.H. Collins High School on track

Work won’t be done in time to train for the Western Canada Summer Games: Athletics Yukon director

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Federal Conservatives promise the North can keep northern resource royalties

Liberal MP Larry Bagnell says the Conservative resolution wouldn’t make much of a difference today

Liberals issue tender to pave the runway at Dawson City airport

The upgrade means more fuel efficient planes can operate our of the airport

FASSY supports WCC report recommendations, also wants immediate action

Inmates with FASD and the jail now are not receiving support they need, says board member

Man sentenced to life with 10 years’ parole ineligibility for 2016 Watson Lake murder

Travis Dennis has been convicted of second-degree murder for killing Andy Giraudel in July 2016

Blood Ties launches a new drug-testing program in Whitehorse

People can bring in pills, rocks or powder to see if they contain fentanyl

Jan Stick wants back on Whitehorse City Council

The former territorial MLA was also on council from 2005 to 2008

UPDATED: Former Liberal candidate Tamara Goeppel fined $1,000 for violating Elections Act in 2016 election

Goeppel admitted to improperly helping people fill out proxy voting forms during the 2016 election.

Selkirk First Nation releases Chinook salmon plan

The plan includes recommendations and techniques steeped in tradition

Canada Revenue Agency office to open in Whitehorse

Three offices will open across the territories by 2019

WCC report recommendations on segregation align with ‘best practices,’ expert says

Meanwhile, the lawyer who represented Michael Nehass is skeptical of Yukon government’s will to act

Development corporation proposes new quarry in Whitehorse

Da Daghey Development Corporation wants to develop a quarry in Hillcrest

Former Liberal candidate Tamara Goeppel pleads guilty to violating Elections Act in 2016 territorial election

On day two of her trial, Goeppel pleads guilty to improperly helping people with proxy voting forms

Yukon’s tourism industry hunts for solutions to staffing shortages

‘It’s a real challenge, not just in the Yukon but all over the country right now’

  • Aug 28th, 2018

Mike Gladish wants back on Whitehorse City Council

Gladish previously served as a councillor from 2012 to 2015

Judge quashes subpoena against journalist for Tamara Goeppel trial

Yukon News editor Ashley Joannou was subpoenaed to testify at the former Liberal candidate’s trial

Fire that caused evacuation of Lower Post, B.C., grows over the weekend

‘It’s brought the community closer. Watson Lake has been great, very understanding, compassionate’

  • Aug 27th, 2018

Man sues Softball Yukon, Softball Canada alleging injury after Pepsi Centre bleachers ‘gave way’ in 2016

Ryan Joynt alleges that, in 2016, bleachers at the Pepsi Centre “gave way” and he was injured