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Mother of slain Pelly Crossing teen says killer’s sentence “a slap in the face”

April Baker, mother of 18-year-old Raine Silas, says the justice system failed her son

One family, three on the waitlist at Golden Horn school

They have been waiting for spaces to open since May

UPDATED: Minto mine shutting down after sale, bogged down by copper prices, falls though

Capstone is putting the mine in care and maintenance after sale to Pembridge Resources fell through

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Beams of light honour victims on Polytechnique anniversary
Mulroney fights tears in tribute to Bush
Groceries will cost Canadian families $400 more on average in 2019: report
The Marriott breach and other security breakdowns

Former YG employee’s firing while on probation was justified, court finds

The Yukon government had “every right” to reject Andrew Schaer on probation, a judge found

YG considering using ice boom to help form Dawson ice bridge this winter

The ice boom idea was among the suggestions in a report by the National Research Council

Concerns fly in the legislature that the Salvation Army isn’t delivering on its promises

“We’ve got folks who’re not in this big beautiful building making use of it”

YG says municipalities will get to choose if they want to be covered under new access and privacy laws

Territorial government could force municipalities but cabinet says it will be voluntary

Liberals to scope out ‘efficiencies’ in departments

The premier was asked about ostensible reductions to department budgets at question period

Department of Education seeks portables to accomodate overcrowded schools

Education Minister Tracy-Anne McPhee said there were no portables avaiable in western Canada

Environment Yukon working with Ross River Dena Council to collect hunting stats

The First Nation implemented a hunting permit system to protect wildlife in June

Non-Kaska hunters respectful of RRDC hunting rules, says councillor

RRDC councillor Derrick Redies said the First Nation will “absolutely” have permits next year, too

Man sentenced to 4.5 years for 2016 Pelly Crossing manslaughter

Tristan Joe, who killed Raine Silas, 18, will serve 20 months in jail after credit for time served

Councillor candidates make their case

Council candidates show up for town hall forum

Whitehorse’s mayoral candidates square off

Four of five mayoral candidates attend a forum hosted by the Chamber of Commerce

Leonard Boniface puts name forward for Whitehorse City Council position

Boniface is vying for one of six spots on city council

City bylaw officer eyes mayor’s job

“We have a lot of young, new, vibrant people in town and the city was becoming stagnant”

Darrell Hookey vies for spot on Whitehorse City Council

“Whistle Bend was a tabletop exercise for about 20 years amongst planners and engineers and politicians”

City of Whitehorse bus driver has his eye on the mayor’s job

“We have a lot of traffic problems and they can be easily fixed”