Local News

Kaska Dena Council in court over hunting licences

‘Consultation is not a “the more the merrier” proposition’

YG bars Dawson City’s retired dentist from providing emergency services

Government can’t get its story straight over why Helmut Schoener can’t use hospital dental suite

Yukon COs kill 3 bears attracted to ‘waste’ stored at Whitehorse junkyard

‘If it can smell like food (a bear is) on it, and it’s happening all over the place.’

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Canada to get a mild fall 2018, and a steady transition into winter

Yukon researcher contributes to climate change adaptation report

‘We really worked to weave consideration of different ways of knowing through the report’

Environment Yukon retracts some hunting permits after error, will draw again

Mistake affects 230 hunting permits for sheep, caribou, moose and sheep for 2018-19 season

YESAB report urges traffic lights at Alaska Highway intersection

Lower speed limits suggested ahead of new gas station construction

Yukon government denies it owes substitute teachers unpaid wages

The Department of Education filed responses July 5 to five lawsuits launched against it by substitute teachers

IMPACT pilot run in Dawson City a ‘tremendous success’

Course required for people with impaired driving convictions to get their licences back

AFN national chief candidates make their pitch in Yukon

Four of the five candidates vying for the job attended a forum at Yukon College

Man charged in 2017 Carmacks murder granted bail

Mario Rueben Skookum, 25, must abide by 13 conditions

Fire near Robert Campbell Highway prompts evacuation alert

The alert means people should be prepared to leave within two hours of an evacuation order

Four Yukon researchers awarded total of $45,000

Projects to study forests, community involvement, domestic violence

Fur Real wins Yukon Innovation Prize

‘As trappers and crafters, we’re just busy trapping and sewing’

Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in government eyes solar for Moosehide

‘I believe in the summer we might end up actually not using any diesel’

Whitehorse compost contract comes in costlier than expected

‘I would have a hard time putting my hand up to do this right now’

Wood smoke in Whitehorse neighbourhoods could pose health risk, officials say

‘It’s enough to say yeah, there’s a risk and we need to do something about it’

YG preparing scientific summary of the potential impact of ANWR drilling

‘We’re basically trying to make sure that we have our ducks in a row here’

Former Destruction Bay motel employee awarded $5k in human rights pantsing case

The Yukon Human Rights Board of Adjudication found that Peter Budge was pantsed up to five times by his boss, Charles Eikland, in 2014

Whitehorse welcomes new fire chief

‘One of those virtues that you find, I think, in the fire service is humility’

Yukon government releases new recycling surcharge plan

Surcharges on several items are significantly lower than what the YG proposed last year