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UPDATED: Whitehorse woman arrested for 2017 murder of Greg Dawson

Connie Peggy Thorn, 50, has been charged with second-degree murder.

City cyclists call for improved bike infrastructure

A petition calls on the City of Whitehorse to implement its bicycle network plan

Liberals grilled over nursing staff levels

Hospital corporation spokesperson says nothing is unusual

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Humboldt Bronco returns home from Thailand after spinal surgery
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Liberals' throne speech pledges to work with opposition MPs
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KDFN bail program aims to give accused “fighting chance”

How the First Nation is trying to fix the Yukon’s bail system

New policy would govern how city facilities are booked

The new policy sets out priorities for the use of city recreation spaces

Whitehorse city news, briefly

Some of the decisions discussed at the council meeting Oct. 7

YG to spend $2.2M on diesel generators in light of cancelled thermal plant

Now that plans for a new thermal plant have been nixed, the…

Yukon government rolls out bill to address vaping

The new legislation would ban youth younger than 19 from accessing vapour and tobacco products

Yukon government declares climate emergency

The call was made after a successful amendment by the NDP

Operators tout ‘solid’ tourism numbers

Surveys show visitors coming to the territory

Yukon Energy axes thermal plant plans

The decision was made earlier this month

New city policy would keep most roundtable talks with Whitehorse council open

New policy comes after council backed away from a policy that would have closed the meetings

Santa needs a new transmission

Garbage Truck Santa hopes to have his truck fixed up in time for the Christmas season

Opposition parties call for new approach to electoral reform

NDP plans motion for all-party committee to work on issue

Yukon government lays out priorities for fall sitting and beyond

Issues include addressing segregation at the Whitehorse jail and a ban on single-use plastic bags

Plans for Mah’s Point Two are back on

Provided they get more sales than last time, Mah’s Point Two expected to be finished in 2021

City of Whitehorse ponders new procurement policy

City continues efforts to draft new policy