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Lawyers make arguments over ‘inadequate’ legal aid funding for Yukon murder case

The preliminary inquiry alone is scheduled to last for two weeks

Teslin Tlingit Council elects chief, deputy chief

Teslin Tlingit Council citizens have elected Eric Morris as the new Naa Sháade Háni

Strike while the iron’s hot: new blacksmithing forge fuels creativity in Whitehorse

Aspiring smithies designed fire pokers at the debut of Yukonstruct’s new gas forge

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More commercial/industrial land needed, study shows

Council members express concern over economic impacts

Kathleen Lake kokanee salmon spawning numbers increasing again

The population has gone through a ‘boom and bust’ cycle over the past several years

Judge allows man to withdraw “uninformed” guilty plea to impaired driving

Peter Chisholm, chief judge for the Yukon territorial court, found Brandon Janz didn’t know the law

Yukon Party nominates Dixon for Copperbelt North

The new leader was previously the MLA for the riding

Stephen Frost Sr. remembered

Vuntut Gwitchin elder contributed much to his community

Yukon River fall chum run the worst on record

“There isn’t a fishery allocation for either the U.S. or Canada right now”

City hall, briefly

A look at decisions made by Whitehorse city council this week

Yukon privacy commissioner releases decision on Department of Justice access request

Yukon News reporter Jackie Hong first filed her request in 2018

Trail plan would focus on management of city pathways

Public input will be sought ahead of final plan coming forward

City management could see pay raise

Proposed bylaw outlines management pay from 2019 to 2022

Tourism operators say winter season outlook is bleak without border openings

The Tourism Association is urging the government that borders should be reopened

New research on northern mastodons could offer clues about modern climate change

Scientists identified patterns in how mastodons travelled north to new habitats

Glaucoma care streamlined

Patients no longer require referal to an ophthalmologist for treatment

Second man in 2017 Carmacks killing to serve additional five months in jail

Mario Rueben Skookum was sentenced to 3.5 years for his role in killing Wilfred “Dickie” Charlie