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Yukon government plans new foster parent program

Program could see foster children living under the same roof as their biological and foster parents

Lower Post, B.C., man suing Yukon RCMP over assault allegation

Suit alleges man ended up with ‘ended up with bruising on his arms, biceps and chest’

Warm weather causes dangerous road conditions in southern Yukon

‘We have to chain up the sand machines just to get out’

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Boushie's family say they have little faith in justice system

Darryl Sheepway murder trial comes to a close with Crown submissions

The Crown presented its closing submissions Dec. 8. A verdict is expected in January

Lunchtime power outage plunges parts of south Yukon into darkness

Power to 7,800 residents was out for up to 90 minutes

Whitehorse council squabbles over Robert Service Campground repairs

‘Is it going to be Disneyland or something?’

Wyatt’s World

  • Dec 8th, 2017

Is the Yukon government reducing its emissions? Nobody knows

‘Before we go out and put out any data, I want to make sure that it’s reliable’

Closing arguments underway in Darryl Sheepway murder trial

Defence lawyers began closing submissions Dec. 7

Teachers’ Association president placed on leave following ‘serious’ allegations

‘I’m going to let the membership decide what it is that they want to do about this’

Auditor General of Canada criticizes Yukon’s climate change plans

Yukon’s plans lack milestones, completion dates or costs, according to latest audit

Council of Yukon First Nations hosts training for Gladue report writing

CYFN hopes the training will be ongoing help build a reserve of Gladue writers in the Yukon

Yukon the dog safely home after two weeks lost on the Alaska Highway

Trucker returns lost dog back to his home in North Pole, AK

Wyatt’s World

  • Dec 6th, 2017

Chiefs and former Peel planning chair express happiness, frustration with case

Peel case wouldn’t have had to go to court at all if YG had respected final agreements, say chiefs

Blood Ties Four Directions eyes tiny home project for Whitehorse

‘It’s designed to feel like a community’

On stand, Sheepway details crack addiction, aftermath of shooting

‘I was so sick and tired of everything’

  • Dec 4th, 2017

Appeal court hears case of Old Crow woman who says sentence unfairly factored in marijuana use

Lena Josie’s lawyer says she was denied discharge on assault because of unrelated marijuana use

Wyatt’s World

  • Dec 1st, 2017