Local News

UPDATED: B.C. man guilty of first-degree murder in 2017 Ibex Valley homicide

Edward James Penner, 22, was given the mandatory life sentence for the 2017 slaying of 25-year-old Adam Cormack

Whitehorse council green lights development incentive for 12-unit building

Coun. Steve Roddick expressed concerns over the building but ended up voting in favour

Updated: The Ibex Valley murder trial: what the jury didn’t hear

Some legal arguments were made without the jury present. Those details couldn’t be published until now

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Court news, briefly

Some recent news coming out of Yukon courts

Jury in Ibex Valley murder trial hears closing arguments

The jury is expected to begin deliberations the morning of Sept. 18.

Eagle mine pours its first gold

Victoria Gold president and CEO says gold production to hit full capacity in 2021

Whitehorse high school provides free menstrual products to students

It’s an initiative that’s being adopted by schools across the country

Yukon Zinc, owner of Wolverine mine, put into receivership

Yukon Supreme Court Justice Suzanne Duncan approved an order Sept. 13.

Yukon government gets set to shut territory’s government-run pot shop

The doors will shut at 7 p.m. on Oct. 17. Online sales will continue

City council news, briefly

Some of the decisions made by Whitehorse city council Sept. 9

Crown rests case in Ibex Valley murder trial

Edward James Penner, 22, is accused of killing Adam Cormack in 2017

Bill seeking to protect ANWR passes U.S. House of Representatives

It’s cause for tempered celebration, said a member of Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation

U.S. government recommends largest development option for ANWR

The final environmental impact statement was released on Sept. 12

18 people evacuated from Ethel Lake as nearby wildfire grows

The North Crooked Creek fire, burning south of Stewart Crossing, has grown to 24,842 hectares

Yukon releases its FASD Action Plan

Seven priorites, 31 actions outlined

Whitehorse calls off landscaping Alexander Street

The city will lose the federal cash that had been earmarked for the plans

Federal government releases northern policy framework

It lays out eight priorities for the region