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B.C. set to change law to stick with daylight saving time

No change for Sunday’s ‘fall back’ or next ‘spring forward’

Yukon Chamber of Commerce supports YG decision to restructure Queen’s Printer

Its treasurer told the News it’s best to give the keys to the private sector in this instance

City approves free parking for Yukoner Appreciation Day

Retailers ready for one of the biggest local shopping days of the year

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CDC explains airport screening plans for virus
Early flu strain making kids sick: doctor
Prince Harry steps back into the spotlight
Universities across Canada hold moment of silence for plane crash victims

Federal building evacuated over structural concerns

The problem was discovered after a section of sidewalk collapsed

Yukon government announces changes to Whitehorse emergency shelter

The changes include stationing medical staff at the building and developing a community safety plan

All matters concerning electoral reform should be public, say opposition parties

The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly reminded parties to keep confidential matters private

Penner appeals murder conviction

Edward James Penner filed a notice to the Yukon Court of Appeal on Oct. 17

Yukon Energy takes utilities board decision over electricity-use programs to court

The corporation filed a notice to the Yukon Court of Appeal on Oct. 21.

Stone-cold cuddly killers

Ermines are the deadly — yet adorable — hunters of the north

  • Oct 29, 2019

UPDATED: Two dead after car goes off Alaska Highway near Watson Lake

Watson Lake RCMP attended the scene Oct. 26. Police say it’s not clear when the crash happened.

Carcross man found guilty of sexually assaulting teen in 2017

A Whitehorse jury has found a Carcross man guilty of sexually assaulting…

City news, briefly

Some of the issues discussed at the Oct. 22 Whitehorse council meeting

Frost backtracks regarding Many Rivers’ financial affairs

The health and social services minister originally said that no criminal wrongdoing had been found

Police watchdog investigating after man dies during Whitehorse-area traffic stop

A police oversight body from Alberta is investigating after a man died…

Former clerk contests Liberals’ ‘independent’ electoral reform commission

Floyd McCormick says the legislative assembly has been sidestepped