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Finance employee charged with allegedly defrauding Yukon government of nearly $50k

Michael Kipkirui was arrested Nov. 12 and is facing eight criminal charges

New health centre, housing complex planned for Old Crow

Plans are at a preliminary stage, the minister says

Reclamation fund being explored in wake of Wolverine Mine receivership

The Yukon government isn’t going to require mines pay more than 100 per cent in security

CBC North reverses decision to replace local a.m. newscasts with ‘pan-northern’ model

Staff at CBC Yukon felt ‘shock and disappointment’ over the original plan, made public Nov. 18

Remembering Capt. Dick Stevenson, the inventor of the sourtoe cocktail

The Captain, who created the drink that in turn created countless honourary…

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WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World

  • Nov 15, 2019

PSAC president speaks out about Queen’s Printer, Central Stores situation

‘It’s not good for the Yukon. It’s not good for the taxpayers of the Yukon.’

City news, briefly

Some of the decisions made at the Nov. 12 Whitehorse council meeting

Yukon government launches online service to match Yukoners to family doctors

Yukoners who use the service will be randomly paired with available Whitehorse-area doctors

CPAWS Yukon ‘disappointed’ controversial writer to give keynote at Yukon Geoscience Forum

Vivian Krause is scheduled to deliver a keynote address at the forum on Nov. 16.

Poor Creature, Yukonstruct case to be heard in court next month

Yukonstruct is seeking to have The Poor Creature evicted, while café owner arguing to stay

Alaska Highway work could mean expropriating some land

Minister Richard Mostyn said discussions with property owners are occurring

YG releases ‘ambitious’ plan to combat climate change

It calls for lowering greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent by 2030

Whitehorse releases proposed $33M capital budget for 2020

It includes money for upgrading city infrastructure along with focusing on reducing energy use

Whitehorse animal shelter in dire straits, humane society says

Humane Society Yukon is holding a public meeting Nov. 26 to determine shelter and society’s future

The Poor Creature rallies as Yukonstruct court date looms

Supporters gathered at the café Nov. 12 as owner Brioni Connolly continues to defy eviction attempt

In with the old for Dawson City

Town council considers new heritage bylaw