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Yukon Conservation Society hires new executive director

Coral Voss brings background in administration and enviromental work

Possible COVID-19 exposure in Dawson City and Whitehorse

Anyone who has developed symptoms is asked to self-isolate

City hall, briefly

A look at decisions made by Whitehorse city council this week. Tennis…

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Cancan show to return to Gerties

The Klondike Visitors Association announced in a press release on July 29…

Air North named best airline

Tripadvisor named Air North the Travellers’ Choice Best Airline in Canada 2020…

Community banking services to move to CIBC

A number of Yukon communities will see changes in banking this fall…

Majority of Yukon businesses don’t have employees working remotely during COVID-19, survey says

Less than a third of businesses have any portion of their workforce working remotely

Canada Games Centre readies for skaters, swimmers

Second phase of rec centre reopening starts Aug. 3

CYFN, YG launch awareness campaign after drop in calls to family and children’s services

Officials say there’s concern COVID-19 measures have isolated children from people providing oversight

Yukon Party calls for all-party committee on school reopening plan

Legislature would need to be reconvened for committee to be created

Number of overdose deaths increasing substantially

13 deaths since January, compared to six in all of 2019

Moose a relatively new species to the Yukon, study finds

DNA and carbon-dating suggest that moose only entered North America about 15,000 years ago

More than a dozen speak out on zoning change

Nearly all express support for Pelly Construction’s plans

Pilot decisions, poor weather contributed to 2019 Alkan Air crash, TSB finds

Decisions made by an Alkan Air pilot while flying in poor weather…

City accepts funding to address homelessness

$46,000 will go towards 100 Homes campaign

Looking ahead to a very different 2020-2021 school year

“Everybody’s trying to figure out the safest way to get kids to the classroom. It’s not easy.”

Fortymile caribou hunt will begin Aug. 1

Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in wants harvest management plan completed first

New e-book presents comprehensive, modern overview of Yukon First Nations history

ECHO: Ethnographic, Cultural and Historical Overview of Yukon’s First Peoples is free online