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Whitehorse council sets out its priorities

Much of the work is already underway, the mayor says

Darius Elias appointed as fourth Vuntut Gwitchin councillor

The position has been empty since 2018 election, when there were three candidates for four positions

UPDATED: Coroner names men killed in Whitehorse plane crash

The pair have been identified as off-duty employees of the U.S. National Park Service

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Ministers from across the country meet to discuss the needs of seniors

Frost says she explained the unique circumstances in the North

Whitehorse is to receive federal funding to support French-speaking immigrants

14 communities in total will receive $12.6 million over three years

Territory readies for Operation Nanook

Military exercise will test the Yukon’s emergency preparedness

Yukon has a new protected area

Ch’ihilii Chik will foster wildlife habitat, Gwich’in culture

Watson Lake men facing drug charges after RCMP seize suspected crack cocaine

Watson Lake RCMP executed a search warrant at a home on Frances Avenue May 19

YG issues air-quality advisory as High Level wildfire smoke drifts north

Smoke has been blown into large portions of Yukon by winds from the southeast.

Judge dismisses Whitehorse fentanyl smuggling case against Toronto man

Judge Michael Cozens dismissed the case against Jibril Hosh Jibril on May 23

YG mulls tying payment of environmental fines to driver’s licences

About $200K in fines are still owed, some from as late as 1989

  • May 24, 2019

New company to develop three properties in Dawson City

A boutique-styled hotel and townhouses are on the runway

Flurry of construction expected at Takhini Hot Springs this summer

Takhini Hot Springs Ltd. president says more than $20 million to be poured in over next three years

Dawson conservation officers investigating after garbage, animal parts attracts black bear

Conservation officers found a black bear at the pile at the end of Klondike River access road May 12

Trial of Toronto man charged after Yukon fentanyl bust underway in Whitehorse

Jibril Hosh Jibril has pleaded not guilty to one count of possession for the purposes of trafficking

Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation officially declares climate emergency

The declaration was signed during Caribou Days on May 19

Funding announced for new community centre in Old Crow

The chief of Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation said it will be better suited to meet the community’s needs

Liard First Nation denies it owes investigation company cash

The First Nation is denying allegations it owes $60,000