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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

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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

Edward Penner murder trial hears from driver

Clarence Haryett testified that the suspect and victim got out of his car, but only Penner returned

Whitehorse propane company sues Salvation Army over Centre of Hope contract

Super-Save is alleging that the Salvation Army owes it more than $300,000 in liquidated damages

Gas tax funding comes to the territory

Officials set out how much will go to communities

Centennial Street apartments planned

Rezoning would allow for a nine-unit building

UPDATED: RCMP officer killed in motorcycle crash was a decorated forensics expert

The crash happened along the South Klondike Highway on Sept. 6

Developer proposes new plan for Copper Ridge property

Developer seeks city’s cash for a new 12-unit housing project

Woman dead, husband injured after truck flips on Alaska Highway

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Ibex Valley murder trial witness testifies she was kidnapped, threatened by accused

Juanita Johnson said a man named “Tanner” told her she would end up “just like Adam”

Yukon campsite fees could be higher in 2021

The move is part of a new draft strategy for territorial parks

Yukon gets cash for upgraded transmission line, energy storage system

Both projects are aimed at delivering more reliable energy to Yukoners

Whitehorse council news, briefly

Some of the issues discussed at the Sept. 3 Whitehorse council meeting:

Yukon, Philippines sign employment agreement

‘Will pave the way for a stronger partnership between the Yukon and the Philippines’