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Fluoride, housing and pets among top priorities for council candidate

Whitehorse resident Jim Cahill announced his run for council Sept. 18

Former councillor in Mission, B.C., looks for a seat in Whitehorse

Scott Etches says he is interested in building relationships with service providers

Court rules man assaulted by RCMP can continue arguing Charter violations

The judge also decided the police must release documents related to training and policing

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Yukoner accused of mailing an exploding package to his brother in B.C. has died.

Leon Nepper was found in ‘medical distress’ at the Whitehorse Correctional Centre on Sunday

YG launches public survey on regulating, funding midwifery

The Yukon government plans to introduce funded and regulated midwifery by the end of 2019

Whitehorse man accused of mailing exploding package to his brother facing attempted murder charge

Leon Nepper, 73, is now facing one charge each of aggravated assault and attempted murder

Watson Lake man sentenced for manslaughter

‘It’s like (Chief) got a new lease on life and my dad is no longer here… How is that justice?’

Death of Whitehorse man in Vancouver hospital deemed a homicide

Shawn Johnnie died after being medevaced from Whitehorse to Vancouver Sept. 12.

Former CKRW reporter announces bid for council

Oshea Jephson to focus on traffic and housing

Boyd runs for re-election

The current Whitehorse councillor says he’s concerned with housing and taxes

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World

  • Sep 19th, 2018

Norwegian “adventurer” fined $1k for illegally hunting ptarmigan on Yukon’s South Canol Road

Tonje Blomseth had been told by conservation officers that ptarmigan hunting season was over

Yukon College’s new sexualized violence policy includes collecting statistics

This will be the first time the school will gather figures specific to the issue

Whitehorse Days Inn fined $1,500 for failing to fix faulty emergency lighting

The hotel did not fix the lights within the deadline given by the Whitehorse Fire Department

Yukon internet pioneer Rick Steele dead at 64

Steele, who was instrumental in bringing internet to the Yukon, died Sept. 10

“Face-to-face” with ice age animals

A mummified wolf pup and caribou that are more than 50,000 years old are on display

Raven Recycling set to take over collecting e-waste

Raven Recycling Society will take over disposal of electronic and electrical waste beginning Oct. 1

Yukon suspect in B.C. mail bombing makes court appearance

Whitehorse man, Leon Nepper, faces charges related to a mail bomb sent to a Port Alice home Sept. 11