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Darryl Sheepway murder trial comes to a close with Crown submissions

The Crown presented its closing submissions Dec. 8. A verdict is expected in January

Lunchtime power outage plunges parts of south Yukon into darkness

Power to 7,800 residents was out for up to 90 minutes

Whitehorse council squabbles over Robert Service Campground repairs

‘Is it going to be Disneyland or something?’

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Women, supporters march throughout B.C.
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B.C. announces anti-racism funding for prevention, education

Is the Yukon government reducing its emissions? Nobody knows

‘Before we go out and put out any data, I want to make sure that it’s reliable’

Closing arguments underway in Darryl Sheepway murder trial

Defence lawyers began closing submissions Dec. 7

Teachers’ Association president placed on leave following ‘serious’ allegations

‘I’m going to let the membership decide what it is that they want to do about this’

Auditor General of Canada criticizes Yukon’s climate change plans

Yukon’s plans lack milestones, completion dates or costs, according to latest audit

Council of Yukon First Nations hosts training for Gladue report writing

CYFN hopes the training will be ongoing help build a reserve of Gladue writers in the Yukon

Chiefs and former Peel planning chair express happiness, frustration with case

Peel case wouldn’t have had to go to court at all if YG had respected final agreements, say chiefs

Blood Ties Four Directions eyes tiny home project for Whitehorse

‘It’s designed to feel like a community’

On stand, Sheepway details crack addiction, aftermath of shooting

‘I was so sick and tired of everything’

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Appeal court hears case of Old Crow woman who says sentence unfairly factored in marijuana use

Lena Josie’s lawyer says she was denied discharge on assault because of unrelated marijuana use

Sheepway had ‘abnormal’ mindset when shooting Chris Brisson, psychiatrist tells court

The first-degree murder trial heard from Dr. Shabreham Lohrasbe about the effects of crack cocaine

Take action on taxi assaults, women’s groups tell City of Whitehorse

‘Taxi cab drivers sexually assaulting women in taxis is not a new issue’

Old Crow woman appeals sentence, says judge unfairly factored in marijuana use

Woman denied conditional discharge because she smokes 2 joints per day

Loukidelis named as head of WCC inspection

Terms of reference ‘very broad on purpose so the inspector is not directed to do a certain thing’

From hospital to home care: Yukon’s health department now offering more service hours

‘A lot of evidence does show that people do better in their home environment’

Takhini River elk drownings spark controversy over responsibility to save wildlife

‘It’s fine to say “shoot it and put it out of it’s misery,” but that’s not an easy thing to do’

63 bears killed in the Yukon in 2017

Leading causes for human-bear conflicts are attracts like improperly stored garbage and food