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Feds pledge $13.2 million for Alaska Highway renovations, including Range Road re-vamp

Work includes the Range Road expansion project, the first phase of which is slated to start in July

Whitehorse city council moves proposed amendment that would allow quarry near airport to next stage

Ta’an Kwäch’än Council development corp. wants “residential” lot re-designated to “natural resource”

$30K not enough to keep women’s shelter out of deficit: executive director

The funding increase from health and social services is to account for rising costs of living

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Yukon communities use $2.79 million from Gas Tax Fund on 20 projects

Yukon MP Larry Bagnell and Community Services Minister John Streicker made the announcement March 5.

UPDATED: Roughly $12 million to go towards upgrading Dawson City’s airport

Paving is tentatively scheduled to take place from May 19 to 26

UPDATED: Whitehorse city council votes to amends budget to replace fire truck totalled in crash

The new truck, estimated to cost $330,000 before tax, would replace one damaged in a Jan. 22 crash

Yukon’s minimum wage to rise to $12.71 on April 1

The current minimum wage is $11.51, a difference of $1.20

Yukon Supreme Court rules against Kaska Dena Council in hunting consultation case

KDC claimed Yukon government had to consult before issuing hunting licences, tags in southern Yukon

Whitehorse city news, briefly

A rundown of some of the decisions that were made at council this week

Supporters rally for local NGOs

Dozens of people attended on the first day of the legislative sitting

Yukon Liberals predict $5.9M deficit for 2019-2020

There’s expected to be a surplus next fiscal year

RRDC appeal against 2017 Yukon Supreme Court decision dismissed

The Yukon Court of Appeal has dismissed Ross River Dena Council’s (RRDC)…

YG makes fixes to hunting lottery system

A third party review outlines what went wrong and makes recommendations

Whitehorse recycling companies want the city to up its contribution

Whitehorse’s recycling companies want the city to increase the amount of money…

Bagnell weighs-in on federal ministers leaving cabinet

Yukon’s MP says there needs to be discussions on whether the attorney general and justice minister should be the same person

Yukon needs its own species at risk legislation: CPAWS

The Yukon government says new rules are in the works

Rocky road ahead for proposed quarry

The economic development arm of the Ta’an Kwäch’än Council wants the city to amend the OCP