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Whitehorse council prepares to zone the last phase of Whistle Bend

Whistle Bend Phase 7 lots are expected to be available in 2023

Boys’ club: Where did the women premiers go?

If you saw photos from the premiers’ meeting held in Saskatoon last…

Doctor denies wrongdoing in fallopian tube removal lawsuit

Dr. Wayne MacNicol filed a statement of defence to a 2017 lawsuit on July 2

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Captive breeding programs release hope for endangered species

Council ponders parking plans

Plan looks at increased fees, fines and other changes

YG to attempt to enforce alleged lawsuit settlement with Cynthia Blackjack’s mother

Theresa Blackjack says she doesn’t agree to $25k settlement for a lawsuit filed after daughter’s death

YG names electoral reform commission members, opposition cries foul

Members will submit a final report and recommendations in January

Federal government announces $15M for Northern food strategy

A federal minister said 17 per cent of Yukoners are food insecure right now

New funding aimed at turning waste into ‘black gold’

Money and a contract has been approved for the Whitehorse compost facility expansion

Fire ban lifted across most of the territory

Ban remains in place at Kluane National Park

New surface coming to LePage Park

Renovations are set to begin in August

Help Wanted: Yukon businesses struggle due to labour shortage

There are lots of jobs, but where are the workers?

Canadian premiers discuss shoring up Canada’s Arctic

All Canadian premiers met in Saskatoon from July 9 to 11

Court news, briefly

Some recent news out of Yukon courts

This week at Whitehorse city hall

Some decisions made by Whitehorse city council at its July 8 meeting:

Alaska allows sale of Chinook incidentally caught during commercial chum salmon fishing

Strong run numbers at the Pilot sonar meant a lifting of restrictions, an ADFG biologist said

Kwanlin Dün First Nation, Yukon government sign education agreement

The three-year agreement will see more cultural supports and resources in four Whitehorse schools

Majority of Yukon under fire ban as more than 30 wildfires burn across territory

The Snag Junction campground is closed after a nearby wildfire was discovered over the weekend

What to know about the Yukon’s five federal candidates

The News compiled priorities of each candidate

Whitehorse council defers decision on roundtable policy

It’s now expected to come forward in September