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Red Feather Saloon break-in causes more than $10k in damage

More than 100 objects, including 31 originals, were destroyed or damaged

UPDATED: Telegraph Creek evacuees to begin returning home next week

“Life will never turn back to normal in Telegraph Creek … everything has changed so much”

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Report makes 13 safety recommendations for Broncos crash site
Beams of light honour victims on Polytechnique anniversary

Minister Pauline Frost says Yukon’s opioid action plan to be released

Frost also said the Yukon now has a bilateral funding agreement worth $500,000 to combat the crisis

Yukon legislative assembly passes act to ensure more gender-inclusive language

The Equality of Spouses Act bolsters legal fairness for the LGBTQ2S+ community

Telegraph Creek evacuees to start returning home next week

Area residents, who evacuated in August due to wildfires, will be able to return starting Nov. 15

Shelley Cuthbert files response, affidavits to Yukon government petition

In her affidavit, Cuthbert says her living situation is temporary

President of the Canadian Medical Association wants to hear Yukon concerns

Dr. Gigi Osler says virtual healthcare might help in rural and remote areas

Wild sheep and goats in the Yukon to be protected from diseases by control order

The order, active on Jan. 1, 2020, will separate domesticated populations from wild ones

Yukon public accounts show $18.7 million surplus for 2017-2018

The non-consolidated surplus is almost triple what the Liberals had predicted

Medical abortion now universally covered in the Yukon

Mifegymiso, a two-drug combo, is available in Whitehorse and three communities

About 350 Yukoners are waiting for cataract surgery

The News spoke to one person who has been waiting for almost two years to have the procedure done

New Whitehorse city council sworn in

Councillors say they’re excited to get started on strategic planning

Twelve months and a strike: Many Rivers workers serve strike notice

Job action is set to start Friday afternoon, when workers will walk off the job

UPDATED: Yukon Supreme Court Justice Leigh Gower dies unexpectedly

Judge remembered for his balance and diligence, as well as his love for theatre and motorcycles

Leak at Takhini Elementary School impacts archery training

No timeline in place for the re-opening of the gym to the public

Yukon Supreme Court Justice Leigh Gower dies

Speaker of the Yukon Legislative Assembly Nils Clarke broke the news in the House Oct. 29.