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New contract approved for landfill management

Norcope Construction Group will be responsible for “daily operations” at the landfill

Recount planned following Carcross/Tagish First Nation’s close election for chief

Lynda Dickson received 109 votes, with runner up Danny Cresswell just five votes behind

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Vuntut Gwitchin councillor submits resignation

Vuntut Gwitchin councillor Cheryl Charlie has submitted her resignation, leaving Chief Dana…

Yukon government releases community safety plan for Whitehorse Emergency Shelter

The government is now reviewing the plan and working on creating an implementation group

Yukon University hires director of finance

Yukon University announced in a press release on June 29 that Sheila…

Zoning amendment approved for Black Street property

Bylaw change will allow suite to be built over existing garage despite side, rear setbacks

Ancient lake bed sediments, unusual plants are markers of the Takhini salt flats

It’s one of the Yukon’s best open geological secrets, a well-known but…

Newly-elected Liard First Nation chief accuses YG of interfering with election

Stephen Charlie says YG’s announcement days before election endorsed previous chief

Diamond Tooth Gerties to reopen

The Klondike Visitors Association (KVA) announced in a press release on June…

Local gardener asks for return of wagons

Alice Cyr grows vegetables for her condo, but has had two wagons stolen in the last two weeks

YukonU instructor pens letter urging immediate action to address systemic racism

A Yukon First Nations instructor at Yukon University has penned a letter…

Liard First Nation elects new chief, council

Stephen Charlie beat out incumbent George Morgan by just six votes.

Reeling in used fishing line

Project will see four collection receptacles put in place around Whitehorse lakes

Alexco nearing production at Keno Hill mines

Alexco Resource Corp. is entering the final phase of development at its…

Road tests will resume in July

On July 2, Yukoners looking to receive their class one to five…

Literacy award nomination deadline approaching

Nominations for the 2020 Council of the Federal Literacy Award will remain…

RRDC to issue moose, sheep hunting permits this season, but none for caribou

Ross River Dena Council (RRDC) will once again be requiring non-Kaska hunters…

City hall, briefly

A look at decisions made by Whitehorse city council this week