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Whitehorse’s Social House bids adieu

Part bar, part concert and social events venue, the business is closing for good on Aug. 31.

Selkirk First Nation releases Chinook salmon plan

The plan includes recommendations and techniques steeped in tradition

Canada Revenue Agency office to open in Whitehorse

Three offices will open across the territories by 2019

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Record medal count for Team Yukon at Canada 55+ Games

“Team Yukon was definitely known by everyone”

WCC report recommendations on segregation align with ‘best practices,’ expert says

Meanwhile, the lawyer who represented Michael Nehass is skeptical of Yukon government’s will to act

Development corporation proposes new quarry in Whitehorse

Da Daghey Development Corporation wants to develop a quarry in Hillcrest

Former Liberal candidate Tamara Goeppel pleads guilty to violating Elections Act in 2016 territorial election

On day two of her trial, Goeppel pleads guilty to improperly helping people with proxy voting forms

A common thread: Toronto artist tells Haines Junction stories with new clothing collection

““It wasn’t a visual experience. It was more an energy experience.”

Yukon’s tourism industry hunts for solutions to staffing shortages

‘It’s a real challenge, not just in the Yukon but all over the country right now’

  • Aug 28th, 2018

Mike Gladish wants back on Whitehorse City Council

Gladish previously served as a councillor from 2012 to 2015

Judge quashes subpoena against journalist for Tamara Goeppel trial

Yukon News editor Ashley Joannou was subpoenaed to testify at the former Liberal candidate’s trial

Fire that caused evacuation of Lower Post, B.C., grows over the weekend

‘It’s brought the community closer. Watson Lake has been great, very understanding, compassionate’

  • Aug 27th, 2018

Man sues Softball Yukon, Softball Canada alleging injury after Pepsi Centre bleachers ‘gave way’ in 2016

Ryan Joynt alleges that, in 2016, bleachers at the Pepsi Centre “gave way” and he was injured

Watching for progress at the Whitehorse Correctional Centre

There is an urgent need to move from talk to action

  • Aug 27th, 2018

Yukon archers podium at 2018 Canadian Archery Championships

“So to see the younger shooters coming up is great.”

Survey tries to take ‘snapshot’ of Whitehorse homelessness

“I tell my story so that mine and others’ voices may be heard”

Sentencing hearing held in Pelly Crossing manslaughter case

Family members of Raine Silas, 18, read emotional victim impact statements to the court Aug. 22

Mount Lorne Ingestible Festival cancelled over food preparation, permit issues

“It doesn’t make sense to shut this down,” organizer Shiela Alexandrovich said.

Fire now burning ‘in and around’ Lower Post, says BC Wildfire Service

The Lutz Creek fire is estimated to be more than 6,000 ha in size now

Nearly 100 per cent of chinook run on Yukon River in Canadian waters now

As of Aug. 20, the Eagle sonar had counted 57,959 chinook