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CBSA searches economic development office, Whitehorse home

Properties searched March 12 as part of an ongoing investigation, the details of which are unclear.

 

Whitehorse man to face re-trial for drunk driving, drug possession after acquittal overturned

Curtis Rowat was acquitted earlier this year after a judge found his Charter rights were violated

 

Whitehorse man sentenced to house arrest after threatening coworker with axe

Ram Naresh Prasad pleaded guilty to assault with a weapon and uttering death threats

 

Dawson City homicide victim remembered as a ‘beautiful soul’

Kevin McGowan, 41, was killed in Dawson City April 30. Yukon RCMP say his death was a homicide

Darryl Sheepway says petition about WCC conditions about ‘right and wrong’

Secure living unit conditions have improved but still aren’t comparable to general population, he says

Man at centre of Whitehorse standoff says RCMP overreacted

‘It’s just stupid, stupid, stupid’

Man in custody after police search Whitehorse home

Lockdown of area schools and daycare lifted; residents can return home

For Project Lynx, ‘wrap-around’ support for young victims is key

A branch of Victim Services, Project Lynx offers support for victims of crime younger than 19

Yukon RCMP, justice department mum on Whitehorse courthouse cellblock

Neither will say if work is being done to address ‘deficiencies’ identified in an RCMP inspection

Unsolved murders team will take pressure off Major Crimes Unit, Yukon RCMP superintendent says

Supt. Brian Jones says Major Crimes Unit workload from last year wasn’t sustainable

Taxi driver charged in Salvation Army hit-and-run

Police have formally laid charges against a taxi driver accused in a…

Yukon’s justice system ranked worst in Canada for second year in a row

One of the report’s co-authors encouraged the territory to reflect instead of ‘nitpicking’

Yukon RCMP investigating Whitehorse murder

The Yukon RCMP Major Crimes Unit is investigating the territory’s first homicide…

Man arrested after ‘incident’ at Whitehorse Elementary

David Nesbitt, 52, faces harassment and mischief charges

‘Love triangle’ led to alleged axe attack, Whitehorse jury hears

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UPDATED: B.C. man dead after shooting near Alaska Highway

Police still routing traffic around scene in Porter Creek

Death of N.W.T. man living in Whitehorse deemed a homicide

Clayton Benoit, 51, died at Whitehorse General Aug. 30

Man charged with kidnapping, sexual assault in Whitehorse appears in court

Philip Tyler Reid, 25, faces charges of kidnapping and sexual assault

News in brief, June 21

A Whitehorse Mountie faces sexual assault charges, Yukon gets new child care funding