Yukon

Federal government earmarks $500,000 to promote mining in the North

The cash will be spent over three years at a major mining convention

New rules in place for Mt. Logan climbers

Moratoriums in place on solo expeditions and winter climbs

YG, Liard First Nation reach Resource Gateway agreement

The agreement will allow the first phase of the Nahanni Range Road portion of the project to proceed

‘Our people’s patience is running thin’: VGFN citizens concerned about low salmon count, councillor says

Darius Elias said meetings with Alaskan counterparts have been arranged this year

Crash survivors burn vehicle to stay warm

Three occupants of a vehicle that went off the road between Carmacks…

Residents speak out against parking plan for seniors housing project

The developer wants a reduction in parking spots at the proposed supportive living facility

Trappers rescued after being stranded outside northeast of Ross River for seven days

The trappers’ snowmobile broke down while they were on their way to their cabin.

Health impacts are ‘minor’ if the Yukon does away with the seasonal time change, says chief medical officer

The Yukon government put out a public engagement survey earlier this week

Fortymile caribou hunt opened to prevent Alaska from possibly taking Yukon’s share: spokesperson

Environment Yukon says hunt will support conservation goals. Chief Joseph says Yukon shouldn’t be letting Alaska decide.

Updated: Coroner’s inquest into Cynthia Blackjack’s death to begin in Carmacks, continue in Whitehorse

The first two days of the inquest will be held at the Carmacks community centre

Yukoners asked to mull over ending the seasonal time change

A public engagement survey over whether to stop changing our clocks closes in February

Female bantam development team wins gold at Angels on Ice hockey tournament

The Yukon Female Hockey Club’s bantam development team returned home from Langley,…

YG took ‘unilateral steps’ opening Fortymile caribou hunt, says Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in chief

‘Although there’s been an increase in population, our people are still in conversation mode’

Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition releases new ‘Surviving in Yukon’ guide

The associated HelpSeeker app is coming in February

Yukon Brewing breaks into cooler market, introducing haskap lemonade

Owner Bob Baxter anticipates the stock will be gone by Christmas

Scaled back kettle campaign brings in $20,000 for the Salvation Army

Officials say the money will go to outreach work

Expanding cancer coverage for firefighters is a possibility: WCB

A public engagement period closes on Jan. 16