Yukon

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

A very metal Christmas with Rick Massie

The Whitehorse musician and photographer released a metal cover of “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”

Firefighters call on WCB to provide more coverage to members suffering from cancers

Seven types of occupational cancers aren’t currently covered

Yukon Days successful, grand chief says after Yukon Forum

Yukon leaders were able to speak with federal public safety minister Bill Blair in Ottawa

Updated: Nearly 2,900 Yukoners possibly affected by LifeLabs breach, IPC says

The health information of 34 Yukoners was confirmed to have been accessed

Use of flaps, wind may have caused fatal plane crash in May, report says

An official said flaps might have been applied too much

Poor Creature must leave Yukonstruct by end of January, court rules

The café’s one-year lease for the space had not been renewed, contrary to owner’s claims, judge finds

Whitehorse council approves the purchase of a transit app

Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition raises other issues with bus service