Yukon Territory

Kudz Ze Kayah Mine SE of Ross River to go into YESAB Review Stage

The youth who cannot be identified is set to be released from prison later this year.<p>​​​​​​​The five-page agreement, signed by Naa Shaade Hani …

Northern Canada

Whitehorse Daily Star: Crown, family had opposed open custody

Photo by Photo Submitted<p>DEATH DESCRIBED AS DEVASTATING – Brandy Vittrekwa, 17, was found dead on a walking trail in the McIntyre subdivision. On …

Northern Canada

Gridlock in Juneau? Not if Alaska legislators and lobbyists can’t get their cars there

JUNEAU — The Alaska Legislature's annual session in Juneau usually brings plenty of brinksmanship and excitement. But participants have to get there …

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Whitehorse Daily Star: Test lane helped buses adhere to schedules

Transit passengers making their way out of Riverdale this morning enjoyed bypassing cars and trucks heading out of the subdivision as the city began …

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Whitehorse Daily Star: Council poised to decide on Whistle Bend’s fifth phase

Photo by Whitehorse Star<p>Pat Ross<p>Plans for the fifth phase of the Whistle Bend subdivision could take the next step forward this evening.<p>That’s when …

Northern Canada

Create Awesome Sunbursts in Your Photos: Here’s How

Peeking Around the Peak, Yukon Territory. © Brenda Petrella Photography.<p>Sunbursts, starbursts, or the star effect – however you decide call it – is a …

Digital Photography

Duo to attempt first-ever winter ascent of Yukon’s Mount Lucania

Pascale Marceau and Lonnie Dupre pictured on a previous expedition in Alaska. The duo hope to become the first team to summit Canada's third-highest …

List-Worthy

Sexy, strong and sixty-something - meet Dawson City's newest lady wrestlers

<i>This documentary deals frankly with sexuality and bodily functions. It also contains strong language. The original version is above; below is a</i> …

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Yukon's liquor labels show consumers are interested

Friday, January 12th, 2018 5:58pm<p>A study on alcohol warning labels has been paused due to industry pressure. (File Photo)<p>Yukon's Chief medical …

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Whitehorse Daily Star: Missing woman last seen on Dec. 26

Photo by Photo Submitted<p>CONCERNS EXPRESSED ABOUT WOMAN’S WELL-BEING – RCMP are searching for the whereabouts of Bernadine Kingsbury. Photo courtesy …

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Teslin Tlingit Council, Yukon gov't agree to co-operate

'It's taken us a while to create this relationship,' said Chief Richard Sidney<p>Teslin Tlingit Council (TTC) Chief Richard Sidney calls it a …

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Whitehorse Daily Star: YG clears the air on proposed cannabis rules

Photo by Vince Fedoroff<p>PLANNING FOR A NEW ERA – Yukon government representatives present a draft summary of proposed legislation for legalized …

Cannabis

Whitehorse Daily Star: Newly-formed team to represent the Yukon in Scotties

Photo by Photo Submitted<p>TEAM YUKON – (L to R) Skip Chelsea Duncan, coach Gord Moffatt, Jenna Duncan, Kara Price, Loralee Johnstone and Jody Smallwood …

Northern Canada

Whitehorse Daily Star: Response time to avalanche drama stirs concerns

Kevin Daffe and three other backcountry skiers, including his wife, Kathleen, knew there was an avalanche risk when they went skiing in the mountains …

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Whitehorse Daily Star: Beatty’s dream to come true in Olympic debut

Photo by Photo Submitted<p>OLYMPICS BOUND – Whitehorse athlete Dahria Beatty competes in the skate sprint race at the Haywood NorAm Trials Tuesday in …

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Jack London, “Love of Life” | Library of America

Back <b>Jack London, “Love of Life”</b><p>Story of the Week January 12, 2018<p>Jack London, “Love of Life”<p><b>Jack London (1876–1916)</b> <b><br>From Jack London: Novels & …

Literature

Netflix Sweeps Cinema Eye Honors With 'Strong Island' and 'Jane'

Jane Goodall film, race and justice doc take multiple prizes in New York ceremony<p>Netflix’s harrowing documentary about justice and racial perception, …

Entertainment

Police looking for woman last seen in Whitehorse 2 weeks ago

Woman was last seen in Whitehorse on Dec. 26; police concerned for her well-being<p>Yukon RCMP are asking the public for help in finding a woman who …

Canada

Yukon has backlog of 20 deaths waiting for toxicology results

Six-month delays are tough on families, says Yukon's acting chief coroner<p>Yukon's chief coroner says there are 20 cases in the territory where a …

Northern Canada

Whitehorse Daily Star: City staff seek decisions on infill lots

Plans to add residential lots to a number of neighbourhoods around the city could soon move forward, depending on how council votes next week.<p>At the …

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Whitehorse Daily Star: Grade 7 b-ball takes over Games Centre

More than 120 eager and energetic young athletes found a way to stay out of the cold Wednesday competing in the Yukon Schools Athletic Association …

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Whitehorse Daily Star: Council to dig into quarry issue again

Photo by Vince Fedoroff<p>QUARRY SUBJECT RESURFACES – Lesley Cabott of Stantec and Doug Gonder, the owner of Norcope Construction, discuss the potential …

Northern Canada

Whitehorse Daily Star: Midget development team working for AWG

Photo by Dustin Cook<p>DEVELOPING SKILLS – Players taking part in the Yukon midget Arctic Winter Games development program shoot on net during a drill …

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Whitehorse Daily Star: YG seeks better-managed correctional facilities

The Yukon government is researching how to better manage youth and adult correctional facilities and cases in the territory.<p>In an expression of …

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Whitehorse Daily Star: Tanker driver worked 15 hours without rest

Photo by Photo Submitted<p>A MESSY SCENE – This was the scene on Aug. 7, 2017 after this Pacesetter Petroleum tanker rolled on the Alaska Highway …

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Whitehorse Daily Star: Café balzam to serve up final meal in the fall

Photo by Photo Submitted<p>NEW HORIZONS BECKON – Karina Lapointe, the owner of the Café balzam at the Takhini Hot Springs, says she’s at a point in her …

Northern Canada

Proposed affordable housing complex waits on Yukon gov't funds

$17.8M project would include 53 housing units, including 23 for people with disabilities<p>A proposed new $17.8 million housing complex in Whitehorse is …

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Whitehorse Daily Star: Yukon junior curling teams reuniting for nationals

Photo by Whitehorse Star<p>REUNITED – Yukon curlers, left to right, Joe Wallingham, Brayden Klassen and Trygg Jensen celebrate their gold-medal winning …

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Whitehorse Daily Star: Yukon’s fentanyl death toll rises to eight

Photo by Whitehorse Star<p>Emily Jones and Dr. Brendan Hanley<p>The official number of confirmed fentanyl deaths in the Yukon has climbed by one, the Star …

Northern Canada

Extreme Cold warning in effect for Yukon

Cpl. Robert Drapeau spent his younger years in the community, and now after stops in Alberta, and Faro, takes over as the detachment's top cop.<p>The …

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