Troopers identify hiker who remains missing in the Pioneer Ridge Trail area

A hiker remains missing in the Pioneer Ridge Trail area.Alaska State Troopers identified the missing hiker as Fina Kiefer, 55, of Palmer. Troopers...

Couple who snuck into Yukon community for vaccine pleads guilty to breaking pandemic rules

Two people who snuck into the small Yukon community of Beaver Creek earlier this year, posing as locals to get doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, have pleaded guilty to charges under Yukon's Civil Emergency Measures...

Yukon officials to give COVID-19 update as outbreak expands

Yukon officials will give an update on COVID-19 on Wednesday morning, as the territory deals with its most significant outbreak since the start of the pandemic.  Premier Sandy Silver and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Brendan...

Dene stories, environmental protection focus of new Nahanni National Park action plan

Nahanni National Park Reserve has a new management plan for the first time in a decade. The plan, tabled in the House of Commons last Friday, includes a long list of recommendations for how to...

'A blueprint for stewardship': Commission releases draft land use plan for the Dawson region

The Dawson Regional Planning Commission has released its draft land use plan, which lays the groundwork for how roughly 10 per cent of Yukon's land mass should be managed in the future. "This draft plan...

Alaska House fails key vote affecting dividend, programs

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska House passed a state budget late Tuesday but failed to garner sufficient support for a roughly $1,100 dividend for residents this year, which was the higher of...

12 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Yukon

Yukon's COVID-19 case count continues to grow quicker than it ever has, with 12 new cases announced on Tuesday. All the new cases involve the gamma or P.1 variant. The territory now has 33...

'We're not invincible': Yukoners grapple with 1st COVID-19 outbreak in months

A couple of weeks ago, things were looking brighter in Yukon — there were no more active cases of COVID-19 in the territory, a majority of adults were fully vaccinated, adolescents were getting their shots, and public...

N.W.T.-Yukon travel exemption suspended due to COVID-19 outbreak

The N.W.T.'s chief public health officer has closed a brief travel bubble between the N.W.T.'s Beaufort Delta and Yukon due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in Yukon.  People in the Beaufort Delta had long...