CBC Yukon kicks off annual sock drive

CBC Yukon has officially kicked off of its annual sock drive  — and is urging Yukoners to help one another by dropping off new pairs of...

Yukon entering 'high risk' period for COVID-19, says health official; no action yet on opioid crisis

Yukon's acting chief medical officer says cases in the territory are generally on the decline, but the territory is entering a "fragile period" where his department needs to be careful with how and when...

Modular nuclear reactors a 'long shot' worth studying, says Yukon gov't

The Yukon government is looking for ways to reduce the territory's emissions, and wondering if nuclear power is one way to go.The territory is undertaking a feasibility study, to determine whether there's a future...

Kinross to expand Fort Knox production with addition of gold from Gil project in 2022

Kinross Gold is expanding its operations at the large Fort Knox Mine 25 miles northeast of Fairbanks. Mining has started at the Gil, a separate gold deposit nine miles east of the main...

Eagle River’s Joe Wright files for office but for which office? Senate?

The Chairman of Alaska House District 14 (now 22), Joe Wright, filed paperwork to run for the Legislature on Monday, and word on the street is that he is running for Senate Seat K....

Whitehorse woman says Yukon rent cap responsible for eviction from rental apartment

A Whitehorse woman is being evicted from her apartment at the end of December, a situation she blames on the Yukon government's rent cap and a term that prevented her landlord from raising her...

City of Whitehorse staff must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by Feb. 20

The City of Whitehorse has a new mandatory vaccination policy for employees. The policy comes in two phases, said Lindsay Schneider, the city's director of human resources, the first of which includes a survey. Employees will...

Yukon now has highest opioid death rate in Canada, territory's chief coroner says

Yukon now has the highest rate of deaths due to opioids in the country, at 48.4 deaths per 100,000 people, according to Heather Jones, chief coroner for the territory. Yukon has recorded 21 deaths due to opioids...

Surprise: Joe Miller endorses Rep. Chris Kurka for governor

Former senatorial candidate Joe Miller pulled a good one on Monday: Instead of announcing his own campaign for governor, as many expected, he endorsed Chris Kurka for governor. Yes, the same Rep. Chris Kurka...