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Community leaders hope new signs will curb drug dealing in Carmacks

Little Salmon Carmacks First Nation has unveiled a pair of signs this past week to curb drug dealing in the Village of Carmacks.  The community's chief, Nicole Tom, said the goal of replacing similar signs that wore...

Dawson City councillor 'saddened' by prospect of new arena in Whitehorse

A Dawson City councillor is expressing his concerns over conditions required for Whitehorse to host the 2027 Canada Winter Games.The bid committee that's hoping to bring the Games to Whitehorse says that for the city to...

As gov't contract nears end, Whitehorse's 'Housing First' Project management hope for renewal

It's been almost a year since the Yukon government handed over operations of it's 'Yukon First' project.The 16 unit building is located on Fifth Avenue and Wood Street in Whitehorse's downtown core. It provides...

Yukon's 911 system inadequate for those hard of hearing, speech impaired, says resident

It's been seven years since basic 911 was introduced in the Yukon, but some residents are still unable to effectively use the service.Gerard Tremblay, a Whitehorse resident who is hard of hearing, is unable to speak out...

Reporting fire emergencies in Yukon communities now easier with dispatch centre

If you build it, they will call.That's according to Warren Zakus, the owner of Dimension Tech Services. Zakus's company built Delta 1 Fire Dispatch centre a year and a half ago to improve fire dispatch services in...

'We have no more space': Recycling depot in Dawson City shutting down

A recycling depot that processes paper, plastic, glass and other materials in Dawson City, Yukon says it's shutting down because it can't handle a backlog of material from a similar facility that closed earlier...

Meet the 4 new town councillors in Dawson City, Yukon

Dawson City, Yukon, has a new town council.The council was sworn in to office Tuesday night. The newly-elected Mayor Bill Kendrick is joined by four councillors who are stepping into municipal politics for the first time....

Yukon issues COVID-19 public exposure notice Sunday

On Sunday, the Yukon's acting Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Catherine Elliott issued a COVID-19 public exposure notice for Mobile Maintenance Services and Ajax Steel in Whitehorse. Anyone who visited the location at 143 Industrial road on...

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