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Yukon skier Knute Johnsgaard named to Canadian senior team Yukon cross-country skier Knute Johnsgaard was named Wednesday to the Canadian national senior team, joining fellow Whitehorse skiers Dahria Beatty and Emily Nishikawa. | 9 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
N.W.T. Highway 3 to close Friday for controlled burn N.W.T.'s Department of Transportation has announced the first road closure of the forest fire season. Hwy 3 will close for 12 hours Friday at 10 a.m. during a controlled burn. | 10 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NORAD jets train in Arctic as Russian flights close to North America increase U.S. and Canadian fighter jets are to practise intercepting foreign aircraft high over the Arctic in the coming days as Russian military flights up to the edge of North American airspace increase. | 11 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Yukon government aims to complete Whitehorse school by fall The $31-million construction phase of the new FH Collins Secondary School in Whitehorse is nearing completion, but it will still be another seven months before students move into their classes. | 12 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
N.W.T. gov't tells morel pickers to move 500 metres into bush The Chief of Fort Providence is calling for territorial government monitors after an Alberta picker found himself lost in the bush for over nine hours. Pickers have been told to relocate 500 metres into the bush by Department of Transportation officials. | 12 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Missing Kugaaruk couple found safe, walking back to community Two searchers found the 63-year old man and his spouse about 48 kilometres north of Kugaaruk, walking toward the community. | 12 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Fresh thinking with old freezers in Haines Junction The community of Haines Junction, Yukon is trying a new, quicker method of composting. It is the first Yukon community to use old freezers, which are available at most landfills. | 14 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
La Leche League sorry for rejecting mom who fed baby formula La Leche League Canada is apologizing to a Yellowknife mother after a representative turned down her application to become a local leader because she'd fed her baby formula a few times after she went back to work. | 15 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Where is the line? A Northern lawyer explains police use of force What limits does Canadian law place on police officers' use of force? When is deadly force justified? Peter Harte is a Northern defence lawyer. He spoke with The Trailbreaker's Loren McGinnis about the law and its limits. | 16 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Whitehorse man in 'grave condition' after highway collision A two-vehicle collision that occurred yesterday at the intersection of the Alaska Highway and Burns Road closed the highway for several hours and has a Whitehorse man fighting for his life in hospital. | 17 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend