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Whitehorse restaurant raises $2,500 for Ronald McDonald house A family whose son has leukemia has been staying in Vancouver with help from a charitable organization. A new Ronald McDonald house has hosted 30 Yukon families so far this year. | 1 hour, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Walkers for cancer research arrive in Igloolik ahead of schedule The Women in Action: Steps of Hope team arrived in Igloolik Tuesday evening, after leaving Hall Beach Monday morning. They had expected to take three days to walk to Igloolik. | 2 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
That sinking feeling: New truck goes through ice near Yellowknife People driving on the Ingraham trail about 30 km outside of Yellowknife might be surprised to see a massive hole in the ice on Pontoon Lake, made by a F350 truck that went through on Tuesday night. | 3 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Tom Sammurtok resigns as Nunavut cabinet minister Tom Sammurtok resigned Tuesday from Nunavut's cabinet but will remain MLA for Rankin Inlet North-Chesterfield Inlet. | 4 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
RCMP breathalyzer training comes with stiff drinks Some RCMP officers in Whitehorse are training in the proper use of breathalyzers. The sessions include volunteers drinking vodka, gin and rum. | 5 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Alaska brings back grizzly bear licence plates Alaskans now have the choice of two licence plate styles with the revival of a plate design originally issued for the United States' bicentennial in 1976. | 6 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Floyd Roland to seek N.W.T. Conservative nomination in federal election Inuvik mayor and former Northwest Territories premier Floyd Roland has confirmed to CBC that he hopes to run for the federal Conservatives in the upcoming election, saying that he plans to file his nomination papers next week. | 8 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Retrial date set for Whitehorse woman originally convicted of 2008 murder A date for the second trial of 34-year-old Alicia Murphy has been set by the Yukon Supreme Court. Murphy was originally sentenced to life for a 2008 murder conviction, but that decision was overturned by the Yukon Court of Appeal. | 10 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
After 20 years, Whitehorse skateboarders ready for new park It's been 20 years of ollies and kickflips at the Second Haven skate park, but local skaters won't be mourning if a nicer park is built. | 12 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Dehcho leaders vote to ban fracking in traditional territory Grand Chief Herb Norwegian says the Dehcho First Nations passed a resolution last week to ban fracking on their 215,000 square kilometre traditional territory. | 13 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend