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Liberals vow fair treatment for communities

(subscription) (subscription)Liberal Leader Sandy Silver and Pauline Frost, the party's Vuntut Gwitchin candidate in the Nov. 7 election, have vowed their party would create...

We're very, very delighted to see them come'

(subscription)“I am excited to welcome Their Royal Highnesses to the territory on behalf of all Yukoners,” Premier Darrell Pasloski said in a statement this...

Cobalt Construction severed cable in BC

(subscription)Many local businesses, including banks, were impacted. The Yukon Chamber of Commerce said the loss of services had a substantial negative impact on the...

Gladish throws support to former challenger

(subscription) (subscription)On July 25, she announced her intention to seek the Liberal candidacy in Mountainview, the riding currently held by Premier Darrell Pasloski. In...

Premier dragging his feet on health care: candidate

(subscription) (subscription)Though Darrell Pasloski hasn't officially announced his intentions to run, the Yukon Party membership voted to keep him on as leader in April.

Apology for schools' brutalties sought tomorrow

(subscription)Premier Darrell Pasloski is in Vancouver today for a meeting of Canadian finance ministers (see story, p. 11), and could not be reached for...

New Democrats are out to topple the premier

(subscription) (subscription). Two potential Yukon NDP candidates have entered the pending election race in Mountainview, with the mutual goal of defeating Premier Darrell Pasloski...

Leaders, groups praise Supreme Court's response

CBC.ca (subscription)“Premier Darrell Pasloski and his government have failed to honour the letter and spirit of the final agreements and they have set the land...

Program 'will make a big difference': chief

(subscription) (subscription)At a press conference inside the First Nation's government offices on McIntyre Drive, Chief Doris Bill and Premier Darrell Pasloski announced the pilot...

Memories rekindled as Telegraph Office reopens

(subscription)Mayor Dan Curtis and Premier Darrell Pasloski also shared stories from the pre-Netflix era. They paid tribute to Hougen, the man who was instrumental...

Party has shown a true vision, premier says

(subscription) (subscription)Premier Darrell Pasloski says he remains confident in his government's performance over the last year and throughout his five-year mandate as his first...

Late chief helped bring about self

Whitehorse Star (subscription)- governmentWhitehorse Star (subscription)Premier Darrell Pasloski offered his condolences to Hager's family in a tweet last Friday. “He led his FN on it's...

Liberal leader confirmed as Klondike candidate

(subscription) (subscription)DAWSON CITY – Klondike Liberals are very happy with their MLA, and wasted no time confirming Liberal Leader Sandy Silver for the coming...

MLA, woman have varying views of encounters

(subscription)Premier Darrell Pasloski has known about the allegation since May 9, according to a statement from the Yukon Party caucus released Thursday. “Out of...

Laxton's quick foray means he won't lose pay

(subscription) (subscription)... first time Laxton had shown his face in the chamber since he suddenly and mysteriously exited his post as Speaker, and the...

Government ads are not accurate: Liberal leader

(subscription) (subscription)Crane noted that Premier Darrell Pasloski is pictured in other Facebook ads, as he is also Finance minister, and in charge of the...

Protesters flock to ground-breaking ceremony

(subscription) (subscription)Premier Darrell Pasloski was quick to note the careful consideration and analysis that went into selecting the location at 5 Olive May Way.

Northern premiers say 'no' to a carbon tax

(subscription) (subscription)Darrell Pasloski of the Yukon, Bob McLeod of Northwest Territories and Peter Taptuna from Nunavut all acknowledged that climate change is acute in...

'I'm not imposing anything': Hanson on tax

(subscription)“What is clear is that both the NDP and the Liberals, if elected, would put a carbon tax in place to make everything in...

Money has been managed irresponsibly: NDP

(subscription)This is what Premier Darrell Pasloski said of the Yukon Party, which has been in power since 2002, in an interview with the Star...

Pasloski retires after missing out on Olympic team

(subscription) (subscription)Bronwyn Pasloski, 23, retired from competitive swimming Sunday, following the Canadian Olympic swim trials in Toronto. She made the announcement on Facebook and...

Four sport groups slated to receive funding influx

(subscription) (subscription)Yukon Aboriginal Sport Circle president Gord Reed and Recreation and Parks Association of Yukon executive director Anne Morgan also said the funding will...

Expert sets out grim environmental scenario

(subscription) (subscription)Premier Darrell Pasloski must call it by October at the latest. Neil Hartling, former chair of the Yukon Tourism Industry Association, wind energy...

Air North hangs on to win feisty rec league final

(subscription) (subscription)After O'Connor jerseyed Quigley, both tossed haymakers before Quigley eventually wrestled O'Connor to the ice giving referee Darrell Pasloski an opening to intervene.

XC ski nationals get underway

(subscription) (subscription)Premier Darrell Pasloski welcomed the hundreds of ski stars to Yukon Territory, acknowledging their hard work and dedication to their craft. “I want...

Doors continue to spin for Pasloski's DMs

(subscription) (subscription)Premier Darrell Pasloski announced yet another shake-up of deputy ministers in two departments Monday. That day, Justin Ferbey took over as deputy minister...

Doors continue to spin for Pasloski's DMs

(subscription) (subscription)Premier Darrell Pasloski announced yet another shake-up of deputy ministers in two departments Monday. That day, Justin Ferbey took over as deputy minister...

Walker rink tops all comers at Sportsman spiel

(subscription) (subscription)The runner-up team included Matt Johnson, Daryl Sturko, Matt Gibson and Derek McDougall. They finished with 48 points. The rink of Mike Massie,...

Ottawa restores most of anticipated funding loss

(subscription) (subscription)Yes – but a cut is still a cut,” Premier Darrell Pasloski told the Star Tuesday. “We're now having to work with a...

Agreement is unauthorized and upsetting: elder

(subscription) (subscription)Kaska elder Alfred Chief says Kaska leaders who signed a deal with Premier Darrell Pasloski had no right to do so. Chief says...

Family assured that they're safe and loved in new home

(subscription) (subscription)Premier Darrell Pasloski and Yukon MP Larry Bagnell also reflected on the generosity of Yukoners in welcoming refugees into the community. That welcome...

Yukon Party loses former loyalist to Liberals

(subscription) (subscription)Yukon Liberal Leader Sandy Silver has similarly criticized the link for being “sole-sourced” to Northwestel Inc. “without any competition.” Northwestel's proposal for the...

Multimillion-dollar project has a lengthy history

(subscription) (subscription)Premier Darrell Pasloski recently received a letter from the department indicating that plans are moving forward for the facility, Laxton told attendees of...

Hynes, Murray to represent Canada at worlds

(subscription) (subscription)... the program – as it demonstrates that hard work and dedication can make great things happen.” Murray did not respond to a...

Potential candidates reveal riding ambitions

(subscription) (subscription)“Ultimately, it came down to altruistic decisions,” party leader Sandy Silver said Saturday. “You want to go where you can do the best...

New high school is showing some kinks

(subscription) (subscription)Later, in 2011, Premier Darrell Pasloski and former education minister Patrick Rouble unveiled a sign announcing the work would be done a year...

New school is contrasted with the old

(subscription) (subscription)Premier Darrell Pasloski also celebrated the flexible space, equipment and technologies of the new school. “It's only the eighth day in the school,...

Liberals continue to build their election lineup

(subscription) (subscription)Months before the territorial election in 2011, Taylor ran against Darrell Pasloski for the leadership of the Yukon Party, eventually losing to the...

'Fair and efficient' review urged for mining plan

(subscription) (subscription)Premier Darrell Pasloski and Energy, Mines and Resources Minister Scott Kent have promised all hands will be on deck to forge a new...

'By the end of it, it was pretty toxic in there'

(subscription) (subscription)“Despite all of the manoeuvring, we saw unanimous support for those amendments,” Premier Darrell Pasloski said in an interview yesterday. Liberal Leader Sandy...

Integrity of land claims agreement at stake: chiefs

(subscription)Premier Darrell Pasloski issued a statement Tuesday indicating the government is disappointed with the coalition's decision to ask the highest court to hear an...

Highest court to be asked to hear Peel case

(subscription) (subscription)After Premier Darrell Pasloski and his Yukon Party government rejected the land use plan recommended by the Peel planning commission, it implemented its...

'Where the reservoir would be is our bread basket'

(subscription) (subscription)Premier Darrell Pasloski and his cabinet provided the Yukon Development Corp. with $2 million in 2013 to research and recommend one or more...

Premier's hopes for climate change agreement are sunny

(subscription) (subscription)Premier Darrell Pasloski returned to the territory yesterday from the COP21 conference in Paris – which is now being extended an extra day...

Parties 'attempting to alarm seniors': premier

(subscription)Finger-pointing and accusations regarding the Whistle Bend continuing care facility continue to fly – on Tuesday, coming from Premier Darrell Pasloski and Health Minister...

Political appointee's role in contract questioned

(subscription)Premier Darrell Pasloski avoided Silver's inquiries about the purpose of the contract, and what services the company would be providing. Silver pushed on, asking...

Premier lauds ' re-engagement' with prime minister

(subscription) (subscription)Premier Darrell Pasloski applauded the sense of unity that came from Monday's first ministers meeting in Ottawa. “There hasn't been been a first...

Territory modifying carbon emissions monitoring

(subscription)The Yukon delegates to Paris will include Premier Darrell Pasloski, the opposition party leaders, Grand Chief Ruth Massie of the Council of Yukon First...

Government has spent $3 million on court cases

(subscription) (subscription)Yukon Liberal Leader Sandy Silver made a straightforward request in the legislature this week to have the government release cost estimates, drawings and...

Bagnell unfazed by omission from new cabinet

(subscription) (subscription)I also look forward to working with our new MP, Larry Bagnell,” Premier Darrell Pasloski said. Ryan Leef, the single-term Conservative MP who...