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Wednesday | CBC News

Yukon skiers dream of 5km paved roller-ski track

Cross-country skiers on roller-skis on Hamilton Boulevard. Roller-skis allow cross-country skiers to train in the off-season, but they don't come with brakes.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Tue Jul 22, 2014

GlobalNews

Yukon murder suspect may be heading to western Canada

Michael Thomas MacPherson, 32, is wanted for the murder of John Tanner Sinclair, who died on July 15 in Whitehorse, Yukon from stab wounds.

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Related Topix: Canada, Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers,

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Red Deer Advocate

Magnitude-6.0 earthquake near Yukon-Alaska border

The earthquake was recorded just before 5 a.m. along the Yukon-Alaska border. The U.S. Geological Survey placed the epicentre on the Alaska side of the border about 300 kilometres west of Whitehorse.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, Canada

Detroit News

Strong earthquake jolts Alaska near Canadian border

The Alaska Earthquake Center says the 6.0 magnitude quake struck at 3:49 a.m. about 62 miles northwest of Yakutat.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Yakutat, AK, Canada,

Wed Jul 16, 2014

CNews

Black bear given 'second chance at life' killed in Whitehorse

A black bear is pictured as she and her two cubs were released back into the wild in this YouTube screengrab .

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Related Topix: Canada,

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Toronto Star

Canadian navy ship ordered home after sailor arrested in San Diego

The arrest of one crew member in San Diego and the behaviour of two other sailors prompted the HMCS Whitehorse to be sent home from an international naval exercise called RIMPAC.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Supporting the International Softball Federation Junior Men's World Championship

Ryan Leef, Member of Parliament , on behalf of the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State , today announced $150,000 in funding for Softball Canada.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

New rest rules means major shakeup for Yukon Quest

The 1,000-mile dog sled race announced Tuesday it was shortening its mandatory 36-hour layover in Dawson City to 24 hours, changing for the first time in history one of the race's most defining characteristics.

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Related Topix: Fairbanks, AK, Canada, Circle, AK, Two Rivers, AK

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Commissionaires buy local security companies

The Commissionaires is a private, not-for-profit company registered under the BC Societies Act, with a mandate to create employment for veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and other public safety organizations.

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Related Topix: Canada,

CBC News

Cold War-era telephone lines snag N.W.T. moose, caribou

A set of moose antlers tangled in telephone wires found at Mile 170 on the Canol Trail.

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Related Topix: Cold War, Entertainment, Television, North America, Canada, World News,

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Canada.com

Paralyzed cyclist getting back on bike for epic fundraising ride from Yukon to Vancouver

David Parke straps on his bike helmet and prepares to ride near his home in North Vancouver on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News,

Tue Jul 01, 2014

CBC News

Happy 147th: Canada Day celebrations kick off on Parliament Hill

Serena Ryder and the Sam Roberts Band are among the homegrown performers marking Canada Day, as flag-waving celebrants don red and white to mark the country's 147th birthday today.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Weather,

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Day 15: Whitehorse, Yukon, to Tok, Alaska

First let me admit that the previous night Katie kicked my butt in canasta. She finished with 5,015 points; I had 670.

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Related Topix: Tok, AK, Canada,

Whitehorse Star

Commission pleased with decision allowing appeal

A contentious, culturally sensitive legal battle over French-language education in the Yukon is headed to Canada's highest court.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Day 14: Watson Lake, Yukon, to Whitehorse, Yukon

Well, we're officially in Jack London territory, if we weren't before. Katie and I were walking down Main Street in Whitehorse, the capital of the Yukon, and saw a bronze bust of the "Call of the Wild" author.

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Related Topix: Canada, Vineyard Haven, MA, Edgartown, MA

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