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    • Dan Curtis Seeks Whitehorse Centre Nomination

      “We are very happy that Dan has put his name forward for this nomination. His dedication to the people of Whitehorse has served this city well for almost a decade and we would be honoured to have him on our team.” Yukon Liberal Party Leader Sandy Silver

    • Fish Lake Land Use Planning Initiated

      Interested parties can submit expressions of interest to be part of the Łu Zil Män (Fish Lake) Local Area Plan Steering Committee with the Government of Yukon until February 15, 2021.

    • YG Medical Travel Regulations Amended

      As of January 1, 2021, the medical travel subsidy is $150 per day for multi-day travel for out-patients and for escorts accompanying in-patients. Patients and escorts will have access to a $75 per day subsidy for same day travel.

    • Yukon Provides Support for Haines, Alaska

      Governor Dunleavy declared a state of emergency for the Haines area in early December after torrential rains washed out roads and created sinkholes and mudslides, temporarily isolating the town centre from the airport and ferry terminal. The landslide tragically claimed two lives.

    • COVID-19 Update - January 13, 2021

      Some Yukoners can begin registering for COVID-19 vaccinations online starting today by going to yukon.ca/this-is-our-shot. Mobile vaccine clinics will be in Watson Lake on January 18, Beaver Creek on January 21 and Old Crow on January 22.

    • Homicide Near Mayo Over the Weekend

      Daniel Cashaback-Myra, from Mayo has been charged with 2nd Degree Murder, s.235(1) of the Criminal Code, and will appear in Territorial Court in Whitehorse on January 27, 2021 at 0930hrs.

    • Grace Period Ending Yukon Lobbyist Registry

      Lobbyists will be responsible for entering their information into the registry. There was a 90-day grace period for lobbyists to learn and adhere to the new registration and reporting requirements.  The last day to register for 2020 activities is January 13, 2021.

    • Work to Protect Porcupine Caribou Will Continue

      We are pleased the sale attracted little attention from major oil companies, who have recognized that drilling in this area is neither acceptable nor profitable. We believe this is a result of our collective action, as well as a lack of local support and economic viability.

    Podcasts

    • "Rock The Talk" with Grand Chief Peter Johnston

      Listen to "Rock the Talk" with CYFN Grand Chief Peter Johnston 9:00am to 1:00pm every second Friday!

    • Community Connections

      CHON FM presents "Community Connections," an ongoing series of podcasts that showcase Yukon personalities, northern events, artists, visitors and organizations that strive to make Yukon a great place to live.

    • Breakfast with the Party Leaders

      Weekly interview with Yukon's Political Party Leaders to resume this fall.

    • Mountain Musing with Scott Ross

      Mountain Musing is a special PodCast and broadcast commentary created by Scott Ross from Haines Junction, at the foot of the Kluane Mountains. Produced by Clint Carpentier and Bert Cervo at CHON-FM

    What's New @CHON

    • Southern Tutchone - Phrases of the Day

      In case you missed it, here are all our Southern Tutchone - Tàá’an Män (Lake Laberge) Dialect First Nation Phrases of the Day. Please note, all these translation have been generously provided by Nakhela Bunbury.

    • NNBY / CHON-FM re-branding

      After 35 years of broadcasting to the Yukon, Northern BC and Western NWT, CHON-FM is getting a face lift

    • CHON-FM and KRFF Fairbanks - Broadcast Partnership

      Aboriginal live radio broadcasting partnership starting in July 2018 between CHON-FM and KRFF-Fairbanks to promote, exchange and distribute indigenous language programs.

    • Engineering Updates

      Bi-annual "sun-transit" broadcast signal interruptions in the CHON-FM satellite broadcast systems

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