Dawson City also announced it would donate its funds for Canada Day events to an investigation into residential schools in the territory.
Hawfinch sightings in Haines Junction are a first for the Yukon Territory and a first for Canada.
A 5-acre fire destroyed one home in Haines and spread to State Forest land Monday night. The U.S. Forest Service is now assisting the local volunteer fire department.
Two locals opened a store in December, and the crowd that showed up is an indication of how much Haines Junction wanted a local grocery store.
The government of Canada’s Yukon Territory is asking Congress to pay for reconstruction of the Alaska Highway.