Chris MacIntyre

Chris MacIntyre is a CBC reporter in Dawson City, Yukon.

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Dawson City, Yukon's fire department marks 125 years of protecting the community

Dawson City's fire department was established in 1898 after a major fire burned down half of the town. The department has been serving the community ever since, and is celebrating its 125th birthday this year.

Some chronic medical treatment no longer available in Dawson City, Yukon

The Yukon Government recently notified Dawson City residents living with chronic medical conditions that they will now have to travel to Whitehorse for certain treatments.

Warrior Walkers begin their journey from Dawson City, Yukon, to Whitehorse

The Warrior Walkers are walking from Dawson City, Yukon to Whitehorse to honour the lost children and survivors of the residential and day school systems. The group left Dawson City on Sunday and plans to arrive in Whitehorse on Sept. 30, the national day of truth and reconciliation.

Outhouse closures create a crappy situation for travellers on Yukon highway

The Yukon Government has closed three public outhouses along the North Klondike Highway. One unhappy resident calls the facilities 'one of the basic needs in society.'

New fire hall opens for first responders in Carmacks, Yukon

The Village of Carmacks, Yukon, officially opened its new fire hall. According to Mayor Lee Bodie, it's a place for the community's first responders to work comfortably under one roof.

Yukon communities need more EMS volunteers to fill service gaps, gov't says

The Yukon Government says the territory needs more volunteers in the emergency medical service field. Deputy chief of technical operations for EMS Ryan Soucy says more volunteers mean less gaps in services in rural communities.

Alaskans question B.C. government's efforts to clean up the Tulsequah Chief mine site

Alaskan tribes, conservation groups, and fishers want more information, and involvement, when it comes to the B.C. government's plan to clean up the abandoned Tulsequah Chief mine site in northwestern B.C.

Hiker stumbles across mysterious object in Yukon's Tombstone Territorial Park

Dawson City, Yukon, resident David Beaudoin was hiking through Tombstone Territorial Park recently when he spotted something unusual. It looks like an old battery, but Beaudoin has some other ideas.

Emergency medical services 'seriously' lacking in Watson Lake, Yukon, according to community leaders

The town of Watson Lake is the second Yukon community to urge the territorial government to do something about the gaps in emergency medical services.

Travel advisory has some members of Yukon's LGBTQ2S+ community rethinking travel plans to the United States

Some Yukoners are rethinking their travel plans when it comes to visiting the United States. Recently, the Canadian government updated a travel advisory for the U.S, warning the LGBTQ2S+ community that some state laws criminalize same-sex activities and relationships, or target people based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.