Renovations underway at Capital Suites
SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - Northern hotel chain Capital Suites has started extensive renovations on its Yellowknife property.
In addition to redoing the lobby area, the hotel is also fixing up all 25 rooms on its third floor.
Arctic Canada Construction Ltd. has been hired for the project which is expected to finish at the end of June in time for the summer tourism season.
Airline adds more flights
SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - First Air recently announced three weekly flights are being added between Edmonton and Yellowknife.
Starting on June 1, First Air will have extra routes on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays for a total of nine flights per week between the two cities. Boeing 737s, each with 115 high-end economy seats, will be used for the year-round additions.
Businesses to close early on Friday
SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - The Bank of Montreal will close at noon on Friday for the Long John Jamboree
City employees will also have the afternoon off.
Yellowknife residents are advised to check the hours of businesses in advance of the municipal holiday.