Aiming high for Relay for Life After hitting obstacles last year, the South Slave is getting back into the Relay for Life.
Organizers had to cancel last year's fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society in Hay River because of a shortage of volunteers. This summer Fort Smith is rallying for a successful return, set to take place June 13.
Biography of famed Firth sisters designed to help adult learners The last project Sharon Firth created with her late twin sister Shirley Firth-Larsson is one that will have lasting benefits to those learning to read.
It's a biography, entitled Hard Work and Dreams; Skiing Around the World. The former Olympic cross-country skiers told their story to the NWT Literacy Council for a new series of books called Northern Biographies.
Speedskaters hit stride If you were to rate Team NWT's performance at the Canada Winter Games so far, it would be one of either near-misses or tough slogging.
Week one of the Games finished up on Feb. 21 with athletes competing in biathlon, short-track speedskating, boys curling, target shooting and girls hockey.
But it all began back on Feb. 13 with the opening ceremony and Team NWT was led by Hay River's Andrew Lirette, who served as the flag bearer.
Pilot program keeps film rolling NWT NEWS/NORTH - A new pilot program shows promise to the cinematic community.
"It's a step in the right direction," said Jeremy Emerson, executive director for Western Arctic Moving Pictures. "Many other provinces have been offering this for a long time, but we're a small community. Small steps are a good development for us."