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Since 1956, this Bristol Freighter aircraft has been sitting on the edge of Beaverlodge Lake, about 100 km north of Gameti. - photo courtesy of Eddie Chocolate
Sitting out in nowhere
Old aircraft has been on the edge of Beaverlodge Lake for 58 years

It's been said there are strange sights under the northern lights, and one of the strangest in the NWT might be at Beaverlodge Lake.
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Jim Sparling: ENR's manager of climate change programs says weather in the NWT has become less predictable. NWT and rest of world take note of new report on global warming
On the last day of March, an international report stated the effects of climate change are already occurring on all continents and across all oceans, and things will only get worse if action is not taken to address the problem. At left: Jim Sparling: ENR's manager of climate change programs says weather in the NWT has become less predictable.

Debra Richards is the new fire chief for the Hamlet of Enterprise. Young blood hits the top
Enterprise has a new fire chief \96 a very young one. Debra Richards, who is just 22, was appointed to the volunteer position at the April 7 meeting of hamlet council. "I'm really excited, to be honest," she said. "It's an awesome opportunity, and only living in a small town like this would I be able to have something like this."

Mad Trappers goaltender Nathan McPherson watches as the puck comes at him during playoff action at the Canadian North Balsillie Cup in Yellowknife  April 6.

Mad Trappers one game too short
In oldtimers hockey, it can be forgiven that teams can get tired down the stretch. In a final, it all comes down to who has more in the tank come puck drop and the Mad Trappers maybe didn't have enough. The team, made up of players from Yellowknife, Fort Simpson and Inuvik, got to the A division final of the 31 st annual Canadian North Balsillie Cup in Yellowknife April 6.

The Hills of Dechenla is one of three 10-by-12 foot paintings by Yellowknife artist Jennifer Walden that is a part of her Land at the End of the Sticks exhibit. Unfortunately, these canvases were too large for the space at the Northern Life Museum and Cultural Centre in Fort Smith, where the rest of the exhibit currently hangs.

Fort Smith sees Land at the End of the Sticks
The beauty of the Dechenla Lodge has been brought to lucky Fort Smith residents via painter Jennifer Walden's exhibit, Land at the End of the Sticks, on display at the Northern Life Museum and Cultural Centre. Last Thursday, the museum hosted an after-hours viewing of the exhibit. \93There are really strong, large pieces, that almost look three-dimensional,\94 said administrator and event coordinator, Diane Seals.

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