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Former draftsman Dave Ritchie attended a public forum at Northern United Place on Feb. 26 to hear about upcoming remediation work planned for the Giant Mine site. Richie wanted to know about future uses for the site. - Meagan Leonard/NNSL photo
Giant Mine headframe future questionable
Landmark considered "unacceptable risk" by project leads
Meagan Leonard
Northern News Services

This summer could see one of this city's oldest mining landmarks removed from the skyline. After the roaster complex was demolished at the former Giant Mine site last year, the C-Shaft Headframe is next on the chopping block deemed an "unacceptable risk" by project leads. News LinkContinued

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Major deficiencies found in correctional services in NWT

Program support for inmates with mental health and addictions is a major concern the Auditor General of Canada highlighted in a report on correctional services in the NWT.

The report, released yesterday, looks at whether the Department of Justice is meeting the requirements of the Corrections Act in its treatment of inmates. In addition to programming, the report listed various deficiencies including the management of facilities, segregation of inmates and security.

The report issued 14 recommendations which the department has agreed to in whole.

- Elaine Anselmi

RCMP evacuate high school after bomb threat

No device was found after a bomb threat was called in yesterday at Sir John Franklin School.

Members of the Yellowknife RCMP Crime Reduction Unit, the General Investigation Section, and the NWT RCMP Emergency Response Team attended. Students and staff were taken to St. Patrick School.

- Evan Kiyoshi French

Arrests made in taxi robbery

A male and female have been charged after a taxi driver was assaulted and money was stolen Feb. 25. Karma Eeyeevadluk, 18, has been charged with robbery and failing to comply with court imposed conditions and Bradley King, 20, has been charged with failing to comply with court imposed conditions.

RCMP are still seeking a third suspect, Denecho King, 22, described as 5'2" with black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information about his whereabouts should contact police.

- Meagan Leonard

UNW to buy parcel next to park

The Union of Northern Workers (UNW) is poised to buy a parcel of green space between its building and on 53rd Street.

Patty Ducharme, director of finance and administration for UNW said the union wants a clear green space adjacent to its building.

Jeff Humble, director of planning and development for the city, said the property is zoned parks and recreation.

- Evan Kiyoshi French

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