Arctic Winter Games

Coverage of the Arctic Winter Games 2018 from Hay River/Fort Smith

Junior girls golden again at AWG

March 27, 2018

by Dylan Short

The NWT is on top once again in women’s futsal after the territory won the gold medal final of the junior category at the 2018 Arctic Winter Games. Read More

‘You could say he was The Hockey Dad’

March 26, 2018

by Cody Punter

Heading into the semifinals on March 22, the Northwest Territories’ Arctic Winter Games female hockey team had their eye on repeating their gold performance from the Games in Nuuk. Read More

Team NT keeps the wins coming

March 22, 2018

It’s been a profitable week in the ulu department for Team NT at the 2018 Arctic Winter Games.

As of press time, the territory’s best and brightest had collected 44 ulus across all sports and there is sure to be more to come. Read More

AWG Igloo takes beating from sun

March 21, 2018

A Hay River woman had to battle the elements – specifically unseasonably warm temperatures and sunshine – to preserve an igloo she built as a personal project for the Arctic Winter Games. Read More

Let the games begin!

March 21, 2018

After years of planning, work and anticipation, the 2018 South Slave Arctic Winter Games officially kicked off with flashy opening ceremonies on March 18 in the brand-new recreation centre in Hay River. Read More

Team NT hard at it

March 21, 2018

Who would have thought that a little sporting competition that began in 1970 would turn into one of the largest multi-sport events in the world? Read More

T-minus 48 hours and counting

March 15, 2018

“It’s coming together nicely.”
Those were the words of Greg Rowe, president of the 2018 Arctic Winter Games host society on Wednesday. Read More

Let the Games begin – finally

March 15, 2018


As you are reading this, the opening ceremonies will be a mere 48 hours away, which will signify the 25th Arctic Winter Games getting underway in Fort Smith and in Hay River. Read More

Hay River rec centre ready to go

March 14, 2018

Town council announced last week that the long-awaited new recreation centre would open to the public on March 13.

“On behalf of council and the Town of Hay River, we are pleased to announce the Recreation Centre will be open on Tuesday, March 13, at 5 p.m.,” stated the March 9 announcement signed by Mayor Brad Mapes. Read More

Team NT has a uniform

February 26, 2018

Team NT now has something to march out in for the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Arctic Winter Games in Hay River on March 18. Read More

Get your AWG tickets Friday

February 20, 2018

Guess what? Tickets will soon be on sale online for the 2018 Arctic Winter Games opening and closing ceremonies, along with the cultural gala performance! Read More

AWG says more the merrier

February 15, 2018

With just over a month to go to the opening of the 2018 South Slave Arctic Winter Games, the number of volunteers has not hit the target set by the host society. Read More