NWT News/North

All the news stories appearing in NWT News/North

Yellowknifers map ‘little free libraries’ across city

March 8, 2018

Yellowknife is adding its 10 or so “little-free libraries” to the map of 50,000 such structures in a phenomenon that has been spreading to front lawns around the planet.

“In the summer I’ll see kids sitting out on the front lawn with their bikes, just looking at books,” said one little free library custodian, Judith Murdock. Read More

SNOWKING WINTER FESTIVAL: Imagine Snowking’s Snow Castle 2.0

March 8, 2018

by Joel Maillet, a.k.a. Avalanche Kid

Years ago the Snowking gave me a book titled, Ice Palaces. I take it down from time to time when I am searching for inspiration. In the book it describes how, 130 years ago, in places like St Paul, Minnesota and Montreal, Quebec, ice-harvesting ice was a huge industry. Read More

Green eyes finish line for Olympic dreams

March 7, 2018

Hay River’s Brendan Green says last month’s Olympic Winter Games may have been the end of his Olympic career.

“That was quite likely my last Olympic Games,” said the biathlete in an e-mail exchange with The Hub, although he added he is not certain. “I’ll re-evaluate and reflect when the season is over in April and decide from there.” Read More

THE GAMER’S BLOG: Express your own ‘geekdom’

March 7, 2018

A band of brave adventurers combines their skills to escape a maze of deadly traps and dangerous creatures. Meanwhile, golden-armored warriors face a horde of robotic foes. Elsewhere, wizards duel with spells and try to guess their opponent’s next move. Read More


March 7, 2018

An error appeared in an article in Friday’s Yellowknifer (“Barbs exchanged at rental board hearing,” March 2). Aya Burshan’s name was misspelled. Yellowknifer regrets the error and any embarrassment or confusion it may have caused.

Jamie Koe in must-win situation

March 7, 2018

by Martin Gavin

Special to Northern News Services

Jamie Koe and his Yellowknife foursome will need to turn things around to see championship round play at the 2018 Tim Hortons Brier in Regina this week. Read More

Falcons fly high on the court

March 7, 2018


That’s probably the best word to use when it comes to Sir John Franklin’s success at the NWT Power Corporation Senior Cager basketball tournament this past weekend. Read More

Giant Mine update

March 7, 2018

In an effort to attract Northern workers, the California-based company awarded the contract to remediate Giant Mine will split this work into five sub-contracts ahead of taking over the site this June. Read More

Youth send messages of hope to peers

March 4, 2018

If Jaylene Delorme-Buggins could tell her younger self something, she would say, “hold on, there really is a light at the end of the tunnel and there’s hope for the future.” Read More

COLUMN: With better understanding comes proper mental health guidance

March 3, 2018

I grew up with a reputation for being strange and even crazy and not in the good way, though true to form, I never managed to get my qualification papers. The last few years out here in the silent wilderness have helped me understand how my life was affected by an undiagnosed childhood mental illness which had devastating lifelong consequences. Read More

1 2 3 4 5 22