NWT News

AWG organizers not worried about tight timeline for rec centre rebuild

January 23, 2018 - Hay River

The host society for the upcoming Arctic Winter Games (AWG) is not worried that Hay River’s new Rec Centre won’t be opening until mid-February – just a month before the start of the international sporting event in the South Slave.

“That still gives us enough time,” said Todd Shafer, the general manager of the games.

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Heating it up

January 19, 2018 - Inuvik

Families jigged away New Year’s Eve at the old time dance, adults partied at the ice video dance party for the sunrise festival, and now youth will get their own exclusive event in the Midnight Sun Complex.

Jayden and Isaiah Sharpe, who perform with the monikers DJ Darth Jayden and DJ Afro Boy, respectively, are hosting “Heat It Up,” a dance party for youth ages 16 and under Saturday, Jan. 27.

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