Thebacha/Fort Smith

Fort Smith RCMP received a report on Aug. 27 about the theft of a handgun from a residence in the community.

The police identified the firearm as a Browning Challenger handgun.

This is a Browning Challenger handgun, similar to one reported stolen from a residence in Fort Smith between Aug. 1 and Aug. 15. photo courtesy of Fort Smith RCMP

The theft occurred at a residence between Aug. 1 and Aug. 15.

“The missing handgun is of concern, as it can be a dangerous weapon,” stated Marie York-Condon, the media relations official with the Northwest Territories RCMP, in an Aug. 29 news release. “We are asking the public to be alert for any possible sighting of a handgun, or if someone finds one, please report it to your RCMP for proper removal and storage.”

Other items reported missing in the theft included a TV, an iPad, a laptop and collectible coins.

Heritage Days in Fort Resolution

Deninu Ku’e/Fort Resolution

The Metis Cultural Institute’s Heritage Days 2018 will be held in Fort Resolution on Sept. 7 and 8.

The event will feature talent shows, jigging, fiddling, drumming, community dances, stories from elders, live music and more.

Family dance set at Fort Smith arena

Thebacha/Fort Smith

A Glow in the Dark Family Dance will be held on Sept. 9 in Fort Smith.

The dance is set for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Fort Smith Centennial Arena.

The event – to be hosted by the Town of Fort Smith – will feature glow sticks, bracelets and necklaces.

Paul Bickford

Paul Bickford is the reporter for Hay River Hub.

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