Sometimes the irony in the news is almost too poetic. In one item the city is up for a five million-dollar Smart Cities prize. In the next we are told city hall is a waterlogged mess because the roof leaked during a rain storm. Read More
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Forty military attaches from 29 different countries were in Yellowknife for a series of seminars on Canadian activity in the North. Read More
A territorial judge took time to drive home an anti-impairment message before sentencing a Yellowknife man who blew over the legal limit during a roadside stop. Read More
A story in Wednesday’s edition stated Niven, Range and Fiddler Lakes are safe for swimming and fishing (“New list of arsenic-impacted lakes”). While the levels of arsenic in these lakes do not pose a significant risk to people who swim or fish, other bacteria such as e.coli make them unsafe. Also, Fiddler’s Lake is the city’s sewage lagoon, not Fiddler Lake. Yellowknifer regrets the errors and any confusion they may have caused.
Economic Development Officers (EDO) in the Beaufort Delta Region met to review economic development initiatives in all eight communities June 14-15.
Approximately 10 people participated in the public meeting held by Education, Culture and Employment Minister Caroline Cochrane in Inuvik to discuss the foundational review of Aurora College June 13.
You have not noticed, of course, but we have not mentioned President Donald Trump in an editorial for a year or so. Read More
A lack of signage is making N WT highways unsafe, says the husband of a motorcyclist who was seriously injured after crashing her bike on Highway 3 outside of Fort Providence on Tuesday. Read More
An Alberta man convicted of sexually assaulting a young girl in Hay River poses a high risk to reoffend, according to a forensic psychiatrist testifying during a hearing in Yellowknife on imposing a dangerous offender designation. Read More
The Town of Hay River has agreed to continue to offer space for the women’s shelter in Hay River. Read More
by Frank Walsh, project co-ordinator, shop steward network building project
What does it mean to be in a union? Read More