Dogs are divisive in Inuvik

April 6, 2018 - Inuvik

One thing I love about Inuvik is that there is always at least one dog at any given party I go to, if not two or three.

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The number one priority Alex Buchan hears about mining is job creation

April 6, 2018

There were only a few constants at the Hope Bay gold property over the past 12 years.

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Hay River renews lease for municipal offices

April 6, 2018

Town council has decided to renew its lease of space in the Wright Centre for municipal offices.

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Naujaat cadet successfully completes regional expedition

April 6, 2018 - Naujaat

3055 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corp (RCACC) Warrant Officer Jack Kopak successfully completed the Northwest Region Alpine Tour in the Rocky Mountains near Canmore, Alta., this past month.

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Aodhan Mooney – lifesaver extraordinaire

April 5, 2018 - Yellowknife

If you’ve followed swimming in recent years, you’ll know Aodhan Mooney is one of the city’s best and now does her thing at the University of New Brunswick (UNB).

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Mens and womens curlers nearly make championship round

April 5, 2018 - Yellowknife

You know those times where you look back at one game and think to yourself had you won it, things could have gone differently?

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Correction

April 5, 2018

An error was made in the Mar. 30 edition of Yellowknifer. In the article Northern artist to be featured in showcase the name of the artist in the photo is Shawna Lampi-Legaree. Yellowknife apologizes for any embarrassment the mistake may have caused.

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NEWS BRIEFS: Student charged with making threats to go to trial

April 5, 2018 - Yellowknife

A student charged with making threats at a Yellowknife school will head to trial after pleading not guilty in court yesterday.

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City of Yellowknife counting number of homeless people

April 5, 2018

The City of Yellowknife will try to count the number of homeless people in its boundaries.

The survey will run on April 22 and 23. Trained volunteers and staff will be counting the number of people in shelters, short-term housing and on the street, stated a release from director of community services Grant White.

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Tyhee Gold leaves behind trove of goods

April 5, 2018 - Yellowknife

When Tyhee Gold Corp. walked away from its gold exploration project north of Yellowknife, it left behind a veritable jackpot of equipment and vehicles.

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RCMP looking for missing man last seen in Hay River

April 5, 2018 - Hay River

Hay River RCMP are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing man.

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Yellowknife Historical Society looks to future with new museum

April 5, 2018 - Yellowknife

With a new name and look, a non-profit collective dedicated to preserving Yellowknife’s past is forging ahead with an ambitious plan to breathe new life into a once-bustling community hub.

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Margaret Nazon creates celestial beadwork from Hubble telescope images

April 5, 2018 - Yellowknife

The art of Margaret Nazon blends traditional beadwork with celestial images captured by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope.

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Aklavik holds 75th annual jamboree

April 5, 2018 - Inuvik

Aklavik welcomed spring last weekend with its 75th annual Mad Trapper Rendezvous, also known as its spring carnival or jamboree.

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Travis Rusk tames the giant machines

April 5, 2018 - Kangiqliniq/Rankin Inlet

Travis Rusk admits to being intimidated when he was introduced to the enormous haul trucks at the Meadowbank gold mine several years ago.

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EDITORIAL: The post-Arctic Winter Games blues

April 5, 2018 - Hay River

We thought it was only us having a case of post-Arctic Winter Games blues.

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Unpleasant smell in Niven Lake a headache

April 5, 2018 - Yellowknife

City councillors are asking the city to share more public information and to bring in experts to monitor a noxious smell in the Niven Lake area.

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Court briefs: Commercial fisher awaits sentencing for fisheries violations

April 5, 2018 - Yellowknife

A commercial fisher facing multiple charges under federal and territorial laws made a court appearance earlier this week.

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AROUND KIVALLIQ: Shooting competitions in Rankin

April 5, 2018 - Kivalliq

Rankin Inlet/Kivalliq

Canadian Junior Rangers from across the Kivalliq will gather in Rankin Inlet for a regional marksmanship selection competition on April 7-8.

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Ice sculptures should have been left to die naturally: Walt Humphries

April 5, 2018 - Yellowknife

I am sure most people have heard of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow where the dreaded Headless Horseman scares the daylights out of poor, meek and mild Ichabod Crane.

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Inuvik prepares for 50th Top of the World Loppet

April 5, 2018 - Inuvik

Inuvik skiers and visitors alike will be ripping through the powder on local ski trails this weekend.

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Municipalities will be included in new version of ATIPP Act: Minister

April 5, 2018 - Yellowknife

The minister responsible for public engagement and transparency says the government plans to apply new access to information laws to municipalities.

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Mid-term review bears fruit

April 5, 2018 - Yellowknife

It took a while but Premier Bob McLeod finally took some real action and shuffled his cabinet following the historic mid-term review of the 18th Legislative Assembly last fall.

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Royal Canadian Legion Branch 164 finds new home on Franklin Avenue

April 5, 2018

Popular Canadian country music performer George Canyon will be centre stage during two acoustic sessions at the new Royal Canadian Legion Branch 164 location in May.

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Northern hoop dreams

April 5, 2018

After coming away from the 2018 Arctic Winter Games (AWG) with silver ulus respectively, two Yellowknife basketball players are ready to showcase their skills at the college level.

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Alleged armed robbery suspect sought by Inuvik RCMP

April 5, 2018 - Inuvik

Inuvik RCMP are seeking the public’s help in identifying and  locating an alleged armed robber.

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Police investigating death in Inuvik

April 5, 2018 - Inuvik

Police have launched an investigation following the “sudden death” of a woman in Inuvik.

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Sudden death in Aklavik prompts RCMP investigation

April 5, 2018 - Aklavik

 

RCMP are investigating the “sudden death” of a 40-year-old man in Aklavik.

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NEWS BRIEFS: Bestselling author to visit Hay River public library

April 5, 2018

Donna Morrissey, an author originally from Newfoundland, will be visiting the NWT Centennial Library on April 10.

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GNWT consults Inuvik community on petroleum legislation updates

April 5, 2018 - Inuvik

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) held a public engagement session in Inuvik to discuss its proposed changes to the Petroleum Resources Act (PRA) and the Oil and Gas Operations Act (OGOA) on March 27.

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