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Indigenous Summer Games draw athletes from across the North

Fri, 07/01/2022 - 09:05

"These games bring our Indigenous people back together." Athletes from the NWT, Yukon and Alaska brought pride, talent and joy to the Indigenous Summer Games.

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Yellowknife’s Canada Day parade starts Friday at 11am with new route

Fri, 07/01/2022 - 09:01

Organizers expect around 50 floats to join Yellowknife's 2022 Canada Day parade along a revamped route from 11am on Friday.

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Wrigley leaders begin precautionary evacuation planning

Fri, 07/01/2022 - 00:11

Chief Lloyd Moses of the Pehdzeh Ki First Nation says he's preparing an evacuation plan for Wrigley in case a wildfire south of the community becomes a threat.

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Levi Cayen given 11 years for role in killing of Alexander Norwegian

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 22:43

A judge sentenced Levi Cayen to 11 years' imprisonment for the manslaughter of Alexander Norwegian. He is the last of four cousins to be prosecuted in the case.

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Fire bans lifted in Yellowknife and its parks

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 16:57

A Yellowknife-wide fire ban in place since June 9 has been lifted effective immediately, the municipality announced on Thursday.

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Wrigley traffic to be escorted through wildfire-hit highway

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 12:25

Highway 1 between Fort Simpson and Wrigley will reopen for an eight-hour period on Thursday and traffic will be escorted through a wildfire-affected section of the road.

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Five charged over attack on man who tried to help assault victim

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 09:10

A Bruno's employee who tried to stop an attack on another person was "swarmed and assaulted," police said. Five people face charges, a number that could grow.

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Fort Nelson geothermal project enters testing phase

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 08:59

Fort Nelson's Tu Deh-Kah power plant will be BC's first geothermal electricity facility once completed. The latest testing phase is about to start.

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Does your dog deserve to be in a kids’ book? Yes. Of course it does.

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 08:11

How special is your northern special? There's space for one more dog in Yellowknife author Lana de Bastiani's next book, and the contest starts now.

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$2.3M from Ottawa will help Gwich’in Wellness Camp reopen

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 08:03

"We're just trying to create a healthier community." New funding will help a Gwich'in healing and cultural centre reopen, possibly as soon as next spring.

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Hay River apartment complex, set back by flooding, to open next year

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 07:58

A new apartment complex being built in downtown Hay River is now expected to open in 2023, with a waitlist growing for the 44 units available.

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Jail for woman who broke house arrest within days of sentence

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 07:51

A woman will spend a week in an NWT jail after ignoring house arrest, a sentence she had received just days earlier, to visit her boyfriend in Edmonton.

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Levi Cayen deserves time served in death of Alex Norwegian, says lawyer

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 00:47

After more than four years in custody pre-trial, Levi Cayen should be sentenced to time served for the manslaughter of Alexander Norwegian, his lawyer says.

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NWT diagnostic imaging may be delayed in July

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 18:49

NWT residents may face "slight delays" receiving diagnostic imaging results in July, the territory's health authority says.

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RCMP ask for help to find missing Hay River woman

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 17:28

Hay River RCMP asked for help finding Kallaya Dow, who police said was last seen leaving the town's health centre at around 11:30pm on Tuesday.

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Wildfire that closed highway not threatening Wrigley, says GNWT

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 17:22

A wildfire along Highway 1 southeast of Wrigley has grown to 3,000 hectares in size but isn't threatening the community, the NWT government says.

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Inuvik’s welcome centre, open for a matter of days, is broken into

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 13:10

The Inuvik Welcome Centre, which only opened 10 days ago, has faced an onslaught of vandalism culminating in the building being burgled late on Tuesday.

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Ethel Blondin-Andrew becomes Officer of the Order of Canada

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 12:50

Tulita's Ethel Blondin-Andrew, Canada's first Indigenous female MP, has been named an Officer of the Order of Canada by Governor General Mary Simon.

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How will Herb Norwegian approach a new term as Dehcho Grand Chief?

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 09:53

Herb Norwegian is starting a fifth term as Grand Chief of the Dehcho First Nations. What will that look like? Here's how he answered that question this week.

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‘He was so much more than his choices,’ say Alex Norwegian’s family

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 08:10

Family of a man killed in 2017 say his drug dealing doesn't begin to reflect who he was. The last of four cousins prosecuted over the death awaits sentencing.

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