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Want to spot rare NWT bees like this one? Here’s how.

Tue, 05/28/2024 - 08:58

A free two-day workshop can teach you basics about bees, other pollinators and how to spot (and help) them. This unusual find? Right outside the Racquet Club.

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Dehcho First Nations postpones annual assembly

Mon, 05/27/2024 - 18:40

Grand Chief Herb Norwegian says the assembly is being postponed due to the wildfire season. A new date will be announced as soon as possible.

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Severe storm alert passes in Dehcho and South Slave

Mon, 05/27/2024 - 17:44

A severe thunderstorm warning that was in place for parts of the Dehcho and South Slave has been lifted.

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Big River awarded funding for Mackenzie River energy study

Mon, 05/27/2024 - 13:55

Big River Services Centre is looking into the Mackenzie River's potential to generate energy using an in-stream turbine.

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NWT research organizations receive nearly $1 million

Mon, 05/27/2024 - 10:50

Aurora College, Hotıì ts'eeda and the Institute of Circumpolar Health Research are receiving nearly $1 million to help with research-related costs.

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Paulatuk’s long road to 100-percent renewable energy

Mon, 05/27/2024 - 08:03

The Arctic coastal hamlet of Paulatuk has set an "incredibly ambitious" target of generating all electricity and heat from renewables. How could that happen?

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BC-NWT highway link to reopen as Fort Nelson residents return

Mon, 05/27/2024 - 07:59

Fort Nelson residents are expected to start returning home on Monday. At the same time, highways connecting BC and the NWT are set to reopen.

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IRC launches ‘first of its kind’ Inuvialuit research network

Mon, 05/27/2024 - 07:55

The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation is launching a community research network to "meaningfully involve" its members in science and studies involving the region.

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Wildfires start behind YK Staples and south of Highway 5

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 19:48

Six new wildfires were reported in the NWT and Wood Buffalo National Park, including one near Yellowknife Staples and one south of Highway 5 toward Fort Smith.

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Multiple homes burn in Fort Resolution fire

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 14:02

Fire gutted two duplexes in Fort Resolution on Saturday. The cause was not immediately clear. One person was hurt responding to the fire, the chief said.

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With barge season scrapped, how big a solution is Buffalo’s 737?

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 09:03

With 2024's season scrapped, Sahtu residents say the days of relying on barges are over. We asked how much difference Buffalo Airways' "air barge" can make.

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Is it time the NWT government took more risks?

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 09:01

"The goal should be to deliver services the best way we can, not to minimize the risk." RJ Simpson says he's hoping to change the GNWT's approach to governing.

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Six people running to be the next Dene national chief

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 20:19

Six people have had their nominations accepted for the Dene national chief election coming up in July. Here's the list of people who will be on the ballot.

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Judge to deliver Russ Jones sentence on June 7

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 18:50

A man convicted of possessing more than 1,000 images of child sexual abuse material will receive his sentence next month. The mandatory minimum is one year.

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Folk on the Rocks appoints new executive director

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 12:26

Carly McFadden is stepping down as executive director of Yellowknife's Folk on the Rocks festival. Her replacement, Teresa Horosko, was announced on Friday.

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GNWT ‘tempers increase’ by making some cuts in new budget

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 12:10

The GNWT's latest budget proposes $48.4 million in cuts and $52 million in increased revenues compared to the last budget. Here's the detail.

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Vehicle collision closes Yellowknife’s Franklin Avenue

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 10:05

An apparent collision closed Yellowknife's Franklin Avenue on the hill toward Old Town on Friday morning. A diversion is in place.

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Winter storm warning for Mackenzie Delta intensifies

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 08:37

Inuvik is braced for heavy rain and parts of the Mackenzie Delta will be hit by a winter storm bringing up to 20 cm of snow by Saturday, forecasters say.

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‘He’s still with us.’ Memorial concert planned for Howie Benwell

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 07:56

A celebration of life for Howie Benwell, known for his love of music, will feature karaoke, live music and food. Howie passed away in the Fort Smith air crash.

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Krista Carnogursky set to become NWT’s new ombud

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 07:52

The NWT's next ombud will be Krista Carnogursky, a former manager of diversity and inclusion at the GNWT's Department of Finance. She starts in July.

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