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Fort Simpson RCMP charge five people with drug trafficking

Mon, 06/24/2024 - 18:38

Police allege they seized more than $3,400 in cash, 65 grams of suspected crack cocaine and drug trafficking paraphernalia from a Fort Simpson residence.

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Ottawa commits $25M to build permanent road to Prairie Creek

Mon, 06/24/2024 - 18:11

The federal government is investing up to $25 million in the construction of a 170-km all-season road from Highway 7 to the Dehcho's Prairie Creek mine site.

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Woman charged with aggravated assault after infant injured

Mon, 06/24/2024 - 16:39

Yellowknife RCMP have charged a 41-year-old woman with aggravated assault after an infant was admitted to hospital with life-altering injuries.

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NWT using ‘traditional knowledge lens’ to engage evacuees

Mon, 06/24/2024 - 15:33

The territory's wildfire agency says translating updates into K’asho Got’ı̨nę and using maps has helped Elders to better understand what fire crews are doing.

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Annie Piché becomes NWT Supreme Court judge

Mon, 06/24/2024 - 14:47

A Yellowknife lawyer who led a team of prosecutors focused on cases involving sexualized violence is the newest NWT Supreme Court judge.

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Old Town Glassworks holding 30th anniversary celebration

Mon, 06/24/2024 - 13:54

"We can't wait to share this special day with you all.” Old Town Glassworks plans to celebrate its 30th anniversary with free live music and food.

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NWT launches wildfire home assessment program

Mon, 06/24/2024 - 12:59

The NWT government is offering free assessments to reduce wildfire risk to properties in several communities.

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Det’on Cho acquires Northbest Distributors

Mon, 06/24/2024 - 11:58

Det'on Cho Management LP, which is owned by the Yellowknives Dene First Nation, has acquired local food distributor Northbest Distributors Ltd.

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Childcare infrastructure fund open for applications

Mon, 06/24/2024 - 11:35

The NWT government is accepting proposals for the Early Childhood Infrastructure Fund which aims to preserve existing and create new childcare infrastructure.

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Hay River teacher receives prime minister’s award

Mon, 06/24/2024 - 11:01

Pierre Cook, a teacher at École Boréale, was recognized for his 'exemplary teaching methods.'

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The NWT influence in National Geographic’s all-Indigenous issue

Mon, 06/24/2024 - 08:01

Photojournalist Pat Kane and artist Casey Koyczan represent the NWT in National Geographic's first all-Indigenous issue. Explore their contributions.

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Inuvialuit-led conservation area created in northern Yukon

Mon, 06/24/2024 - 07:59

An area of northeastern Yukon will now be protected by the Inuvialuit following the signing of an agreement that creates a new conservation area.

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Watch: Ukeladies return with Led Zeppelin Cabin Radio tribute

Mon, 06/24/2024 - 07:45

The latest parody song by a group of Yellowknifers wielding ukuleles focuses on Cabin Radio's battle to acquire an FM broadcast licence.

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In pictures: Tulita’s 2024 graduating class

Sun, 06/23/2024 - 09:07

Tulita celebrated its largest graduating class in years with a ceremony that passes knowledge, in the form of light, from Elders to grads and younger students.

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Tony the scorpion finds new purpose at Royal Alberta Museum

Sun, 06/23/2024 - 09:02

Tony the scorpion, found in a Yellowknife bathroom, is now destined for a life of luxury in Alberta, teaching children about the international wildlife trade.

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Virtual club for teen chefs launches in four NWT communities

Sun, 06/23/2024 - 09:01

After a culinary program in British Columbia became a hit among teenagers, the Northwest Territories has decided to introduce one of its own.

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Watch: Gathering to celebrate Indigenous peoples – and the Oilers

Sat, 06/22/2024 - 19:52

At the sacred Wıìlıìdeh Site, the Yellowknives Dene First Nation honoured National Indigenous Peoples Day – and helped people watch the big Oilers game, too.

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In pictures: Yellowknife’s fire division hosts open house

Sat, 06/22/2024 - 19:25

"I hope it makes people feel safer when they call us." Yellowknife's firefighters spent Saturday holding an open house for the community.

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Watch: Teams race across Yellowknife in Prospector Challenge

Sat, 06/22/2024 - 09:03

Twenty-three kilometres of running, canoeing and portaging around Yellowknife looks like this. Grab a pack and a boat and follow us.

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Yellowknife celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

Fri, 06/21/2024 - 22:30

Meet some of the thousands of people who came to the North Slave Métis Alliance annual fish fry that celebrated National Indigenous Peoples Day in Yellowknife.

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