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New Hay River apartments to open July 1, accepting applications

ven, 03/15/2024 - 07:54

A new 44-unit apartment building in Hay River will open in July this year, helping to relieve some of the housing demand in the town.

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Both NWT basketball teams reach Arctic Winter Games finals

ven, 03/15/2024 - 01:32

Team NT will play two basketball finals at the Arctic Winter Games on Friday, while the U18 hockey team had to settle for silver. Here's Thursday's roundup.

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MLAs to hold meetings on Missing Persons Act in Aklavik, Inuvik

jeu, 03/14/2024 - 19:26

A committee of regular MLAs are holding public meetings in Aklavik and Inuvik next month as part of their review of proposed missing persons legislation.

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MTS increasing cargo rates by 4.5 percent

jeu, 03/14/2024 - 17:20

The GNWT says this year's barging season will start earlier due to expected low water levels. It is also increasing cargo rates.

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Inuvik RCMP charge Edmonton man in drug trafficking investigation

jeu, 03/14/2024 - 12:46

RCMP have charged a man from Edmonton after recovering cocaine, pills suspected to be opioids and cash from a hotel in Inuvik.

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CRTC says it’ll look again at Cabin Radio’s Yellowknife FM bid

jeu, 03/14/2024 - 12:18

A year after saying no, Canada's radio regulator said it will hold a fresh process to re-examine Cabin Radio's bid for an FM licence to serve Yellowknife.

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Across the NWT, communities recognize women making a difference

jeu, 03/14/2024 - 10:55

Norman Wells, the Dehcho and Yellowknife each recognized women leading their communities in separate award ceremonies. Discover the winners.

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Paid sick leave? Family Day? Here’s what you say you want

jeu, 03/14/2024 - 10:40

The GNWT released survey results about changes to employment legislation, having asked workers and bosses about topics like paid sick leave and Family Day off.

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Team NT books place in Arctic Winter Games U18 male hockey final

jeu, 03/14/2024 - 02:20

The NWT's U18 male hockey team defeated the Yukon 2-0 to earn a place in Thursday evening's final in Alaska. Here's our Arctic Winter Games roundup.

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Lily Brennan wins figure skating gold at Arctic Winter Games

mer, 03/13/2024 - 21:46

Yellowknife figure skater Lily Brennan won gold in her short program at the 2024 Arctic Winter Games, saying the win would settle her nerves for the free skate.

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Chris Stipdonk halted by judges in knuckle hop showdown

mer, 03/13/2024 - 21:46

Chris Stipdonk's bid to win the 2024 Arctic Winter Games knuckle hop – and set a record – ended prematurely when judges brought his attempt to a stop.

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City of Yellowknife announces public engagement on wildfire response

mer, 03/13/2024 - 18:51

A public engagement session will be held on March 27 for residents interested in providing feedback on the municipality's wildfire response.

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YK RCMP charge men in robberies involving knives

mer, 03/13/2024 - 17:29

Police say eight armed robberies involving knives have been reported in Yellowknife over the past month.

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NorthWords seeks writers for 2024 festival

mer, 03/13/2024 - 16:20

NorthWords is calling for storytellers and writers of all kinds to participate in this year's festival.

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Listen: When your older sister’s volleyball team is better than yours

mer, 03/13/2024 - 10:54

"I actually like basically crushed them and I feel very mad and sad." Losing at the Arctic Winter Games hurts. Losing to your older sister is beyond words.

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Yellowknife will be ready for upcoming wildfire season, mayor says

mer, 03/13/2024 - 08:01

As another potentially challenging wildfire season approaches, Yellowknife Mayor Rebecca Alty says the city is preparing for whatever Mother Nature may bring.

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Team NT adds snow snake, ski, biathlon and speed skating gold

mer, 03/13/2024 - 01:58

Brigid Murphy didn't just win a gold ulu for Team NT. She won for her sportsmanship, too. Here's our Tuesday Arctic Winter Games roundup.

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Joe Curran wins NWT’s first Arctic Winter Games ski gold since 2008

mar, 03/12/2024 - 19:52

Joe Curran became Team NT's first cross-country skiing champion at the Arctic Winter Games for 16 years, winning a pulsating sprint finish to a 10-km race.

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Dene Nation again calls for NWT wildfire public inquiry

mar, 03/12/2024 - 19:13

A number of Dene leaders described the GNWT's response to 2023's wildfires as "embarrassing" as they doubled down on calls for an independent public inquiry.

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RCMP ask for help identifying shooting suspect

mar, 03/12/2024 - 17:37

RCMP are asking for information and footage related to a shooting after a man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

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