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New federal cash for Deh Gáh Got’ı̨ę, Tulita, Dehcho lodges

mer, 05/24/2023 - 14:10

A lodge in Fort Providence, biomass-heated chalets in Tulita and the Dehcho's North Nahanni Naturalist Lodge will share $1.2 million in federal funding.

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Hay River residents can return home starting Thursday

mer, 05/24/2023 - 11:17

The Town of Hay River says residents will be able to start returning home from Thursday this week after an evacuation order lasting more than 10 days.

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GNWT asks for feedback on student financial assistance changes

mer, 05/24/2023 - 10:28

The NWT government wants your thoughts on proposed alterations to the territory's student financial assistance. Here's what would change.

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Tsiigehtchic votes to switch from charter to hamlet

mer, 05/24/2023 - 08:44

Around three-quarters of Tsiigehtchic voters have endorsed the community's switch from charter status to a hamlet. The change is expected by August.

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Frank Gruben: RCMP say lack of Missing Persons Act holds up search

mer, 05/24/2023 - 08:02

RCMP say the absence of an NWT Missing Persons Act is complicating efforts to find Frank Gruben. The territory plans to introduce such a law but it isn't ready.

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Dog rescued from fire on Yellowknife’s Lamoureux Road

mar, 05/23/2023 - 16:12

City Hall said a dog was safely rescued from Monday evening's fire on a residential Yellowknife street, which spread from a camper to an attic and crawlspace.

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Hay River virtual public meeting defeated by technical problems

mar, 05/23/2023 - 11:06

A video public meeting for Hay River wildfire evacuees was terminated after 15 minutes when technical difficulties rendered it unwatchable.

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South of Sambaa K’e, another intense wildfire develops

mar, 05/23/2023 - 07:53

A growing wildfire 50 km south of the community of Sambaa K'e became so intense that crews had to be pulled back. It's one of several large fires in the Dehcho.

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Fire breaks out on residential Yellowknife street

lun, 05/22/2023 - 22:34

Firefighters were called to the vicinity of Yellowknife's Hordal Road and Lamoureux Road shortly after 7:30pm on Monday.

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Hay River works on return plan with fire expected ‘for most of summer’

lun, 05/22/2023 - 12:58

The Town of Hay River is working out how evacuees can come home despite the likelihood that a nearby wildfire will keep burning in some form for weeks to come.

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Where has the Hay River-KFN fire burned so far?

lun, 05/22/2023 - 12:38

The NWT government has begun publishing maps that show the perimeter of the Hay River-KFN fire. Here's the area the fire has covered to date.

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Sahtu’s first private cannabis retailer opening soon

lun, 05/22/2023 - 12:00

The Sahtu's first private cannabis store is expected to open in Norman Wells in the next few weeks. The owner said it'll be a gift shop for the community, too.

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‘Full municipal services’ return to Fort McPherson

dim, 05/21/2023 - 20:16

The Hamlet of Fort McPherson now has full municipal services, according to a Facebook update posted Sunday afternoon.

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Hay River renews local state of emergency

dim, 05/21/2023 - 10:06

The Town of Hay River has renewed a local state of emergency due to the Hay River-KFN wildfire.

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Stolen equipment won’t stop Yellowknife wildlife science

dim, 05/21/2023 - 09:10

Equipment theft and -50C are the only impediments to a Yellowknife study that has international importance – and researchers are taking both issues in stride.

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Local state of emergency remains in Fort McPherson as waters recede

sam, 05/20/2023 - 19:08

Water levels have receded 2 metres over the past 72 hours in Fort McPherson, according to a water level update from the GNWT.

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Crews strengthening protections against KFN-Hay River wildfire

sam, 05/20/2023 - 17:23

After a slightly easier day than anticipated fighting the Hay River-KFN wildfire on Friday, crews will continue strengthening protections today.

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Mental health services offered to evacuees

sam, 05/20/2023 - 11:39

Several mental health services and resources are available to evacuees affected by the Hay River-KFN wildfire.

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Yellowknife needs to find extra $23M for critical new water pipe

sam, 05/20/2023 - 09:03

The estimated cost of a new drinking water pipeline for Yellowknife has ballooned from $34 million to $57 million, an issue set to delay the project for years.

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New Yellowknife gallery aims to tell stories in taxidermy

sam, 05/20/2023 - 09:01

"He's an artist. He wanted to create something where people can experience Arctic animals." Take a look inside a taxidermy gallery opening in Yellowknife.

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