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Rescuers save two women as water engulfs home outside Enterprise

lun, 05/09/2022 - 16:44

Two women are recovering after being rescued in dramatic circumstances as a flash flood devastated their home outside Enterprise.

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CN railbed on NWT line washes out in northern Alberta

lun, 05/09/2022 - 15:56

A CN railbed washed out on the line connecting northern Alberta to the South Slave. The impact on freight and timeline for repair weren't immediately clear.

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Precautionary flood warnings in Fort Simpson and Jean Marie River

lun, 05/09/2022 - 15:39

Fort Simpson issued a 48-hour flood warning, saying residents "should prepare for potential flooding." Jean Marie River posted a similar notice.

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Aurora College, Fort Smith flight school launching aviation diploma

lun, 05/09/2022 - 13:09

Aurora College is launching a two-year aviation business diploma in partnership with Fort Smith's Terry Harrold School of Aviation.

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Fresh snowfall warning as breakup reaches critical stage

lun, 05/09/2022 - 10:11

Hay River, Fort Providence and Fort Simpson are braced for more heavy snow on Monday. Conditions are likely to improve later in the afternoon.

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Dog’s death prompts RCMP investigation in Fort Resolution

lun, 05/09/2022 - 07:52

RCMP began an investigation after a dog was discovered dead in Fort Resolution. There is a disagreement over the level of care provided to 10 dogs on the lot.

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All riverfront properties in Hay River placed on evacuation alert

dim, 05/08/2022 - 15:43

The Town of Hay River placed all riverfront properties on evacuation alert, including some streets at the heart of the community's downtown.

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NWT announces recipients of 2021 literacy awards

dim, 05/08/2022 - 11:47

More than a dozen people have received awards for their work promoting literacy in the Northwest Territories. Here's the list.

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Miranda Currie returns with album that teaches languages to kids

dim, 05/08/2022 - 11:36

Miranda Currie will release her second children’s album with a concert on May 15. Her songs are designed to teach children languages like Wıı̀lıı̀deh and Cree.

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Evacuation order issued for several areas of Kátł’odeeche First Nation

sam, 05/07/2022 - 23:06

Residents of the Kátł’odeeche First Nation's Old Village, Lower Village and Wolf Drive areas are being told to leave their homes and seek higher ground.

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Confusion in Fort Simpson over Nutrition North rollout

sam, 05/07/2022 - 18:46

For the first time, the Nutrition North food subsidy reached Fort Simpson – but some prices surprised people. Here are some explanations for the confusion.

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Hay River: 250 people leave homes over flood risk, GNWT says

sam, 05/07/2022 - 13:52

Some 250 evacuees have moved to higher ground after flood warnings for Hay River and the Kátł’odeeche First Nation. More flooding is likely, officials say.

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Yellowknife twins take historic steps for NWT gymnastics

sam, 05/07/2022 - 12:27

Yellowknife gymnast Tai Leathem just won bronze at Westerns. Now his twin sister, Emma, is about to make NWT history at the sport's national championships.

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Yellowknife art show doubles as wildlife photographer’s debut

sam, 05/07/2022 - 11:44

Wildlife photography, digital art and oil paintings are on display as three artists jointly stage a show at Yellowknife's Racquet Club on Saturday.

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Flash flood alerts for KFN’s Old Village, Hay River’s Vale Island

sam, 05/07/2022 - 00:24

Flash flood warnings are in place for the Kátł’odeeche First Nation's Old Village and Hay River's Vale Island. The GNWT urged residents to prepare.

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MTS adding 24% fuel surcharge to 2022 cargo shipments

ven, 05/06/2022 - 21:15

The NWT's freight barges will apply a 24-percent surcharge to cargo shipments this summer in response to rising fuel costs.

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Heavy snowfall predicted for Hay River, Enterprise this weekend

ven, 05/06/2022 - 19:22

Happy spring, y'all. Environment Canada expects up to 20 cm of snow in Hay River and Enterprise this weekend. The weather across much of the NWT will be grim.

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Officer assaulted at North Slave Correctional Complex

ven, 05/06/2022 - 18:43

A corrections officer has been assaulted at Yellowknife's North Slave Correctional Complex. The Department of Justice says a review is under way.

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Collège Nordique Francophone appoints new general manager

ven, 05/06/2022 - 17:03

Collège Nordique Francophone appointed a new general manager, Patrick Arsenault, to replace Josée Clermont, who leaves the position after seven years.

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Norman Wells woman, 19, arrested over YK shooting of 18-year-old

ven, 05/06/2022 - 13:21

Police have found and arrested a Norman Wells 19-year-old charged with attempted murder after an 18-year-old man was shot in Yellowknife last weekend.

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