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Inuvik Town Council scuttles RCMP housing development

Council voted unanimously Wednesday evening to nix the proposed development of RCMP duplexes on Carmichael Drive. Speaking to council on Monday evening, neighbors urged against...

Yellowknife cadet gets his wings – by jumping out of a plane

Fresh off a grueling, month-long training course with the Canadian Armed Forces in Ontario, Justin Powder is flying high. The young Yellowknifer has just earned...

Community members march for suicide prevention in Inuvik

Dozens of students and community members marched through downtown Tuesday afternoon to end the stigma around suicide. Community members raised signs like "Suicide Stops Here"...

Record number of teams for KFN handgames tournament

There were a record number of teams for the $50,000 Handgames Tournament held recently on the Hay River Reserve. Sharon Pekok, the recreation director with...

HTO launches Young Hunter’s program in Rankin

Upwards of 30 youths ages 13 to 19 are participating in a Young Hunter's program the Kangiqlinq Hunters and Trappers Organization (HTO) began in...

Yellowknife businessman wants big tourism with Big Fish NWT

Liang Cheng, the businessman responsible for Yellowknife's Copperhouse restaurant and outspoken advocate for Northern tourism, has won the annual YK Win Your Space contest with...

Around the Kiv

Award presented Rankin Inlet Maani Ulujuk Ilinniarvik (MUI) Class of 2019 graduate Katrina Anderson was recently presented with the Governor General's Academic Medal during graduation ceremonies...

Feds release long-term vision for Canada’s North

The Liberal government has delivered on its promise of a long-term vision for Canada’s North a little over one month before October’s federal election. Minister...

New children’s book released in Hay River

Inspiration can come in curious ways. For Tom Lakusta, it was an unexpected run-in with an insect that inspired him to write a children's book. Lakusta...

KFN honours employees

K'atlodeeche First Nation (KFN) held its first ceremony to recognize and honour its workers, including some long-time employees from the recent past. "This is the...

Team Galusha starts another busy season in Ontario

The 2019-2020 World Curling Tour curling season will be another busy one for Team Galusha. Only difference from last season is it started a bit...

What happens when a city councillor runs for MLA?

With Rommel Silverio and Niels Konge running for MLA in the upcoming territorial election, should either of them be successful, city council will have...

Hay River’s first youth triathlon set

A brand-new sporting event is coming to Hay River. It's called the KitCan Youth Triathlon, which is set for Sept. 15. The idea was brought to...

Conservation officers help teacher with wildlife course in Baker Lake

Students at Jonah Amitnaaq Secondary School (JASS) benefitted from a recent partnership of sorts between their school and conservation officers at the Government of...

Neighbours turn out against RCMP duplexes

Inuvik town council was packed Monday evening as residents crowded to express concern over a proposed development of RCMP duplexes on Carmichael Drive. A relatively...

NWT premier not the people’s premier

I sense a bit of bewilderment at Premier Bob McLeod’s 11th hour announcement (literally – he emailed the news to Yellowknifer reporter Simon Whitehouse...

NASA visits Yellowknife

Fourteen Sir John Franklin High School students got a science lesson today. The students headed over to the Yellowknife Airport for a tour of Gulfstream...