Fresh produce – and faces – at opening day of farmers market

Chilly temperatures and grey skies weren’t enough to keep people from flocking to the opening day of the Yellowknife Farmers Market. Around 600 market-goers – young, old and more than a few canines – perused a myriad of up-for-grabs goods offered by 37 vendors at Somba K’e Park on Tuesday. Along with the return of...
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Brendan Burke
As the Yellowknifer’s crime reporter, it’s my job to keep readers up to speed on all-things “cops and courts” related. From house fires and homicides to courtroom clashes, it’s my responsibility to be there - day or night, rain or shine. When I’m not at court gathering stories, I’m in the office, making calls to lawyers, emailing RCMP and tracking down sources. After hours, I rely on the public to let me know what’s happening and where. Entering my second winter in Yellowknife since leaving my hometown of Peterborough, Ont., in October 2017, everyday on this beat continues to be challenging, rewarding and fulfilling. Got a story? Call me at (867) 766-8288 or shoot me an email at