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Denim and Diamonds charity gala sells out at Explorer Hotel

No price tag is too high for a healthy community. That was on display at Stanton Territorial Hospital Charity Foundation’s Denim and Diamonds event at the Explorer Hotel on Saturday evening. While the Foundation is...

Pride Rainbow Run sprints through downtown

Roughly 140 runners and walkers sped past the finish line at Pride Rainbow Run's inaugural event in Somba K'e park on Saturday. A 3 km and 5 km run, the event was meant to be...

Yellowknifers to walk for brain tumour cure

On Saturday, community members affected by brain tumours will gather in Somba K'e Civic Plaza to walk for a cure. The 2019 Yellowknife Brain Tumour Walk is one of 23 similar events taking place in...
Ruth and Chris McNaughton will be holding a charity fundraising event to help raise funds to cover the cost of a specialized surgery their daughter, Mikaela, recently had in Texas. Chris will be shaving his moustache and their son Matthias will be getting his first haircut. From the left, back, Ruth McNaughton, Christ McNaughton. Front left, front, Mikaela and Matthias McNaughton. Courtesy of Ruth McNaughton

Mikaela returns to Yellowknife from Texas surgery

Mikaela MacNaughton, a five year old girl with quadriplegic cerebral palsy, has returned to Yellowknife from Texas for a specialized surgery. The trip was not without it's complications, says her mother Ruth MacNaughton. The first surgery...
photo courtesy of Ruth MacNaughton The MacNaughton family is hoping the upcoming surgery will allow Mikaela to keep the function of her legs so she may improve her mobility and thus her quality of life. Ruth and Chis are the parents of Mikaela MacNaughton.

Young girl with cerebral palsy heading to US for specialized surgery

A five year old girl with the most severe form cerebral palsy is in need of a unique surgery in the United States after her hip becomes dislocated. As an infant, Mikaela MacNaughton suffered strokes...