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Snowfall, cold warnings across the Northwest Territories

Warnings of heavy snowfall or extreme cold are in effect across the Northwest Territories. Environment Canada warns of 10 to 15 centimetres of snow in regions including Fort Liard and Fort Simpson/Jean Marie River, Fort...

Man put on probation for phoning elder about his ‘sex dreams’

An Inuvik man was put on two-years probation for repeatedly calling a 75-year-old woman and telling her he had sexual dreams about her. In Inuvik territorial court Nov. 22, Richard McLeod, 46, pleaded guilty to...

EXCLUSIVE: Bluenose-East Caribou Population declining

Bluenose-East caribou numbers have declined to the point that the herd is now listed as Red, meaning a low population, and the Bluenose-West caribou population remains 'intermediate and decreasing' in Orange status. Caribou of the...

Exclusive: Inuvik man’s dream becomes Elder’s nightmare

He called her fax line, her land line, and messaged her on social media. The 75-year-old Inuvik Elder thought she had escaped the harassment at last when Richard McLeod moved to Edmonton. Then, at 1:30 a.m.,...

Woman was behind the wheel three times the legal drinking limit

An Inuvik woman who led police around town while driving three times the legal limit was given a four-digit fine and banned from driving for a year-and-a-half. In Inuvik territorial court Nov. 22, the woman...

Inuvik man busted driving at three times the legal limit – at 10:30 a.m.

An Inuvik man who was caught behind the wheel three times over the legal blood alcohol limit lost his driving privileges for a year and a half and will pay several thousand dollars in...

Police investigate sudden death in Inuvik

Inuvik RCMP is investigating a sudden death in the community. According to police, first responders rushed to a residence at about 9:58 p.m. Tuesday and found an unresponsive 54-year-old man. He was pronounced dead at...

Diane Thom looks forward to seeing other side of table in NWT cabinet

It's been a busy couple of weeks for Diane Thom. Fresh off her election as MLA for Inuvik-Boot Lake, Thom was elected to the executive of the legislative assembly Oct 24 following two rounds of...

Inuvik Curling looks to a new a generation with Rocks and Rings in schools

As elementary school students threw their first stones on Wednesday and Thursday, Inuvik curlers are hoping it sparks a new passion for the sport. Part of the Rocks and Rings in-school curling training session, gym...

Inuvik-trained youth to reach thousands on climate change action

Gwich’in youth from across Canada flew into Inuvik for a three-day session this week. Their mission: bring climate change leadership back to their home communities. FutureXChange, which kicked off Thursday and wraps later today, is...

Northwest Territories wildfire season “about average” so far

The warm, dry months of summer signal the start of wildfire season in the Northwest Territories, and this year is off to an 'average' start, officials say. There are currently 28 wildfires in the territory...

Inuvik’s Devon Burgess has some big ideas and goals on his plate

Living in the North can put a Skills Canada competitor at a disadvantage. Take Inuvik's Devon Burgess, for example. For him to practice prior to the cooking event at the national championships in Halifax was...

Kaylin Harder has designs on a Skills Canada medal

Kaylin Harder nimbly assembles pieces of cotton fabric with a hot iron next to her. She's creating a transformative dress at Skills Canada nationals in Halifax on Tuesday. Her garment will have zippers on the...