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COVID-19: State of emergency extended in the NWT

The territory-wide state of emergency brought on by COVID-19 continues. Paulie Chinna, minister of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA), extended the state of emergency Monday, according to a news release issued by the GNWT the...
Ethan Anstey, seen during the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta., will suit up for the Fort McMurray Oil Barons of the Alberta Junior Hockey League next season after signing with the club in mid-March. Brandon White/Canada Winter Games photo

Ethan Anstey signs on with Fort McMurray of Alberta Junior Hockey League

If hockey ever returns following COVID-19, there will be at least two players from Yellowknife suiting up in the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) next season. Ethan Anstey will be one of those players as...

Police ask for public’s help in finding missing Yellowknife woman

Police are asking for the public's help in locating 40-year-old Michelle Larocque, from Yellowknife. RCMP in Alberta made a public appeal online Monday afternoon in the hopes of finding  Larocque. According to RCMP, she's believed to...
Craig Scott is the executive director of Ecology North. NNSL file photo

Ecology North leader moving on after nearly six years

Craig Scott, executive director of Ecology North, is moving on. The leader of the NWT's largest non-profit environmental organization started in the role in June 2014. "It has been a while that I've been in the...

NWT REPORT: Premier talks about COVID-19 projections, enforcement and bailouts

As some jurisdictions in Canada release daunting projections for the number of COVID-19 infections and deaths forecasted for the months ahead, Premier Caroline Cochrane says there is currently not enough data in the NWT...

It’s time for a WE revolution in Canada – WEB EQUALITY for Northerners

What’s a WE revolution? It’s WEB EQUALITY for Northern Canadians which presently doesn’t exist. The revolt started quietly with serious chatter about whether Northwestel would be forgiving data overage charges during the Covid-19 crisis. It was...

New COVID-19 case confirmed in the NWT

A fifth case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in the NWT. The case, like all others in the territory, is linked to travel, this time to Latin America, states a news release from NTW Chief...
Stanley Beaulieu entry in Music NWT's Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with GNWT and NWTAC

MUSIC VIDEO CONTEST: Stanley Beaulieu’s entry in Music NWT’s Radio Ad Writing Contest

  Music NWT has launched a Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with the GNWT and NWTAC! A great opportunity to get creative and make music, while helping us spread the message of keeping our loved...
Braille Merchant entry in Music NWT's Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with GNWT and NWTACvideo

MUSIC VIDEO CONTEST: Braille Merchant’s entry in Music NWT’s Radio Ad Writing Contest

  Music NWT has launched a Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with the GNWT and NWTAC! A great opportunity to get creative and make music, while helping us spread the message of keeping our loved...
Shawn Taggart entry in Music NWT's Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with GNWT and NWTACvideo

MUSIC VIDEO CONTEST: Shawn Taggart’s entry in Music NWT’s Radio Ad Writing Contest

  Music NWT has launched a Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with the GNWT and NWTAC! A great opportunity to get creative and make music, while helping us spread the message of keeping our loved...
The Yeomans entry in Music NWT's Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with GNWT and NWTAC

MUSIC VIDEO CONTEST: The Yeomans’s entry in Music NWT’s Radio Ad Writing Contest

  Music NWT has launched a Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with the GNWT and NWTAC! A great opportunity to get creative and make music, while helping us spread the message of keeping our loved...
Raven Mutford entry in Music NWT's Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with GNWT and NWTAC

MUSIC VIDEO CONTEST: Raven Mutford’s entry in Music NWT’s Radio Ad Writing Contest

  Music NWT has launched a Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with the GNWT and NWTAC! A great opportunity to get creative and make music, while helping us spread the message of keeping our loved...
Otis Dawgwood entry in Music NWT's Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with GNWT and NWTAC

MUSIC VIDEO CONTEST: Otis Dawgwood’s entry in Music NWT’s Radio Ad Writing Contest

  Music NWT has launched a Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with the GNWT and NWTAC! A great opportunity to get creative and make music, while helping us spread the message of keeping our loved...
Mary Tapsell entry in Music NWT's Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with GNWT and NWTACvideo

MUSIC VIDEO CONTEST: Mary Tapsell’s entry in Music NWT’s Radio Ad Writing Contest

  Music NWT has launched a Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with the GNWT and NWTAC! A great opportunity to get creative and make music, while helping us spread the message of keeping our loved...
Marie Macdonald entry in Music NWT's Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with GNWT and NWTACvideo

MUSIC VIDEO CONTEST: Marie Macdonald’s entry in Music NWT’s Radio Ad Writing Contest

  Music NWT has launched a Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with the GNWT and NWTAC! A great opportunity to get creative and make music, while helping us spread the message of keeping our loved...
Nathan Knox entry in Music NWT's Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with GNWT and NWTAC

MUSIC VIDEO CONTEST: Nathan Knox’s entry in Music NWT’s Radio Ad Writing Contest

  Music NWT has launched a Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with the GNWT and NWTAC! A great opportunity to get creative and make music, while helping us spread the message of keeping our loved...
Garry Bailey entry in Music NWT's Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with GNWT and NWTACvideo

MUSIC VIDEO CONTEST: Garry Bailey’s entry in Music NWT’s Radio Ad Writing Contest

  Music NWT has launched a Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with the GNWT and NWTAC! A great opportunity to get creative and make music, while helping us spread the message of keeping our loved...
The Cook Family entry in Music NWT's Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with GNWT and NWTACvideo

MUSIC VIDEO CONTEST: The Cook Family’s entry in Music NWT’s Radio Ad Writing Contest

  Music NWT has launched a Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with the GNWT and NWTAC! A great opportunity to get creative and make music, while helping us spread the message of keeping our loved...

NWT musicians raise awareness about COVID-19 through song

Bars are closed and venues are shutting their doors. But that’s not stopping NWT musicians from having their voices heard amid the COVID-19 crisis. In a bid to spread awareness, more than half a dozen artists...
Natasha Duchene & Taylor Saracuse entry in Music NWT's Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with GNWT and NWTAC

MUSIC VIDEO CONTEST: Natasha Duchene & Taylor Saracuse’s entry in Music NWT’s Radio Ad...

  Music NWT has launched a Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with the GNWT and NWTAC! A great opportunity to get creative and make music, while helping us spread the message of keeping our loved...
Grace Clark entry in Music NWT's Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with GNWT and NWTACvideo

MUSIC VIDEO CONTEST: Grace Clark’s entry in Music NWT’s Radio Ad Writing Contest

  Music NWT has launched a Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with GNWT and NWTAC! A great opportunity to get creative and make music, while helping us spread the message of keeping our loved ones...

MUSIC VIDEO CONTEST: Northwyne’s entry in Music NWT’s Radio Ad Writing Contest

  Music NWT has launched a Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with GNWT and NWTAC! A great opportunity to get creative and make music, while helping us spread the message of keeping our loved ones...
Humphry Snowbird // Cody Fennell entry in Music NWT's Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with GNWT and NWTACvideo

MUSIC VIDEO CONTEST: Humphry Snowbird /Cody Fennell’s entry in Music NWT’s Radio Ad Writing...

  Music NWT has launched a Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with GNWT and NWTAC! A great opportunity to get creative and make music, while helping us spread the message of keeping our loved ones...
The Shut-ins // Norman Glowach entry in Music NWT's Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with GNWT and NWTACvideo

MUSIC VIDEO CONTEST: The Shut-ins/Norman Glowach’s entry in Music NWT’s Radio Ad Writing Contest

  Music NWT has launched a Radio Ad Writing Contest in collaboration with the GNWT and NWTAC! A great opportunity to get creative and make music, while helping us spread the message of keeping our loved...

‘It’s pretty damn scary’: Grandfather worried after COVID-19 reported in Fort Resolution

Paul Boucher is worried sick. He has two daughters and six grandchildren living in Fort Resolution — the South Slave community he grew up in; the place he long called home. On Friday, Deninu Kue First...

City changing garbage collection as residential waste increases

The City of Yellowknife is changing how it collects garbage as the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increase in residential and household waste. The municipality issued a news release on Friday afternoon stating it...

Setting the record straight on the ‘Pike’ Mike Covid predicament story

As publisher, I have to set the record straight on Yellowknifer Columnist Nancy Vail’s opinion on the treatment of ‘Pike’ Mike Harrison by News/North and unnamed “public health office, senior government officials.” Vail scolded...
The new Stanton Territorial Hospital plans to open the doors to emergency services on May 26 at 6 a.m. Brett McGarry / NNSL Photo

COVID-19-stricken patient in stable condition at Stanton Territorial Hospital: premier

A COVID-19 positive NWT resident who travelled to an undisclosed community before developing symptoms is currently in stable condition at Yellowknife’s Stanton Territorial Hospital, Premier Caroline Cochrane confirmed to NNSL Media on Friday. In a...

Degrees of Success: Scholarship opportunities abound

Expenses related to post-secondary education can be substantial: tuition, room and board, textbooks, among them. Scholarships and grants can make the difference for promising students who desire a college or university education. Below is...

3D printed head braces give health care workers some relief

While anxieties rise over reports of a low supply of ventilators and masks during the Covid-19 pandemic, one Yellowknife man is trying to make things easier for people on the frontlines of the shortages. In...